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I've bought the Sumvision SATA net-box NAS enclosure, installed hard drive as described, but I cannot see the web interface for setting up the device. Manual is in very bad english and suggest allocating an IP address to the device, but I cannot see the device on the network. Any ideas how I can get to the web page to configure everything?

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Just setting one up here.
Had this problem, I had to set PC IP address to same sub net as NAS box i.e. 192.168.0.x
Then reset NAS address to same as normal network, changing PC back as well.
Can now see NAS web admin from any PC on LAN, but cannot see it to map network drive!

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There's a discussion about some problems relating to this enclosure at http://forums.ebuyer.com/showthread.php?t=24636 and you may be able to get some help from the contributors there.

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