HP Touchsmart 600 - remote control issues

I have 3 questions on the remote control for my HP TouchSmart 600, which works well for almost 4 years (not jinxies).

#1 can no longer change the channel of the program guide.

When I press the Guide button, the TV guide is displayed as expected. I can page up/down through the guide but when I press the button (the Center button on the remote control) to switch to the selected channel, it takes me to the library menu and position myself to the TV option saved rather than change the channel. He used to work. Note: I did take the trouble to restart the Live TV app like this seems to require to reach for the mouse.

What I did or I'm doing wrong?

#2 remote to 'enlarge' / 'restore down '.

Is it possible to use the remote control to "enlarge" / "restore" in the Live TV window? Currently, I do it with my mouse.

#3 remote sometimes loses focus

I have never been able to identify, but the remote sometimes seems to lose focus. By this, I mean that it is as if the computer ignores all of a sudden. For example, many times I press the Guide button, the TV guide will go up but the up / keys does not work. I see that the computer receives the infrared signal because the blue light on the front flashes whenever I press a button on the remote control. Finally, after having rejected the guide and press different buttons on the remote control in a crazy attempt to clear the confusion, the remote control starts actually behave as expected.

Advice would be appreciated.

Thank you.

Hi ou81aswell,.

#1: looks like your remote can give wrong signals.  Have you tried restarting the computer?

#2: no, the remote doesn't have this feature.  You will need to use the mouse

#3: I've noticed that sometimes windows pop ups will steal focus from Media Center.  I found that by pushing the round button of Media Green Center of the remote control will take back you in Media Center.

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