I discovered EventGhost yesterday morning and I absolutely love it! I spent several hours figuring out the program and I've whipped up an incredibly handy config file for all my HTPC apps. However, the final step is getting my remote to wake my HTPC from stand-by. I'm using an Anyware GP-IR02BK
remote and a Gigabyte GA-E7AUM-DS2H
mobo. I adjusted the registry (as mentioned here
) so it no longer automatically elicits Windows Media Center actions. However, by obliterating its previous WMC functionality, I've lost the ability to wake my PC from stand-by. I created an EventGhost command to put my computer into sleep when I hold the power button for 2 seconds, but the program obviously can't run while the computer is sleeping. Is there any way to get the remote to wake my computer from sleep mode again without restoring the rest of the WMC actions?
I know you can enable the ability to wake from stand by selecting it in the Power Management tab under the remote's properties in the Device Manager. However, when I go there, the remote doesn't have a Power Management tab. Curiously, my mouse and keyboard don't wake the computer either so I have to press the power button on the case.
Thanks for the help!
EDIT: another problem - every time I reboot my computer my registry edits seem to revert so my remote launches WMC again. Despite the above linked article, maybe the remote replacement driver is a better option?
EDIT2: I just located another entry for the remote in the Device Manager. This one is under "Universal Serial Bus controllers" and is called "eHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR)." This entry does have a Power Management tab but "Allow this device to wake the computer" has already been checked. Hm...