Windows 7 Media Center Remote Control

Posted on 2011-04-25
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hey Experts!!

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate HTPC and want a remote control for it, but don't know where to even begin.  I've searched, but don't know exactly what I need.  A Harmony would be ok, but I need a sensor for the PC.  If it has a mouse function great, but if not, no big deal

Thanks in advance.
Question by:LZ1
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    If you have bluetooth you can use a sony ps3 remote. If not, you could also grab a $29 mini usb dongle to plug in the back. You can read more about it here.
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    by:Lee W, MVP
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    Thanks everyone! Looks like I'll be going with the later 2. I have an Xbox 360, so the ps3 remote wouldn't really work. And the Bluetooth dongle, coupled with a remote would be going a little on the expensive side.
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    Oh, just to wet your appetite a little - You might want to save up some money for this:

    Blows TiVo out of the water (I've had mine close to 4 months now).

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