|Jul 2, 2011, 11:47 AM||#1|
TC external with windows
i got an TC with 2 HDD's externally. i can view the HFS+ disc on my mac. the other disc is NTFS and should be able to be read on windows. they are both connected to the same network.
i have a windows 7 pc how do i get to the shared NTFS HDD folder?
Last edited by stefmesman; Jul 2, 2011 at 12:03 PM.
|Jul 3, 2011, 05:36 AM||#2|
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|Jul 4, 2011, 05:20 PM||#3|
It's a shame you didn't get more of a response. I'm no network expert, but...
Since the W7 box will be connecting to the TC external disks via SMB, I don't think it matters (from the W7 box point of view) what format the disk is in... in other words, the TC takes care of dealing with the disk format. Also, I think that any disk attached to the TC should? (must?) be HFS+ to work.
Here's what I know: I have a USB hub connected to my TC (1st-gen) and a 16MB USB flash drive plugged into the hub. The flash drive is formatted as HFS+, and my Windows XP machine can connect wirelessly and read and write files to it just fine.
So, I think your problem is that the disk is formatted NTFS.
Alu iMac: early '08 24", 2.8 GHz Core2Duo, 6 GB RAM, and a 1st-gen Time Capsule (working just fine, thank you)
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