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I had been using a Desktop computer at home to connect USB devices at home to.

I am looking to just buy a wireless router that will let me connect a printer and hard drives to it. I should be able to use a USB hub to do that.

Does anybody have any recommendations on that? I know the Netgear router with USB is only for hard drives, but am hoping somebody has a good suggestion.

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I've only heard of printer sharing and file sharing - it sounds like you're aware of a file sharing router but you want something else.

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Something like the "Belkin Network USB Hub" might be the thing you are looking for?

I haven't heard of a specific wireless router which includes USB ports, although I'm ready to be proved wrong!

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Routers with USB port (sometimes even with two ports) are not uncommon; I know about TP-Link TL-WR1043ND, and also ASUS WL500 series. Both of them are internally running Linux and can do both of tasks you need (file and printer sharing).

I won't recommed Asus one, through, as it only has USB 1.1 ports, which will be fine for printing, but slow for file sharing. TP-Link has one high-speed USB2.0 port, which can be used to connect a regular USB2 hub and all of your devices.

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