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This article describes the fixes and updates that are included in Update Rollup 2 for eHome Infrared Receiver for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.
Microsoft has released Update Rollup 2 for eHome Infrared Receiver for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This update is intended for systems that are running Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.
For more information about Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/900325/ )Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Update Rollup 2 for eHome Infrared Receiver is cumulative and is available from the Microsoft Download Center and from Microsoft Windows Update. This update rollup adds support for the Microsoft Media Center infrared (IR) keyboard and support for new IR receivers.
Update Rollup 2 for eHome Infrared Receiver adds support for new models of IR remote devices and keyboards and for additional keys on IR remote devices and keyboards. The system now recognizes additional vendor IDs and device IDs. The update also improves the way that Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 recognizes new IR remote devices. With this update, Media Center is better able to load the driver for IR remote devices and to read information about the model and manufacturer of the device. Because of these improvements, you can more easily find the correct driver for an IR remote device.
Besides these improvements and the fixes that are contained in the 888795, 905213, and 890546 hotfixes, this update resolves the following issues:
How to download Update Rollup 2 for eHome Infrared ReceiverTo download Update Rollup 2 for eHome Infrared Receiver, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:
Update rollup information
PrerequisitesYou must be running Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 to install this hotfix.
Update rollup replacement informationThis update rollup replaces the updates that were discussed in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888795/ )Update Rollup 1 for eHome Infrared Receiver for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890546/ )USB devices stop working in Windows XP Media Center Edition
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
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How to remove this updateTo remove this update, follow these steps:
Media Center Technical SupportBecause 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.