Windows7 don't recognize USB drive attached to Router

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  1. Richow

    Richow New Member

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    I have a Router that has a harddrive connected to a USB port. This allows everyone on the network to access the harddrive. This works great in a Windows XP laptop.

    Now a new laptop having Windows 7 installed does not recogonize the same drive. Any idea or suggestion on how to setup or fix? Thank you.
     
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    What make and model of router is it?
     
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    CommonTater,

    You rock! Thanks for the tip.
    FYI. Since the Storage Manager seems to not support Win7 and that one shouldn't have to install more unique software. I opted to do a direct connect to the device via the Web service port, via \\192.168.2.1\<DeviceName>. Funny, no need for all this using Win XP.
    Map the drive and have it reconnect at Log on, so all is well. Thanks again.
     

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