wifi access to a LaCie USB hard drive

#1
Hello,

Is there some usb key that i can plug in my LaCie USB external hard drive, witch key would make it possible for me to reach from my Laptop? Or is it possible to reach that usb HD by wifi and not by USB?

thank you!

Pascal
 


kemical

Windows Forum Admin
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#2
Hi,
please give more info on the laptop, HDD and what exactly your problem is.
Thankyou
 


#3
Here:

Hp Pavillion dv6000 - AMD Turion 64x2 TL-58 1,90GHhz
Vista Family Premium
LaCie 301285U 500 GB external Hard disk
Linksys WRT54G wireless router


I have a 400 gigs LaCie USB external hard drive that i use for storage (powered by a wall outlet, not by usb).

I'd like to know if i can make this external hard disk wirelessly accessible from my laptop.

thanks
 


Celestra

Former Moderator
#4
Here:

Hp Pavillion dv6000 - AMD Turion 64x2 TL-58 1,90GHhz
Vista Family Premium
LaCie 301285U 500 GB external Hard disk
Linksys WRT54G wireless router


I have a 400 gigs LaCie USB external hard drive that i use for storage (powered by a wall outlet, not by usb).

I'd like to know if i can make this external hard disk wirelessly accessible from my laptop.

thanks
Perhaps this article will be useful? Mobile Office Technology, - StepBySteps (See in index: Creating a Wi-Fi Connection. Tutorial to connect in a hot spot or other wireless network...This talks about SSID's and Keys-Read all 6 pages.
 


kemical

Windows Forum Admin
Staff member
Premium Supporter
Microsoft MVP
#5
Here:

Hp Pavillion dv6000 - AMD Turion 64x2 TL-58 1,90GHhz
Vista Family Premium
LaCie 301285U 500 GB external Hard disk
Linksys WRT54G wireless router


I have a 400 gigs LaCie USB external hard drive that i use for storage (powered by a wall outlet, not by usb).

I'd like to know if i can make this external hard disk wirelessly accessible from my laptop.

thanks
I don't think you can do it. Wifi bandwith is not sufficient for HDD throughput thats why it has to be USB 1.1 or USB 2.

Give it a few years and then maybe...
 


#6
Ok thank you for the info.
i'll stick to my usb wire i guess!

Pascal
 


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