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       How to easily switch USB drive between a computer and WDTV?
    blokke
    post Dec 28 2010, 09:35 PM
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    I got an older version of WDTV - not Live. WD TV HD Media Player - 1st Gen - Europe (PAL).
    (I guess it is much easier in WDTV Player Live since LAN can be connected.)

    How to easily switch USB external drive between a computer and WDTV Player? I'm sick of changing cables and moving my USB drive from one place (my computer - after I download a movie) to another (WDTV Player - when I want to watch it) and the other way around... I thing maybe some kind of a network disc (NAS) could be a solution? So I could connect such a disc to WDTV Player through USB port and simultaneously to my computer (or a router) also to USB port. Then I don't need to switch the cables and physically move the disc from one location to another. But would it work? Or some kind of USB switcher... So all I need to do is to press a button to switch USB disc between my computer and WDTV Player?
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    post Dec 29 2010, 05:51 AM
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    You could always install custom firmware and use a USB wireless adapter to network your player. Maybe this thread will help.
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