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.
G-CONNECT System Requirements and Box Contents

G-CONNECT system requirements

The G-CONNECT device has support for the following Operating Systems. The device is ready for use with Apple® Mac OS X® and Microsoft Windows® systems and comes formatted as FAT-32, which is ideal for cross-platform use.

Operating Systems

  • Mac® OS X 10.5.8 or higher (Intel processor-based Mac)
  • Windows® XP, Vista® or Windows® 7.0
  • iPhone® and iPad® iOS operating systems 4.3+

Web Browser Support

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 8.0+
  • Mac Safari® 5.0+
  • Mozilla Firefox® 4.0+
  • Google Chrome® 10.0 +

Minimum System Requirements

  • Windows® users: Computer systems running Windows XP®, Windows Vista®, or Windows® 7.0 and available USB 2.0 port
  • Mac® users: Computer systems running with Mac® OS 10.5.8 or later and available USB 2.0 port. Intel® processor-based Macs only
  • iPhone® and iPad® iOS operating systems 4.3+

G-CONNECT Box Contents

  • G-CONNECT Device
  • USB Y-Cable
  • Power Cable
  • Power Adapter

Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Delete from Favorites 
Article ID: 90 Article Created: 07-22-2013 12:12 PMLast Modified: 07-22-2013 12:30 PM

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

Most Recently Viewed Articles
How do I setup my G-Technology drive for use with Time Machine?
G-Technology drives are designed to be compatible with the Apple Time Machine software....
How do I make my G-Technology drive bootable ?
All hard drives can be made bootable if the following is taken in to consideration....
Is it okay to leave my external drive turned on all the time?
   ...
I can't format my Drive via USB connection on my Mac.I keep getting a spinning beach ball.
There is a known issue with Mac OS X 10.4.6 and 10.4.7 when attempting to format via a USB connection. When clicking "ERASE" in Disk Utility all you get is the spinning beach ball....
External Drive Troubleshooting - Mac
Basic steps for troubleshooting your G-Technology external drive on the Mac...
I forgot my password, do I need to reset my G-CONNECT?
 If you have forgotten your password you can use the Password Hint to retrieve your password....
Will my Thunderbolt 1 devices work with Thunderbolt 2?
Yes, the Thunderbolt 2 uses the same connectors, thus the Thunderbolt 1 device will work, but the Thunderbolt 2 port will perform at Thunderbolt 1 speeds (10Gbps) ...
Formatting NTFS for Windows
 This article contains information on how to format your G-Technology Hard Drive in NTFS for use with Windows....
Troubleshooting RocketRaid-based G-SPEED Setup Tips
This article contains information on how ot trouble shoot RocketRaid-based G-SPEED Setups....
Drive is not recognized in Windows
What to do if your external g-technology drive is not recognized by Windows....