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Apple Remote stopped responding

by lason12 / August 14, 2012 11:11 AM PDT

My Apple Remote no longer works for iTunes, Quicktime nor VLC Player. I checked with Facetime to make sure that it does indeed work and I was able to see the light flicker when I pressed the button. Anyone know how to resolve this? Thanks.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 14, 2012 11:16 AM PDT

And I never use the test to see if the battery is OK. I put in a new one. And I'll be honest, I do use a Volt Meter to check my old and new battery. Not everyone has such a thing.
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by lason12 / August 14, 2012 12:26 PM PDT

I've already put in a new battery. I got one today. Made no difference at all.

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by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / August 15, 2012 12:16 AM PDT
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then pair the remote again.

Seems to be a problem with Mountain Lion, which you may or may not be running, you didn't say


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