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Nvidia shield - mind of its own


Billkaboo
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Billkaboo

Hi all, 
I just turned on my shield yesterday morning, after no update that I know of, no changes since watching it the day before, and it completely had a mind of its own. Flicking between items, going up and down, into the menu and out, and more. See video attached. 

I unplugged it completely: power and HDMI. Issue remained... 

Not sure of settings and info (can't find the OS because I can't control it...)

 

It's really quite annoying. Any suggestions appreciated. 

 

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Billkaboo
 

 

 

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Hi.  There is no video but, is it possible your remote control is sitting under a heavy object or something?

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Billkaboo

Ah sorry no. The video shows me waving the remote, with no input going into it, while the problem is occurring. Will try and share the video link. Shortly.

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Billkaboo

Started when I wasn't holding the remote. 

Here's the video: https://photos.app.goo.gl/tFyKf7eXDVsm6mFf6

Should mention that the Shield remote has been lost for over a year now so I don't use that to interact with it. I use the TV's remote. Which is working just fine to control the TV otherwise and has been controlling the shield for well over a year with no issues. 

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speedingcheetah

Started when I wasn't holding the remote. 

 

Here's the video: https://photos.app.goo.gl/tFyKf7eXDVsm6mFf6

 

Should mention that the Shield remote has been lost for over a year now so I don't use that to interact with it. I use the TV's remote. Which is working just fine to control the TV otherwise and has been controlling the shield for well over a year with no issues. 

change remote batteries?

 

is it a 3rd party usb dongle remote? unplug re-plug?

Maybe 2.4ghz interference or degraded receiver.

 

maybe the original shield remote that was lost... is in range where ever it got lost to.., and the batteries are low

 

I have seen such behavior with wireless mice and remotes when bats are low or issue with receiver.

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Deathsquirrel

Does your shield have a game controller that's leaning on something?  An analog stick stuck out of center could do that.

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