How to Enable SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support on Windows 10

Issue:

My Cloud, My Cloud Home, or My Passport Wireless products are not detected under Windows 10 Network.



Cause:

The "Network Browse" function has been disabled on Windows 10 v1709 and higher.
SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support has been disabled on Windows 10 Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version 1709 and higher.
For more details, please refer to Microsoft Article SMBv1 is not installed by default in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Windows Server, version 1709


IMPORTANT Important:

The change is not limited to WD Products.



Solution:

Follow the steps listed below to enable the "Network Browsing Feature" on Windows 10.


  1. Click and open the Search Bar in Windows 10
    Type Windows Features in the search bar
    Double Click Turn Windows Features off and On




  2. Scroll down to SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support




  3. Check the box net toSMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support and all other child boxes will auto populate
    Click OK to accept the changes




  4. Click Restart Now to reboot the computer




  5. Sign Into the computer after reboot
    Network Browsing should be enabled on Windows 10





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