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Samsung plasma hd ps42097

I have had the tv for 18 mth never had a problem now it comes on for a while then goes off and leaves behind a clicking noise.When the tv is on there is a perfect p[ic and sound but does not stay on for long Same problem. Talked to Samsung, TV not even 2 yrs old they told me I'm sol. I talked to the repair man 210 buck just for him to look at it!

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I think it is the software checking for an update.

I also have a Samsung plasma.

Go to Menu- Support- Software Upgrade- Standby Mode Upgrade.

It is generally set frequently (mine was every 45mins) so I just changed it to 0:00 so it 'clicks' only once at midnight to do the software check.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 12, 2010


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