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    Mister Bletch Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'm a bit of a tech novice so please bear with me.

    I have a DHD and a WiFi router to which is connected a network media drive. What do I need to do to connect my DHD to the home network so I can exchange files with my network drive without involving my computer?

    Do I need to set up a VPN? If so the phone's asking for a load of data I just don't understand.

    Sorry if this is absurdly basic and thanks for your time.
     

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  2. Harry2

    Harry2 Well-Known Member

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    I use Estrongs File Explorer to access my network share (NAS) over WiFi.
    VPN is not necessary in a home network.

    Harry
     
  3. drhunter

    drhunter Active Member

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    I had a problem using Estrong until I found some instructions, which were as follows:

    click on local in the top left of the screen
    change view to lan
    select menu > new > scan

    it will find your shares for you!
     
  4. punk_19

    punk_19 Well-Known Member

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    i have myn connected to the wifi at home...
    it shows dat d signal strength is excellent... even den none of d web pages open or apps detect d network... any suggestions???
     
  5. Brewster0101

    Brewster0101 Well-Known Member

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    You learn how to spell correctly. Have no idea what you wrote. :confused:
     
  6. Brewster0101

    Brewster0101 Well-Known Member

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    I still have issue with this on Windows 7. Can't work out the user name and password EStrong is requesting.
     
  7. punk_19

    punk_19 Well-Known Member

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    LOL... you must not chat online too much i guess.. anyways if you can help i have no problem in typing it all out again just for you :D

    I have my DHD connected to the home wifi..
    but despite the phone showing the signal strength as excellent neither can i connect to any website nor does any of the apps recognize the signal..
    is there any other option except a factory reset??? any suggestions???

    hope that you get it and the spellings are good enough for you now...
     
  8. Mister Bletch

    Mister Bletch Member This Topic's Starter

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    @ Harry 2 & drhunter...

    Thanks guys. Estrongs finds everything sure enough but it won't play any .avi files stating they are incompatible. Hmm.

    @ brewer & punk...

    Sorry I've no idea
     
  9. Harry2

    Harry2 Well-Known Member

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    Try your .avi on your SD card with the stock player.
    If the stock player doesn't play it, Estrongs won't do it too.
    And note that Estrongs couldn't stream videos.

    But if want to play your .avi video on SD card then install RockPlayer from market :)
    RockPlayer Universal - Android

    Harry
     
  10. Harry2

    Harry2 Well-Known Member

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    With Windows 7 you should set a user name and password in Windows
    (I assume you haven't yet :) ).
    Then try with Estrongs again.

    Harry
     
  11. Jaffa

    Jaffa Well-Known Member

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    Use your pc user name and password, if you don't use a user login password on windows leave it blank, Estrong works great for me
     

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