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I want to open the context menu in xbmc with my remote device and I've installed mceremote to no avail. Now I'm trying autohotkey and I know the keystroke from my remote and I have this script:

^VK76::  ; c
         Send c
         return

but when I open Xbmc and press my key it doesn' send the "c" keystroke. Why isn't mceremote or autohotkey not sending "c" when I press the button on my remote device?

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Xbmc is made to work with as many input devices as possible right out of the box. Try disabling "use gamepads" or changing the "remote send keystrokes" option.

I would personally recomend using xpadder when remapping other input devices than your keyboard.

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You recommend me to use xpadder with a remote device control? It's advertise for gampads, guitars. –  Phpdna Oct 8 '12 at 11:11
    
If changing the xbmc settings wont work, yes. –  David Jensen Oct 8 '12 at 11:40
    
Hmm, I've changed remote send keystrokes to true. Is that what you suggest? I don't have use gamepad option? Why isn't mceremote mappings doesn't work? Changing xbmc settings doesn't work. –  Phpdna Oct 8 '12 at 11:46
    
What can you do with the remote when autohotkey is closed? –  David Jensen Oct 8 '12 at 12:30
    
Why i recomend xpadder is mostly for troubleshooting your program. Using xpadder you can first make sure all buttons work etc. –  David Jensen Oct 8 '12 at 12:31
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