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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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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What's the fastest way to get data off Time Capsule and onto an external drive?

I plugged an external drive into Time Capsule using the USB input on the back. Then I used Finder to move data from the Time Capsule's drive to the USB drive. Finder says it'll take over 24 hours to ...
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Airport Extreme + USB Drive vs Time Capsule

The price between an airport extreme and 2TB Time Capsule is quite a lot (£100) and as far as I can see the only different is that the Time Capsule has a hard drive built in. Is there any problems ...
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How can I format Time Capsule?

How can I format the Time Capsule hard disk?
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Can I transfer backups when replacing a Time Capsule?

If I get a new Time Capsule, how can I transfer the backups from the old Time Capsule to the new one. I see an option to Archive the Time Capsule from the Airport Utility, but I don't see any way to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...