Launched in 2017, Drive File Stream allows users to access Shared Drives and other documents stored in the cloud on demand. This Mac or PC app for G Suite customers will now incorporate the Google Plug-in for MS Office that allows Windows users to edit, email and share Office files stored in Drive.
File>Save and selecting Drive File Stream. This also works to open Drive documents from the File>Open menu.
Drive for Office plug in users will be prompted to uninstall the Windows app and then download Drive File Stream.
If you need support in switching to Drive File Stream, please reach out to ITS:
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 718-862-7973
Partially reposted from: Google replacing Drive plug-in for Microsoft Office with Drive File Stream in June