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Windows 7: Remote not working after sleep wake up

02 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
Remote not working after sleep wake up

I am using Win 7 Professional x64 for my HTPC. Initially, i wasn't able to wake my PC from sleep (S3) using my IR remote (shows up as ehome transciever on device manager). I fixed that using a jumper setting on my Biostar TH55XE motherboard to change the USB power to 5VSB instead of just 5V. Now I can wake it up using the power button on the remote, but after it wakes up the remote buttons do not work. If I unplug the IR receiver from the USB port and plug it back in, it starts working. It also works fine after a reboot. It's funny that I can wake it up using the remote, but then it stops working. Can anyone please help?

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02 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

Sounds like it is not waking the device correctly. Try updating drivers.

Sleep itself is buggy, so there is a chance this is not fixable.

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