Reviews and Problems with Synology DiskStation DS112j
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WARNING: Won't power on after reboot
Ryan H., Newegg
20 June 2012
Summary: Newegg RMA process should look at options to compensate people for shipping when they receive a defective product. Why must I pay to ship this again when it is defective? Or how about "RMA shipping insurance" - a $2.00 optional add-on at purchase.
Pros: Web interface is OK, but A WORD OF WARNING. It will not power on after you power it down.
Cons: WARNING: I had the DS112j for about a week. I copied about 2TB of data to my HDD, and I thought I was all set. I turned the device off, and then it would not turn back on. Just a flashing blue LED. I tried everything, reseating HDD, powering with HDD in and also without, holding down power button...
Summary: SECURITY RISK There is problem with all Synology devices such that a software update can cause your NAS to be hijacked and all files encrypted by malware called 'Synolocker'. Despite knowing this problem, Synology prompted onwers to update their NAS management software and did not advise them of the...
Latest firmware bricks it and Synology not responding
7 November 2012
Summary: BEWARE! Do not touch this NAS; in giving the interface an infantile, Windows8 type look Synology have killed the device so it won't boot up and have not posted any messages on their forums explaining their actions. I have QNAP and Zyxel NAS devices - both better than this.