Answer to: The STB button doesn't ligh-tup when it pushedGlad to help. I should note that in step 4, it is important to be very careful with your blade. Keep it away from the circuit board area. Only pry between the top and bottom black plastic case pieces. It would be easy to damage circuit board traces or the big IC chip that is down there. Best wishes.
Answer to: The STB button doesn't ligh-tup when it pushedHopefully this isn't too late for you. It will at least be available for others who face our problem. Step 1: Remove the battery cover. Step 2: Remove the screws that are under the battery cover. Step 3: Remove the sliding panel at the bottom of the remote. Gentle pressure under the center of the door will lift it over the retaining tab. You might have to apply a little pressure on one side of the door to get it to release. Again... GENTLE. Step 4: Work a very thin screw driver into the small gaps at the bottom of the remote in the area that was under that sliding door. I used a jewelers screwdriver. Gently work the blade around and back and forth until you hear a tab pop. Then get the other side's tab to pop. Use fingers and blade to get that end segment to pop open. Step 5: Carefully work your way up both sides of the remote with the screwdriver releasing tab after tab. You can pop one on one side and then go after the matching one on the other side. Sometimes you can do two at a time on one side before doi...