Remote still doesn't work ... please help!

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by HekG, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. HekG

    HekG Guest

    I got a new IR receiver and now my remote does not work. The red light on
    the receiver blinks when I press the remote buttons but nothing happens in
    MCE 2005.

    I've tried removing the batteries for a long period of time and event the
    paper clip shorting trick but it still doesn't work.

    I don't think either the remote or the IR receiver are bad because Windows
    recognized the receiver and installed the drivers with no problems and the
    red light blinks which means that the remote is talking to the receiver.

    Any suggestions? Thank you
    HekG, Feb 15, 2006
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  2. HekG

    ByteSurfer Guest

    May either be a conflict with some other usb device or possibly a power
    management issue. Try stripping system to bare and remove anything you don't
    need , along with the drivers, and then test it again. just some suggestions..

    Do other usb devices work fine? Do u have another MCE you can try the remote
    ByteSurfer, Feb 15, 2006
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  3. HekG

    HekG Guest

    Hey Bytesurfer,
    I've tried everything, including all of you suggestions but I can't seem to
    be able to reset the remote because it still turns on/off my television set
    with the programmed button. Is there any other way to reset it?
    HekG, Feb 16, 2006
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    Jason Tsang Guest

    Jason Tsang, Feb 16, 2006
  5. HekG

    HekG Guest

    I've tried that too Jason .. Can something here be defective even though all
    the buttons on the remote work and the IR receiver seems to receive all the
    signals sent from the remote? Can it be a software issue?
    HekG, Feb 17, 2006
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