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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.

To use your G-Technology drive on both Mac & Windows, we recommend formatting it using ex-FAT:

How to format your drive for ex-FAT

To use your G-Technology drive on Windows only, we recommend formatting it using NTFS:

How to format your drive for NTFS

 


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Article ID: 30 Article Created: 08-06-2009 21:50 PMLast Modified: 08-01-2013 13:48 PM

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