LAPTOP on YouTube
LAPTOP RSS
 

How to Set Up the Linksys by Cisco Media Hub

Follow these step-by-step instructions on setting up your Cisco Media Hub and you'll be sharing your media in now time.


Pages:  

by Michael A. Prospero, Reviews Editor on August 19, 2009

linksys_sh01.jpgLike the idea of easily sharing your media around the house and backing up files across multiple PCs? Setting up the Linksys by Cisco Media Hub is as easy as plugging in the device and running the installation software.

Windows Set-Up Instructions

Mac Set-up Instructions

linksys-microsite2

linksys_sh.jpg1. Put the Setup CD into your notebook; the Setup Wizard should start automatically, or you can click “setup.exe.”

2. Click Start Setup, and “I accept this agreement.”

3. Connect one end of the included Ethernet cable to the Media Hub, and the other end to your router.

4. Connect the power cable to the Media Hub and to an outlet.

5. Wait until the Media Hub boots; this may take a few minutes. You’ll know it’s booted up when the power button goes from blinking blue to a solid blue.

6. In the software setup, create a password between 1 and 32 characters in length.

linksys_sh03.jpg7. Enter a name for the Media Hub so that you’ll recognize it on your network.

8. The Setup Wizard will then configure the Media Hub; this process may take a few minutes.

9. Next, pick a letter for mapping the Media Hub to your system; this will give it a drive letter, like F, for easy access.

10. You will have the option of using the NTI Shadow backup tool to automatically back up files stored in your Documents folder to the Media Hub.

11. Finally, the Media Importer can automatically scan your system for media files and then copy them to the Media Hub. Alternatively, you can also select folders to be searched, or you can select the Manual option to import files at a later date.

linksys-microsite2

linksys_sh01.jpg1. Put the Setup CD into your notebook; double-click the Media Hub icon when it appears on the desktop.

2. On the Confirm Installation, Introduction, and License Agreement windows, click Continue.

3. Connect one end of the included Ethernet cable to the Media Hub, and the other end to your router.

4. Connect the power cable to the Media Hub and to an outlet.

5. Wait until the Media Hub boots; this may take a few minutes. You’ll know it’s booted when the power button goes from blinking blue to a solid blue.

6. In the software setup, create a password between 1 and 32 characters in length.

7. Enter a name for the Media Hub so that you’ll recognize it on your network.

8. The Setup Wizard will then configure the Media Hub; this process may take a few minutes.

9. Select the folders that you want the Media Importer to scan for music, movies, and photos. After clicking OK, the Media Hub will import those files to the Media Server.

linksys-microsite2

Table of Contents

Find a Review
Resource Centers




Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
LAPTOP COMMUNITY
Follow us on Twitter Follow us
on Twitter
Receive breaking news via RSS Receive breaking news via RSS
Subscribe to our eNewsletters Subscribe to our eNewsletters
Become a fan on Facebook Become a fan
on Facebook
Visit our YouTube channel Visit our YouTube channel
 

FOLLOW US ON...
Rss image facebook image Twitter image Youtube image
TechMediaNetwork | Intenders
 Copyright © 2014
TechMediaNetwork.com
All rights reserved.