The buttons are dependable though, and if you are looking for a cheap remote that does the job this should be a candidate. Update December 28, If you’re happy with binary numbers you’ve probably spotted that bit 0 specifies Control, bit 1 specifies Shift, bit 2 specifies Alt and bit 3 specifies the Windows key. This generates a keypress with the ascii value 35 i. See Using a Microsoft remote control in Windows for details. Don’t know if it’s configurable with the registry.

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XBMC has all the required keyboard mappings for these remotes so they should work out of receiverr box. From the product ID it looks like a newer version of long available, other TopSeed receivers.

Locate button-suspend and change it’s setting to Nothing. There is no manufacturer’s name on this remote or the manual, but they appear to be from Ortek http: 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. Please file a support inquiry with the exact name of your receiver, as well as rsceiver the Eeceiver vendor and product ID as displayed in “System Profiler” for this device.

There is no way round this without using some helper app like Eventghost, but the Info action could be mapped to one ehoje the other buttons. It isn’t very configurable receiveer certain buttons don’t work as they should: Retrieved from ” https: This is a binary array consisting of rows of 7 bytes. Here is the product that I purchased for more information: The buttons are dependable though, and if you are looking for a cheap remote that does the job this should be a candidate.


You should probably replace this behavior with what you want. If this is not working for you then drop a line and we can walk through and find out what is causing the issue.

You will need to Create a power plan and you can select any of the 3 options. What we need to do is to adjust the power settings.

Using a Microsoft remote control in Windows – Official Kodi Wiki

You can find a list of rrceiver codes in http: Ehme sure that there are no duplicate mappings with PVR settings. Although, this prevents the computer from shutting down, the key still doesn’t make it into Kodi. So EG sees the devices get unplugged and then the computer goes into a low power state. But essentially what is happening is the devices are getting powered down before EG gets the notification of the power state change. Hi, thanks for the help guys, I have checked the power state in windows and made sure to deselect usb selective sleep, and here is ascreenshot of event ghost when pc is powered on and fails to find hid.

Using a Microsoft remote control in Windows

Update 12th June The only reason for continuing with this article is if you want to customise the Microsoft remote to change the actions of any of the buttons or to make the Info and coloured buttons work.


The default behavior is to pop up a notification with the key combination passed. The following table lists all the known button numbers. However they usually cannot be configured so they have ehoem limitations. This will work on Windows I’ve tested on XP and 7 with the Microsoft receiver or a compatible receiver like the HP the remote does not come with a receiver though need a minor registry tweak.

When the next release is available, I’d very much appreciate your feedback on whether or not your receiver works as expected. Note that on some systems even the USB2 port will not work.

Like the older remotes it uses the Microsoft eHome drive so the buttons can be configured by modifying the rrceiver. When the computer resumes the same thing happens with the devices power being turned back on and the applications being told to start running again.

I’ve forgotten my password. Author Thread User There have been various problems reported with using this device on XP. The details are rather involved, but there are various resources you can use that make it all very simple.