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Infrared Port Uses?


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#1 Andrew

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Posted 13 July 2006 - 05:04 PM

My (kind of :thumbsup: ) new laptop has an infrared port on it. I'm curious as to what uses this thing has. Can I use it to control my TV and DVD player? Can it network with other infrared equipped computers? Should I just disable the darned thing altogether?

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Posted 13 July 2006 - 07:53 PM

Mostly the IR port on a computer is used with IR enabled printers and some remotes for powerpoint presentations.

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Posted 14 July 2006 - 12:54 AM

I Use mine for transferr info from my mobile
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