Author Topic: How to share Drive Station Combo - Esata  (Read 3526 times)

stevedell

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How to share Drive Station Combo - Esata
« on: October 22, 2008, 09:43:39 am »
   

Running Vista SP1. Installed with ESATA card and cable to main machine.

 

When I right click to get to options and go to "Share," the top "share" is greyed out and only the advanced features are shown. I've given full permission to all users and have rebooted both machines. 

 

I want to back up another computer over the wireless network.

 

What am I missing?

 

TIA

 

Steve

Tucson AZ


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Re: How to share Drive Station Combo - Esata
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2008, 08:42:34 am »

Does it work with USB? 

I will do more research here, I have not seen this issue before. 


stevedell

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Re: How to share Drive Station Combo - Esata
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2008, 09:09:56 am »
   I don't have anymore USB ports. I am using ESATA for speed. I have loads and loads of photos to move and back up.

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Re: How to share Drive Station Combo - Esata
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2008, 10:51:38 am »
I understand, however this test is for trouble shooting purposes only.  (not a workaround)

stevedell

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Re: How to share Drive Station Combo - Esata
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2008, 03:36:52 pm »
   If i hook up via USB, I assume I don't connect the ESATA cable. Same if I did it via Firewire?

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Re: How to share Drive Station Combo - Esata
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2008, 09:10:20 am »
Correct, this is to see if you computer has a problem with ESATA or the hard drive in general.

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Re: How to share Drive Station Combo - Esata
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2008, 11:33:55 am »
   

If I create a folder on the drive, I can share that. I can't share the root directory apparently.

 

Sharing the folder is really what I wanted.