Caution Level: Safe
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows 2003 and Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.1.2535.0 / 01 Jan 2001
eHome Infrared Receiver is a product of Microsoft and its system requires windows XP media centre edition and an update rollup two for the Microsoft Windows XP Media Centre Edition 2005. Operating systems compatible with eHome Infrared Receiver include Windows 98, Windows NT4, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 2003. To install eHome Infrared Receiver, one will be needed to follow some steps. The first step would be download an eHome Infrared Receiver file from any reputable site and then save it in the PC before unzipping. Next, one should connect his or her eHome Infrared Receiver to the PC. Next, make a right-click on ‚ÄúMy computer' and then click ‚ÄúProperties.' On the ‚ÄúHardware' tab, one should click on the ‚ÄúDevice Manager' button. At this point, one will be able to see the new eHome infrared receiver on ‚ÄúUSB' category.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
To continue with the process of installation, one should click on ‚ÄúDevice‚Äù and then press ‚ÄúReinstall Driver‚Äù button. Next, choose ‚ÄúInstall from specific location and then check ‚ÄúInclude this location. One should click ‚ÄúBrowse‚Äù button to select the ‚ÄúMicrosoftdriver‚Äù and then click ‚ÄúNext‚Äù to proceed and ‚ÄúFinish‚Äù to complete the installation. The new eHome Infrared Receiver will now be visible on the ‚ÄúUSB‚Äù located in the ‚ÄúDevice manager.‚Äù It is advisable for one to always use the most recent version of the device driver as this would assist him or her utilize the functions of eHome Infrared Receiver in a better and an easier way. When older versions are used, there are possibilities of usb work errors and devices' conflicts. One should also ensure that he or she updates the drivers for at least once per month. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and eHome Infrared Receiver errors before installing any driver updates.