How to connect ext wd hard drive to router ethernet port Tags: Western Digital Connection Networking Last response: November 28, 2011 8:39 PM in Networking Share Partha Bhadra November 28, 2011 6:34:30 PM How can I connect my old Ext. WD HD to my home network? Can I use a patch cable with Rj at one end and aUSB male at the other end? Will it work? More about : connect ext hard drive router ethernet port sturm November 28, 2011 8:39:50 PM No. it won't work that way. You need to use a computer to connect it or get a router that has a usb port made for sharing drives on it, like the netgear WNDR3700. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWD My Pass Port Ext Hard Drive solution SolvedHow can i connect an older pc without an ethernet port to a wireless router? I want to just plug it in. solution SolvedHow to connect NAS directly to my PCs Ethernet port without Router solution How to use bridged modem-router ethernet ports to connect to internet? solution Connecting Ext Hard Drive to Router Forum I dropped a WD ext. Hard Drive solution WD My Book Essential Ext Hard Drive malfunctioned, unable to access the data on it. solution SolvedHow to automatically copy files to my ext. hard drive ?? solution SolvedHow do I connect my mobile (hotspot) to a router and use Ethernet connections solution SolvedHow to connect 2 devices to the same ethernet port? solution How to connect USB Hard Drive port on PVR (DVR) to Network drive (NAS) solution Solvedhow do I convert movies on dish archive ext hard drive to watch on pc without the dvr? solution Connect to ethernet port of modem-router in bridged mode solution SolvedHow would I set up my home network with a modem, router (that lacks Gigabit ethernet), and an 8-port switch? solution SolvedHow do I connect the ethernet sockets to the DSL router solution I have a sata wd green ext hard drive HELP Forum I have a problem with my wd ext hard drive Forum SolvedHow to connect a wireless router to an ethernet switch solution How to connect WD RAID hard drive to 64 bit PC Forum SolvedWD MyBook 1T external drive- how do i remove the case so i can get at the usb port? solution More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !