I don't know why I have not thought of doing that as well.
Your final step basically resolves my entire issue, even though it adds another folder I need to click, I can finally access any shared file through these options.
@userIrRZX79VS2 THANK YOU ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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That question is so irrelevant to the issue presented... It's like I'm telling you I cannot connect to the internet and you are asking how much memory does my computer have. Anyway, the video files are either .mkv / .mp4, and the files are not on an external HDD or on a flash USB, they are inside the computer (local hard disk) the sharing of Windows Folders is done via LAN and Wi-Fi (Wireless).
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@SamsungGill Please assist usercwMLrSv9Bh, so I can perform the same solution provided to him. @usercwMLrSv9Bh Try this as a temporary solution (it's what I am using right now): - On your Windows 10 Computer search for "manage advanced sharing settings" and open that up. - In the "manage advanced sharing settings" page, expand "Private" and make sure that under "Network discovery" you check the option "Turn on network diskovery". Also make sure to check "Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices". Under File and printer sharing choose "Turn on file and printer sharing". (Click Save Changes). - Now expand "Guest or Public" -> under "Network discovery" -> choose "Turn on network discovery" and "Turn on file and printer sharing". (click Save Changes) - Now expand "All Networks" -> under "Public folder sharing" -> choose "Turn OFF public folder sharing" -> under "Media streaming" click on "choose media streaming options.." -> now choose "Turn on media streaming" -> here you should see all the wireless devices that can connect to the wi-fi and discovered by your network (e.g. your TV should be listed there). Make sure the box is checked "Allowed" next to your TV. Now click on "Ok". - Expand "All Networks" again -> make sure "File sharing connection" is set to "Use 128-bit encryption to help protect file sharing connections" -> Under Password protected sharing -> choose "Turn off password protected sharing". (Save changes). Now let's test it out: On your Windows 10 PC go to your default folder called "Videos" it's similar to your default folders like "Documents" / "Music" / "Pictures". (You can just press the Windows key on your keyboard + "E" and this should open a Windows Explorer window, here if you look on the left side, you should see the folder "Videos": Inside the "Videos" folder, simply copy and paste 1 movie (it can be a .mkv / .mp4 either should work). Once the movie has been copied to that folder, open your TV up, from the remote choose "Source" and here you should find the name of your PC (Personal Computer), in my case the name was something like "TNC9457", yours can also be something like "George" / "Andrew" .. etc depending on how you named your computer when you first installed your Windows 10 computer. Now opening the PC from your Samsung TV, will show you exactly 4 folders on the TV screen: Folder 1: Videos Folder 2: Music Folder 3: Pictures Folder 4: (can't remember) Now from your Samsung TV, choose the "Videos" folder -> "Folders" -> "Videos" -> and here you should be able to see the video you copied on your PC. (I'll make some screenshots for you if you still can't see the movie, and upload them later tonight when I get home or tmrw morning). Thank you!
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Hello, Streight of the bat I want to mention the fact that I am NOT interested in: 1. Streaming from PC to TV. 2. Mirroring from PC to TV. 3. Use 3rd party app or Samsung App to view movies from my PC to the TV. 4. Use a HDMI cable to connect the 2 devices. 5. Any other method such as using a NAS or anything other then what I am describing below. I am trying to view Shared Folders from my Windows 10 PC, on my Samsung TV 55NU7102, via Wi-fi. 1. I have enabled Media Sharing from Windows 10 and I have tested with a 2nd laptop using wi-fi and I am able to access the shared folders from the local area network (LAN), without any issue. 2. I am able to view movies and even subtitles load properly if they have the same name as the movie, but ONLY if I place the movies and subtitles in my PC under the default "Videos" folder, which is the same as C:\Users\PCname\Videos . 3. Since I am able to view videos from default folders on my PC, such as Pictures/Movies/Music..etc. I do NOT understand why I am not able to view the Shared Folders from the local area network on my TV. Can anyone please explain why this is not working, how can I make it work or is it not supposed to work ?
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