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Problems seeing my Freecom XS NAS drive on network?

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I recently bought a Freecom XS 2TB network drive so I can access my files from any of my pc's, phones etc in my house.
The instuctions that came with the drive seem quite vauge however, and I cannot seem to get this to show up on any of my computers. It came with a disc with which I installed on my sig rig and followed the instructions on screen. It asked me to plug it in to a free port on my router (Which, by the way is a BT Home Hub 3) and click next but it says no drive found.
I made sure my firewall and antivirus was disabled (ESET) but still no luck.
When I plug it in direct to my pc via USB it is recognised as a 2TB external drive and works fine?
My main rig is connected via ethernet so i'm pretty sure its not a wireless issue?
I even tried getting the latest software from the Freecom website but no joy as yet.
Has anyone had any experience setting up these network drives as this is driving me crazy! mad.gif
Any advise would be appreciated,
Thanks
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Is Network discovery turned on in Windows?

Control Panel(view by small icons)>Network and sharing centre>Advanced Sharing settings

FOr your network profile, probably home, turn on:
Network Discovery
file and printer sharing
If you want to be able to stream video etc from your PC to another device (e.g. xbox) then configure these options while your there, it's wizard based and should be quie straight forward.

I don't have any experience qwith Freecoms NAS or interface but it shoudl be quite straight forward.
     
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Thanks Matty,
I'll give that a go when I get home from work.
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