If you’ve suddenly been unable to connect to your Time Capsule or other backup drive, getting the error “There was a problem connecting to the server … Check the server name or IP address, and then try again. If you continue to have problems, contact your system administrator”, here’s what to do.
If you’ve stayed in a major hotel in the past several years, you know the drill for connecting to the hotel wireless network: connect to their wifi, try to connect somewhere with your browser, and the hotel wifi network login splash page will show up, so that you can agree to their terms of service, enter a password, etc.. But what if you can connect to the hotel wifi but you can’t get the login splash screen? Here’s what may be going on, and how to fix it so that you can connect to the hotel wifi network and get out to the internet.