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ReadyNAS Pro & NVX – Boot/Diagnostics Menu

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

In the event that your ReadyNAS Pro or NVX is not functioning properly, you can boot the unit into diagnostics mode.  This mode will allow you to perform a number of tasks as noted below: Depress the system reset switch on the back (it’s located between the Ethernet and USB ports) while you power on […]

Wireless Performance Issues with Vista/Windows7 and the ReadyNAS

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

There are a number of users of Microsoft Vista and Windows 7 that have issues when trying to access their ReadyNAS Duo and NV+ devices over a wireless connection. When Vista was first released, there were wide-spread complaints about Vista’s performance and all sorts of tips and tweaks on how to disable auto-tuning.  Since the […]

Using the ReadyNAS as a WINS Server

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

For those Windows users that are used to accessing network devices by their computer name (aka hostname or netbios name), the ReadyNAS has a built in network service called “WINS” that can enable hostname resolution. Enabling this service will also allow the NAS to use hostnames when specifying paths in the Frontview Backup utility. On […]

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