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 Q: How to make external HD w usb & power source to an Ethernet router ? Forum I cant connect my external hard drive to my netgear wirless router in Forum How to make an external hard drive bootable xp pro Forum How to make element 3 5 hdd external hard drive compatible to windows 7 Forum Access external hard drive windows 7 Forum External hard drive inaccessible after unplug from router Forum How do you fix an external wireless network drive Forum How do you fix an external wireless network drive Forum Automatic mirror / backups to external hard drive on wireless network? Forum How to make vista see external drive Forum Access external hard drive on router remotely over Internet? Forum Laptop as Desktop's external USB hard drive ??? Forum Wireless Router....External Hard Drive ...Best Setup Forum How to Backup or Retrieve Corrupt external usb Hard Drive Data? Forum How to recover data from a broken external hard drive Forum How to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network Forum How to restrict bandwidth on DSL router Forum Convert router into wireless acess point help plz Forum BEST ROUTER Forum How to set up the verison router for two ps3s Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !