How to make an external drive into a router drive Tags: Routers WiFi External Drive Networking Product Last response: November 22, 2011 8:08 PM in Networking Share plmock November 20, 2011 10:40:30 AM I have a new technicolour wifi router TG582n which has a usb cobnnection in the side. I also have a new Samsung 400 gig external hard drive can these be linked to make a wifi hard disc store Pleas? More about : make external drive router drive GhislainG November 20, 2011 12:11:33 PM You can make it a shared contents drive. Is section "Setting Up the File Server" in your manual? hang-the-9 November 22, 2011 8:08:44 PM That USB connection is not for hard-drive or printer sharing, looks like it's to backup settings. You need something like this to use with another hard-drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Of a router like this to use with your USB drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The NAS part in that router means it has network attached storage capability. Other routers have this, I like the Netgear RangeMax ones. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can i record ps3 gameplay with an external hard drive and if yes how can i make the video to HD Forum How to remotely access files from a external hard drive with belkin n600 wireless N+ router Forum how to make an external hard drive visible in disk management Forum Solvedhow to get data off of external drive after making it an internal drive Forum How do i make my external hard drive my primary drive c: Forum How to make element 3 5 hdd external hard drive compatible to windows 7 Forum How to make an external hard drive bootable xp pro Forum Solvedhow to make exact copies of 2 external hard drives Forum How to make partition in seagate external hard drive Forum How to make vista see external drive Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive connected to router? Forum Connecting USB external drive to router kills my internet... Forum NAS or External Hard Drive Connected to WiFi Router Forum SolvedExternal hard drive inaccessible after unplug from router Forum make compilation music cd's from my external hard drive seems to be impossible Forum SolvedHow to recover files from external hard drive that was first used on a mac, but now I have a PC Forum SolvedHow to create Win 7 boot disk with external drive support Forum is it possible to make an internal ssd drive external Forum In my office I have an external hard drive connected to my router. There are 4 computers in my office all hard wired to the ro Forum SolvedHow to remove grouping on external hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !