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Registered: ‎02-27-2013

MBL 2TB Homerserver (Yellow or White Light, Steady)

I purchased last year a 2TB homeserver. Recently, I found that it has either a steady white or yellow light. Physical reboots show: blue, blinking Y/W, steady Y/W. From either Safari, Firefox (Both on Mac) and Firefox (Windows) I can get to the UI and login. When passphrase is accepted "Initializing Device" comes up. Bottom of page shows 0/0TB used, The screen automatically refreshes every 5-10 seconds. From, login is accepted and folders are shown. When I select "Open in Explorer" and Error, along the lines server directory not found, appears. 


It is important to know that my clients' documents are backed to this server. Unfortuantely, this is also the only location where these files are stored (Recent Mac purchase, never transferred). 


I am open to any ideas that does NOT involve deletion, RMA, or expensive recovery. 


Idea guidelines:

Send a device NOT containing a HDD and I place current HDD into the "new" device.

Steps to recovering the Firmware via Mac or Linux. 

A voucher for the amount of a new device.

Again, these are just some guidlines.



Again, the information contained on the HDD is private client information. Information that will NOT be released to WD.


Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.

Posts: 2,995
Registered: ‎02-28-2013

Re: MBL 2TB Homerserver (Yellow or White Light, Steady)

See if the steps on the following guide help. Have you also tried doing a simple power cycle?

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