Install the D-Link Network USB Utility

Install the D-Link Network USB Utility
Table of Contents
D-Link SharePort™....................................................................................................................................................3
Introduction............................................................................................................................................................3
System Requirements...........................................................................................................................................3
Installation..................................................................................................................................................................4
Install the D-Link Network USB Utility...................................................................................................................4
Set up the D-Link Router.......................................................................................................................................4
Enable Network USB on the D-Link Router...........................................................................................................5
Connect USB Devices to the D-Link Router..........................................................................................................5
Open the D-Link Network USB Utility....................................................................................................................6
Virtually Connect and Disconnect a USB Device..................................................................................................7
When the USB Device is a Multifunction Printer....................................................................................................8
When You Want to Scan......................................................................................................................................10
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D-Link SharePort™
Introduction
The D-Link SharePort™ Network USB Utility allows you to share USB devices such as external storage drives and
multifunction printers with other users across your network by simply connecting the device to select D-Link routers.
This allows you to use an external storage drive or printer located across your network as if it were connected to
your local PC.
System Requirements
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Windows® 2000/2003/XP/Vista® 32-bit
Pentium 3 800GHz or better
256MB RAM or higher
CD-ROM drive
A compatible D-Link router
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Installation
Install the D-Link Network USB Utility
1. Insert the CD-ROM into your computer.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
3. The icon should appear in the System Tray at the lower-right corner on the desktop.
Set up the D-Link Router
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Connect the D-Link Router to the network.
Power on the D-Link Router.
Double-click on the
icon to open the D-Link Network USB Utility
Right-click on in the System Tray at the lower-right corner on your Windows Desktop. A window pops up to
display the D-Link Router.
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Enable Network USB on the D-Link Router
1. Click on the D-Link Router.
2. Click on Enable.
3. The icon in the Windows System Tray should change to a icon.
Connect USB Devices to the D-Link Router
The D-Link USB Utility automatically detects for each connected USB device. A window will pop up for each detected
USB device.
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Open the D-Link Network USB Utility
1. Right-click on the icon.
2. Click on Open Network USB Utility.
3. The D-Link Network USB Utility displays the connected USB devices on the network.
Advanced Options can be set by clicking on Advanced Options.
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Virtually Connect and Disconnect a USB Device
Move the cursor to Waiting to Connect and click on Connect to virtually connect a USB device.
The D-Link Network USB Utility displays which user is virtually connecting this USB device.
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Move the cursor to Use By (Owner) and click on Disconnect to virtually disconnect the USB device.
When the USB Device is a Multifunction Printer
1. Move the cursor to Waiting to Connect and click on Manage Device.
2. Click Yes on the question “Do you want to install the printer software or MFP utility?”
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3. Insert the CD-ROM of the multifunction printer and follow the instructions to install the multifunction printer’s
driver. When the installation process prompts you to connect the multifunction printer to your PC, click Next.
4. The D-Link Network USB Utility virtually connects to this multifunction printer. Click Next.
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5. Choose the printer driver that you want D-Link Network USB Utility to auto-connect when you print.
When You Want to Scan
Move the cursor to Available for Use and click on Scan Now.
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