Accessing HDD attached to ASUS AC86U router.

Access ASUS router AC86U attached USB HDD. I now get message on trying to access in Windows : in run \\routername

You can't connect to the file share because it's not secure. This share requires the obsolete SMB1 protocol, which is unsafe and could expose your system to attack.
Your system requires SMB2 or higher. For more info on resolving this issue, see: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=852747
What's going on?
VakilsDeveloperAsked:
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arnoldConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Internally if that is all you gave, the concern for a worm, ransoneware spreading via smb1, bleeping. Computers have a guide/reference in an AD environment to setup GPO that will attempt to prevent the spread of such things by using software restriction policies preventing the running/opening of those things.

The point being as mbkitmgr pointed, unless the router has an update that transitions its share capability to allow smb2 or if the rputer Dan serve as an NFS share, and you add the services for UNIX to your Windows system then access it using DNS mapping which would not require your enabling smb1 protocol.
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mbkitmgrConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The Router/Drive combination uses the old (and much less secure) protocol of SMB V1.  Microsoft dsiabled this after wating for software Vendors and manufacturers to stop using it many years ago.

Check to see if there is a firmware update available.  You could enable SMBV1 but I dont recommend it
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VakilsDeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks. I will just map my USB drive to PC instead.
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