Missing from 'Quick Access'


  1. Posts : 279
    Win 10 Pro 64 Bit
       #1

    Missing from 'Quick Access'


    There was a time my Panasonic DVD Recorder would appear under 'Quick Access" and I could explore it.
    It's not there now, but still shows under Settings-Devices. It's connected by wired LAN.
    Is there any way to get it back into Quick Access?
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  2. Posts : 43,206
    Win 10 Pro (22H2) (2nd PC is 22H2)
       #2

    If it appears appropriately when you use it, you can then pin it
    How to Pin Recent Items to Quick Access in Windows 10

    - more related tutorials below the main text.

    Tutorial from the huge searchable Tutorials section - do have a look.
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  3. Posts : 1,600
    win10 home
       #3

    Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling the device ?
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  4. Posts : 4,824
    Windows 11 Pro 64 Bit 22H2
       #4

    Put a disc in the drive, like a DVD movie, start your DVD player software and it should show up. Once it is in This PC, right click it and choose Properties/Network tab. It should tell you the IP Address of it. Next time it is lost, Press the Windows key +R in the run box type the IP address of the drive (ie) \\192.168.1.xx or the Name of the device (ie) \\[DVD-Drive] Or right click This PC and choose Map Network Drive
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  5. Posts : 279
    Win 10 Pro 64 Bit
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Many thanks for the replies. I had some success. Initially I was sure the DMR-XW440 was not showing in Explorer (or so I thought) but then it was there and a r-click offered 'Pin to Quick Access" which I did and it has. All good.
    But on a 2ne Win10 machine similarly connected to the LAN it shows in Network-Media Devises. But I cannot Explore to it. Is there any way to add this to Explorer or quick access like on the first machine? I can add a shortcut to it but only see the shortcut properties.
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  6. Posts : 4,824
    Windows 11 Pro 64 Bit 22H2
       #6

    In File Explorer on the machine that sees it, copy the name down or its IP Address and in the troubled machine, type it into the Run box (ie) \\DMR-XW440 and press Enter. If it is connected to a computer, you have to type the Computer name then the device name, \\[computer-name\DMR-XW440
    or on the computer that the drive is on, Right click it and choose Properties then Sharing tab and Share the drive.
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  7. Posts : 279
    Win 10 Pro 64 Bit
    Thread Starter
       #7

    If I try that in the run Dialog, I get
    Network Error
    Windows cannot access \\DMR-XW44O
    Check the spelling of the name. Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network. To try
    to identify and resolve network problems, click Diagnose.
    Error code: 0x80070035
    The network path was not found.

    However if I open Network in Explorer I see it as a media device but r-click properties does not show a sharing option.
    DMR-XW440 Properties
    Network Device
    DMR-XW440

    Device Details
    Manufacturer: Panasonic
    Manufacturer webpage unavailable
    Model: DVD Recorder
    Model webpage unavailable
    Model number: DMR'XW440
    Device webpage: Presentation webpage unavailable
    Troubleshooting Information
    Serial number: Unavailable
    MAC address: 38:13:74zla:c3:89
    Unique identifier: uuid:40454930-0300-1000-8000-A813741AC389
    IP address: 192.168.20.3
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