Airport Utilities can't find my Airport Extreme yet I'm still connected to the Net

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by JustDre, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. JustDre
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    Hi,

    I have a Macbook (white unibody) running Snow Leopard. I have a personal wireless network using an Airport Extreme and I have an external hard drive (WD) connected to the Airport Extreme. I use this hard drive for my Time Machine Back ups.

    I just got back from a trip and tried to back up my time machine. I got the error that the back up disk is not available. I then tried to open the airport utilities. It tells me that "Airport Utilities is unable to find any Airport Wireless devices". I find this doubly strange because I have no problem connecting to the internet on this wireless network which supposedly does not exist.

    Please help
     
  2. Weaselboy
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    Weaselboy

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    I have had the same thing happen with my Time Capsule. I just unplug the TC, then reconnect and after it restarts everything works fine.
     

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