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TV Tuner (Leadtek Winfast TV2000 XP Deluxe) Remote Control doesn't work, any ideas why?

Posted on 2004-10-11
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I got this Tuner a year ago but never took it out of the box. When I installed it today, I found out that everything other than the remote works. What may cause the remote to not work? I changed the batteries but nothing else came to mind. My configuration: P4 2.44ghz, 1gb ram, 800GB HD, ATI Radeon 9500 Pro, Plextor External DVDRW.

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Basar Kizildere
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Callandor earned 70 total points
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The IR transmitter or IR receiver may be broken (you did install the IR receiver, didn't you?).
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also realize if it is IR, then it is line of sight.  The receiver needs to be in view of the IR on the remote.
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by:BasarKizildere
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Yeah the IR is connected and it's visible in sight. Maybe it went bad sitting in the closet for a year but I don't know why that would happen. Heh. Any other ideas?
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by:Callandor
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It's possible it never worked, but that's hard to definitively say.  Is there an application that loads at startup into the system tray?
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by:BasarKizildere
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Yeah, the software that came with the Tuner. It's called Winfast PVR. Thanks for trying to help. How do I give points to people that help? :)
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You do it the same way as accepting an answer.  If you don't want to give all the points, post a note in Community Support for a reduction of points so that you can do a partial award.
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Thanks, points awarded.
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