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Is there a way to turn on my Windows 7 desktop with a MCE remote? I have seen this functionality in HP laptops which turn on with a click of the remote control. Possible to do this with a desktop?>
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No.
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No.
pretty sure there is

http://www.xoxide.com/logisys-multif...el-silver.html
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WOW! Only if I hated myself would I put something as ugly as that in a front bay of my case! LOL

Definitely something I would rip the guts out of and mount internally.
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I know how to turn off a computer with a remote... You need a usb IR reciever first, then a remote

EDIT: it isn't anything ugly. I have it. It is just a small black box, that connects via usb
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dude yes.

but there is a whole lot of buts and addons that need to be done.
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I have a USB IR receiver and a MS remote, and I can turn my computer ON AND OFF with it....



soo anyone who says it's not possible, stop spreading misinformation
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post #8 of 27
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WOW! Only if I hated myself would I put something as ugly as that in a front bay of my case! LOL

Definitely something I would rip the guts out of and mount internally.
it is quite ugly. I would paint it black and stuff.
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post #9 of 27
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I have a USB IR receiver and a MS remote, and I can turn my computer ON AND OFF with it....



soo anyone who says it's not possible, stop spreading misinformation
I have that too. Just go to newegg and look up: IR remote control
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I have that too. Just go to newegg and look up: IR remote control
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