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dykz34's Avatar dykz34
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Hey guys,

I followed this link:
http://community.mediabrowser.tv/per...-media-browser

and this link:
http://community.mediabrowser.tv/per...indows-startup

....to have WMC startup automatically and load into MediaBrowser upon boot.

The startup sequence is working perfectly, however, when MediaBrowser opens to the Media page it is blank. In fact, it doesn't appear than MB is able to find any of my data. I have "refreshed" via the Configurator as well as turned off "autovalidate" (in hopes that it was my unRAID server not being spun up). Both changes made no difference. Prior to the startup changes, I was able to access, view, and play all of my Media through MB.

Does anyone know what's wrong?

Thanks!
Shark007's Avatar Shark007
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possibly .. a usb storage device or external hardrive is causing the drive letters to change.
such as, when you setup mediabrowser, all your stuff was on 'f' drive, and now, its all on 'g' drive
Josh3693's Avatar Josh3693
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Question, are you using mapped network drives (Z: ) or UNC paths (//SERVER/media/...)?
dykz34's Avatar dykz34
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Mapped network drives. Is that the correct way or should I use UNC?
Josh3693's Avatar Josh3693
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The media browser team recommends using UNC paths. Try replacing the mapped drives with UNC paths in the media browser configurator then running a refresh from the media browser service.
dykz34's Avatar dykz34
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Josh3693 View Post

The media browser team recommends using UNC paths. Try replacing the mapped drives with UNC paths in the media browser configurator then running a refresh from the media browser service.

I changed to UNC paths and refreshed the data - it works again. Thanks for the help!!! I'll try again tomorrow, when the unRAID server is spinned down to ensure that everything will wake up correctly.
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