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My sister's b/f bought a MacBook Pro for almost 4 grand and he is having trouble connecting to his Time Capsule. It will join the network but not display any web pages. I'm a Windows user, but I'm on that Mac right now and it has joined other networks and worked like a dream. Help?

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Ok, reading this question - it sounds like he may have Time Capsule set up on another computer and is trying to connect to it. If that is the case - did he tell Time Capsule that his laptop was one of the systems he wanted backed up?

Also - did he set up a specific partition for it? When I tried it for backing up a different computer, I found it worked with having a specific hard drive JUST for the Time Capsule backups. I don't know why - but after reading on some Mac forums and trying it - it definitely seemed to work best this way.

The only other thing I can think of is how is his network set up? Do you have a Windows laptop you can take to see how that computer acts when you try and connect to his network? Since the Mac works well with yours - it may be worth looking at his setup to see if there are any possible conflicts.

Just a few thoughts with some of the issues I have run into before - you may have already checked them, if so - what were the results?

I think macgurl70 has great suggestions, but I am wondering if W1ND0W5 was trying to say that his sister b/f has an airport extreme time capsule combination device. If that is the case it sounds like a set up problem. So W1ND0W5 how is the hard drive for capsule connected?

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Not at their house right now, but his MacBook pro is the only Mac in the house. Will have to take a look at the setup, but I think the Time Capsule (yes, with Airport combo) is wired by Ethernet to the wireless router (a Belkin Wireless N job)

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