General Questions (55)
Studio Series (23)
Evolution Series (28)
G-DRIVE Family (42)
G-RAID Family (52)
G-SPEED/G-SAFE Family (53)
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?
Download the icon package from our website here:
Download Mac Icons
Once the file has downloaded, you will see a .zip folder on your desktop titled "G-Technology_Icons"
Double click on the file to open the folder and you will see all the G-Technology icons.
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.
On your desktop select the drive that you would like to apply the icon to. Press Command+I (will open the Info window)
Click on the Icon in the upper left part of the "Get Info" window.
Press Command+V (Paste) on your keyboard to paste the icon to the drive.
Close all windows.
Delete from Favorites
Article ID: 8
Article Created: 08-06-2009 21:50 PM
Last Modified: 11-14-2014 11:57 AM
How well did this article answer your question?
Most Recently Viewed Articles
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... ...
Drive is not recognized in Windows
What to do if your external g-technology drive is not recognized by Windows....
External Drive Troubleshooting - Mac
Basic steps for troubleshooting your G-Technology external drive on the Mac...
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....
What do the indicator lights mean?
Find out what the lights on the front of the G-SPEED Q mean....
My G-RAID did not ship with a Thunderbolt cable, where do I purchase one?
My G-RAID did not ship with a Thunderbolt cable, where do I purchase one? G-Technology recommends you purchase a Thunderbolt cable through the Apple Store....
How many drives can I chain together using FW800?
For best performance we recommend a chain of no longer than 5 drives. ...
How to set up a RAID 0?
To create a RAID 0 set, open the Disk Utility program. This application is located on your hard drive under Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility....
Do I have to keep my computer on while the RAID is building/rebuilding?
The G-SPEED eS does require that you keep your computer running while the RAIDset is building/rebuilding....
Using the RAID function within Mac OS for your G-RAID Thunderbolt
Knowledge Management Software