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I cannot map a Mybookworld External HDD

I have MBW attached to a router. I cannot access it via the network. I can ping it succesfully but I cannot map it either. On my laptop I can sometimes see it and then sometimes not.

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Try starting everything from scrtach again.. Check that the drive is fully working... Hope thius helps

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