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DVR control with PC


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#1 OFFLINE   bobneedshelp

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 08:22 PM

Is it possible to use your PC as a remote control? Looking for something like the iPad application.

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#2 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 08:25 PM

http://sillysot.com/...example-old.php

There's directions around here somewhere.
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#3 OFFLINE   lhemmerich

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 08:24 AM

Direct TV has an APP that let you control the DVR..works great

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 07:35 PM

Direct TV has an APP that let you control the DVR..works great


What app works on a Windows PC? I know they have Directv2PC but that only allows you to watch recorded programs. Looking for something that would allow functionality like the iPad app.

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 09:22 PM

http://sillysot.com/...example-old.php

There's directions around here somewhere.


This is pretty cool, I have been playing around with it a bit and it seems to work well.

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 08:35 AM

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Is there anything better than this now?

There is an Android Emulator for PC from http://bluestacks.com/ that will let you run the Android based DVR remote controls but not all of them work and it adds a pretty thick extra layer of complexity.

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 08:53 AM

"Oh ye thread of olde, arise from thy grave."

Is there anything better than this now?

There is an Android Emulator for PC from http://bluestacks.com/ that will let you run the Android based DVR remote controls but not all of them work and it adds a pretty thick extra layer of complexity.

Thanks.


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Posted 30 March 2012 - 08:57 AM

Bluestacks thread here: http://www.dbstalk.c...ad.php?t=203474 :)


Okay, thanks. I probably should have phrased my qurestion better.

I'm wondering if there is an app that will allow me to control my DVRs from a PC. Earlier in this thread there was mention of a web-based app that doesn't work with IE.

I was hoping there would be a more elegant solution by now. BlueStacks isn't it. ;)
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