How to Reset a Buffalo TeraStation

Updated February 21, 2017

The Buffalo TeraStation is network storage device that is designed to harbour and share files between multiple computers. It's ideal for storing documents and files that multiple people may work with. However, if a virus or corrupt file causes issues for the TeraStation, you can reset it with the "Initialization" process, which returns the TeraStation to factory defaults.

Click the "Maintenance" tab in the TeraStation Client Utility.

Click "Initialization" in the menu that appears.

Click the option to keep the default password, if desired.

Click "Restore" to reset the Buffalo TeraStation.

Things You'll Need

  • PC with TeraStation Client Utility installed
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Jay Darrington has been a professional writer since 2006, specializing in technology. He has published on several online blogs, including iTech24, iPhoneland and Tech101. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication technology from California State University.