CompanyLogo
Search Advanced Search
Categories
General Questions (53)
Studio Series (20)
Evolution Series (27)
G-DRIVE Family (41)
G-RAID Family (51)
G-SPEED/G-SAFE Family (52)
G-CONNECT (53)
G-MINI (16)
G-SATA (15)
Search
Advanced Search
FAQs
Search our FAQ to find resolutions to common issues.
Quick Setup for G-SPEED Q

Quick Setup for G-SPEED Q

  1. Remove your G-SPEED Q from its packaging. G-SPEED Q easily attaches to your computer via the FireWire® 800, USB 2.0 or eSATA port. Simply use one of the included cables to connect the drive to the appropriate port on your computer.
  2. Plug in the power cord and turn the unit on using the power switch on the back of the G-SPEED Q. The blue power LED on the front of the G-SPEED Q unit will light up.
  3. The LEDs on the four drives will begin to flash blue and orange as the device initializes. After a few moments, your G-SPEED Q will appear as a drive on your desktop if you are using a Mac computer.

Windows Users will need to reformat the drive before it is usable. For instructions on reformatting your drive for Windows Vista/7/8, please visit the following page: Formatting NTFS for Windows


Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Delete from Favorites 
Article ID: 158 Article Created: 08-02-2013 14:50 PMLast Modified: 08-02-2013 14:50 PM

How well did this article answer your question? 100% 75% 50% 25% 0%

Most Recently Viewed Articles
My drive was working; it powers up but I can’t seem to access it?
 Mac and Windows external drive troubleshooting....
How to copy files to your G-Technology external hard drive
 Copying files over to the g-technology external hard drive in both Windows and Mac....
How much video can I store on my G-Technology Drive?
It is dependent on the type of video footage you are working with. See the chart below for more information....
External Hard Drive Encryption For Windows using BitLocker
 Steps to encrypt an external hard drive....
I get "Delayed Write Failed" error when transferring files to/from my G-Technology drive on WinXP
  ...
Formatting NTFS for Windows
 This article contains information on how to format your G-Technology Hard Drive in NTFS for use with Windows....
My G-Drive is formatted for Mac out of the box. How do I format the drive for use on Windows?
 Windows recognizes the drive as a GPT protected partition......
My G-RAID (Legacy) randomly un-mounts from my system
  MAC OS X Symptoms You may get the error “Device Removal – The device you removed was not properly put away...” or the “Spinning Beach Ball.” Windows XP Symptoms The drive is no longer visible in Explorer or you may get the “Spinning Hour Glass” when accessing the drive. This condition affected some G-RAID units manufactured around Aug 2006.  ...
What brand of Hard Drive is inside my G-Technology drive?
G-Technology is exclusively using HGST brand hard drives in all products.  ...
Using the RAID function within Mac OS for your G-RAID Thunderbolt
 ...