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post #61 of (permalink) Old 2012-05-31, 09:07 AM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Fredericton, NB
Posts: 47

The WD manual (on the WD website) is not bad on this as I recall. But I fumbled a lot!

1) Share the folder containing the videos in Windows. There are several procedures to do this. One procedure to do this (in eg. Windows7) is:
Start>Control Panel>Network and Internet>HomeGroup
and click Videos (and/or Music etc.) and "stream my pictures..."

( Query Wikipedia "windows file sharing" for more background information)

2) on the WD player first SETUP your network as appropriate (and CHECK CONNECTION)
then in VIDEOS select: Content Source>Windows Shares>pick the items you shared in step one (With the OPTIONS key on the remote .... yeah weird!) and pick "add to media library".

If all this does not work, call the WD helpdesk.

Good luck.
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