Any assist is appreciated. Find all posts by SWKerr. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Click Start , right-click Computer , and then select Properties. Use the following steps to test and reset the remote sensor:.

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Example of a TV tuner system with extender – controller on tuner. Not an IT pro? Windows Update is not always accurate. Troubleshooting the remote sensor IR receiver The remote sensor is the small device that receives the signals sent by the remote control.

The mce remote shown in the above picture working as plug n play, that is without Eventghost. I don’t know if it is a communication problem, or if what you are trying to do does not make sense. I downloaded Girder, but I can’t figure how it ties in.

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ehoke Point the remote control at the remote sensor within a degree range, and less than 26 feet 8 meters away. Also, you can perform device clean boot for a test. Originally Posted by mschoen. Visit our Microsoft Answers Feedback Forum and let us know what you think.

It previously wored stuck to the front of the STB. All I want to do is have the IR Blaster automatically change the channel on my cable box to the channel Fhome programmed Sage to record. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.


IR Blaster or ehome tranceiver not working to change channels in WMC.

Please tell me if I left out something. You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. But the difficult part is getting the codes or IR signals fired.

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Many updates for Media Center can be downloaded easily through Windows Update. Disconnect all devices that use a USB connection except the remote sensor, keyboard, and mouse. I don’t have Ehime Center on my computer, but there must be a way for Sage to send signals to my cable box to switch channels.

If the light appears, then the problem ehomf probably in the software that is using the remote control most likely the configuration of the Media Center software. Let’s forget about mce remote!

If mce remote can perform all the functions of STB remote, yes, I don’t need to use STB remote, but I believe not as the colour buttons and some others are missing in the mce remote.

Thanks for marking this as the answer. My suspicion is a bad driver for blsater Microsoft Remote Control Receiver, but I can find no alternative one. For example, when a remote key is pressed the selection jr 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.


The problem is only the number buttons and volume are working. Press the Enter button on the remote after changing a channel.

ehome IR Blaster probems in WMC

Events are visible in the left window, everything that happens in windows that is catchable by a plugin will be seen here. Ive searched for days on the net for a solution but nothing.

You drag and drop this event on top of the transmit action you want and you’re set! An IR controller – electronics that interpret blzster signal and communicate to Windows.

I may be able to understand better after I look at that. Close the software, restart the computer, and then re-open the software to heome this issue. Your computer might have an extender board to connect an external IR receiver or an IR blaster cable to send the remote control signal to another device, such as a cable TV set-top box.