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Windows 7: Cannot access NAS after assigning static ip

05 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Cannot access NAS after assigning static ip

hi,

here's my problem -

i have a WD Mybooklive and i have assigned a static ip address and net mask to it.
After doing this i cannot access it on my computer which has a DHCP ip address.

i can however access it's web page by typing it's ip address into a browser

i cannot access it by typing \\mybooklive\{share name} after assigning a static ip


here's my current set up -

NAS and computer both connected to router via ethernet cables

Any helpwould be appreciated thanks


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06 Aug 2012   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

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What happens if you try to get to the drive via:
\\its IP address\{share name}
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