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Windows 7: windows 7 media center with no remote

12 Feb 2011   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CeltiKaos View Post
I too would like to know how to bypass the irritating demand to setup a remote control, especially as in my case I do not have one at all and no way (or inclination) to physically install one.
Any suggestion how to bypass the IR setup & resolve the issue without buying a WMC7 compliant Remote?

Is that a new way for MS to collect WMC7 fees from millions of users - via royalties from IR Remote makers, while blocking STB setup in WMC without such special Remote? Why would I need one, having a perfectly working Remote that comes with the STB? Microsoft - did you forget about women's (and man's) right to choose?

Also, is there any way to choose, what TV Tuner Card to use with WMC to tune & watch all scanned channels this time, if several tuner cards are installed?

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08 Aug 2012   #12

Window XP Media Center Edition
Media Center with No Remote..

Simple answer for simple question..

If you do not have a windows media center remote and cannot setup the IR under the setup and it will not give signal.

Open Media Center, do not go to setup. you should see static when you click into Live TV, NOW JUST PRESS THE NUMBER "3" ON YOUR KEYBOARD AND PRESS ENTER. Channel will change to 3 without remote and should show your cable signal now!

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