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How to make an external drive into a router drive

Last response: in Networking
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?
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?
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

Of a router like this to use with your USB drive

The NAS part in that router means it has network attached storage capability. Other routers have this, I like the Netgear RangeMax ones.
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