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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 please follow this link to the Windows Setup Guide. This will walk you through cleaning the drive and initializing it for use on Windows systems.


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