What operating systems is the remote compatible with? Alex July 05, 2018 22:49 Updated Follow A. Windows 7, 8, 8.1, Vista, XP, Mac OS, Mac OS Mavericks and later. Requires one open USB port on computer. Related articles Does this have a laser pointer? Surface Go 4K at 60Hz Video Output Key-Mapping Software Can this be used to control a media player? (Play, Pause, Volume Up/Down, Next/Previous Track) Does the remote require line of sight? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.