Re: Invisible network drive (Linkstation) on home network
These symptoms sound just the same as my problem (poorly described
) so I'm interested in any suggested
On 8 Dec, 01:31, papaworx <papaw...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> Also, I can ping the Linkstation and map it as a network drive. If there were
> any restrictions, this would probably be out.
> "Jack (MVP-Networking)." wrote:
> > Hi
> > From the computer that does connect to the LinkStation, log the LinkStation
> > menu and make sure that there is no restriction on the connections, and or
> > on the IP that can mange the device.
> > I am not familiar with the 655 but if it does not have IP reservation set
> > the LinkStation with Static IP that is out of the DHCP range.
> > Jack (MS, MVP-Networking)
> > "papaworx" <papaw...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > >I run a home network (p2p) with two desktop (Vista Home Premium) computers,
> > >a
> > > wifi connected laptop, a network printer and the network drive (above).
> > > All
> > > computers and other network devices have DHCP enabled. My router (D-Link
> > > DIR
> > > 615) handles the DHCP, but anchors the IP numbers to the MAC table entries
> > > of
> > > the networked devices.
> > > Now the problem: I can see the LinkStation hard drive on the Network
> > > explorer of one of my computers, but not the other. I have tried to find
> > > out
> > > what is different in the network setup between the two laptops. I have
> > > opened
> > > up the software firewall, none of which has made a difference. I can ping
> > > the
> > > Linkstation with both the IP number and the Netbios name (LMHosts), but I
> > > can't see it in the explorer on one of the two machines. Any suggestions?
> > > --
> > > papaworx