Excellent many thanks for the reply. I'm away on business now but will try as soon as I return and post back the results.
I suspect that the media appliance is running some form of embedded Linux.
First check for any firmware updates for the appliance. Then make this
change on Vista:
Vista Business/Ultimate only -
Start Orb>Search box>type: secpol.msc
When secpol.msc appears in Results above, right-click it and "run as
Click on "Local Policies" --> "Security Options"
Navigate to the policy "Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level"
and double-click it to get its Properties. By default Windows Vista sets
the policy to "NTVLM2 responses only". Use the drop-down arrow to change
this to "LM and NTLM ? use NTLMV2 session security if negotiated".
In Vista Home Premium, you won't have this tool so per MVP Steve Winograd,
1. Run the registry editor and open this key:
1. If it doesn't already exist, create a DWORD value named
3. Set the value to 1
XP doesn't have the stronger security that Vista does in this area and
that's why it works with the media server.
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