Possible to connect external hard drive to macbook through linksys dual n router?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by amejab, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. amejab macrumors newbie

    Jun 12, 2009
    I have a WD Mybook Essential Edition external hard drive that is dedicated to the Mac that I am trying to connect through USB to my Linksys router (WRT 610N). I have spent no less than 14 hours on the phone with Linksys, can't get through to Western Digital, and Applecare tells me they don't work with PC hardware. Please help!
  2. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040


    Sep 28, 2008
    Does your linksys device support NAS use? Sometimes the USB ports are just for print-sharing maybe.
  3. amejab thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 12, 2009
    Not sure

    Don't know if the Linksys dual n router supports NAS use. I ended up sending the external drive back to Staples. So frustrated in trying to find a way to back up music and pictures wirelessly that doesn't involve timecapsule.

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