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by: alacan62 October 30, 2013 9:46 PM PDT

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Samsung UN55D8000 WIFI ISSUES

by alacan62 - 10/30/13 9:46 PM

I purchased a Samsung UN55D8000 back in Feb 2012, In Feb 2013 the MB was replaced because the TV kept power cycling. Now I am having WIFI issues. It started about a month ago. I have twonky server on my main system and I use that to connect to the Samsung Smart TV. I stream all my shows and it has been working great. Then about a month ago I started getting intermittent connection issues, I would be in the middle of watching a movie and get the message "device disconnected" and I'm back to regular TV. When I check the source my Network is no longer available. I have my tablet with me so I checked and the WIFI is up and I can connect to my LAN and to the internet. I have an app on my tablet for the Samsung remote control and when I search using that the TV can not be found. I can go though and reset the Network and restore it but it just drops off after a while. I used a WIFI analyzer and moved to channel 8. I also shut down my dual band but that did not work.I have gone through the gambit with Samsung support. I've done the Firmware upgrade, the factory reset and changed the DNS (that did not make any sense) to no avail... One interesting note my model number under the contact Samsung menu is incorrect. It shows my model as a UN46D8000 instead of the UN55D8000 that it really is. I think this may be when the md was changed out but I could not tell you for sure. Any help would be greatly appreciated...

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