Computer for home theater use

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  1. RedDawg

    RedDawg Well-Known Member

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    I recently got a free computer from my work, an extra one they were going to toss out. I want to use it to store mp3s and hook it up through my home theater receiver. Hooking it up is no problem i already wired the sound card and video card up and can view the computer display on my tv. My question is do i have to keep using a mouse & keyboard to access the files on the computer or is there some type of software i can get so i can just use a remote control to pick and choose which mp3s i want to play?
     
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    media center will give a nice remote and display interface. There are others, but I don't care for them.
     
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    :cool: thanks
     
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    this isn't pre-installed on all computers right? just Dells?
     
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    My non-dell laptop came with it. You can also buy it seperately.
     
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