Tag Archives: samba

How to access the files on a Network Device (NAS, QNAP, Thecus, etc.) using SMBv1 in Windows 10

After upgrading to Windows 10, are you no longer able to access legacy SAMBA v1 shares? Here are the steps to enable SMB V1 access on a Windows 10 PC: Step 1. Open Control Panel in your PC/Notebook/Laptop/Tablet. Step 2. Click on Programs. Step 3. Click on Turn Windows features on or off link. Step 4. Expand the SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support option. Step 5. Check the SMB 1.0/CIFS Client option. Step 6. Click the OK button. Step 7. Click the Restart now button. After rebooting, you should now be able to connect to network devices running the

Good alternatives to AVPlayer HD for the iPad

Ever since AVPlayerHD was removed from the Apple store I have been looking for a good replacement. So far MoliPlayer for iPad has been one of my favs but the latest updates remove AC3 audio capability 🙁 Here is a thread on the topic: Alternatives to AVPlayerHD – Page 4 – MacRumors Forumshttp://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1448031&page=4That is unfortunate regarding AVPlayer HD. I have it on my wife’s IPad 2 and it works well. Is there a way to transfer the app to my new

BlackBerry PlayBook wireless file transfer, WiFi file sharing [SAMBA]

The PlayBook tablet has some nice features built in: screenshot capability originally missing in Android, but in iOS for a long time Wifi file sharing (using SAMBA, i.e. the default file sharing protocol that Windows uses ) this can be accomplished on Android with 3rd parties apps and be fairly tightly integrated into the OS. on iOS, some apps utilize SAMBA but the locked down nature of the iOS file system makes it much less useful that BlackBerry’s straight-up file

Missing shares after unexpected unraid shutdown

Recently I had a power outage to my unRAID NAS server. After booting back up I was quite concerned when I browsed to the SAMBA location for the server and found no shares! Thankfully, after waiting a few minutes (10-15) all shares were back 🙂 A parity check had automatically been initiated and I allowed it to complete. No errors were found. A few other users reported that they had to reboot to have their shares appear. However, my recommendation

Travel router tips: use Android for Internet, Ethernet crossover cable for file transfers

I have a makeshift travel office setup: Lenovo X220, Dell M6500, Dell 27″ LCD, keyboard, mouse and a couple Optimus V Android phones… Wifi Hotspot: useful for more than just internet connection sharing! I’m working for a few weeks away from home with only the equipment above. One of the handiest features has been the Android phones. They have the Wifi hotspot feature enabled. This allows both laptops to connect to the Android phone and share its internet connection. But