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.
How do I change the RAID settings on my G-RAID Gen 7 Removable (Windows)?

How do I change the RAID settings on my G-RAID Gen 7 Removable (PC)?

Plug your G-RAID Gen 7, preferably on USB or FireWire. You will need to download the G-RAID Gen 7 RAID Configurator. Please download Raid Configuration Utility (Windows) and run the application, then refer to the steps below. Keep in mind that changing the RAID settings on your G-RAID Gen 7 will erase all the data on the drive.

  1. Open the file G-Technology RAID Configuration Utility. Once opened you will see the screen below. Click Continue.
  2. 1-Open-Utility

  3. The G-Technology RAID Configuration Utility will search for your drive.
  4. 2-Searching-for-Devices

  5. Once the utility has found the drive, it will prompt you to choose what RAID level you want. Choose the RAID level you want and click on Configure.
  6. 3-Select-RAID-type

  7. You will get a warning message that all the data will be erased. Click on Yes to continue.
  8. 4-Warning

  9. You will get another warning message saying that all the data will be erased. Click on OK to continue.
  10. 5-Warning-again

  11. The RAID Configuration Utility will be updating your G-RAID Gen 7 to the selected RAID level. Please do not unplug the device while this is happening.
  12. 6-Creating-RAID

  13. Once the update for your chosen RAID level is complete, you will get the screen below stating that the configuration was successful. Click on Exit. You will now need to format the drive on your Windows machine. To do that, please refer to the link here.
  14. 7-Create-Successful


Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Delete from Favorites 
Article ID: 182 Article Created: 05-20-2014 18:10 PMLast Modified: 01-14-2015 16:18 PM

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

Most Recently Viewed Articles
Formatting your drive for both Mac and Windows using ex-FAT
 This article contains information how to format your G-Technology hard drive for use with both Windows and Mac using the ex-FAT format....
Can I use 3rd party hard drives in my GSafe/GSpeed units?
   ...
How do I restore the look of my drive icon after I've formatted my G-Technology drive on the Mac?
 Follow these instructions to restore the look of your G-Technology drive icons after formatting on Mac....
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....
Is it okay to leave my external drive turned on all the time?
   ...
How to find the g-technology drive on your computer
How to find the g-technology drive on Windows and Mac computers. ...
Is it ok to stack my G-DRIVEs on top of one another?
The short answer is yes....
How do I setup my drive for use as a Time Machine backup?
In most cases when a new drive is connected to the system Time Machine will prompt you for the setup. If this does not   happen or if you are... ...
How to Connect as a Network Drive over Ethernet (Mac OS® & Windows®)
With the G‑CONNECT connected via Ethernet to your home Wi-Fi router you can mount G‑CONNECT as a network attached drive on your network to enjoy your existing Wi-Fi as well as have access to your digital content on the drive....
I want to use my G-Technology drive on BOTH Mac and Windows
All G-Technology drives are formatted for Mac Operating System. To use these drives on both Windows and Mac platforms, you have two options....