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I just got a Samsung BL P2500 and have hooked it up to the

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I just got a Samsung BL P2500 and have hooked it up to the internet via a LAN connection and I cannot get it to connect to my network. I have it set up so that the modem goes into a cheap dynex router which has one ethernet wire going to the blu ray player and the other going to my airport express.

Not sure if it's a problem with the blu ray player or the router (both are new). The wireless internet works, but when i plug a computer directly into the router or even the modem, they don't connect (which is odd to me because the airport works when plugged in through either).
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  sandypcnut1 replied 5 years ago.

Hi

 

Try this- take the router out of the picture and just connect directly to the modem

 

if that works then I would point to the router or how the configuration is set up

 

Sandy

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I tried that and it didn't work. But when I hooked my computer up directly to the modem, that didn't work either (but when I hook up the airport either to the modem directly or through the router, that works)
Expert:  sandypcnut1 replied 5 years ago.
Are you able to hook all up to go through the airport
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No, the blu ray player is not able to receive wireless internet (that's why i bought the dynex router...just to split the cable from the modem to the airport and the blu ray player)
Expert:  sandypcnut1 replied 5 years ago.
i have opted out so that another Mac expert can help you with the blu ray
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The status on this still says waiting for me...is there something you have to do to get it to another expert?
Expert:  sandypcnut1 replied 5 years ago.
no someone else will pick up the question
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Can anyone help me get my network running so I can have network access for my blu ray player?

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