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Samsung tv internet connection and controller C580 series

I have a Samsung LE37C580 tv which should be internet ready. I can connect the tv to my pc using Comtrend LAN links, but I have no internet connection. I also note that the controller does not have the internet@ button like later smart tv's. Is that a problem? Which button should I use to connect to the internet? The pc photo and sound files are directly accessible using the on-screen display. Samsung help line suggests that the Virgin/Netgear hub might have incompatible IP codes. Or there might be a problem with the Comtrend link (which I doubt-as why would the pc work ok?), Advice would be much appreciated. Thanks.

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Dear Stumper

Many thanks for helpful response. I will bone up on all the guidance. I will also physically move the tv (a bit awkward, that's why I haven't already tried that) so I can plug it in directly to the hub LAN, and bypass the Comtrend links. I have a feeling it still won't work, but we will see. I am disturbed by the fact that the controller doesn't have the internet@ button, so I am not sure what I should do to connect. The pc link comes up automatically on the tv as a DLNA(pc) indication. Samsung say it should work!Thanks again, appreciated.

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I have now connected the tv directly to the hub via the LAN. pc link works. Internet does not work.
I am rapidly coming to the conclusion that this model (LE37C580J1K) does not have internet capability, in spite of what Samsung say! Cheers. Cry

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Sorry but I could not find that TV model last time.

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Many thanks for being patient with me! You can see why I was expecting to be able to connect to the internet with my tv.

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