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Old Feb 24, 2011, 05:29 AM   #1
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How do I reset my Time Capsule to factory settings?

I've searched the internet and can't find clear instructions...

Please could someone tell me? Sorry, I'm new to this whole network thing...

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Old Feb 24, 2011, 05:59 AM   #2
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Turn off power to the Time Capsule. Press the small reset button on the back in with a pen. Keep it pressed in as you power the Time Capsule back up.
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Old Feb 24, 2011, 06:30 AM   #3
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I've searched the internet and can't find clear instructions...

Please could someone tell me? Sorry, I'm new to this whole network thing...

Thanks!
I'm not sure what internet you searched, but I Googled "factory reset time machine" and first link had step by step instructions.

*sigh*
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Old Feb 24, 2011, 07:14 AM   #4
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Thanks Xenc for your reply (and thanks to jenzjen for your sarcastic comment!)

I did that, and set it up again. But once it restarts, AirPort Utility can't find it again!
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Old Feb 24, 2011, 08:17 AM   #5
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Thanks Xenc for your reply (and thanks to jenzjen for your sarcastic comment!)

I did that, and set it up again. But once it restarts, AirPort Utility can't find it again!
I was just thanking you for being lazy as you clearly didn't try to look. Did you do a true factory reset ie is your network name something like Apple 4752673?
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Are you joining your AirPort's SSID once you've set it up? Try connecting with Ethernet and turn AirPort off on your Mac.
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