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Activities Button Does Not Work

Activities control will not work unless you turn everything off and start from scratch.

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I had the same problem so I pulled my remote apart. The remote has two types of switches - little button mechanical switches and surface contact switches. The activities button is a mechanical button switch that has a small domed piece of metal that goes over concentric rings on the circuit board. this is all under a sticky white piece of insulating sheet. I carefully pulled up the white sheet and cleaned the contacts on the board and on the circuit board. I put it all back to gether and the switch now works fine. Very delicate work but that is the only way to fix the problem.

Posted on Dec 16, 2012

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SOURCE: activities button won't work

Have you tried the "help" button? That usually rights anything wrong with the unit, by itself.

If not, connect it to a PC, and let it re-program itself.

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