I usually put my machine to sleep when not in use so I can easily continue where I left off and turn it off a few times a week so I can let it rest as often as possible. I tried searching online about this issue (including the Google forums) but found no solutions and it seems it's been an issue with Google Drive for a long time. Two suggestions I read last night were to quit or pause Google Drive prior to clicking shutdown but it didn't work for me. The Google Drive notice stayed even after 10 minutes or so, so I had no choice but to put my machine to sleep mode again. I wouldn't want to force shut down as I don't think it is advisable.
AV: Avira free
Edited by slow.poke, 15 May 2014 - 11:45 PM.