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A long time ago I had bought an hp all in one system and it came with a remote an receiver to control windows media. The other thing is it had windows vista. I wanted to move this remote and receiver to my older computer containing windows xp 32 bit operating system. When I plugged it in the old computer it did not reconize the device and and required drivers for it. Just as I though. My question is, is there a way I could get the drivers for it to work so I could use this remote on my old xp?

The remote is called an eHome infrared receiver (USBCIR)

Btw I already tried upgrading windows media.

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The IR receiver hasn't really changed much since Windows XP Media Center Edition so should work with the correct drivers.

Troubleshooting the Remote Control and the IR Sensor (Windows XP)

Update Rollup 2 for eHome Infrared Receiver for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (KB912024)

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I have tried te update, and it installed successfully. When i plug the remote reciver in, it say installing device drivrs for bongle+bb ed. I cant find them though and wants me to. I tried creating it a driver in devices under control panel and it gave me errors like code 1,code 28 and code 10. –  Hunter Aug 25 '13 at 15:55

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