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    Using Time Capsule as external hard drive...
    how do i use my time capsule as just an external hard drive?

    is there a way to directly hook the time capsule to my laptop via usb and not wifi...?

    i do not know of a usb cable that allows i missing something..?

    thank you.

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    You would connect it via ethernet, not USB, and it would be drastically faster than USB.
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