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Samsung wifi blu-ray require ssid broadcast?

by shelikestoyz / August 31, 2010 4:05 AM PDT

Hello...

Is there a Samsung wireless blu-ray player (or Samsung wifi USB dongle/adapter) that can connect to an access point that does NOT broadcast the SSID?

If the answer is 'YES', which model(s)? If the answer is 'NO', will there be a future update to retrofit the capability?

I'm well versed in wifi security (WPA2) and how simple it is to detect a non-broadcast SSID if a person is interested in doing so.

I'm only here at this forum to get the answer to my questions. Thanks in advance.

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I'm going with no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 31, 2010 4:57 AM PDT

We posted a top post about suggested settings in the CNET Networking forum. Since hiding the SSID adds no security there is no reason for companies to fix this one today.

Bob

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Samsung wifi blu-ray require ssid broadcast?
by shelikestoyz / September 2, 2010 1:48 PM PDT

I ended up contacting Samsung directly. The answer from Samsung is No on both counts.

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