Why is ReadySHARE not working?

The Windows cannot access Readyshare error can appear on your PC if the SMB client rejecting guest logins. Some users can fix this issue simply by adjusting Group Policy Editor settings on their PC. Editing the registry by modifying a couple of values is one way to fix Readyshare problems.

Will my USB drive work with ReadySHARE?

The ReadySHARE USB feature on your NETGEAR device works with most plug-and-play USB-compliant external flash and hard drives. However, some USB drives might not work correctly. If your USB drive requires special software or is password protected or encrypted, it will not work with your NETGEAR device.

How do I set up ReadySHARE?

Quick Start Instructions

  1. Connect USB drive to the router.
  2. For Windows: Open Windows Explorer and enter \\readyshare in the address bar.
  3. For a more detailed installation guide see the User Manual or video above.
  4. For more information on how to: Back up your Windows PC, please see the ReadySHARE Vault page.

How do I access ReadySHARE on my network?

Enter smb://readyshare as the Server Address.

On Windows systems, use any of these methods:

  1. Select Start > Run and enter \\readyshare in the dialog box. Click OK.
  2. Open Explorer or Safari and enter \\readyshare in the address bar.
  3. Open My Network Places and enter \\readyshare in the address bar.

How do I access my Netgear Readyshare USB storage?

On Windows, select Start > Run and enter \\readyshare in the dialog box. Click OK. Open Explorer or Safari and enter \\readyshare in the Address Bar. If you have HTTP access enable (disabled by default), you can access the shares using the LAN and/or WAN IP address of the DGND3700.

How do I set up USB storage on my Netgear router?

How can I securely access a USB hard drive connected to a NETGEAR router remotely?

  1. Log in to your router.
  2. Go to the Advanced tab > USB Functions > ReadySHARE Storage.
  3. Under Available Network Folders, select the USB storage share name (i.e. \readyshareUSB_storage), and then click the Edit button.

What is ReadySHARE USB?

NETGEAR routers that support ReadySHARE allow you to connect a standard USB storage device (hard disk or flash) to the router and make it available to people on your network or over internet.

How do I map a drive on ReadySHARE?

Open windows explorer, type in the navigation field, “\\readyshare.routerlogin.com” and press enter. The shared folder should appear. Right click on the shared folder, and click map a network drive. You should then be able to complete the drive mapping.

What is my ReadySHARE password?

The user name is admin. The default password is password.


NETGEAR is aware of a security vulnerability in the implementation of the ReadySHARE Print function. An attacker who is physically or wirelessly connected to your router’s local area network (LAN) can exploit this vulnerability to cause memory overflow on the router, which leads to the router crashing.

How do I access NETGEAR Media Server?

Type http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com. A login screen displays. 3. Enter the router user name and password.
Specify the settings:

  1. Enable Media Server. Select this check box to enable this device to act as a media server.
  2. Enable TiVo support.
  3. Media Server Device Name.


ReadySHARE Vault is a free backup and disaster recovery software. It is developed by NETGEAR and it has a user friendly GUI for easier backup and recovery setup of any Windows computer. It copies files from the Windows computer into the USB storage connected to your NETGEAR router.

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How do I map a network drive through my router?

Step 1:

  1. Right-click the Computer icon and click on the Map network drive option.
  2. Enter the IP address of the NAS or the router with the USB storage device and click the Browse button.
  3. Double-click on the IP address of the NAS or the router with the USB storage device.
  4. Select the name of the storage device and click OK.

How do I setup a network drive on my router?

Right-click the drive and select “Map network drive” and give it a drive letter that isn’t already being used, make sure “Reconnect at sign-in” is checked, then click Finish. After that, any time you restart and connect your desktop or laptop computer to the network, the drive connected to the router will appear.

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How do I set up a DLNA media server?

Setup DLNA Media Server

  1. Open the Start Menu and select Settings.
  2. Select Network & Internet.
  3. Select Ethernet (if your computer has a wired connection), or Wi-Fi (if your computer uses a wireless connection) on the left.
  4. Select Network and Sharing Center on the right.
  5. Select Media streaming options on the left.

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