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#101 rikiwi OFFLINE  

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Posted 27 November 2018 - 10:35 PM

Sorry Luke, I should have been more detailed in my original description.

 

Even though the mouse cursor remains, it has absolutely no control over the playing video and will not bring up the OSD again.



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Posted 13 December 2018 - 10:59 AM

Yet I can verify what others have reported. In my case I also use a Harmony remote to launch ET maximized. Is this a common thread among those affected? Maybe something with how I'm launching ET in my Harmony activity??

The PC never sleeps or shuts down. When the TV shuts off, ET is closed. Once the TV and AVR power on, I hit a button to launch a fresh instance of ET. It used to work fine and the mouse would disappear after a moment of inactivity. Now it no longer works. The remote's programming hasn't changed.

I just installed that auto mouse hiding utility mentioned above and while it works for now, it's pretty cheesy.

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I have a similar setup to yours, with the same issue.

 

My HTPC rarely turns off, I use a Harmony remote that executes "Win+1" to open Emby from the quick launch bar in Windows 10. When it first opens, the mouse disappears as it should, but after watching one episode of a tv show, the cursor comes back as soon as the next episode starts and I have to manually move the mouse to get it to disappear again. This happens consistently every time a new episode starts. I'd rather not have to resort to 3rd party bloatware to solve this issue, though.



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Posted 21 December 2018 - 01:20 AM

Can you please try this version:

https://www.dropbox....heater.zip?dl=0

 

Just unzip and run it portable. Thanks.



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Posted 21 December 2018 - 03:32 AM

Just ran that version, unfortunately it has the same problems as version 3.0.5



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Posted 10 January 2019 - 09:57 AM

Has anyone found a fix for this? Apparently no one else in my house even notices it happening, but it drives me nuts looking at the cursor on the screen and then having to get off the couch to "jiggle the mouse" every time the next episode starts playing...



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Posted 10 January 2019 - 11:05 AM

I'm still using that little program with no issues.  Just thankful I don't have to fix or hide the arrow everyday when I turn on my projector and put it on the HTPC







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