Core Machine (Operating system/System info/Roon build number)
1.7 Build 667
Network Details (Including networking gear model/manufacturer and if on WiFi/Ethernet)
Network is on /24 and IP of 192.168.0.199 - connected over ethernet.
Audio Devices (Specify what device you’re using and its connection type - USB/HDMI/etc.)
NAD T758 v3 - Ethernet
Description Of Issue
When trying to access exposed ROCK share, to upload codecs, I get an error each time, and I am unable to access that share.
Cant connect to Network share Error 0x80004005.
I have tried using the IP address and ROCK name under Windows 10 Pro - latest updated version.
Ive followed this guide to add codecs - no luck as I cant access the \ROCK\ share.
I have enabled guest SMB 1 access too.
Are you able to access other network shares okay?
The error you received seems to be a pretty common one for Windows when trying to access network shares. I found some information about this, along with some suggested troubleshooting steps, in
@dylan, Yes, i can access all other shares on the network.
I am not sure what do I need the ffmpeg codecs for? Maybe I dont
The ffmpeg codecs are needed for playback of MP3 and AAC content in Roon, the following guide provide more information:
Background Roon does not ship with patented codecs such as MP3 and AAC on any platform. On Android/iOS, Roon does not decode audio formats. On Windows/Mac, it uses the built-in system codecs. On Linux, Roon expects to find the codecs installed as ...
Have you been able to use any of the troubleshooting steps in the article Dylan linked?
I would also check to make sure your Windows is on
Private network, not Public:
How to change your network to Public or Private in Windows 10, make your PC discoverable or not, when connected to a new wireless network or Ethernet network.
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And you can also try connecting to the ROCK via hostname, by typing in
\\ROCK\ on a Windows Explorer address bar area.
@noris, I had to use my linux based NAS box, to connect to \ROCK share and access the exports - it just did nt work from 2 different Windows 10 systems - I already tried these troubleshooting guides and they didnt work for me.
I suppose best would be to simply update the ROCK smb share to version 2+ or ideally 3.x. in the future release.
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