Networking & Wireless forum

General discussion

Recommendations welcome! Wireless & wired network with USB??

by lantierl / April 5, 2009 7:18 AM PDT

I am currently running a wireless network consisting of:
- Belkin G+ MIMO router
- 2 computers (Desktop PC with wireless G card and MacBook with AirPort)
- Canon pixma 5200R wireless printer
- Time Capsule from Apple (hardwired via ethernet cable to wireles router)

I am using the Belkin as my router and have turned off the Time Capsule's wireless N capabilities. and everything is working fine.

I would like to add a 1.5 TB external hard drive to my system, but my current router has no USB ports. Can anyone recommend a good replacement router that would allow both the ethernet connection to the Time Capsule as well as USB port connectivity for external hard drives?

Is there a better way to connect everything I need to cnnect than the way I am doing it now?

Thanks in advance!!!

-L

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Recommendations welcome! Wireless & wired network with USB??
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Recommendations welcome! Wireless & wired network with USB??
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
USB connection
by bkirby / April 6, 2009 10:15 AM PDT
Collapse -
Belkin USB device
by lantierl / April 10, 2009 12:58 PM PDT
In reply to: USB connection

Thanks.

I'll look into this as a potential solution.

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

CNET FORUMS TOP DISCUSSION

Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?