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Old June 21, 2011, 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Blu View Post
I currently have about twelve 500-2tb drives all via usb 2.0 and w was wondering if it was possible to connect these to a lan switch and then possibly connect it to a router then to the home network, instead of going to it through say my HTPC.

Also how do I go about setting up a file/folder on my pc for sharing over the network? say I have a folder on this PC called "movies with a bunch of movies on it and want to share it with everyone on the network? How does I do that.

As the others said, you're better off to just build a fileserver/NAS to do this dirtywork. It'll be cheaper and way more efficient.
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