I have a MX-700 Universal Remote, set up almost 2 years ago by the techies at Tweeter, Etc. I got a new Direct TV-DVR a couple of months ago, and want to program it into the remote. Tweeter closed the local store, so I've downloaded the MX-700 Editor software and the manual. Read the manual, got the proper chord, had to get a USB to serial connector for my laptop. Fired up the software, plugged in the remote, and it will not recognize my remote. Keeps telling me I either have the wrong Port, or the chord is defective. I checked my Device Manager, and it tells me it's COM 4, so I set it at COM 4. I tried rebooting, reinstalling the software...nothing seems to get the remote to be recognized. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. I really like the remote, actually have 2 of them, and Tweeter now wants $200 to come and reprogram it and add the new DVR, just a little annoying. I should be able to do this. Thank you in advance. Carl
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What kind of receiver did you get? DirecTV, Dish, or something else? This remote comes with software and cables you can connect to your computer. Once you install it, and connect the device, you can program it to connect with your specific electronic components. You may need your existing/original remotes to help get everything set up, but usually that is a one-time process.
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If you have a learning universal remote, such as the MX-500, just put the remote in learning mode, press the button on the universal remote you want to program then press the appropriate button on the other remote. Otherwise, we'll need to know also what remote control you have. They are not all alike.
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