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controlling computer with a infrared remote program?

i have a dell latitude d410, it has a infrared port, i want to know is there is a freeware program that lets me take a universal remote and use it on my computer as a media remote or a dvd remote on my computer... i have a ''on Intel(R) 82801FBM LPC Interface Controller - 264"infrared controller...my operating system is window xp pro

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lemonie7 years ago
You spent a few hours?
I found this in ~1 minute:
www.filebuzz.com/files/Infrared/freeware-1.html
Vectir is a PC remote control application that lets you control popular media players such as Winamp, iTunes and Windows Media Player with an Infrared (IR) remote control or Bluetooth enabled mobile phone....
License:Freeware | Price: $0.00 | Size: 1.5 MB

I've no idea if it's any good, but have a look?

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sora (author)  lemonie7 years ago
id doesnt work... i have a "on Intel(R) 82801FBM LPC Interface Controller - 2641"and it can only support a USB-UIRT so it didnt work :(
lemonie sora7 years ago
It would help the question to add the things you've already tried, and information like "I have on Intel(R) 82801FBM LPC Interface Controller - 2641".

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sora (author)  lemonie7 years ago
sorry...i have tried not alot of things...:winlirc and vectir and thats about it... i have a wingows xp pro
NachoMahma7 years ago
.  When all else fails, search the web.
sora (author)  NachoMahma7 years ago
gee thanks....jk i already did i spent a few hours on the web but nothing really i out there that i can find