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 restore the look of my drive icon after I've formatted my G-Technology drive on the Mac?
  1. Download the icon package from our website here: Download Mac Icons
  2. Once the file has downloaded, you will see a .zip folder on your desktop titled "G-Technology_Icons"
  3. Double click on the file to open the folder and you will see all the G-Technology icons.
  4. Select the icon that you want to use and press the Command key and the "C" key at the same time (Command+C) to copy the Icon to the clipboard.
  5. On your desktop select the drive that you would like to apply the icon to.  Press Command+I (will open the Info window)
  6. Click on the Icon in the upper left part of the "Get Info" window.
  7. Press Command+V (Paste) on your keyboard to paste the icon to the drive.
  8. Close all windows.

Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Delete from Favorites 
Article ID: 8 Article Created: 08-06-2009 21:50 PMLast Modified: 11-14-2014 11:57 AM

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

Most Recently Viewed Articles
How to format/reformat your drive for Mac (HFS+)
 Follow these steps to format your drive for use on the Mac:...
I can’t access the GUI
 This article contains information for troubleshotting GUI access using your G-SPEED eS....
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... ...
On Windows I can't initialize my G-Technology hard drive. Disk Management says it is a "GPT Protective Partition."
On a Windows system drives show up as a "GPT protective partition" and are unable to be formatted. REASON: G-Technology drives are formatted at the factory for Mac OS.  Changes to the Mac OS in 10.5 and above have caused an incompatibility with Windows OS, requiring the drive to be "cleaned" before being formatted.  The process to "clean" the drive outlined in this article. ...
My drive was working; it powers up but I can’t seem to access it?
 Mac and Windows external drive troubleshooting....
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....
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......
Transferring Files using the USB Y-Cable
First you will need to power off the G-CONNECT by pressing the power button found on the device until the LED's begin flashing. When the LED's turn off, it is safe to disconnect the power adapter. Plug the two identical ends of the Y-Cable into your personal computer and the third into your G-CONNECT....
External Drive Troubleshooting - Mac
Basic steps for troubleshooting your G-Technology external drive on the Mac...
Can I boot my Mac from a Thunderbolt drive?
The G-RAID Thunderbolt is not supported as a boot volume....