do I have to use the TC as an internet router and connect it to my modem or can I just use it as a wireless external harddrive?

I just want to use the TC as a wireless external harddrive and have it on my desk...do I have to have it plugged in to the wireless modem for the wireless hard drive back up to work?

  • Asked by Cole D from Mint Hill
  • Oct 17, 2009
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    The TC should be connected either by wire or wireless to your local network. But you do NOT have to use the router feature within the TC. When used in "Bridge Mode" the TC does not hand out IP addresses, but just forwards address requests and traffic across the local network.

    • Answered by Harlon S from Evanston
    • Oct 20, 2009