Airport the Time Capsule Configuration for desktop?

I have an airport Time Capsule that I use for support and wireless connectivity to the top of my MacBook Pro.  I have a PC connected to the time Capsule of internet access to the desktop PC.  Is it possible to set up backups from the PC to the time Capsule?

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Usually the time Capsule storage drive is formatted for use with OS X.

As the old time Capsule (Time Machine backups) are crushed

by the software as they go obsolete or when runs out of storage space, a

Backup of Windows files on the same unit would not be a good idea.

If the 'PC' indicates that your desktop under OS X, then it would

be able to make backups of the other Mac software Time Machine

and the total capacity of the unit of the time Capsule may be mitigated by

the addition of claims on this other machine for the ability of autonomy.

What is the storage of Time Capsule? I'd look for a separate device

backup of a Windows system; However if a Mac running Windows, it

may be possible to set something up for its operating system, other backup players.

Here is an old source, but good for some information on OS X

and Time Machine (and time capsule)

• Apple OS X and Time Machine tips:

http://pondini.org/OSX/home.html

Maybe someone who has set up a workaround for Windows backup solution

(separate drive, perhaps connected to Time Capsule/AirPort extreme)?

can answer; that there is an extremely useful contributors in this area.

Good luck & happy computing!

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