CompanyLogo
Search Advanced Search
Categories
General Questions (55)
Studio Series (23)
Evolution Series (28)
G-DRIVE Family (42)
G-RAID Family (52)
G-SPEED/G-SAFE Family (53)
G-CONNECT (53)
G-MINI (16)
G-SATA (15)
Search
Advanced Search
FAQs
Search our FAQ to find resolutions to common issues.
Is it okay to leave my external drive turned on all the time?

There is no negative effect to leaving your hard drive turned on. There is also no benefit to turning off, other than saving electricity. It is a personal preference depending on your needs.


Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Add to Favorites 
Article ID: 52 Article Created: 03-10-2011 15:50 PMLast Modified: 07-31-2013 13:59 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....
Setting up G-Speed eS Pro for Mac or Windows
  This article contains information on setting up your G-Speed eS Pro on both Mac and Windows....
G-CONNECT Hardware Specifications
Product Features & Diagram The following diagram will help you become familiar with your new G-CONNECT device....
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....
On Windows 7/Vista I cannot see my drive in Computer
  ...
About the Web Application Media Browser
The following functionality is available in the File Browser of the Web Application, to view and manage content....
How to find the g-technology drive on your computer
How to find the g-technology drive on Windows and Mac computers. ...
How to format/reformat your drive for Mac (HFS+)
 Follow these steps to format your drive for use on the Mac:...
What is the recommended length of cable I can use with my G-SPEED eS?
We recommend no longer then a 1.5M ( 4.5 feet)  eSATA cable....
External Drive Troubleshooting - Mac
Basic steps for troubleshooting your G-Technology external drive on the Mac...