No, you can’t do that. Your WD must have it’s OWN ip address. You can’t use the one your PC or ROUTER are using…
Ok, I’ve got that. BUt how can I get the ip address of my WD?
I searched the forum and found this guide: http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3806/related/1/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xMzA0MDQxMDUxL3NpZC90Z1NubkZzaw%3D%3D
So there are two ways to set up a network for my WD: wired network setup and wireless network set up. My questions are:
1- If I choose wired network set up, then after I am done with it, does my WD have to connect to the router all the time in order to connect to my home network?
2-If I choose wireless network set up, do I need to have the USB wireless card (the device in the picture that is plugged in the USB port) in order to get it to set my the network for my WD?