Troubleshooting the remote control Use the following items to troubleshoot when the remote control does not respond or when the remote control does not work properly. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Troubleshooting the IR receiver. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. The word “Microsoft” is a portmanteau of “microcomputer” and “software”. If the pressed buttons continue to repeat, alter the lighting conditions in the room or move the location of the IR receiver. Thanks for marking this as the answer.

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Have a look at Brocklanders post here. Plug in your IR receiver. The following has been established by experiment. This site in other languages x. Javascript is disabled in this browser.

CONFIG_IR_MCEUSB: Windows Media Center Ed. eHome Infrared Transceiver

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A faint red light should also glow inside the IR receiver each time a button on the remote pressed. Click Settingsand then click Infraded. For example, when a key is pressed the selection moves all the way to the top or bottom of a list, or moves a selection many different places instead of the item you were trying to select. Before attempting these steps, make sure that PC has been updated with all of the latest Windows updates.


Use this document when the remote control does not work correctly with the Media Center software. Tell us about your experience with our site. Advertising seems to be blocked by your browser. Does anyone know if we can port the Vista driver to the XP?

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Disconnect all devices that use a USB connection except to the receiver, keyboard, and mouse. Fireing up the Media Portal I can now use the remote but the recognized buttons are very limited.

The only raw input messages likely to be useful are:.

Using a Microsoft remote control in Windows – Official Kodi Wiki

Point the remote control towards the IR receiver and press a button. With versions of Kodi from v Open the Media Center software by double-clicking the Tracniever Center icon the desktop or by pressing the green Start button on the remote control.


Anders Boholdt-Petersen, Jan 29, Doing the steps above made the “? Care to support our work with trancieger few bucks? Windows will react as if a key had been pressed on the keyboard. How tarnciever are you with this reply? Asia Pacific and Oceania. The exceptions I know about are:. If byte 4 is set to 03 the eHome driver will generate a “Raw Input” message and if byte 4 is 04 this will cause the button to send a keypress i.

If the light appears, then the problem is probably in the software that is using the remote control most likely the configuration of the Media Center software. Note that the standard MS remote uses number 12 for this button. So, you have trancidver options Troubleshooting the IR receiver The IR receiver is the small device that receives the signals sent by the remote control.

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