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HT1175 how to get mac to find time capsule

304 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 16, 2013 12:13 PM by LaPastenague RSS
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My time capsule was set up fine.  I had some network issues at my house, and the technician changed the network SSID.  Since then, I can't see the time capsule from any machine, and the light flashes yellow.  Any suggestions?

Time Capsule, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • LaPastenague Level 7 Level 7 (32,735 points)
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    Jan 16, 2013 12:13 PM (in response to bdavis65)

    Pull the TC from the network.. plug it by ethernet into a computer.. press and hold the reset until front LED flashes rapidly.. about 10sec.. and redo the setup from scratch.

     

    It sounds like you have the TC setup to join a wireless network.. this is a poor method. If possible bridge the TC and plug it in by ethernet. Then create a wireless network.. this can be the same or different to the existing wireless depending on how you use network.

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