WDTV LIve Shared Folder View

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AnnieBody
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WDTV LIve Shared Folder View

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When setting my WDTV Live box to the UMS media server I only get a display of lots of unwanted featured options such as played movies. I also get picture and music options which I never use. All the options are empty.
What, and all I want, are the shared folders I have selected to be viewed, none of which are currently available.
How do I change the settings to remove the unwanted folders and add my shared folders?
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In the navigation settings tab you can disable those options like "show the Media Library folder" etc if you only want your shared folders visible.
I would keep the "Show the #-TRANSCODE-# folder" though as is good for troubleshooting.
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So how do I make changes that stick
Checking 'Show The "#--Transcode--#' Folder unchecks itself after closing.
Surely the software should take my changes and apply them!?
Who knows how to set all the options right first time?
What is the point in making suggestions to change the settings when they cannot be changed.
There appears to be a fundamental flaw in the software.
Any software that cannot cannot accept changes to the settings is basically flawed and not fit for purpose.
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Thats strange, all options should be saved immediately. are you sure there is only one instance of UMS running?
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Only one instance is open. Clearly there is a problem.
Until I can get it working I am stumped.
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Re: WDTV LIve Shared Folder View

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Resolved by completely reinstalling again.
Only to find I now have different problems.

As a follow up. The problem was caused by my using the windows service installed as an option.
This means two instances of UMS are running: the service and the taskbar.
Disabled the service and things now resolved.
Thanks for your help.
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