Network Sharing - External wont show on WDTV


I have WDTV with laptop running windows 8

I share all other folders and it shows on WDTV with no issues

I share External but it just wont show up

What do I do?

What do I check?

Had external and WDTV connected to pc running windows 7 previously. had no problems

Hi and welcome to the WD community.

Try to make sure the External drive is shared and also make sure the permissions are correct when you go to property ans security on the external drive.

this link might help you out:

Hi and thank you for responing

I have set permissions, shared etc a hundred times 

Ive done it all

This one is beating me

I am even willing to give you remote access to my pc to see if you can sort it :slight_smile:

Hi there, as a moderator I am only here to provide guidance, moderators are simply here to facilitate and oversee the Community. If you have a question or issue related to the WD Community itself, us Moderators will be happy to respond and assist you. However, if you are looking for technical support from WD, you will need to contact them directly.

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I really hope tech support can assist you with this the best way possible.