Need to reboot everytime I want to watch another movie

I’m using a WDTV Live with the latest firmware 1.06.15_V. This new firmware seems to have introduced a bug, at least on my unit.

I can only play 1 single movie at a time. If I stop it and try to watch a second one, the blue wheel spins forever and the second movie never starts. Basically I watch a movie and need to turn off and on the unit in order to watch another one.

This never happened before with previous firmwares. I have also tried reflashing the unit with no success.  This happens with movies under network shares, media servers and not only that it also happens with radio stations. I can only have one single go and then I’m forced to reboot.

I have heard of 3 other people with the same problem. One of them was only able to fix it by downgrading all the way to 1.02

Any suggestions? Is this a known bug? Any firmware updates in the pipeline?


Maybe you should try contacting WD’s Technical Support about this. You can do so either by phone or email.

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