connecting hard drive to router need help

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robjiii

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ok i have a Asus RT-N16 and a 500gb HD in a startech.com (info safe) case connected via USB to the router and cant see it. what am i doing wrong?

what i have done while connected to laptop
formated drive
dropped the partions
checked for errors
updated drivers.
i can see it while its connected to laptop

while pluged into router
nothing, it does not show up.

please help. i have maxed out the hard drive on the laptop and i wam wanting to move all of my media to the "network" hard drive to free up space on the laptop.
 

robjiii

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well i guess i should have added that to makes it easy for everyone. but i just fixed it. my network was set to public and not private.
 

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ok i am going to bump this back up.

here what has been done since last post.

started transfering files over through the network but found it was too slow for me so i drected connected the harddrive moved files.

i have now pluged it in to the router again and dont see it.

fyi i posted this AM that i removed the partion but i was wrong so i did that before i moved the files.

what can i do now?


oh and the harddrive has a its own power and connected to router through USB


thanks for the help

Edit
never mind i think its slow showing up in the "network folder" i can see it now. Sorry everyone.
 
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