Use xbox 360 remote in Media Center

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by alextheg, May 14, 2009.

  1. alextheg

    alextheg Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    Jan 7, 2009
    Just wanted to post a little registry tweak that i hope a few of you find usefull. If you have an xbox 360 remote hanging around the place and would like to control Media Center with it then simply do the following;

    Open Regedit and then look for these entries.


    look for CodeSetNum0 and change the value to 8 (the xbox 360 remote id)

    and delete the other three entries which are : CodeSetNum1, CodeSetNum2, CodeSetNum3.

    Now just exit Regedit and reboot. Heh presto, now you control media center from the comfort of your chair. I used this in Vista sp1 and am now using it in win7 also.
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  2. HSChronic

    HSChronic MDL Expert

    Aug 25, 2007
    sweet nice tweak/hack!