Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works

Dell laptop remote control

  • Please log in to reply



    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
New poster. I have a Dell Inspiron 8600 wide-screen laptop and a Dell Projector that I use for powerpoint presentations. I received a remote control with the projector and I also purchased a replacement remote control as a backup. I am a stockbroker and do seminars in restaurants so I need as much control as possible. As I was reviewing my presentation today, I find that neither remote works properly. I replaced the batteries in both but am now stymied. All I really want is the ability to advance or reverse the screens in my presentation. I have explored all the menu options for the projector and can find nothing that will help.

Can someone point me to a source where I can do some troubleshooting on this problem? I appreciate any help I receive.


  • 0




    Founder Geek

  • Administrator
  • 24,491 posts
Hi Charley, welcome to Geeks to Go! <_<

Since both remotes have problems, and you've replaced the batteries, the problem must be with the projector itself. First make sure the infrared receiver is clean, and that nothing is blocking it. If that doesn't work, it's probably a hardware problems that you'll need to have repaired.
  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP