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can you get a virus using the browser on samsung smart tv

by louiegg / December 27, 2012 11:56 AM PST

can you get a virus using the browser on samsung smart tv

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Re: can you get a virus using the browser on samsung smart t
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 28, 2012 1:52 AM PST

Hi louiegg,

We have discovered that only in extremely unusual circumstances a connectivity issue arises between Samsung Smart TV's released in 2011 and other connected devices. We assure our customers that our Smart TV's are safe to use. We will release a previously scheduled software patch in January 2013 to further strengthen Smart TV security. We recommend our customers to use encrypted wireless access points, when using connected devices.

HD Tech

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Can you help?!
by Becksbarr7 / December 28, 2012 4:35 AM PST

Hello, I am having problems with my Samsung TV and would really appreciate some help as I have yet to recieve any.

Please see my thread below:

Hello Everyone,

I purchased an Samsung UE46ES6300 Smart TV for my Boyfried for Christmas & we are struggling to connect it to our WiFi to use the features. Obviously I went through the procedures - Network settings, found my WiFi, typed in my Network password & unfortunately states: 'Unable to connect to the Wireless Router'. Taking into account my Virgin Media Router is directly next to my TV, I cannot see what the problem is?! The Wireless & Internet is 100% working as we have other devices running of it - I-pad, Laptop, Phones etc!

I have been reading about this issue on the Web & it seems as though its not only me whom has encounterd this problem!

Just a quick thread to seem if anyone can help in solving my problem & can help me in enabling me to connect our new Smart TV to the Internet.

Your help will be much appreciated.

Many thanks,


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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2012 5:33 AM PST
In reply to: Can you help?!

Can I remove this one as it's a duplicate?

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