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Remote Control

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The Remote Control application enables you to control your computer from your TiVo. It displays your computer screen and lets you pan around the screen and type in a variety of keys using the TiVo remote.


Try It

Launch Remote Control

Once you see the Remote Control Console on your computer, go to your Tivo and enter the 'Music, Photos, & More' page. Select 'Remote Control' to try it out.

Use the arrow keys to pan around your computer screen. For the complete list of controls, see the Remote Control Key Map.


Release Notes

Version 0.5.5 (Feb 22, 2005)

  • Closing the console doesn't exit the application
  • Icon in the system tray indicates the app is running, enables showing the console and exiting
  • Assigned an icon to the console window
  • Resolved intermittent "gray window" startup bug on Java 1.5
  • Console is now available as a separate component

Version 0.5.1 (Feb 16, 2005)

  • Fixed a couple of bugs in the console under Java 1.5

Version 0.5 (Feb 9, 2005)

  • Ability to control the computer (see the Key Map)
  • Arrow icons indicating available panning directions
  • Information Screen (Info button)
  • Improved performance
  • Correct exit behavior (Window button)
  • Assigned title and icon
  • Renamed to 'Remote Control' from 'Screen Viewer'

Version 0.1 (Feb 4, 2005)

  • Ability to view the computer screen
  • Panning using the arrow keys

More Information

Remote Control is a TiVo Home Media Engine (HME) application.