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wiselink pro disconnects abruptly

I can see and play music and pictures from my computer to my new Samsung LN52A860 TV. However after 3-5 minutes I get a message saying 'wiselink must disconnect' and I am taken back to my main TV screen.
I am running a Dell PC with Windows XP SP3 with Samsung PC Share Manager version 1.4.3. My TV is linked via ethernet cable (cat5) from a Trendnet router.
I have searched for several days on all the forums and have seen where others are having this problem but have not seen any suggestions for a fix. The software is useless to me as it currently stands. Again, everything works. The TV sees the computer and plays both pictures and music. The problem is that it seems to somehow 'timeout' after only a very few minutes. Please help!!!

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same problem with 40A856

In reply to: wiselink pro disconnects abruptly

It always happens in the few first minutes. After that I can go back to wiselink and launch the movie again without any problem. I can even view several movie then without any disconnection. The problem rise again when I stop and start the TV again. I'm running latest firmware 1013.1 and DLNA server is Coherence running on Debian.

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What DLNA?

In reply to: same problem with 40A856

I also have exactly the same problem. I even changed the firmware from version 1013 to 1008 to see if that would fix it. No luck! I tried stopping screensaver on my pc as well as making sure that "PC Share Manager" was included in "exceptions" under my pc's firewall, also to no avail. Since "home networking" thru 'so-called' DLNA was among the reasons I chose Samsung (PN50B860) over other brands, it's inexcusable for them (Samsung) not to have resolved this issue (especially since reports date back at least to last year). I asked their technical support for help and they were a complete joke. Even their tier 2 seemed to have a knowledge level well below my own. They asked completely irrelevant questions. Has any recent Samsung purchasers found a solution to their DLNA debacle?

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My Solution

In reply to: What DLNA?

I seem to have solved the problem for my partcular situation. I had dual connectivity between my router & pc. I had added a wired & wireless connection running simultaneously. This seemed to have been the problem. Once I unplugged the LAN (wired) connection from the pc, leaving only the wireless, it worked fine. Of course, the LAN between the TV and router remained in place.

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my advise

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just use twonkymedia or set up media sharing in wmp. i am very happy with twonky. they even have a twonkybeam app to beam media to the tv.

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Thank you

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After getting very annoyed with my TV and doing a lot of research into the possibility of moving to SamyGo (which looks great, but I think I'll hang on for a little while to see if it becomes slightly more user friendly to install first), your post led me to look at the old laptop I use to serve my media and noticed that during a recent Windows 7 update and restart the wireless connection seemed to have turned itself back on.

Disabling that so it just uses the hardwired ethernet did the trick.


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