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Netgear NAS Windows 7 Home and Premium

Using NAS and Raidar works nicely on Windows Pro, but not on Windows Home. In fact Home will not basic share with Pro even on the same LAN. So share permissions and passwords are irrelevant as web ...
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Open files on network become read-only when laptop is closed and then later re-opened

I frequently have Excel files, Word documents, and some other files (not only Office files) that are located on a network folder (NAS, active directory managed) open when I shut my laptop, either to ...
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95 views

Solution to sync folders between two computers and a NAS [closed]

At work we have two computers and a network attached storage device (NAS) each with a copy of the same folder. I need a solution that will keep each computer's copy of that folder and the copy of ...
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1answer
123 views

Case (in)sensitivity issues on a NAS connected to from both Linux and Windows machines

Scenario I have a NAS (Synology DS1813+ based on DSM 4.3). It runs a version of linux, so the file system is (supposedly) case sensitive. I access the NAS with 2 computers. One of them runs Windows 7 ...
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184 views

Windows 7 sometimes fails to resolve hostnames correctly

I have a Problem with my PC sometimes resolving the wrong IPs for some hostnames. Network setup I'm currently forced to use a o2 Box 6431 with Firmware 1.01.23b installed. Connected to this network ...
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633 views

Run batch file through Windows 7 scheduler to rename folder on network drive

I'm trying to do what I believed would be very simple: have a .bat file that rename two folders on a network drive. The script works fine when running from prompt, but not from the scheduler. Any ...
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Local system mapped drive - Visible to normal user

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit I have setup a scheduled task as SYSTEM to map a NAS drive using a simple BAT file net use x: /del net use x: \\nas\share This drive letter X: is now used by a ...
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51 views

Windows 7 Home Premium transparently cache Synology NAS

How can I transparently cache a non-windows NAS on my Windows 7 home premium machines? The same content tends to get retrieved over and over but I don't know which content it will be in advance. ...
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59 views

Improving Network Performance for Gigabyte Connections

Currently I am getting around 10Mb/s a second on transfers from machine to NAS. Is there a way to improve performance maybe by enabling Jumbo Frames? MTU Settings? Is there a way to properly configure ...
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93 views

I removed “Everyone” on a NAS folder, now access denied

I read through first, but didn't see this specifically. I was worried about network access to my NAS, and right-clicked Security. I removed "Everyone" from the permissions, only \\server\admin ...
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122 views

Windows: perform copy/move file operations while ensuring data integrity?

I've got a huge amount of family photos stored on a NAS drive that I would like to move to my Windows computer, edit, and then move back for archival purposes. However, I'm a bit paranoid about data ...
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2answers
63 views

What is the simplest network-accessible storage solution that is also accessible from a non-networked machine? [closed]

I have multiple machines that must be removed from the corporate LAN because their OS is being retired. We run some specialized laboratory tasks (and hardware) on the "obsolete" machines that cannot ...
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1answer
172 views

How do I take full ownership of all files on a BlackArmor 440 NAS?

I have a Seagate BlackArmor 440 NAS. I am accessing it as the administrator on a Windows 7 machine. When I try to change permissions on a folder on the NAS I am denied with the following message: An ...
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1answer
1k views

Copying image from Dropbox to NAS results in property loss warning

I get a warning every time I try to copy any image (JPG, PNG, screenshot, camera photo, etc.) from my Dropbox to an external NAS (NetGear ReadyNAS NV+), stating: Are you sure you want to copy this ...
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1answer
165 views

Finding out why my laptop is flooding my NAS

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium and a QNAP TS-412 network storage unit. For some reason, my laptop apparently sometimes starts bombarding the NAS at TCP ports 445, 139, 80 and UDP port ...
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1answer
222 views

Can I emulate a NAS OS on Windows 7 with an extra network adpter?

I want to setup a RAID NAS but I don't want to buy another computer or lose the game library of my Windows i7 system. Therefore, I'm wondering if you could just use an emulator to run a NAS OS in the ...
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2k views

WD My Book Live NAS - Slow on wifi

Western Digital My Book Live 2TB NAS device - Firmware 02.42.03-027 NAS connected using Cat 5 ethernet cable to a Cisco E2500 router. Machine A - Windows Server 2003 with a wired connection to the ...
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1answer
184 views

Setting NAS drives for quick removal / safe removal?

I have a NAS drive and suffered a file corruption issue over wireless. I discovered that the drive is not set as removable so if the connection is interrupted while you're using an application to ...
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64 views

Best backup system to Raspi NAS or local storage? [closed]

I am looking for the most efficient way to backup my girlfriend's and my computer to an external hard drive. The things I'm looking for are selective backup and de-duplication. My plan was to get a ...
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235 views

Compressing files over the network with WINRAR - read error

I have 3.6 TB of backup files on a NAS that need to stay together (they are a full and a months worth of incrementals - the latter is only useful with the former) - but I need to move them off the NAS ...
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2answers
831 views

How to mirror multiple sources to a single destination?

I have multiple 2-3TB drives inside and connected to my working PC. The data I want to backup on each system lies in the folder "digitalized" (photos, time-lapse, etc). I have a NAS (PC with 8 drives ...
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1answer
150 views

NAS and the Command Prompt

I have a Seagate GoFlex NAS drive. I keep my iTunes folder there. Windows has a map from "\GOFLEX_HOME\GoFlex Home Public" to X: This all works fine. From Window's Explorer I can drag and drop files ...
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2k views

Creating symbolic link in windows 7 from NAS device

We currently use Carbonite for our file back ups. I have an N.A.S. with a bunch of files on it that I would like Carbonite to back up in addition to the local files on the machine with the Carbonite ...
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197 views

Why are WMP playlists incomplete when streamed over network?

My DLNA receiver (Marantz 1602) does not display all items from my Windows Media Player (v12.0.7601.17514) playlists. Some playlists show all, some show only a few, some show none. This applies to ...
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271 views

How to restrict access to a folder on my Javelin S4 NAS?

I just bought a Javelin S4 NAS this morning, and I'm trying to figure out the best way to restrict access to a folder. By default, it shows up in my Network Places: I've created a 2nd user account ...
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484 views

How can I test a restore from a Windows 7 backup?

I've set up backups for my PC using Windows 7's built in scheduled backup feature that backs up to a NAS I purchased. All seems to be going well but I can't sleep well until I'm sure my backups will ...
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1answer
221 views

How do I mass relocate the iTunes library?

I have all the files in my iTunes library sitting on a NAS. It is accessed via a Windows share. I've changed my NAS last week and the new one exposes the data via a differently named share. For ...
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2answers
1k views

Will a gigabit wireless router make my data transfers faster?

Right now I have a BT Voyager 2110 wireless router for the past 6 years or so. I recently bought a new Western Digital NAS but I'm only able to transfer data wirelessly at 2.5 MBps. If I physically ...
2
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1answer
401 views

Can not mount NAS Server on Windows 7 Machine

I have two NAS Servers in a network. Also I have two Windows 7 machines and one Windows XP machine. One of those Windows 7 machines is not able to mount the NAS servers! I can ping both servers ...
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1answer
450 views

How to configure iomega StorCenter ix2 connected to PC via RJ45 cable?

My iomega ix200 is connected to my PC (windows 7) with a RJ45 cable. I can't make it recognized by windows. The StorManager doesn't recognize the NAS either. Any clues really appreciated...
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1answer
271 views

How do I share my music that is already on a Buffalo NAS drive with itunes?

Hi I have spent a great deal of time copying my own CD's to a Buffalo NAS drive using Windows Media Player. Because my wife and daughter have ipods I need to share that music within itunes but am ...
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607 views

Windows 7(or XP)'s Network Security Tab Missing

I am setting a local network of windows xp and windows 7 machines, together with a NAS (Synology Diskstation DS209). And then i set up those windows machines so that the users can access the ...
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282 views

What NAS product / software allows me to securely map a drive letter to Windows 7 over the internet?

I want to put a NAS drive at a relative's house to serve as my offsite backup. Can you suggest a solution: Not too expensive Minimum 1TB of storage NAS must be stand-alone: no help from router ...
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454 views

Drop in connection with Iomega iConnect drives

I have an Iomega iConnect connected to my home network via the router (hard wired). I have fibre optic 50Mb broadband at home. The iConnect has 3 portable hard drives of various sizes connected via ...
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5k views

Why does it take so long for the right click menu and thumbnails to come up on my NAS?

I have a pictures folder on my Western Digital My Book World Edition NAS. Using Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, when I right click on a folder inside, I get the loading icon that lasts a long time ...
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2answers
614 views

Does FreeNAS support Windows 7 and OS X Time Machine?

I'm thinking about installing FreeNAS on a box I have that's just collecting dust (or doing a sff build). I have both OS X and Windows 7 machines on my home network. Does FreeNAS allow you to use ...
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1answer
543 views

NAS not discovered in Windows 7 Network

I have a Synology NAS which isn't discovered when I go to Network on my company laptop at home, but it is on our own private laptop. I have turned on network discovery. Also if I type in \\servername ...
5
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1answer
2k views

Moving files on samba-connected NAS

This might be a stupid question, but when I move files around on my NAS-box (freeNAS), does the data go via my Windows PC? How about when I copy? I have always been afraid to cleanup on my NAS-box ...
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Can't reach Qnap NAS from Windows 7

I have a Qnap 219P NAS, one MacBook Pro, one Windows XP machine and one Windows 7 machine connected to the same network. I've enabled both AFP and SMB networks services on the NAS. Connecting to the ...
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1answer
446 views

Using Wireless for Internet & Gigabit LAN for NAS?

As my homeplugs are faulty, I have sent them back and while I wait for them to be repaired and sent back to me, I am currently running on Wireless on both of my laptops (MacBook Pro and HP Envy 17). ...
2
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1answer
599 views

Sharing my iTunes Library with my PC and my Mac

I have both a PC (running Windows 7) and a MacBook Pro (running Snow Leopard). I want to share my iTunes library between them. I have tried this before in the past by putting the library on a NAS and ...
2
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3answers
24k views

How to set up Windows 7 Professional as a NAS

I searched and didn't find any answers, so please forgive me if this is a repeat. Anyway, I have an older computer that I'm using as an HTPC, and I was hoping that I could use it as a ...
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1answer
515 views

Cannot write to NAS but was previously able to

I have been unable to write to my NAS recently. When I go to save a file to one of the folders I get the message "you dont have permission to save to this location" . I can see all the folders and ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How can I stop losing mapped drive connections to SimpleShare NAS device from Windows 7?

I have 4 mapped drives to a "SimpleShare" network storage device. 2 have no passwords and 2 have passwords. On Windows 7 Pro PCs, Randomly, 1 of the password protected drives loses connection. The ...
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2answers
3k views

Free software for backing up an attached network drive

My wireless router comes with a USB connector which allows me to plug an external hard drive in and it'll act as a Network Attached Storage. The problem is that I want to backup this hard-drive to the ...
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1answer
310 views

LAN NAS lost connection

Without warning, I lost connection to my NAS from my Win 7 HP laptop. The LAN printer works fine, but I cannot get the network search to find the NAS. I have three other computers, their connections ...
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2k views

Windows 7 backup error to NAS device

I am using the native Windows 7 Backup app to back up my data to a Seagate BlackArmor NAS 220 device configured as RAID 1. It had been working flawlessly for a few months, but suddenly I have started ...
2
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1answer
892 views

Windows 7 search of NAS devices

I have a ReadyNas Duo both at home and at work. I find that it is difficult to perform quick searches of the data, looking for files with keywords in them. Windows search does not seem to want to ...
2
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1answer
952 views

Windows 7 long filenames change to 8.3 when copying to a NAS drive

My setup: Windows 7 Pro (locale: Polish) and a NAS drive (D-Link DNS-323) attached via a router. Just recently upgraded from XP to 7. The NAS drive reports an NTFS partition. The problem I've just ...
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2answers
590 views

How to implement a NAS at home?

If I wanted to implement a NAS in my house, on which I could keep all my large files and backups, do I need to be on a domain? Ideally I could just plug this into my wireless router and be able to ...