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  1. #1


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    windows 8.1

    External media server


    New laptop and trying to get with the upgrade from win 7 to win 8.1
    Previously I had a Kworld media sever that logged into Win7 and played media files from a shared external drive.
    Trying the same setup on win8.1 I can see the player from windows and vice versa, but when trying to login from the player login fails. Everything is on the same network and workgroup. I have tried the share settings, disabled the firewall but still fail.
    Any ideas would be appreciated. Movies don't look quite the same on the laptop.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    If I had to make a guess. I would be pointing fingers at the Kworld server.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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