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dan [Add Media Share]
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 ===== Map Network Drive ===== ===== Map Network Drive =====
  
-On the Windows client click on the “Start” button and go into “Computer” (this was on a Windows 7 machine). ​\\  \\ This should bring up a window that shows all the hard drives and any other devices connected to the Windows computer. ​\\ Click on the “Map Network Drive” button. ​\\  \\  \\  \\  \\ From the “Drive:​” drop down selection box (1) chose the drive letter you wish to assign to the shared folder (Fester accepted the default Y letter). ​\\ Now click the “Browse…” button (2). \\ This will cause a window to pop up. \\ Navigate to the location of the shared folder by clicking on the server (in this case TestNAS1) (3) and then clicking on the shared folder itself (in this case Fester’s Plex Share) (4). \\ Now click the “OK” button (5). \\ The shared folder’s path name should appear in the “Folder:​” text box (6). \\ Tick the “Reconnect at logon! Tick box (7). \\ Now click the “Finish” button (8). \\  \\  \\  \\  \\  \\  \\  \\  \\  \\  \\ If all has gone well you should find yourself in the shared folder. Here you can create other folders and save files. Test this to make sure there are no permissions problems. ​\\  \\ Now copy a couple of media files (i.e. music, films, etc) into this folder. We will need these later to check the Plex media server. ​\\  \\ The shared folder will now appear as another drive on your system and should look something like this.+On the Windows client click on the “Start” button and go into “Computer” (this was on a Windows 7 machine). ​ This should bring up a window that shows all the hard drives and any other devices connected to the Windows computer. ​ Click on the “Map Network Drive” button. 
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 +{{:​fester:​446c9751c125a437609d6c4815c9c16e.png}} 
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 +  From the “Drive:​” drop down selection box (1) chose the drive letter you wish to assign to the shared folder (Fester accepted the default Y letter). 
 +  * Now click the “Browse…” button (2).  This will cause a window to pop up. 
 +  * Navigate to the location of the shared folder by clicking on the server (in this case TestNAS1) (3) and then clicking on the shared folder itself (in this case Fester’s Plex Share) (4). 
 +  * Now click the “OK” button (5). 
 +  * The shared folder’s path name should appear in the “Folder:​” text box (6). 
 +  * Tick the “Reconnect at logon! Tick box (7). 
 +  * Now click the “Finish” button (8). 
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 +{{:​fester:​21417006e15d5d7926a8efc26cd26061.png}} 
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 +{{:​fester:​7c839b8d65235de44d5707d49951649e.png}} 
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 +If all has gone well you should find yourself in the shared folder. Here you can create other folders and save files. Test this to make sure there are no permissions problems.  ​You should create a folder here for each type of media you want to use with the Plex Media Server (Movies, TV shows, Music, etc.). 
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 +Now copy a couple of media files (i.e. music, films, etc) into this folder. We will need these later to check the Plex media server. 
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 +The shared folder will now appear as another drive on your system and should look something like this. 
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 +{{:​fester:​1ed30a867110f36a1fce7ded53a81dd3.png}}
  
 ===== Install the Plex Plugin ===== ===== Install the Plex Plugin =====
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