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.
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 changing the backup drive, click here.

Any disk attached to your computer that can be used to store backups is listed. The list includes internal hard disks except for your startup disk, and most external disks.

When Time Machine performs the first backup of your system, it may take a while. You may want to set up Time Machine in the evening so that the initial backup can be done overnight. Subsequent backups take less time because only items that have changed are backed up.

 

 


Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Delete from Favorites 
Article ID: 47 Article Created: 12-21-2010 22:13 PMLast Modified: 07-22-2013 13:00 PM

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

Most Recently Viewed Articles
External Drive Troubleshooting - Windows
Basic External Drive Troubleshooting steps for Windows. ...
Missing capacity on G-SPEED eS PRO using 3TB drives
To upgrade a G-Technology 2 port mini-SAS card to support the G-SPEED eS PRO 12TB model, please follow the steps in this article.  ...
Is it okay to leave my external drive turned on all the time?
   ...
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....
Formatting NTFS for Windows
 This article contains information on how to format your G-Technology Hard Drive in NTFS for use with Windows....
Quick Setup for G-Technology Products
    ...
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......
Is the G-SPEED eS compatible with OSX 10.5 / Leopard?
Yes - you will need to download and install the latest drivers listed in this article....
What are the G-CONNECT iPad Application Supported File Formats
The following table represents supported video playback requirements for the G-CONNECT iPad application....
How to format/reformat your drive for Mac (HFS+)
 Follow these steps to format your drive for use on the Mac:...