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  1. Hardware
    Hi there, I have experienced having two external hard drives fail at the same time and had to get the data retrieved which was a huge expense in the $thousands to retrieve the 1.3T of data. My MAC book pro hasn’t got big memory which is the reason for saving everything on external hard drive...
  2. Multimedia
    Hello, So I am playing 4k content from my NAS with 8k capable box with VLC media player to my Samsung TV (50TU7072) via HDMI cable. It lags so much and I don't know why. The box is connected via ethernet port, through a switch (100/100) that is connected to my router. All of my cables are cat...
  3. Hardware
    I have been noticing my media centre hard drive is making periodic grinding noises which indicates it's starting to fail. I have a 5 TB hard drive that is a little way from being full, and I've had it for about 6 years. This is probably a sufficient time to cause concern as to "when" the hard...
  4. Web Design & Development
    Hi All, Hopefully this is the right place. I have Ubuntu 20.04 running as a VM on my NAS (QNAP TS251D), this is so I can mess about with tools and services and it wont matter too much if I break it :) I am running Plex media server on the Ubuntu VM and have been playing around with ways to...
  5. Hardware
    I would like to run a media server, to stream my own videos to a smart TV, Alexa smart speaker and Astell & Kern Digital audio player. I don't know what I need to purchase to get started and would like to get advice for this. My preferences for the media server are: Would like to stream using...
  6. Networking
    Installed Buffalo LinkStation LS220DB 2021-03-10 All on the same network. Works fine and loving it since Microsoft File sharing does not work and is a bust. Gave up on them. I like the NAS and set up a few shares for self and wife. I've 3 computers I want to use with it - 1 Desktop and 2...
  7. Multimedia
    Hi everyone, I am trying to setup a home media server at my parents home as a christmas gift. It should be able to share 4K movies on their local network, centralize and secure all their works as well as letting them access those files when not at home. Here's my "DIY NAS' server build : -...
  8. Windows 10
    I have a Netgear RadyNAS duo (2x1T RAID) which is used (mostly) for storing photos. After a previous W10 update I had to re-enable SMB (I think) to be able to access the shares on it. After this 2004 update, again I cannot access the shares and have tried the same process without success. I had...
  9. Networking
    I`ve recently installed a new router,Wavlink AC3000, and everything works great, except my Seagate Personal Cloud, I can`t get it to connect to the internet. It`s attached to the router via ethernet cable, it shows up on router interface as connected, but when I go in to the NAS settings, it...
  10. Networking
    I'm trying to build my own NAS for video editing. I won't be working with 4k footage - 2k at the most. The NAS will primarily be for archive but I want to have the option to edit off of it, if needed. I'm fairly certain that this will do the job but my biggest concern is the "networking" part...
  11. Web & Email
    Hello everyone, I believe what i am trying to do is reasonably easy but i am having a hard time finding anyone with the experience or expertise for pay or free to help with what i am trying to do. I own a small business and would like to use our own cloud service for email and possible hosting...
  12. Networking
    How to change network drive permissions back to user 0 group 0 from user admin group admin? Can’t access any folders with the admin admin permissions on Mac or Windows Router is an Netgear Nighthawk r9000 HD is an 10tb WesternDigital OSs’ Windows 10 professional, MAC OS Catalina ヾ(´・ ・`。)ノ”...
  13. Networking
    Hello all, I'm having trouble talking to my main NAS machine over my network, for help explaining ive drawn a diagram. My problem is between my windows machines and my NAS, as outlined, all the hardware between me and the NAS should be rated for at least 72mb/s if not more and yet my max speed...
  14. Networking
    In my Local Network have a NAS WD MyCloudEx2 Ultra with the latest SW and are running a PLEX Server on it which hosts my Music Library. I have a an IMAC with MAC OS Mojave 10.14.6. This ha been working perfectly well for a couple of years. But since a week or two I get the following message when...
  15. Networking
    Hello, I have attached the Buffalo TS1200D0402 to my network. I tried to set it up by using the Navigator software Buffalo provides. It did not find the NAS. The router IP is 10.0.0.1. I suspect that the default IP of the NAS is outside the IP range of the router, bnut I am not a network...
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  16. Hardware
    I have an old PC that I purchase in 2002. It contains Pentium northwood 2. 4 gigahertz processor and 1GB DDR2 memory. As I have a new PC in 2013, i'am left with the hardware from this old PC. I searched online for the options that i have to repurpose it for some other use. One option seems...
  17. Networking
    I'm trying to connect my NAS to my windows 10PC. It can't see it in network I can ping it and my other computers are connected without a problem. This PC can see 5 other computers but not this one. Network sharing is on. Please help.
  18. Hardware
    Hey everyone, Perhaps someone has experienced this before; I've been experiencing crashes at random since acquiring a new NAS system for an edit suite of 4 iMac post production workstations (all post 2015). It's a 12 Bay NAS by QNAP, optimized for 4 people : QNAP TVS-1282T3 12-Bay NAS 1 of...
  19. All Other Software
    I am an old man who has a ridiculously large music collection. I have far more music from my old record collection than technological sense. I use itunes and Windows 10. I tried to ask these questions on the Apple forum and no one helped me... :( I have Apple Music, and my iTunes collection...
  20. Networking
    Hi I'm new here and only getting into computer things and I was trying to set up a backup NAS to use with my windows & Mac computers. Mostly Mac. I bought a Intel NAS online and was told it was working perfect and would work with mac. After spending ages finally finding the drivers on Intel...
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