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You may be unable to use a remote control to wake up a Windows Vista-based computer after you put the computer to sleep (S3)

After you put a Windows Vista-based computer to sleep (S3), you may be unable to use a remote control to wake up the computer. However, you can use the mouse or the keyboard to wake up the computer.

This problem occurs if you install a TV tuner that has an integrated infrared (IR) remote control in a specific Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) slot.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB967329.

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