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microsnook 01-07-2012 10:55 PM

Wireless HDD help
 
I had my 2TB drive for TimeMachine and its all backed up and now I am back at my apt and my router here has a USB slot so I figured I would set up the drive for wireless!

Plugged it in and I can't locate the drive.

Just need some instruction on how to get it up and running (hopefully from where I left off...if possible!)

_Stormin 01-08-2012 12:44 AM

When on your network the drive should show up in Finder.

Have you checked to make sure that your drive can be used as NAS?

microsnook 01-08-2012 12:56 AM

Thats exactly what I thought...

I don't know how to check?

Its formatted for OS X, as I have already used it for TimeMachine, as stated.
Not sure how to get this working!

Is there a way I can check if it will work?

Do I need to enable certain file sharing settings? Set up my IP or something like that?

microsnook 01-08-2012 01:35 AM

I have the Belkin n600 DB and read that it only does FAT formats, so I unplugged my external drive and used one of my FAT flash drives and it still won't appear in Finder!

Makes me wish I got a Time Capsule


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