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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    Thanks for all of your help. For now, the USB flash drive is working for backup of special files. I have a HDD that can be reformatted to something other than APFS that I'll give her next time we see her. Hoping its life will be longer than the flash drive - although she writes files to it a...
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    It is connected to the Asus router. After much research, I've determined why. The AE does not support APFS formatted drives. Since she is using one of the 1TB drives for a bootable backup (MacOS Catalina) it has to be APFS formatted. I was hoping to have the HDD connected so that she didn't...
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    Ok. Partial success. With the HD attached to the AE, she got the same error. She swapped the HD to a USB flash drive and was able to connect to the AE and see the USB flash drive. She then ejected the USB flash drive, reconnected the HD and tried to connect to the server and got the same...
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    Katy My daughter and I were finally able to try to connect the AE to the ASUS but for some reason, it isn't working. This is what you posted: "To access the drive do the following: Go to finder-go-connect to server and input IP address for Asus router there.When you try to connect to ASUS...
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    I had to connect the AE to my modem, connect to it by Wifi in order to see it in the Airport Utility. Then I Opened the AirPort Utility. Selected the Extreme, and then, selected Edit. Select Advanced. Selected the "DHCP and NAT" option, and then, Router Mode. Changed Router Mode to: Off...
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    Thanks, I'm going to try to set this up tomorrow.
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    Great, but I meant is the Wifi of the Airport Extreme still active? I don't think I'd want that available and broadcasting its SSID. The firmware (security patches) haven't been updated on the AE by Apple for years. So I connect the AE to my computer, configure it in the AE Utility and then...
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    Well, I happen to have thrown away an Apple Extreme this past weekend. Put the trash out last night. Luckily they hadn't picked up earlier today and I was able to retrieve it. That stuff never happens. So if I put it in bridge mode is the wifi still active? If it is, is there a way to turn...
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    So I would have to "turn on" SMBv2 or v3 within Catalina to use a NAS? And then potentially with Big Sur? Well, a good solution would be a USB to NAS solution that would allow connecting a 8GB or so flash drive to it and then it to the router using ethernet. I just spent about a half hour and...
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    I think I was editing my post above while you were responding. Would you please re-read the post? It seems SMBv1 isn't very secure, Asus probably won't update their firmware for a later version and assuming they do, this issue may occur again in Big Sur or a later version of OS without any...
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    And will she lose the latest firmware? If so, should it be updated before setting up all of the settings? Is the reset you are referring to, the button on the back or "Restore" Factory Default within the router setup software?
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    Updated ASUS RT-AC88U firmware - now can't read files on connected USB flash drive

    I think she was up to date with the previous version before 3.0.0.4.385_20631 was released. She is now on 3.0.0.4.385_20631. Will a reset lose all of the settings? She has some devices connect with static IPs.
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    RT-AC86U router and 2 USB drives

    I have a bus powered USB 3.0 2 TB drive connected to the USB 3.0 port. I have this set up for a Time Machine that has been working for about 36 hours so far. I have a 8 GB USB thumb drive connected to the USB 2.0 port. When in the router settings, the router has RW access to both drives. I...
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