Author Topic: WD TV Live won't connect to PC  (Read 4301 times)

December 03, 2010, 10:32:49 AM
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I have read the user manual pdf, called wd tech support in India, they hung up on me after he didn't feel like helping I assume, and viewed youtube videos.

I really don't know how to get this up and running.

I have connected it properly with hdmi cable. I have connected it to a WAP and I see it in my network. in the wd tv live menu I test connection and all 3 tests pass fine. when I go to "File Management" then my PC it says wrong password or username. I am using the same username and password to my PC, is that correct? I also shared a folder on my computer properly, but can't see it in WD TV live.

when I click the WDTV icon in my network I get the following

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC '-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN' ''>

<html xmlns=''>
<meta http-equiv='Content-Type' content='text/html; charset=UTF-8' />
<title>WDTVLIVE Settings</title>
<p align="center"><font size="6"><strong>WDTVLIVE Settings</strong></font></p>
<form method='GET'>
<p align="center">
<font size="6">Friendly Name:
<input type='text' name='friendly_name' value='WDTVLIVE' maxlength='20' />
<input type='submit' value='Apply' /></font>

I would appreciate any help you can give.

I am using Vista and a router and a wireless access point. thanks.

December 03, 2010, 12:15:02 PM
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Username and password is what you may set for your share.  If you haven't set a pass and username, then in your WDTV settings set it to connect automaticly.  It won't check for username and pass.

If it is windows 7 you may have some tweaks to do in the Win7 settings to allow the WDTV to connect correctly.
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