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Strange 10.5 and Airdisk problem/question
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analogue SPRINKLES
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Oct 27, 2007, 12:31 PM
 
I have a HFS+ (non journaled) disk attached to my Airport Extreme. It works fine but after a while of use another icon apears in the 10.5 finder:




What is the PC icon with "airport.extreme" all about? Even stranger clicking on it will say "connection failed".

Any ideas?
     
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Oct 27, 2007, 12:39 PM
 
That's the icon for a PC (Windows) share. It could be advertising itself on Windows sharing protocols, which your Mac is detecting.
     
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Oct 27, 2007, 12:54 PM
 
Originally Posted by Cold Warrior View Post
That's the icon for a PC (Windows) share. It could be advertising itself on Windows sharing protocols, which your Mac is detecting.
Hmm, strange. since I can't connect to it is this a bug or something I can turn off?
     
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Oct 27, 2007, 01:08 PM
 
Originally Posted by analogue SPRINKLES View Post
Hmm, strange. since I can't connect to it is this a bug or something I can turn off?
Maybe it won't connect that way because HFS+ doesn't work on Windows, AFAIK.
     
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Oct 27, 2007, 02:56 PM
 
Originally Posted by Cold Warrior View Post
Maybe it won't connect that way because HFS+ doesn't work on Windows, AFAIK.
The question though is why does it show up at all if there are no PC's on the network and it is formatted HFS+

Not to mention it only shows up after a few minutes
     
   
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