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Windows 8.1 - How to set device default

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    windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 - How to set device default


    I have an NAS (WD Mycloude ex2). On my windows 8.1 computers - desktop and laptop, when I click on My PC, then on Network an icon appears for the network drive. But when I click on it instead of seeing the folders that are on it, I see the "dashboard" (WD's control panel) for the device. I finally thought to right click on the device and it is set to "View Device Webpage" instead of to "Open". When I click on Open I get what I want. How to I change the default so it will always open instead of going to the device webpage?

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    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2


    That would be correct, until you map a share from the NAS.
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  3. #3


    Germany/Florida
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    Vista and Win7


    I would try to INCLUDE (right click) the folders into the libraries or create a special library for them.
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Windows 8.1 - How to set device default
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