Now it is even more different…
21:40 - WDTV reset to factory defaults, connected to network & shares aded to library. Automatic scanning set to monthly.
23:18 - Media still present in library. Last scan time says 21:40, Starus is ‘Ready’.
09:14 - Media still present in library. Last scan time says 23:18, Starus is ‘Ready’.
11:27 - Media still present in library. Last scan time says 09:14, Starus is ‘Ready’.
14:01 - Media still present in library. Last scan time says 11:27, Starus is ‘Ready’.
17:59 - Media still present in library. Last scan time says 18:00, Starus is ‘Ready’.
21:34 - ‘Media not present’ in library. Last scan time says 18:00, Starus is ‘Ready’!!!
I went to Network Shares and browsed to my server, but the WDTV reported ‘Unable to connect tothe selected source’ (the server had been on continuously). Upon clicking OK on this message and retuning to the home screen, the ‘New items’ counter suddenly changed, so I selected Videos again, and it went straight to my Network Shares, on the server and all shared folders were present.
I selected the Media Library again, but it still reported that there was no media. I tried to add the network shares again, but was informed that the folders were already IN THE LIBRARY!!!
I wouldn’t balme you for questioning this, it really does baffle the senses, and to ensure I am not doing something obviously wrong, I have video’d all of the tests above, the video is uploading here. Skip to 10:25 to see the final test.
I welcome any and all feedback, this is now very amusing/concerning/dissapointing*
*select as appropriate.
Not sure why, but YouTube seems to have cut off the first few minutes of the video where I reset to factory settings and connected to my shares, to clarify the exact steps (as I appreciate this may be in question):
Restore to Factory Defaults.
Settings > System > Set Time & Country > Time Zone > (UTC) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London
Settings > System > Set Time & Country > Daylight Saving > On
Settings > System > Set Time & Country > 24-hour time > On
Settings > Appearance > Screen Size Calibration > 95% (looks better on my screen)
Videos > Network Share > Windows Shares > 8-SERVER > Username & Password (Remembered)
Selected three shares & added each to the Library.
The video now cuts in at this point as the Library is being built. The final test is now at 6:00.