CompanyLogo
Search Advanced Search
Categories
General Questions (41)
G-CONNECT (53)
G-DRIVE ev (6)
G-DRIVE ev PLUS (6)
G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt (15)
G-DRIVE (21)
G-DRIVE mini (25)
G-DRIVE mobile (18)
G-DRIVE mobile USB (17)
G-DRIVE slim (17)
G-MINI (16)
G-RAID (26)
G-RAID (legacy) (22)
G-RAID mini (25)
G-RAID Thunderbolt (15)
G-SATA (15)
G-SAFE (19)
G-SPEED (24)
G-SPEED Q (25)
G-SPEED eS PRO (21)
G-SPEED eS (33)
G-SPEED FC (16)
G-SPEED FC XL (20)
XL 12 (14)
XL 16 (14)
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
Using the RAID function within Mac OS for your G-RAID Thunderbolt
Using the RAID function within Mac OS for your G-RAID Thunderbolt Please see the "Configure the RAID mode" in the G-RAID Thunderbolt User's Guide or visit the Apple RAID Utility User's Guide....
Quick Setup for G-Technology Products
    ...
Formatting NTFS for Windows
 This article contains information on how to format your G-Technology Hard Drive in NTFS for use with Windows....
My video displays a thumbnail, but it does not play
Video playback through your browser is dependent on your specific browser configuration and plugins....
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....
How to find the g-technology drive on your computer
How to find the g-technology drive on Windows and Mac computers. ...
Playing and Viewing Content
There are a variety of ways to play and View your content. The following methods highlight some of the recommended ways to view your content while travelling, at home, in the office or just on the go....
What are the requirements for using an eSATA card with the G-SPEED Q?
 The G-SPEED Q does not require an eSATA card to operate, but is compatible with eSATA cards for improved performance....
How to format/reformat your drive for Mac (HFS+)
 Follow these steps to format your drive for use on the Mac:...
Can I use any USB cable with my G-Technology Drive?
 We recommend using only the included USB cable with your drive....