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WD My Book Live 2 TB: How to Fix Dashboard Errors 3xxxx

January 16th, 2013

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I have seen several requests for an easy to follow guide on how to Factory Restore a MyBookLive when the Dashboard is throwing errors and won’t let you do anything, so here it is

1) In a web-browser go to http://mybooklive/UI/ssh and you should see the following. Tick SSH Access Enable

 

2) If you are a Windows user, download PuTTY from http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/x86/putty.exe
2a) If you are using a MAC, open Terminal and type ssh root@mybooklive.local and then hit enter and when asked,

enter welc0me for the password (Continue on to step 5)

3) Open PuTTY and enter mybooklive in the Host Name (or IP address) box and click Open

 

4) Now we need to enter the login information
type root for the username and hit enter
type welc0me for the password and hit enter
(The password text won’t show up in the PuTTY window)

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