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Unable to access files in Synology Disk station from Windows 10

The Synology DiskStation is the network-attached storage (NAS) appliance that is produced to run the Synology DSM OS. The DiskStation is a pedestal/tower embedded NAS appliance, which ranges from one bay to as many as twelve bays within a single enclosure. Below are the steps to resolve this. Synology NAS is designed to make storing and sharing files within your local network quick and simple, allowing you to directly access shared folders and files on the Synology NAS without going through the hassle of logging into DSM every time. For example, you’ll be able to store files to your Synology NAS with Windows Explorer just like other network devices. Here are some best practices to employ when working with Synology DiskStation. Here is a guide on Synology best practices.

When prompted with this error, follow the steps below.

Solution (FIX): Ensure these are enabled. Type Control Panel into the Search box, and enable SMB Direct and SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support as shown below and click ok.

Sign out and in to the Windows 10 system and check if the NAS is accessible. Other possible errors and solutions as well can be found in this link.

I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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