Keys on Windows XP Media Center Remote Sensor Device Appear to Stick

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Symptoms

The keys on the remote sensor device appear to be stuck and repeat.

Cause

This problem occurs because there are two buffer overrun issues in the remote sensor firmware.

Resolution

To resolve this problem, download and install the appropriate driver from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site:
http://update.microsoft.com
The driver detects the version of the firmware in the attached remote sensor and it upgrades the firmware if it is required.

Workaround

To work around this problem if you do not install the driver from the Windows Update site, use either of the following methods:
  • Unplug the remote sensor device, and then plug it back in.

    -or-
  • Turn off your computer, unplug the power cord, wait 30 seconds, plug the power cord back in, and then restart the computer.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

More information

Technical support for Media Center

Because Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition was included with your hardware device or system, the hardware manufacturer provides technical support and assistance for this software. Your manufacturer may have customized the installation with unique components such as specific device drivers and optional settings to maximize the performance of that manufacturer's hardware. If you require technical help with Windows XP Media Center Edition, contact your manufacturer directly because the manufacturer is best qualified to support the software that the manufacturer has installed on the hardware.

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Article ID: 331913 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup 2
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