For this situation when the remote control options stopped working after streaming and a power cycle solve the issue, we recommend you to reset the SlingCatcher by sending it to Factory Settings and reconfigure it again. If the issue persists, please contact us so we can help you.
This problem is caused by the internet, not your catcher. Sometimes upload is very slow (many providers offer really low /unstable upload speed), you have to keep your patience till the remote control message has reached your slingbox. My experience was waiting is the best to do, pressing buttons again will cause stalling on either the box or the catcher. If the box it needs a reboot, when far away another problem. So I put a netping switch between the power socket and the box, enabling me to switch the box in Europe on/off from China