View Full Version : Netremote with Laptop as controller

September 9th, 2005, 12:10 PM
I have a pc set up in my living room that I use to play my DVD's with. I would like to use this machine to play my MP3's with. The problem is that I dont want to have to power up my projector or TV in order to play music. I have a laptop that I use and I am wondering if I can use NetRemote instead of a pocketpc device?

September 9th, 2005, 12:35 PM
Yes, there's a Win32 version in the package, and that's for regular PCs. As long as you're not running Linux, Mac or something silly like that, of course. :wink:

September 9th, 2005, 12:57 PM
So just to confirm I can have netremote running on my PC and use the laptop as the remote?

September 9th, 2005, 02:15 PM
No. You run NetRemote on your laptop and the media player program with MediaBridge on your media PC.

September 9th, 2005, 02:18 PM
OK cool. Thanks for the info. One last question! How easy is it to configure netremote?

September 9th, 2005, 02:23 PM
If you can program a VCR... :wink: Seriously, it's easy, and you'll get help here if you're stuck. Basically if you're able to post to the forum, you should be able to do basic configuration.