Airport Extreme HDD share > Windows 8

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by CD130, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. CD130, Jan 26, 2013
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2013

    macrumors newbie

    Jan 26, 2013
    I have a home network with a new Airport Extreme. I attached an external hdd with two partitions:

    1 Mac OS Extended - for backup with Time Machine
    2 MS-​​DOS FAT - for use on Windows PCs

    I would like to access the Fat partition via WAN from a Windows 8 computer. With Google, I could find no good information to let this work.

    I checked "Share disks over WAN" in the settings from the Airport Extreme.
  2. macrumors 601


    Feb 19, 2008
    The Finger Lakes Region
    Get the Windows ware MacDive and be able to read HFS+ drives easily. I use this and able to see all HFS+ drives connected to my time Capsule like they were just another drive. I can even format in HFS+ with this small program.

    Plus get a power USB2 hub and connect to the Extreme. This way you can put more things to the Extreme.
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 26, 2013
    Still no solution? It works fine with a Windows PC on my LAN! With the WAN option in the Extreme turned on, it works fine on a Mac but not on a Windows PC... :confused:

    Edit: I also tried the port forwarding as in the attachment.

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