I have a Roku 1 (original) and a Roku 3 in my house, then I purchased another Roku 1 (new). Everything was okay for a few days and then my original Roku 1 stopped responding to the remote. I read the community blogs about resetting the remote and resetting the original Roku 1 box using the reset button. After resetting the box and remote, I am seeing a screen that says lets get started and asking me for a language. My remote will allow me to select english so I can't go any further. I removed the batteries in the remote and reinstalled them, but no luck. I pressed the reset button on the remote expecting it to re-pair, the light is flashing on the remote, but still no luck. After I pressed the reset button on the box I was expecting it to take me to a screen to scan for a a SSID on my wireless router, but perhaps that comes after I select a languag
Those are very old models, each will take IR remotes, you don't need to replace it with wifi remote that would cost about same a complete faster roku model. Get a cheaper universal remote with Roku code.