Some OEM provided remotes that were designed for Vista and worked with XP will work with Windows 7, but an XP designed remote will not work by turning on a service that should be on by default. The only raw input messages likely to be useful are:. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. There is no guarantee that the behaviour will be the same on all platforms. Windows will react as if a key had been pressed on the keyboard. The normal keys have the “HID usage page” set to

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Even though Windows XP may not automatically recognize the remote, it will allow you to use the existing eHome driver for it. If you are unsure whether your remote is an eHome remote look in the Device Manager under Human Interface Devices and see if there is a device called “Microsoft eHome Infrared Transceiver” or something similar. To give a specific example, suppose you want to configure the Play button to send the Media Center keyboard shortcut for “Play”, the 7 bytes would be:.

Views Read View source View history. On 20 Sepchefkoch suggested that this page or content is incomplete and needs to be expanded or rewritten. If byte 4 is set to 04 then byte 5 contains modifiers like control, shift, alt, etc and byte 6 contains sp key code.

It’s an arbitrary code selected by MS.

MCE Remote Drivers for Windows XP

On Windows XP these programs are fine, but these programs need the Replacement driver for Vista and I haven’t been able to get the Replacement driver to ejome on bit Vista yet, only bit Vista.


Hi I know there are other products out there, like vnc, ultravnc, teamviewer etc etc, but really nothing beats the sheer speed of remote desktop, it’s like sitting in front of the actual computer. Thanks for marking this as the answer. DrOrange W7 3 posts.

Channel up button on the universal remote. I have an old ehome remote from XP MCE and is not working The receiver is plugged in and the device manager has it listed in the “Unspecified” category labeled as “Microsoft IR Transceiver” From what I read the drivers are the ehoke as everyone else: The addon includes an option xo display the instructions.

The multimedia keys have key codes that can be greater than 0xFF so they need two bytes to represnt them.

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Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. The following has been established by rhome. This is the option I would recommend for people with Windows XP and the Philips SRM because if you just use the eHome drivers, the typematic keypress rates are not correct. Any version of Windows remot Windows XP onwards will automatically detect and install a Microsoft remote as soon as you connect it.

The normal keys have the “HID usage page” set to Similar help and support threads.


Images and video may be under a different copyright. In reaching this goal we are working every day to make sure our software is one of the best. The vision of the MediaPortal project is to create a free open source media centre application, which supports all advanced media centre functions, and is accessible to all Windows users. The layers below define the menu panels. Temote satisfied are you with this response? This means that there is no byte available to specify the key modifiers, so you cannot combine a multimedia keypress with ctrl, shift, alt, ehomd.

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We give away MediaPortal for free but hosting and software is not for us. I cant believe it was this simple all along! Jike edited the drivers to fix this and other little things. Win8 64bit My desktop is Win8, my laptop is Win7.

General Discussion eHome receiver prevents computer from sleeping Hi, I have read tons of forum posts but I still can’t figure out the issue I have. The time now is