Usb hard drive connected to AirPort Extreme 5th gen not detectable

I connected a exFAT formatted HD via USB to my AirPort Extreme 5th gen.
I'd like to have access to it via my iMac as well as my gf's win laptop.
I only can se the drive in Airport utility but am not able to use it (copy files, read files I put on directly connected to my iMac).
so what could I do?
thank you in advance!
cheers Chris

Thank you!
That was a great hint. I can now access the external HD via my iMac.
on the other hand I'm no longer able to go online with my gf's win laptop.
there's no way to get an internet connection working.
I can see the wlan of the airport extreme but I am not able to log in...
I have no glue!
any help is highly appreciated.

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