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LED TV UA46B8000 how to correct sort order on Media Player ?

by Raahem / January 30, 2012 8:36 PM PST

So the TV does something very weird

it shows files in the wrong order ie: almost alphabetical, where some anomalies in the wrong spot

im referring to TV show episodes.
on my PC when i connect my portable hard drive, i can confirm that all names are the SAME except for the last digit (episode number)

eg:
TV show S01E01
TV show S01E02
TV show S01E03
etc

on my PC it shows in perfect alphanumeric order, BUT on the TV

sometimes my shows get mixed up like this:
TV show S01E03
TV show S01E01
TV show S01E02
TV show S01E04

(here, episode 3 is the first one in the file viewer, when it sohuld obviously be episode 1)

this leads to us often getting lost or playing a later episode by acccident and facing a massive spoiler in the plot

any suggestions?
things i've tried:
-deleting the files and copying them back on
-renaming them differently
-formatting the damn hard drive and copying them back on

it feels like the TV just stops sorting correctly whenever it feels like it. so weird.

let me re-iterate: this seems to happen randomly. 75% of all my shows on this hard drive show in perfect alphanumeric order on the TV and PC. 100% of them show perfect alphanumerical order on my PC ... not my TV

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