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Question about a wireless net work and Hooking up a Harddrive to it


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Chefmike87

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Hi i was thinking about buy the

Iomega 1TB Home Media Network Hard Drive
Specs here
Iomega

and i was wondering if anyone could shed any light on it, we have a wireless Lynksis network and i was wondering how and if it would hook up to it

Thank you,
Mike
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Pizzado

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I looked at the Linksys website and all of the wireless routers I checked have hardwired ethernet ports in addition to the wirelss antennas. Since the Iomega Network Hard drive also has a wired ethernet port, I would assume that you could just plug directly into the router and it will work. However, having no experience at all with network storage devices, I do not know if there is any software setup required, or how easy it might be.
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your best bet is to do as pizzado suggested and just hardwire the network drive directly into the router
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ok i was just trying to make sure the hard drive i buy is the right one or that it works with the lynksys
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i guess the real question is would the, Iomega 1TB Home Media Network Hard Drive, work with my lynksis router

and is it a plug and play such as plugging it into the router and setting up permisions
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it should be compatible...all it is is a hard drive with a network card (basically)

you'll have to read the documentation that comes with the drive to know how to set it up...but it should be pretty straight forward
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ok thanks for your help
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