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I can not link up with My Book World Edition 500GB

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I bought external hard drive My Book World Edition 500GB and connect it directly to the Ethernet port on my computer. But I can not achieve connection with the external hard disk. I think that the problem is that the external hard disk to the Ethernet port does not work even one of the lamp, or orange, or green. If you can help? Thanks
Noted that would be in my network places appeared icons' public on MyBookWorld (Mybookworld) 'but I can not give it access, more exact it told me the message' the network path was not found '

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  • dabbi27 Dec 25, 2008

    I've got the same problem, I just got the My Book World Edition 500gb -- Im using school internet im not allowed to access the routers. So i HAVE TO connect it directly to my computer. HOW?

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That is because the MyBook is set with a default IP address of 192.168.1.257. You will have to put a static IP address in that subnet range in order to be able to see the external drive. Hope this helps....

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