After we installed a drive into the DiskStation and connected it to our network the next step is to install the DSM (DiskStation Manager) software. This is achieved by firstly installing Synology Assistant to our PC, which is provided on the installation CD.
After we have the Synology Assistant up and running it should find the DiskStation location on our network. At this point the DiskStation will be showing as not installed, so we need to install the DSM software.
The setup wizard will ask us to locate the DSM software on the installation CD. The version of DSM on the installation CD isn’t up to date though as we would expect. The most recent DSM can be found on the Synology website and so it is best to head there.
Today Linksys launch their latest high end device, the AC1200 Max range extender which compliments their routers by boosting our Wi-Fi signal towards the edge of the routers range. We have one for review, so let’s find out if it shares the same easy setup and good performance as their latest routers.