Solved: Unable to open Google Drive for desktop app on Windows 8

Question

I have installed Google Drive for desktop in windows 8 but am unable to open it. Below is the Google Drive for desktop shortcut icon.

I have installed Google Drive for desktop in windows 8 but am unable to open it.

Solution

The Google Drive for desktop shortcut icon showing that either the Google Drive for desktopn app is not running or you have not signed on the app with a Google account. Sign in your Google Drive app to solve the problem.

Reference: Google Drive Help > Fix problems in Drive for desktop