How do I connect my WD TV Live to my computer?

How do I connect my WD TV Live to my computer?

If you want to go wireless then you just buy an approved USB Wireless adaptor and plug it into one of WDTV USB ports. You then connect to your router via Wi-Fi. This will give you access to youtube etc and your network. You would then be able to connect to computer folders on your network via network shares.

How do I connect my WD TV to Windows 10?


  1. Control Panel -> Programs -> Turn Windows feature on or off.
  2. Expand “SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support”
  3. Check “SMB 1.0/CIFS Server” (all three SMB 1.0 settings are now checked)
  4. Press Ok and let the feature install.
  5. Reboot (not sure this is needed)

What is WD TV Live streaming media player?

The WD TV Live HD Media Player from Western Digital is a digital media player for TVs or HDTVs. It can be used to play back video, audio, and pictures over your home network or from any USB hard drive or storage device.

How do I reset my WD TV to factory settings?

Reset to Factory Defaults Use a paperclip to push button number 2 on the unit for around a second or so to reset the unit.

Does WD TV still work?

The device was introduced in 2008 and played high-definition video through an HDMI port, and standard video through composite video cables. The device had support for most common video and audio formats. The WD TV was discontinued as of August 2016.

How do I reset my WD TV Live Hub?

Method 1: Using the Reset button

  1. Get a paper clip or pin that can fit into the Reset hole.
  2. Now, locate the Reset button at the bottom of the WD TV Live hub and press it for just one second.

How to get network share on WD TV?

On the WD Live>> settings >> Network Settings >>WORKGROUP …change to HOMEGROUP now you can search for your pc. anonymous as user leave the password blank put the check mark in the box below … and enjoy The solution to this problem has been posted at the forum for quite a few years.

How to resolve ” network shares ” access problems with WDTV?

Method 2: IF YOU WANT TO USE NAMES & PASSWORDS FOR WDTV NETWORK SHARES In the WDTV Settings/Network settings, DO NOT select auto logon (if your model WDTV has this option; otherwise ignore). Click on “Clear login info for network share” and select to clear it.

Why is my WDTV not connecting to my Network?

Everything worked like a dream right from the start but now all of a sudden, my WDTV just won’t connect to my network at all. I’ve not changed a single setting in the router or anything.

How to tell if WD TV is wired or Ethernet?

This is where you tell WD TV whether you are wired or Ethernet. Select the relevant choice. At this point, in a matter of a few seconds WD TV will read your network and display the message Network Setup is completed.

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