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How to find the g-technology drive on your computer

 

In Windows, the drive should appear under My Computer as another hard drive shortly after being connected (after the drive has been formatted for windows).

On a Mac, the drive should appear on your Desktop shortly after being connected.


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Article ID: 60 Article Created: 04-01-2011 00:33 AMLast Modified: 09-11-2013 17:52 PM

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