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Sony Vaio VGN-A217S

by Degs / October 10, 2005 5:34 AM PDT

I have looked everywhere for a compatible IR receiver to control my NEW Sony Vaio Laptop VGN-A217S I have connected my laptop to my home theatre system with the intention of using the standard speakers elsewhere, after connection, the Sony Remote 'PC RM-VC10E' stopped working, then I discovered the IR receiver is in one of the standard speakers that must be connected via a USB port!!!!

The Human Interface Device Properties say
Device type: Human Interface Device
Manufacture: (Standard system devices)
Location: Location 0 (Sony IR Receiver)

That providing I?m looking at the right thing!

Hope you can help because Sony can?t or won?t
Thanks. Derek
PS I live in the UK

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