Adding files from PC NAS

Hi. I’m having problems connecting my PC as a NAS to my Apple TV 4K. I’ve set up my folders to be shared. My OS is 64 bit Win 10.

Connecting through Network Share if I use My PC name (“DESKTOP…”), stay on SMB protocol, use the current IPv4 address and use my Microsoft username and password I can connect easily and access the folders I keep my video files in. . However as the IPv4 changes every few days, I lose the connection and have to set up again.

I do see my desktop under available shares but can’t see the folders I use for my video files if I connect through that option.

How do I set up a connection that is permanent and allows me to select the specific folders I want to use?

Thanks in advance.

Welcome to the forum!

Generally, you can use your PC’s name as the network address (Infuse should default to this when auto-detecting the share). Then, just enter your username/password and you should be able to access all the shared folders you have set on your PC.

Alternatively, you can set your PC to use a static IP address (guide here: How to set a static IP address on Windows 10 • Pureinfotech) which would allow you to use the IP to connect today and in the future.

Thanks for the help James. That appears to have done the trick.


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