Network Settings for WD TV Live in Windows 7 O.S

Hai tech guys

Last week i bought WDTV live @ Suntek Systems,Ritchie St,Chennai for 5700 with 3yr Warranty.From that day i very eager to connect my PC thru WDTV, so that i can access my 1TB full of HD movies live but windows 7 has lot of protection (But it is very easy to share our video’s in XP).

As usual i tried lot of video’s in Youtube and i tried but i cant able to share my HDD they are too difficult.later i find a Network setting cool stuff simple to execute light changes in Registry now it works fine. I can share every thing in my computer and see it in WD TV. First thing i decide to share to all our HIFi frnds. The settings for Windows 7 to share our multimedia files in our PC.

Firstly, configure Sharing and Discovery:

  1. Navigate to the Network and Sharing Center via the Control Panel
  2. Click on the down arrow icons and select ON/OFF as follows:
    Network Discovery - ON
    File Sharing - ON
    Public Folder Sharing - OFF
    Printer Sharing - ON
    Password Protected Sharing - OFF
    Media Sharing - OFF

Next, configure the folder you want to share:

  1. Select the folder
  2. Right-click and choose ‘Share’ from the menu
  3. From the drop-down box select the Everyone (All users in this list) account, making sure permissions are set to ‘Reader’
  4. Click the buttons Add, Share and Done.

Here are some further registry ‘tweaks’:

WARNING: This requires editing your PC’s registry which, if edited incorrectly, can cause Windows systems to become unstable and unusable. So, follow the instructions below at your own risk. - we are not responsible for any damage caused by following these steps.

  1. Navigate to the following location in the registry editor.
  2. On the right side, double-click on ‘everyoneincludesanonymous’ and change the ‘Value data’ from ‘0’ to ‘1’
  3. Double-click on ‘NoLmHash’ and change the ‘Value data’ from ‘1’ to ‘0’
  4. Navigate to the following location in the registry editor:
    MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanManSe rver\Parameters
  5. Double-click on ‘restrictnullsessaccess’ and change the ‘Value data’ from ‘1’ to ‘0’
  6. Close the registry editor

Kindly restart the PC now.

thats it now go and check in your WD TV live Every thing will be fine.

All of that registry stuff was a workaround for a WD SAMBA bug that has long since been fixed.