Disconnect the USB hard drive connected to the Mini NAS.
Click on the Maintenance section of the Mini NAS GUI.
Under the Maintenance section, click on Browse to locate the loader file.
Locate the loader32_1_20e.bin file provided by Addonics on your computer and double click on it.
Verify that you wish to flash the loader file firmware by selecting "Update".
Wait for the progress bar to complete at 100%. The Mini NAS unit will reboot.
Under the Maintenance section again, click on Browse to locate the actual firmware file.
Locate the MiniNASFW54E0.bin file provided by Addonics on your computer and double click on it.
Verify that you wish to flash the firmware by selecting "Update".
Wait for the progress bar to complete at 100%. Once the reboot completes, the firmware should have completed flashing.
Close the current NAS web GUI.
Run SDisk.jar again then click on "Connect" button to connect to the NAS web GUI.
Note: Sometimes, the Mini NAS picks up another DHCP IP address from the network so if you try to login to the old IP, the username and password will not work.
Check the Status section to verify that the new firmware name is showing up under the "Firmware Version".
Connect back the USB hard drive to the Mini NAS. Refresh web GUI and verify under SMB section that users are displayed.
Note: If you cannot login back into the web GUI of the Mini NAS follow the steps below:
Disconnect the USB hard drive connected to the NAS. Use the procedure below to reset the NAS.
While the Mini NAS is powered on, press the reset button with a paper clip and keep that position.
Disconnect the power cable and reconnect the power after 5 seconds.
After 30 seconds release the reset button.
Since this will reset the NAS to factory defaults, you can change back the name of the NAS, the network and the IP address. Once this is done, you can connect back the USB hard drive and check in SAMBA that all the users are there.