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Mionet is not showing up after login

Mybook is active, can connect to the shared folders by windows explorer, but mionet is not coming up. the main mionet homepage is gone. I have all the necessary processes running, changed firewall settings but nothing.

It worked before on both my PC's (XP SP3 - was SP2 just half day ago) and Vista home premium) and now they have both the same problem.

tried an un-install, but nothing. I know that Mionet software is really bad, but unfortunately all my data is not on a shared folder yet on mybook, so I cannot access anything for the moment

help would be very welcome.

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  • steve918 Jun 11, 2008

    I have the same problem. Mionet starts and the icon is on the taskbar, but when I click on it to open up the home window nothing happens, uninstalled and reinstalled a number of times but nothing. I wish I could just get rid of it and use my harddrive as a local harddrive.

  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2008

    i cant get access to the folders in mio net the icon shows but it doesnt show up on my shared files folder.

  • lparedesl Aug 21, 2008

    Does anyone know if I re-install MioNet but creating a new account, will erase my information in the WD HDD?

  • Anonymous Aug 22, 2008

    Have the same problem as the other posts.



    Mionet appears in the system tray no problem, but, apart from starting and stopping I can do nothing with it?



    Hugely frustrating! have tried firewall settings, uninstall and reinstall, took it to a friends who has the same setup (drive worked fine on his PC, mionet worked fine,????????)



    Help

  • Anonymous Sep 13, 2008

    i have just started having thhe same problem................ i click on the short cut but nothing happens.................... have the same problem on both of my laptops ..................... it has been working fine for a while ........... they both stoped working at the same time............... does any body have any ideas? on how to fix this?

  • kimbamilne Sep 14, 2008

    I have the same problem and truely believe Mionet are playing silly as I did not subscibe to their Premium service. I have tried another account of Mionet but My Book is not recognised by that account but all other compters on network do work. I want to stop using Mionet but all the files I have created on the drive are locked and I cannot alter or delete and can only read them. help required.

    Regards Dave

  • NASuser Nov 12, 2008

    Same problem. Someone in another thread on this site suggested that we have to create a new username and account. 

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    Same problem as all of you and i dont have any solution.

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    I am having the same problem, it tells me my problem is the firewall but I have everything turned off and it still tells me to allow it through the firewall and try it again.

  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    I also have the same problem and want to move the last of my files to the share folder but and haven't been able to get mionet to detected the mybook world so that I can complete this.

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Go into task manager, kill all Mionet processes. Then start it again from the start menu. You should now have access.

Yes it's the Mionet software....it's rubbish.

Posted on May 24, 2009

I'm having the same problem...................... has anybody had any luck fixing it?

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Same problem as well! It seems as if Mionet is in conflict with something...Tried un-installing and reinstalling, but still the same..login window disappears and nothing happens after that.
Same happens even if I switch off the WD drive, with no message that its switched off...Web access from Mionet website doesnt work either - Error message: Unable to connect

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Same problem here.

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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You better use a program called Disk-Genius. this is partitioning software. if your drive, is recognised by the system.
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