IR reception option sometimes disabled in Sys Pref.

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by bostondan, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. bostondan macrumors newbie

    Aug 1, 2006

    My remote for my iMac is not working. I originally thought it neeeded a new battery but that was not it. I had a power outage the other night and since then have been noticing the problem.

    The apple support says;

    'To turn on IR reception:
    Open System Preferences and click Security.
    Deselect "Disable remote control infrared receiver.'

    When I go to system preferences and then security, the option to 'disable remote control infrared receiver' does not show up.

    Yesterday I restarted and the option came back, this morning after turning my computer on it wasn't there again. Any idea how to resolve this problem for good?

    Thank you

  2. bostondan thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 1, 2006

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