Originally Posted by vinvin
First forgive my language … I’m french.
Second, maybe this is not the right place to post this question : feel free to move it to the right topic then.
Until now, I was using an internal HDD in my MED1000X3D (with 1.0.5 firmware) that worked well.
Instead, I try for several days now to connect my Mede8er to my PC in order to directly watch movies and pictures stored on my PC (Windows 7 - 64).
I have read many topics on this forum but I still can’t see my shared folders in the “media library”, “network” (or “DHCP” ) menu of the Mede8er, no matter what (I only see the “MED1000X3D” and my “internet box” folders).
I can access to internet (youtube…) through the Mede8er.
In the same time, I see the Mede8er on my PC , when checking the “network”.
(I tried the “Mede8er Share Manager”)
I thought it was because of the switch (Netgear GS105E) I use between the PC and the Mede8er (in order to plug the internet cable) so I’ve tried to connect directly those two, through a single RJ45 cable, without any other devices, nor internet.
But it’s still the same…
For the moment, I try to use Samba (without any passwords set on the Mede8er Samba menu),as I only watch 2D.
The mede8er LAN menu is set in DHCP.
On my PC, the IP address is set “automatic” in the options of the network controller card (do I have to choose a specific and constant IP ?).
In the Samba menu of the Mede8er, I can change the “workgroup” name to another one : I have tried to enter my PC “name” (which looks like “XXX-PC”)…still nothing.
Maybe the workgroup on my PC is not named “WORKGROUP” ? How and where can I check this ?
I have seen on the forum that I can manually add shortcuts to my PC shared folders but I have to enter its IP address: how can I do that because it’s changing each time, being set to “automatic IP” ?
Also, do I have to create a “homegroup” in windows ?
And on my PC, I only use an administrator session (with my name but no password) : do I have to enter this information anywhere ?
This is driving me mad, thank you in advance for your help !