CompanyLogo
Search Advanced Search
Categories
General Questions (53)
Studio Series (20)
Evolution Series (27)
G-DRIVE Family (41)
G-RAID Family (51)
G-SPEED/G-SAFE Family (52)
G-CONNECT (53)
G-MINI (16)
G-SATA (15)
Search
Advanced Search
FAQs
Search our FAQ to find resolutions to common issues.
I moved a lot of files to the trash, but the computer says my disk is full, why?

Simply throwing files or folder to the trash does not delete it from the hard drive. This is done so that one can recover a file or folder that may have been thrown in the trash.

In order to clear up space on your drive you must empty the trash. Once this is done, it cannot be reversed. Once the trash is empty, you will have lost the files or folder creating more room on the hard drive.

 


Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Add to Favorites 
Article ID: 16 Article Created: 08-06-2009 21:50 PMLast Modified: 07-31-2013 19:09 PM

How well did this article answer your question? 100% 75% 50% 25% 0%

Most Recently Viewed Articles
G-CONNECT System Requirements and Box Contents
The G-CONNECT device has support for the following Operating Systems. The device is ready for use with Apple® Mac OS X® and Microsoft Windows® systems and comes formatted as FAT-32, which is ideal for cross-platform use....
Safely Ejecting Your G-Technology Drive
 How to properly eject your drive before disconnecting or powering off....
Can the G-CONNECT play DRM protected content I've purchased in the iTunes store?
G-CONNECT can easily store DRM protected content. Your iPad, iPhone or Computer must be authorized to play this content and it is responsible for decrypting and the playback of protected content such as iTunes movies and TV Shows....
My G-Technology drive does not show up on my Windows computer
Out of the box, all G-Technology drives are formatted for Mac Operating Systems. Depending on whether or not you will be using your G-Technology drive on both Mac/Windows or Windows only, you will need to reformat it for NTFS or ex-FAT. Click to read more....
Why won’t my G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt power on?
If your G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt will not power on, make sure that the USB or Thunderbolt cable is properly connected to a computer that is powered on....
Using the RAID function within Mac OS for your G-RAID Thunderbolt
 ...
Can I use this as a home or small office network attached storage (NAS) or shared storage device?
Yes. With its Ethernet connection, you can use G-CONNECT as a NAS device when at home or in a small office to easily share content with others on your network....
My G-SPEED Sometimes Will Not Mount
In most cases the G-SPEED auto detects the speed of the fibrer channel connection, however sometimes it does not, causing the volume not to mount....
External Hard Drive Encryption for Mac
 Steps to encrypt an external hard drive....
How to format/reformat your drive for Mac (HFS+)
 Follow these steps to format your drive for use on the Mac:...