For all that own a playstation3 BD remote or like to use and excellent remote that has a better connectivity that RF or IR, cheetah05, wrote an excellent app for Windows Vista/XP and win7!
Get It -> PS3BluMote v2.03
*The hibernation feature has been disabled as it does not work.( for now)
It Acts like a normal keyboard / HID-input runs in the system tray and also features sms like text input trough the numeric keys :o , so you can use it on all your favorite applications that use keyboard shortcuts, like media players media centers and so on.
I'd say: check it out and let us know what you think.
Quote:HOW TO PAIR THE OFFICIAL SONY PS3 BLUETOOTH REMOTE IN WINDOWS:
1. Bring up the Bluetooth pairing screen on your computer. How you do
this depends entirely on your operating system and what Bluetooth
adapter you are using.
2. Put the PS3 Bluetooth Remote into pairing mode. To do this you hold
"Start + Enter" buttons together for 5 seconds and then release.
3. Search for discoverable devices on your computer.
4. When the remote (it is named "BD Remote Control") is found, pair the
device. If prompted for a key, opt for the NO KEY (or similar) option.
5. Allow for the device to pair. Do NOT close the "finished paring screen"
for 2 minutes. Hopefully it should install some drivers in the
background (see your system tray).
6. Open the PS3BluMote application and see if the remote works, pressing
any button should pair the remote automatically. If it works you will
have a blue icon in your system tray and when you hover over the icon
for the application it will pop-up with "Connected".
If it does not work, continue with these steps:
7. Put the remote back into pairing mode (follow instruction 2).
8. Open up the services screen for the already paired remote.
9. **HOPEFULLY** you should see a checkbox for HID device (or something
similar). Check it and click Apply/Ok and it should install the driver.
If you are still having issues continue with these steps:
10. Unplug your PS3 (if you own one).
11. Un-pair/Remove any PS3 related Bluetooth devices that are paired with
12. Remove the drivers for your PC Bluetooth device/dongle and remove the
actual device itself.
13. Look through Device Manager to ensure that all drivers/devices related
to Bluetooth have been removed.
14. Restart your computer.
15. Plug the Bluetooth device/dongle back into your PC and install the
16. Restart your computer.
17. Return to Step 1.
you need to have .NET 4.0 Framework installed in order to run the application
*From the readme