Network icon opens Windows Media Player

  robber789 22:27 21 May 2010

I wonder if someone here can solve a mystery for me?

If I open network explorer in win7, some of the entries have more than one icon.

There's one that looks like a monitor, and, if I double-cl;ick it, it opens a normal windows explorer screen and I can access and copy files and folders within it.

However, if I double-click any of the icons which look like something or other with a musical note attached e.g. either of the 2 NAS boxes I have attached, then a Windows Media Player screen opens up, but I can't access the drive itself (so I can't copy anything to it)

This is windows 7. In Vista, all of my NAS boxes used to have 2 icons - one 'real' and one Windows Media player - but now even my vista machine has stopped showing the 'real' icons!

Have you any idea what's going on here?

Any help appreciated


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