05-07-2007, 04:41 PM #1How to use an external hard disk using Airport express
i`m new in this forum and i am using an iMac 17" and a Macbook pro 17". The question is, i want to add an external hard disk for both using Airport express. i tried myself few times but in vain. Can anyone help me on how to solve this problem.
suggestion and help would be appreciated.
05-08-2007, 09:22 PM #2
Are you using an AirPort Extreme Base Station?
05-09-2007, 05:40 AM #3
No, i´m thinking about buying one. But i recently bought one Airport express and using it for my internet conection plus printer for both the macs. i tried to take the printer out and put the hdd on it. but it didnt work. is that right what i´m doing or should i try somethingelse.
05-09-2007, 05:41 AM #4
05-09-2007, 05:52 AM #5
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The Airport Express like you bought is for Printers only. You can't plug in a USB hard drive and have it show up on your network. You need the Airport Extreme for that. Sorry.
Read this very carefully.
05-09-2007, 06:02 AM #6
Thank You for ur answer. i would definetly go for the Airport Exteme.
See u then.
05-09-2007, 06:04 AM #7
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