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Acer Easystore H340 network problem

Discussion in 'General NAS Discussion' started by mygiantcircle, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. mygiantcircle

    mygiantcircle Occasional Visitor

    Apr 24, 2009
    Hi guys:

    I got an Acer Easystore H340 back on 6/09. I haven't really done much with it except using it as a backup server. Well, recently the system stopped responding - none of my computers can connect to it, and when I looked at the network port, I don't see the usual green/amber light blinking.

    What can I do to check and see what's wrong with it? The only life line to the Easystore is via networking as it has no video out, and now that's gone I think I am stuck with a paper weight.

    Acer's CS seems to be nonexistence.

    BTW, I am a bit disappointed at WHS. The interface for me is lack luster...

    Any help or input is greatly appreciated.

  2. mygiantcircle

    mygiantcircle Occasional Visitor

    Apr 24, 2009
    my solutions for your reference

    I have not done any of this yet, but my research yields the following useful links. I hope it helps you if you have a similar problem as mine:

    Easystore service manual


    debug board


    make your own VGA cable


    Fix blown lan:

    I am also thinking about getting a Synology or Qnap. May be the Acer will become a side project (which means I won't get to it) :)