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i want a software............

to control my laptop. i have irda port in that. i have one spare vcr remote, can i control my laptop with that.

please tell me softwares for that, i dont want to spend money on that.

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In reply to: i want a software............

Sorry, what is irda?

What do you mean, control your laptop? You mention a spare vcr remote. Do you mean you want to control your laptop remotely using a remote controller?


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Infrared Data Access

In reply to: irda?

The acronymn is actually written IrDA, but it seems that some who post to these fourms have defective keyboards with inoperable shift keys.

IrDA is a ''wireless'' connection that does not use radio techniques. It is, of course, limited to relatively short ranges, and must be line-of-sight. It is generally used to connect appropriate keyboards, mice, printers, etc. to a system -- especially when you desire security levels better than that of broadcast signals. It can also be used in environments where systems are so close together that a radio signal from one system is picked up by another. (Imagine the chaos if your computer responded to your officemate's keystrokes.)

Some things are being done with regard to using a TV remote with a computer. Go to
and search on control computer with TV remote to learn more.


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In reply to: Infrared Data Access

i want to control my laptop with vcr remote, did anyone done that before, then please tell me that software.

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