I'm not so sure that you are programing the box instead of the remote for a couple of reasons:
1) I lost the "programed remote" in the cushions and the kids got another remote that was not "programed". It gave me a 5 min skip instead of 30 sec.
2) I had to teach the 30 sec skip to my Harmony 1 with a new IR signal and had both after that.
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