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I have a home wireless network and am using a My Book World Edition external drive. Three of my laptops can access the My Book but one keeps returning the error network path could not be found. Any ideas why?

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If all other pc's are able to connect and the one odd pc will not, your problem may be the odd pc's ip configuration. Check the ip addressing in the control panel to correct this. I would recommend making the settings the same as the one from a pc that connects to the My Book connection.

Good Luck.
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