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Commodore Plus/4 Series
7 April 2009
HOWTO: Turn off IR reader on a Mac
by Steven B. Combs, Ph.D.
Here’s a quick, yet very handy, tip when that pesky Apple Remote activates Front Row (for old school Macs) or other apps on your Mac while controlling your Apple TV.
- Choose Apple Menu / System Preferences…
- Choose Personal / Security
- Select the Disable remote control infrared receiver checkbox as shown below
That’s it! Short and simple fix.
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