Dec 17

Step 1: Ensure your USB drive is properly inserted into the USB port on your D-Link DIR-860L.


Step 2: Check USB driver/ SD card status from D-Link router’s Web UI.


Step 2.1: Open an Internet browser (such as Internet Explorer) and enter http://dlinkrouter, http://dlinkrouter.local or into the address bar.


Step 2.2: Enter your login information. If you have not changed the default settings, the username is Admin and the password field should be left blank. Click Login.



Step 2.3: Click on the Setup tab at the top then click Storage from the menu on the left-hand side.


Step 2.4: Check the storage status. The information displayed here should reflect the characteristics of the USB drive plugged into the USB port.


Step 3: From a computer connected to the router:


Windows XP

  1. Click Start > Run
  2. Type \\IP address of the router (default is

Example- \\

  1. Click OK


Windows 7

  1. Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run
  2. Type \\ IP address of the router (default is

Example- \\

  1. Click OK
  2. If you are prompted to enter a Username and Password, enter the credentials that you use to log in to the web-based configuration utility.
  3. A window will appear, showing the shared folder.





  1. Click Go > Connect to Server
  2. Type smb://ip of router (default is

Example- smb://

Click Connect

Note: If prompted for password, select GUEST access



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