G-Tech drives come pre-formatted for Mac. If you own an iMac, Mac Mini, Mac Pro or Mac Book Pro simply plug in your new drive to the thunderbolt port and start using it. Windows users will have to go through a feew basic steps before they are up and running. We'll be putting together a complete video tutorial on this in the near future. For now here are some valuable doscuments that G-tech has put together to assist Windows users.
The first thing you will need to do is download the Windows Thunderbolt drivers for your G-Tech G-RAID or G-Speed. The list below will take you to the download and support page on the G-Tech website for your drive.
- G-RAID with Thunderbolt: Thunderbolt Windows Driver
- G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt: Thunderbolt Windows Driver
- G-RAID Studio: RAID Configuration Utility and Thunderbolt Driver (Windows)
- G-SPEED Studio Utility: Download the latest version of the G-SPEED Studio Utility
Then you'll want to go to this page and follow there instructions for Installing the Windows Thunderbolt Driver (Marvell)
The folks over at G-Tech have also put together a page with a video tutorial on Formatting your G-Tech with Windows 7. We have included the video here, but you may want to follow the link for G-techs step-by-step instructions.
Finally G-Tech has also published a basic Windows trouble shooting guide for thier drives.
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