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How do I setup my G-Technology drive for use with Time Machine?

G-Technology drives are designed to be compatible with the Apple Time Machine software. For answers to Apple Time Machine questions please follow the link below.

 

http://www.apple.com/support/timemachine/

 


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Article ID: 48 Article Created: 12-29-2010 13:37 PMLast Modified: 06-21-2011 16:15 PM

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