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meatloaf01
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Registered: 25-07-2017

Samsung TV

Has anyone managed to connect a Samsung 42" Ue42500 series TV to the Plusnet router?

 

I'm using a TP Powerline Link and Ethernet cable to connect the TV to the router. The TV connects to the router but won't connect beyond that.

 

Am I missing something basic?

 

 

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Gel
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Re: Samsung TV

Mine (different model no.) connects fine on wired (Powerline) or wireless.
Have you tried seeing if wifi connection connects to the web.?
meatloaf01
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Registered: 25-07-2017

Re: Samsung TV

Thanks for your reply.

 

I'll have to read up on how to do it.

Browni
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Re: Samsung TV

This may be the reason.

Samsung in their wisdom tried tried using the name localhost across the local network Grin

I must have been really bad in a previous life. This is my 3rd ISP in a row that uses lithium.
meatloaf01
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Re: Samsung TV

Thanks.

 

Just checked. It only looks for a wired network. There's no wireless option.