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Currently Being ModeratedMar 30, 2008 7:35 PM (in response to Zenigame96)http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306119
http://support.apple.com/specs/airport/AirPortExtreme_Base_StationN.html#topMacPro 2.66 mhz Dual-Core Xeon 2 terabytes of HD, Mac OS X (10.5.2), MBP C2D, iMac C2D, PB G4
Currently Being ModeratedMar 30, 2008 8:00 PM (in response to Zenigame96)THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU.
At first looking at the articles, I wasn't finding anything new or helpful, but when I got down to the part about mapping it manually as a network drive, I noticed something we hadn't tried.
"Enter the path to the drive. This is formatted as: ://IPaddress\drivename (for example, ://10.0.1.1\mydrive )"
Whenever we had tried mapping it before we would just put in the IP, which I was skeptical about, because I've had experience mapping drives in the past...
Fact is, we had never put in the Time Capsule's name (Which we just named as "Time Capsule" it asked for the username and password, which we weren't sure about, so after a little fiddling around we used "admin" and the password that we set up, and it let us in!
And I want to apologize to "Smokerz" if they were agitated by my earlier post. I hope that this thread can help somebody in the future.
Thanks again.Intel Mac Mini, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
Currently Being ModeratedMar 31, 2008 7:22 AM (in response to Zenigame96)I don't run windows stuff and glad to help. I'm also satisfied you took the time to read those Apple docs. I just used commonsense when deciding what to copy/paste to you.
www.apple.com/support then type in what you are searching for (make is simple) and there's a world of helpful information. For example, if you want Leopard information type in kmosx5, Tiger kmosx4, tech stuff ktech. I copy/paste items which are useful to myself and keep them in a textedit folder for future reference. If highly important I also print out useful information and keep in a 3 ring binder next to my main Mac.MacPro 2.66 mhz Dual-Core Xeon 2 terabytes of HD, Mac OS X (10.5.2), MBP C2D, iMac C2D, PB G4
Currently Being ModeratedJun 25, 2008 4:23 AM (in response to Zenigame96)so have you found the solution yet to communicate with windows PCs? i'm interested in getting the time capsule and really like to know how the TC works in a win/mac environment. My ratio of PCs to mac is 10:1.iMac
Currently Being ModeratedJun 25, 2008 11:11 AM (in response to anelka9)No problem seeing Time Capsule with iMac, Dell desktop XP Home, Dell notebook XP Pro, and Fusion with XP Pro. All installed according to the installation guide. Installed AirPort Utility on all machines and updated firmware to 7.3.1. To see the other machines, make sure file sharing is on. Firewall on the PCs may need to be turned off. The printer plugged into the USB port also worked with all the XP systems and the iMac with a few missing features on iMac (I am assuming different driver issues). BTW, logging onto the created network and accessing the Time Capsule HD are separate. If you've entered different passwords for the HD and wireless networking when setting up Time Capsule initially (which I did through the iMac first), you'll need to enter them separately with the XP machines. You could also try resetting Time Capsule. Seems to work for others.iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.3)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 26, 2008 10:16 PM (in response to VA2020)I thought I was going to be able to see TC from my PC after reading this thread, but it seems I still need a pad on he shoulder. Here's what I've tried so far:
From MAC, Airport Utility, I
1) Clicked the “Enable File Sharing” checkbox
2) Set the “AirPort Disk Guest Access” to: Read and Write
3) Set my PC workgroup as MSHOME, just like on my PC.
My TC's name is "Frank's Time Capsule". In the PC world, I think this translate to "Franks-Time-Capsule"
From PC, I attempted to map the TC as a network drive. Start>Computer Right-Click>Map Network Drive...
I tried the following combination:
://10.0.1.1\Franks Time Capsule
No success: "The network path could not be found"
I then changed the name of my TC's drive to "TC" only.
Still no success: "The network path could not be found"
My question, is
What is the exact path for mapping the TC as a network drive?
What are we mapping? The drive name or the TC name?
Thank you so much....MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 27, 2008 3:20 PM (in response to Zenigame96)Hello,
I have been trying to do the same as you did, but I cannot figure out what username/password I am supposed to use...
my Time Capsule name is "TC" so I have tried to map \\10.0.1.1\TC with "admin" as username and my TC password, but to no avail...
any idea please?MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.5.3)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 30, 2008 6:46 AM (in response to fbellay)Hello,
after struggling for nearly 3 days on this and reading countless forum threads, I found a solution that seems to be working:
1. first, remove any trace of "Airport assisant" and "bonjour" software on your PC - you also need to clean your Registry very thorougly. This is to prevent that every time you restart your PC, you get a notification if you want to connect to a newly found Time Capsule disk and then get the usual error message (1203)
2. restart your PC
3. open Windows Explorer > Tools > Map Network drive
Enter the following settings:
so if your Time-Capsule-Disk-Name is "TC-DISK", then simply enter \\10.0.1.1\TC-DISK
if you are asked a username/password, try "admin" as a username and your TC password as password.
Hopefully that should work!MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.5.3)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 1, 2008 8:08 PM (in response to sebzefrenchy)i followed the instructions listed above and it worked for me. map network drive. type in \\IP ADDRESS\Time Capsule and then click on connect using different username. For some reason, i have a different username than admin. I may have created it during setup, not sure. but the password is the password you input in the Airport utility under Airport, Time Capsule. Once you input this, then it will map the network drive. I downloaded Windows Live OneCare to use on my Windows Vista machine and went through its backup settings to schedule backups. I also dragged and dropped the files i wanted to move from my PC to my Mac (itunes files, pics, videos, etc.) and it works.macbook, Mac OS X (10.5.3), Also have windows vista
Currently Being ModeratedJul 1, 2008 8:09 PM (in response to sebzefrenchy)Oh yeah. My time capsule is named something totally different, but you have to use "Time Capsule" as the name when mapping it.macbook, Mac OS X (10.5.3), Also have windows vista
Currently Being ModeratedJul 2, 2008 12:31 AM (in response to Zenigame96)I would recommend to map the path using:
instead of using IP, as the IP address may change.MacBook Pro 15", Mac OS X (10.5.1), Wireless Mighty Mouse + iPod Nano Black 8GB
Currently Being ModeratedJul 8, 2008 7:36 PM (in response to Zenigame96)I have followed the tips here to no avail. My problem is even more perplexing (at least to me). When I first set everything up, the Time Capsule worked perfectly with two PCs. Then -- with no changes to any settings -- one of the PCs stopped seeing the Time Capsule. It uses the router fine, and even prints to a printer connected to the Time Capsule. But it will no longer connect to the drive. (My other PC continues to do so just fine).
Any thoughts or help would be appreciated.Mac OS X (10.5.3)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 10, 2008 2:39 AM (in response to anrklein)Had the exact same problem. 1 PC and my mac OS sees Time Capsule no problem, both as a router and through finder/explorer. The other PC can connect to the internet but not see or browse to the TC disk.
After following this thread and trying several methods, the one that FINALLY worked for me is:
1. Using the name of the TC disk (not the one you named it) Find this in airport utility/manual setup/disks (usually "Time Capsule").
2. Either go to start/run or map a drive from windows explorer and use this format: \\10.0.1.1\Time Capsule (be sure to start with backward slashes)- and viola! there is was after hours of frustration.
Thank all of you that posted information in this thread to help solve my problem.iMac, Windows XP Pro, Leopard with Bootcamp
Currently Being ModeratedNov 11, 2008 12:03 AM (in response to Zenigame96)I have almost the opposite problem. I have my iMac and my wife's PC both connected via ethernet to the TC and 2 other PC's connected via wireless. From the PC's I can see the mac and TC but in the finder window of my mac I can only see the TC. I have set them all up on the same workgroup. Occasionally the non apple devices appear in Finder but I don't know how or why they appear and disappear.iMac 24", Mac OS X (10.5.5), Out the box