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Windows 7: NAS-Server only accessable with \\ - How to show it in Win 7 Network

13 Sep 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Pro 64bit
 
 
NAS-Server only accessable with \\ - How to show it in Win 7 Network

Hi,

I have multiple Win 7 Pro x64 machines and an Synology NAS "DS 122+"
I have Comodo Free Firewall installed on my PCs.

I can't see the NAS-Server under "Network". I have to connect via \\HomeNas\
Then a Window shows up and I can login.

My Question:
What is the reason that the NAS doesn't show up in "Network".

I have disconnected the internet from my router and deactived the Comodo firewall on my PC to see what happens. But no luck.

Thanks for your help.


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13 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Have you made sure that the NAS server is in the same workgroup or domain as the Win 7 machines? This could be a reason why it doesn't appear.

Workgroup Name - View and Change

Follow the above tutorial to find out the workgroup and to change it if necessary.

Unfortunately I couldn't find any appropriate steps on how to check or change the workgroup on the NAS itself

Hope This Helps,
Josh
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14 Sep 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1
 
 

I may be mistaken but do you just want the shares of the NAS to be added as a network drive you can remember the user login and password so you don`t have to keep re-entering them.

You can add it on this computer with "Map Network Drive".

As seen in the attachment.

Hope I helped.


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