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Airport Extreme – share disks over WAN

I have an Airport Extreme with a handy USB port and want to remotely access my hard drive that is plugged into it. It’s easy to access the Hard Drive locally, but remotely is a whole different ballgame. First, Plug in any hard drive into your Airport Extreme. It should now show up in your […]

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Prevent Hard Drive from Going To Sleep or Spinning Down

If you own an external Western Digital drive like myself, you may have noticed that the drive has a built-in sleep function that spins down the drive if not used in a 10 minute time period. This feature is really annoying to me. Every time I attempted to access a file on my external, Finder […]

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Mac: Format Hard Drive

If you have an external drive and plug it in to your Mac computer, you may notice that it isn’t being recognized. That is because the drive is not formatted properly (unless it is defective). There is a simple fix for this problem. There is an application called Disk Utility that you will need to […]