Best Answer jmccull78 , 10 September 2014 - 01:22 PM
It appears that the particular television model being used through the HDMI port was to blame. After making countless calls and running the model number of the television, it was found that the particular samsung television was causing compatibility issues over the HDMI connection. Switched televisions, and the problem ceased.
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