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#279995 - 2018-11-09 00:29 Control:PC desktop zone disappeared
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Registered: 2016-06-05
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Hi All,

I used to be able to use Control:PC as a zone to play Sooloos music on the desktop PC.

Since moving house and setting up the system again, there is no longer a 'Desktop PC' option in the drop down Zone box in Control:PC. It shows 'MS200' and 'C10 Browser', but no 'Desktop PC'.

Does anyone know how I lost it, or how I get it back?

There has been no change to the PC, and the only network change is that the Control:10 and MS200 are now a linked zone on a wifi bridged sector of the network, while the QNAP (Core, Store) and PC are plugged directly in to the router.


Thanks,
Jason.

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#279999 - 2018-11-09 10:42 Re: Control:PC desktop zone disappeared [Re: Koputai]
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Look at the wifi bridge to see if there are any settings like multicast - I suspect that it is filtering or blocking multicast packets needed for, amongst other devices, Sooloos discovery.


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#280067 - 2018-11-12 09:23 Re: Control:PC desktop zone disappeared [Re: Ian]
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Registered: 2016-06-05
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Loc: Collaroy Plateau, NSW, Austral...
Thanks Ian.

I noticed in another thread you suggested something similar, and that the Apple wifi boxes don't drop multicast packets.
I might give one of those a go and see if things improve, as I have an Airport Express and an AppleTV not being used that I can try.

Many Thanks,
Jason.

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