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What is the proper way to disconnect/unmount my G-Technology drive from my computer?

UNMOUNTING/DISCONNECTING G-Technology drives 
A nice feature of many G-Technology drives is the ability to be connected and disconnected
while your computer is running.

Click here for an excerpt from the G-RAID manual describing this procedure.

 


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Article ID: 34 Article Created: 08-06-2009 21:50 PMLast Modified: 08-01-2013 13:39 PM

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