A combination hard drive and 802.11n wireless base station designed to work out-of-the-box with Time Machine in OS X. It also doubles as a standard wireless access point.

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Backup windows PC to time capsule.

I'm looking to buy a time capsule to back up my MacBook, however currently there are more Windows machines in my home than macs. Os it possible to use some of the time capsule for windows backups? Or ...
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What is the right way to maintain Time Machine backup history for a HDD with two partitions?

I have two user partitions (not counting any hidden/system ones like Lion Restore etc.) on my MacBook Pro's internal HDD: Volume_A (100 GB) and Volume_B (20 GB). My Time Capsule has been keeping ...
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Time Capsule partly stops working after some hours

I have a new TimeCapsule 2TB and use it as a wireless AP, router, and backup device. The TimeCapsule is directly connected to the DSL modem. When I turn on the TimeCapsule, everything works fine. ...
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Time Machine fails backup to a time capsule's attached hard disk

I've been backing up my Lion OSX system using Time Machine to an second, external drive connected to a time capsule. It has worked but stopped working. The menu says "Faied" and the time machine ...
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Can the Time Capsule back up multiple drives (internal and external) at the same time?

I have a 500 GB internal HDD on my MacBook Pro and a second 500 GB external USB drive as well. Is it possible to tell Time Machine to back both the internal and external drives up to one Time ...
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How can I share a link to a folder on a Time Capsule drive?

We have a Time Capsule in the office. I'd like to share a clickable link to a specific folder on the Time Capsule with my fellow employees. Is there any way to do this? Ideally, I'd like to be able ...
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Stop iTunes from creating a local library on start up

I'd like to store my iTunes Music Library on a USB drive connected to my time capsule to use it with my Macbook Air. The problem is, when the network drive with the library is not mounted or ...
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How can I back up 2 internal drives to a single Time capsule?

I recently reinstalled Lion on an SSD and have all my media on the original HDD on my MBP. I was hoping Time Machine would recognize my existing backups in Time Capsule but it wants to start a new ...
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Connect a Time Capsule to the ADSL modem/router using powerline adaptors?

I need to place my Time Capsule a fair distance from my ADSL router, and cannot easily run an Ethernet cable between the two. Can I use a pair of Powerline ethernet adaptors to make the connection? ...
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Remote connection to Time Capsule

I've found the link below which provides useful info on how to configure Time Capsule for remote connection. I've followed this and am able to connect to remotely manage the TC (via Airport utility) ...
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Time Capsule and multiple backup drives

Right now we have a single iMac in the house and I have two external hard drives. One is connected to the iMac and used for TimeMachine backups. The other is a few miles away (thanks Mom!) to act ...
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Time Machine backs up a huge quantity of data on every run

I have a MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard and a Time Capsule. In the last few days every backup took over 100GB of data. I don't know if there is some issue with permissions or something similar, but to ...
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Is it possible for two users to mount the same Shared disk on Time Capsule? (On one Mac.)

The situation is this; 1 shared Mac Mini with user switching. If I leave the Shared disk mounted and the other user logs in, they get prompted for Administrator credentials (which disconnects me.) ...
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Will Time Capsule work on a college dorm's WiFi network?

My daughter is headed off to college. I'd like to send her off with a Time Capsule so she can wirelessly backup her MacBook automatically. My concern is that Time Capsule will not work properly on ...
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Limit the size for backups on a Time Capsule

I want to store both backups and shared data on my Time Capsule. Hence, I need to limit the space taken by backups. I see two options: Partition Limit the size of the backup sparse bundles. Which ...
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Why can't I get my Time Capsule to connect to a new wireless network?

[Backstory for this question: I'm staying in someone else's apartment currently. All equipment mentioned in this post is being connected to their existing wireless network. That network is broadcast ...
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Access Time Capsule's files from iPhone

Is it possible to access Yime Capsule's files from iPhone? On my Mac I'm simply connecting to afp://10.0.1.1/ and I have my data. But on my iPhone, when I try to connect (e.g. from Safari) I get an ...
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Connecting Time Capsule (or AEBS) to a AT&T U-verse Router/Modem - Proper Settings and Setup?

Today I am giving AT&T U-verse a go to see if it will be better than my current service provider. The general install went fine, but there are new intricacies that wreaked a bit of havoc on my ...
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Upgraded to Lion: Time Machine spends a LOT of time indexing backup

I upgraded my MacBook Pro to Lion and one of the problems I've had is that Time Machine keeps running and running, and the fans go on. This usually seems to be in the state where it indexes the ...
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Drobo + Time Capsule

I have a Time Capsule that I use for Time Machine, and am thinking about getting a regular entry level 4 slot Drobo to hang off its USB port as shared, non-Time Machine disk space. The Drobo appeals ...
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Can't time capsule back-up to an external hard-drive?

I recently had connected an external hard-drive to an old 1st gen time capsule and successfully used it for backup. However, my TC began shutting down on me so I thought it was time to get a new one. ...
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Using Existing Time Machine Backup over Time Capsule

I have an external 2TB drive that I've been using for Time Machine Backups directly connected to my Mac. I've recently gotten a Time Capsule and would to continue backing up with the existing backup, ...
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Time Capsule network, Windows machine on different subnet?

I just received a Time Capsule for my birthday last week. I installed it, everything went fine and I was loving it. I transferred files from my 2 Macs and my 1 Dell and all was rosy. Then the ...
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I need to extend the range of an Airport Extreme?

I bought an Airport Extreme and need to extend it's reach. I currently own a TimeCapsule. I believe the TimeCapsule also has the wifi creating capabilities of the Airport Extreme. Can I hook up my ...
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Can I disable Wi-fi on a Time Capsule?

Is it possible to disable Wi-fi on a Time Capsule device and use it only wired ?
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Resolving Time Capsule Problem Broke IPv6 Tunnel

Some time ago my Time Capsule's light was blinking amber. When I opened the Airport Utility, it indicated that my IPv6 tunnel was down, I assume due to the remote IPv4 host being down. I was given the ...
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Time Capsule Setup Woes

I received a 2TB Time Capsule today, and replaced an Airport Extreme. However, after replicating the settings from the Airport Extreme on the Time Capsule, there was no internet connection (amber ...
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Copying Time Machine backup, destination takes more than original size, are hardlinks being expanded?

I'm copying the backup folder of Time Machine, but it's taking too long, the backup is 90GB and the copy already reports 160GB and there's 60% to go yet, so I suspect it's copying hardlinks as ...
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Putting in place PLC between time capsule and airport base station?

Here is my configuration: Living Room MacBook Pro NAS Network printer All connected to Time Capsule Bedroom Hifi System (with line-in) Laptop, iPod touch (any wireless device) As of today, the ...
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Time Capsule - Home made - OpenWrt router with usb disk acting as airport wireless device

I want to remove the need of connecting my Time Machine USB disk directly to my MacBook. I don't need any other functionality which Apple Time Capsule offers. Is it possible to use my router with a ...
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Time Capsule alternatives

Can someone tell me the best alternative to Apple Time capsule? Common question, I know, but couldn't find it in the list. People who have actually tried out the alternatives only please.
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Enhance Wifi range on a TimeCapsule

I previously had a DLink modem-router (DSL-2740B). I replaced it with a small ADSL D-Link modem and a TimeCapsule. While I'm quite happy with it, the main and only criticism I could make is the loss I ...
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time capsule router history log

Does the time capsule router log web history? How?
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How can I format Time Capsule?

How can I format the Time Capsule hard disk?
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Time Capsule Interface List

Per my other question on monitoring network throughput, I now have a series of graphs, some of which are distinctly non-obvious as to what they are. Is there documentation on what every interface on ...
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Wifi seems really unstable since getting new iMac

Since I've had my iMac I've noticed that my wifi network locks up a few times a week, it is always fixed by turning off the wifi on the iMac, then turning it back on again. The network shouldn't be ...
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How can I access my Time Capsule remotely?

Can someone please educate me on exactly how I can access my Time Capsule from any other network aside from my own (over the Internet?) I don't have a static IP address, so would I need DNS ...
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Time capsule speed issues

Whenever I browse my Time Capsule's AirPort Disk, it seems very slow in simply listing the files it has. I am looking in directories with upwards of fifty music files in each. Scrolling is really ...
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What are the advantages of Time Capsule over Airport Extreme with an external hard drive?

I would like for someone to outline the differences between buying a time capsule vs. just getting an airport extreme and attaching an external harddrive. The latter seems more flexible (easy to ...
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Using time capsule as a shared iTunes library

Is it possible to use a time capsule as a shared iTunes library? To be clear, by shared library I mean a library that all the computers running iTunes in the network would recognise as a shared ...
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Ports in the TimeCapsule

In a few days I'm going to buy my first Mac (an iMac) as well as a Time Capsule. Looking at the specs of that product, I've seen that it has a WAN port and 3 Ethernet Ports. I suppose that the WAN ...
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What is a good Time Capsule substitute?

I am looking for something similar to Time Capsule, but I am really not interested in the wireless router capabilities. Can you suggest hardware which has the same good qualities (size, silent ...
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How to connect to an AFP server from a Windows PC?

I would like to connect to an AFP server from a windows PC (XP/Vista/7). The AFP server is a Time Capsule with file sharing over WAN enabled. It seems from my research on internet that it is not ...
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What is the best way to make backups on my MacBook Pro?

What is the best way to make automatic backups on my MacBook Pro? It's more preferable that synchronization will perform via Wi-Fi. I heard that Apple's Time Capsule has short-living time, so I ...
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How can I share a Time Capsule connection?

I have my Time Capsule connected via wi-fi, and I want to share that connection with my other 2 computers via their ethernet. So basically, share the current wifi connection that my Time Capsule has ...
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Why my Time Capsule shared drive keeps refreshing?

I use my Time Capsule to share files across my machines. On my MacBook, when I open the shared disk in Finder, and expand some folders, it starts to "refresh" after a few seconds again and again. If ...
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Is it normal for it to take hours to delete a Time Capsule “sparsebundle”

I'm trying to make room on my time capsule to make backups (it currently tells me it's full). I got help in this question with how to delete individual backups, but it didn't solve the problem. ...
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Time Machine backup .sparsebundle file inaccessible on new computer

I've been at this for a solid 6 hours now, hoping like heck someone here can help me. I've had a Time Capsule for nearly 2 years, consistently backing up two different laptops in my home using Time ...
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Is there a limit on the number of Macs that can use a single 2TB Time Capsule?

I am looking at buying a few of the 2TB Time Capsules for our office, where we have about 20 unibody MacBook Pros with 128GB SSDs. Is there a limit on the number of Macs that a single 2TB Time ...
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How can I “clean out” my Time Machine backups if Time Machine won't backup because the disk is full?

When Time Machine tries to make a backup, it informs me that it can't because the backup disk is full. What it's mostly full of (about 700GB of 1TB) is prior backups of the same machine. Time ...