WD My Book World Edition II Crashes on Windows 7 - Microsoft CommunityYou can get the IP address trhu the router or pingin the drive, it will display the IP and you will be able to access it That way. Yes, I can access thru internet but this does not allow me to see my files - only configure the WD. I noticed the same behavior using the installation software on my Win7 Ultimate laptop as well. I too tried downloading a new copy in. I then turned off the MB and started it back using the power button.
WD My Book World Edition (White Light) 3 TB Upgrade - Disassembly
WD My Book World Edition II Crashes on Windows 7
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No matter from which Win 7 system I try to connect from, with all security software shut off, it won't accept my password even though I know it's correct. I guess I didn't explain it clearly -- this is not connected via USB, it's a networked unit, so none of the USB troubleshooting applies. You may need to enable network discovery. Win 7 will only look at the local drives if nd is not enabled. This needs to be enabled when logged in as admin.
Step 1: Remove the MyBook Hard Drive