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HDMI between computer and new samsung tv LN32B360 not workin

by ppsm / May 28, 2009 6:37 AM PDT

I have a HP Desktop only a year old with an HDMI connection in the back. I have a brand new state of the art monster HDMI cable. I have hooked it up to Samsung LN32B360 in the HDMI2 slot. I have set the source on the TV as HDMI2. The computer (I am running Vista) is not recognizing the Samsung tv. When I go into display there is no other monitor being shown other than the monitor I have hooked up (also a samsung). Any tips on what the problem could be?

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HDMI between computer and new samsung tv LN32B360 not workin
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / May 28, 2009 6:40 AM PDT

ppsm,

If you go into your video settings, are you able to see the television as a monitor? Also, are your settings compatible with the resolutions listed in the manual for the television to accept?

Also, for external monitors, often times there is a FN+F(?) button to send the signal to the external display. Make sure you have the latest drivers from HP's website and keep me posted.

--HDTech

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HDMI computer to Samsung TV cont.
by ppsm / May 28, 2009 6:55 AM PDT

Thank you for your quick reply. No I am not able to the the television as a monitor in my video display settings. The computer is not recognizing it. I tried to reboot but that did not work either. I have lowered the resolutions and tried that. Nothing happened. Iknow where the FN/F button is on my laptop but not on my desktop.

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HDMI computer to Samsung TV cont.
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / May 28, 2009 9:24 AM PDT

ppsm,

I misread the part about the desktop, my sincere apologies.

Is the video card set to output the signal in the properties? I know it's a simplistic question, but that's a good place to start.

--HDTech

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HDMI between computer and new samsung tv LN32B360 not workin
by ppsm / May 28, 2009 10:24 AM PDT

I resolved it. The solution was in the NVIDA display settings. display/display more than one monitor or some such thing. Yippeeee! Now I can watch my HD movies (old format) on my HD player in my desktop computer. i have a whole wack of them and they looked great on the 24 inch Samsung monitor I have but now they are just stunning! I exchanged the set by the way and the electric smell is no longer evident. thanks for you advice on that earlier.

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HDMI between computer and new samsung tv LN32B360 not workin
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / May 28, 2009 10:32 AM PDT

ppsm,

Good news on both accounts. Happy Let me know if we can assist with anything else.

--HDTech

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Samsung Printer issue
by ppsm / May 28, 2009 11:40 AM PDT

Funny you should ask. I have been having an issue with my Samsung ML 2010 printer which has been working wonderfully since I got it about 5 months ago. Now, when I am in the middle of some heavy printing demands for some courses I am taking to upgrade myself the printer will print one or two pages of a multiple page document and then stop. Red light comes on. I turn the printer off, then back on. Then print the remaining pages. Sometimes one by one. sometimes it will do more than one. I have a brand new Samsung cartridge (this is a laser printer). As you can tell I am gaining an affinity for Samsung products! The printing problem takes place no matter which computer of my three I print from.

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Samsung Printer issue
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / May 29, 2009 7:46 AM PDT
In reply to: Samsung Printer issue

ppsm,

I'm guessing that there's a break in the sending of the file somewhere, which leads me to believe that this may be a driver issue. But I do have some good news. There are some troubleshooting/driver checks you can do if you have a little bit of time.

We have a little-known website called Samsung Dr. Printer that you can run some Active-X funtions, and it will run diagnostics, and check to make sure that your connection is good, and that your driver is up to date. The best part is that it's automatic with very minimal things that can go wrong. (Still, I recommend creating a checkpoint in System Restore, since "you never know...")

You can find that here:

http://samsungdp.com/

In my experience, it's best to use Internet Explorer for this operation. It can be a little time consuming, since the servers only allow a limited download speed - but I've found it's worth the wait.

Keep me posted, I'd be interested to know if this fixes your issue. Thanks for supporting Samsung products.

--HDTech

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Printer issues Samsung ML 2010
by ppsm / May 29, 2009 3:53 PM PDT
In reply to: Samsung Printer issue

Well I downloaded the driver dr samsung recommended but it had to delete the driver i had. then it said that my printer was not connected check my connection. then it asked download the driver anyway? and i said yes. well this then meant my printer did not work at all. oops. yeah so system restore. I am on a wireless home network and all the computers (three) recognize the printer. It has been a superb printer until now when i need it most. it prints one or two pages of a several page document and then the red light goes on. i turn the switch off on and back on. green light but it does not resume printer what I thought would have been in the buffer. it used to. This procedure was done on two computers including the one the printer is hooked up to. i am doing three courses online in 7 weeks and lots of material needs to be printed so a working printer is essential. this is the first time I have strayed from the always reliable HP printers. convinced by a friend who writes books and prints on his samsung.

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Printer issues Samsung ML 2010
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / May 31, 2009 12:02 PM PDT

ppsm,

So the printer is wirelessly networked? I wish you had mentioned that, as it would only do a network search for network enabled printers.

But you're getting this error while the printer is directly hooked up to the computer you're attempting to print from?

Technically, it shouldn't matter if the network is set up properly, but something beyond the printer could be the issue, and that's why I ask.

--HDTech

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Samsung printer continued
by ppsm / May 31, 2009 12:13 PM PDT

yes, regardless of the computer i print from I am getting this error. Mind you the computer that is hooked up directly to the printer is wireless as well. All my computers, all five of them I had been using, were able to print just fine for quite some time now. Ah a printer without printer errors I thought....what a joy. Now this stop and go procedure where it prints one or two pages then red light. then i go back and say print pages 3-5 and it prints those. I did try something recently, instead of doing all pages i asked it to print pages 1-5 and it printed all 5 pages.

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Samsung printer continued
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / May 31, 2009 2:09 PM PDT

ppsm,

Well, that's a strange development, though it's nice to know that you can actually do what you want with it.

I'll run this by our printer guy in the morning and get his take on it.

--HDTech

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i need help
by ozor2u / August 13, 2010 3:15 AM PDT

Please tell me exactly what you did with the nviDIA, am also having problems connecting my laptop ASUS to my samsung LN32B360, please i need a response, thanks

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try this:
by chomie3 / November 27, 2009 4:45 PM PST

Hi there! I just got the same tv and I am having the trouble too! I am using an VGA cable though!

Anyway, in my research thus far, I learnt that I had to modify my display settings through my video card control panel. I went to my NVIDIA control panel, under set up multiple displays, it was able to detect my tv. Maybe this could be a start for you!

I hope this helps! And almost, you might want to consider using HDMI 1.

Regards,
Velma

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