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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-28-2011
My Device: Storm 9550

Connecting to a shared drive from the PlayBook

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I'm just wondering if this is even possible at the moment from a playbook. In any browser, you would normally just type \\Chris-PC\Shared (my shared drive on my computer), and it would ask for a user/pass, then open up a file browser; however in the PlayBook browser, I just get directed to a bing search result, which isn't exactly what I wanted.

I have my W:\ drive (external hard drive), set up as a shared drive on my home network, accessible with admin credentials. Any help would be appreciated, because I really hate connecting to my computer with a USB cable, when I'm no where near my computer.




Posts: 66
Registered: ‎08-05-2009
My Device: Bold 9930/Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Connecting to a shared drive from the PlayBook

The only method I know of is to access it via the network from the pc side. i.e. \\playbook\... if you have sharing enabled on it. I would like to see rhe ability to go from the playbook side though!