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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)

TV show S01E01
TV show S01E02
TV show S01E03

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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