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Trying to link my laptop, external HDD, and my xbox 360

by shatershadow / August 9, 2013 3:54 AM PDT

I currently have a portable external HDD with my entire movie collection and college documents on it. I usually plug it into my xbox and use it as a movie player and such, but whenever I want to add another movie to my collection or access my backup documents I have stored on it, I must unplug it and plug it into my laptop.

I was curious if there was a way I could connect my external HDD to both my xbox and laptop at the same time so that I could in fact access both without having to mess with exchanging cords.

I have thought about using a usb hub, but I don't know if I could split the connection for two inputs or not.


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Re: external disk
by Kees_B Forum moderator / August 9, 2013 4:00 AM PDT
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While I opted to move to a ChromeCast
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 9, 2013 4:44 AM PDT

I put an USB drive on my wndr3800 router. Works nice.

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