Connect External hard Drive to Wireless Router

  [DELETED] 12:40 24 Jan 2006
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Can anyone tell me if it's possible to connect an External hard Drive to a Wireless Router.

Would I need a specific Router or would it be possible using my existing NETGEAR MR814?

Cheers

  [DELETED] 12:44 24 Jan 2006

No, to do this you will need a NAS (Network Attached Storage). This will plug into your router and act as an external hard disk

  [DELETED] 12:46 24 Jan 2006

Or you will need this type of router

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  [DELETED] 12:47 24 Jan 2006

Network storage drives will connect to routers via Ethernet.

If you mean you want to convert a standard IDE internal hard drive to Network Storage there are kits / enclosures available which will allow you to connect to a router (via Ethernet again).

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