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Q: Connecting Bluetooth devices

New PC with bluetooth. Can anyone provide guidance on how to use blue tooth with external speakers and send music from ITunes or other sources to them along with external speakers directly connected to the PC? Is there a limit to the number of BT devices you can ouput to simultaneously. I have a couple of bluetooth speakers in other rooms and would like to be able to play music from the PC to them. Thank you

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Hi all! I have problems when i try to transfer files between my PC and other devices (mobile phones, PC's) via bluetooth.

I can send files normally but i cannot receive them. When I try to receive, the connection just fails. Do you have any idea what might be the problem and how to solve it? Could it be something to do with serial ports? At the moment I am using different serial ports for sending and receiving (COM23 and COM24). How can I change the serial ports so that they would the same for sending and receiving..?
Or has it anything to do with serial ports?

I have Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit and my bluetooth device is Generic Bluetooth Radio manifactured by Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd.

Br,
John

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I have a 710-25ISH Desktop and until yesterday was able to pair my bluetooth devices to it such as headphones. Now I cannot find the connection and where I was previously able to connect in settings the bluetooth link is gone.
 
Mod:  edited Subject line to add system type

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Okay, so I don't really know if a solution is out there, but here is the situation I'm in. I only have one available USB port left which I am currently using for the Logitech Bluetooth dongle that came with my Logitech K750 solar keyboard. I would also like to attach my Samsung wep410 headset for Skype calls.

I have tried to discover the headset with and without Logitechs software installed with no luck. I then checked device manager, which does not show the dongle as a Bluetooth receiver/device. My assumption from that is that Logitech has it setup to only receive from their own devices.

Since I have no room for another dongle (and a hub isn't really ideal). Is there some way to force the dongle to detect normal Bluetooth devices? I've searched for a custom driver or other work around with no luck so far. This is on a computer running Windows 7 64bit.
 

A:Bluetooth devices not discovered by Logitech bluetooth receiver

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Windows 7 Professional 32bit, Gigabyte x86 PC.

Windows bluetooth discovery is not finding any devices. On my android phone I can turn on discovery and locate the PC, and it prompts me to enter the passcode on the PC. However no devices show up.

I have tried three different USB dongles and installed the generic Windows bluetooth driver. (One of the devices prompted me for a different driver which was downloaded and installed, but then the radio was not recognized) I've tried three different devices as well (a mouse, a trackpad, and the android phone).

I've installed "Bluetooth Command Line Tools" and it tells me that the radio is installed and working properly, as does the Windows device manager. Bluetooth icon shows in the system tray when the dongle is plugged in.

I've changed the settings in services.msc as detailed in other posts (changing to local account with my username and password).

I've turned off firewall and antivirus, no change.

Constructive ideas, suggestions, and opinions are welcome. I can't just throw it out the window, though, as this is a work computer. All I want to do is add a Bluetooth trackpad.

A:No bluetooth devices found, but other devices find the PC.

I've just installed BlueSoliel (trail version which will expire in 30 days) and now all my devices can pair and connect.

At this point it appears to be a Windows software / driver issue. I'd really like to track this down and fix it myself, I don't mind actually paying for the BlueSoliel software but I'm stubborn about 'stupid computer problems'.

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hi, my laptop had Windows 8.1 Pre installed to i installed Windows 8.1 Pro on it .. before upgrading, naturally all is working well, i backed up my Drivers using an Open Source Software i downloaded from SourceForge

after upgrading, i installed all drivers, all is working well except for my Bluetooth Radio .. though in the Device Manager, it is not showing any error as it says "The device is working properly" .. yet even when my Laptop's Bluetooth is in Discoverable Mode, none of my Phone, Tablet nor other Laptops can detect this Laptop .. Vice Versa, my laptop doesnt discover any devices too, not even my Bluetooth Mouse .. though my Phone was discovering my Mouse ..

i tried updating my drivers, but there was no luck ..
i tried reinstalling my drivers, there was also no luck ..
i tried resetting multiple times, still no luck ..

im running out of luck, please i hope someone knows anything about it

A:Bluetooth Not Showing Any Bluetooth Devices

never mind. fixed it

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Hi all,

I'm not sure if I'm posting in the correct forum, but I've got a question about bluetooth devices. This is gonna be a really dumb one. I have a newer laptop here that is wireless. In other words, I have a router and a small wireless network set up. I have the little blue button that lights up at the top of the keyboard. Is that bluetooth? I also have a wireless printer with that same icon lit up blue.

I have a new cellphone that is bluetooth and I want to make the phone and computer talk to each other to transfer pictures. I read that I need to go to "Bluetooth Devices" in the Control Panel to get things set up. However, I don't see that selection. So, do I have bluetooth or not?
 

A:Bluetooth Devices?

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I am attempting to connect a mobile phone to my computer. On the Bluetooth Devices icon in Control Panel I am unable to 'turn discovery on' (in options). The message 'Settings not Saved' appears detailing discoverability and connection. I am operating on a Pentium 4 system with Windows XP and SP2.
 

A:bluetooth devices

Do you have a bluetooth icon in your system tray?

You should be using this and then utilizing the bluetooth places folder to find and connect the device and then discover available services with that device.

If you don't have that icon, your missing the Widcomm stack, which you need before bluetooth functionality will happen. Search your manufacturer website for these drivers.
 

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HelloMy laptop model ThinkPad X1 Carbon unfortunately can't detect any and all Bluetooth devices that I am trying to connect. 

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I have bought a Bluetooth keyboard for my PC (running a Windows 7 64bit OS) and while I am able to successfully install and pair the device, I find that each time I either switch off the device (or PC) and switch either back on again I cannot re-establish the connection unless I remove the device and re-install and pair it once more? Surely it isn't necessary to have to follow this procedure every time I wish to use it...or is it? Any helpful ideas would be much appreciated.

A:Bluetooth Devices

make sure the PC is discoverable and that Bluetooth is set to start with the computer.

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I have a Medialink Bluetooth dongle that I am unable to get to work with all my bluetooth devices. I have the drivers installed and everything seems as if it should be functioning properly. However, I am not able to pair my two Android devices or my Turtle Beach PX5 headset. I was able to connect with my printer so I'm sure the device itself is working properly. I'm just not sure what I am doing wrong with my other devices. Thanks for the help.

A:I can not connect Bluetooth devices.

Also, when I go the Bluetooth menu and click "Open Settings" nothing opens. What's causing that?

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1545, running Vista 64 bit.
Wireless works fine.  I have never tried connecting with Bluetooth before.
I was looking for a portable speaker but they are all Bluetooth operable.
So, decided to see if my laptop connects with Bluetooth.
According to the configuration it does.
It has a Dell Wireless 1510 802.11n Half Mini Card.
I have a Bluetooth Devices file in my Control Panel but no devices that it connects with.
Does anyone have any suggestions or help?
 

A:PC does not recognize bluetooth devices

According to Dell, these are the specs for your wireless card.  As you can see, there is nothing to show that your wireless card has any Bluetooth capability.  Without more information, I cannot say why you would have a "Bluetooth Devices file" in your Control Panel.  Should you want me to look into this further, please post screenshots of your Control Panel and Device Manager windows.

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Is there a program that allows me to un-pair Bluetooth devices BESIDES the Bluetooth tab in PC Settings?
I can NOT un-pair devices this way! Note that removing the device via Device Manager does NOT remove it, as it comes right back.

I had to buy a new Bluetooth adapter to re-pair my devices, but I got THE SAME ISSUE as before, and that is this.

If you don't know what I'm talking about, I can't do it like this:

And before anything, yes, I'm admin. Also note there is no on/off switch. Please explain this. Thanks.

A:Cannot Un-pair Bluetooth Devices

1 month later, any suggestions?

Basically:
Cannot un-pair via Device Manager (just simply comes back after uninstall, removal, and re-insertion of BT dongles).
Cannot un-pair via Bluetooth tab in Settings.

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I've got an Acer Aspire S3-951, just installed Windows 8 Release Preview Build 8400.

All devices have installed, the bluetooth module shows up in the device manager. I've downloaded and installed the Atheros Bluetooth driver from the Acer website. However when I try to add a bluetooth device it doesn't find anything - it just says "Searching for devices" and eventually says "No devices found". I've placed two mice in pairing mode but neither show up (Logitech M555b and Kliq KL-TSMBT3), it doesn't even detect my iPhone.

Anyone got any ideas or fixes??

A:Bluetooth devices not detecting?!?!

Right now, I'm having the exact same problem. I have that model too. I ran a Windows Troubleshooter, and it came up with lots of bluetooth problems. It told me to reinstall the drivers for it, so I'm trying to do so right now...

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I got this problem once before but it happened again yerterday and today I get a message saying bluetooth stack devices can't start what shall I do?

A:Bluetooth stack devices

Can we have some specific information about your system (make/model), and what blue tooth devices (if any) you may be using right now.

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RE: - I can not connect Bluetooth devices.

I am having a similar problem, I got my headset to play sound and all that, but cant get the mic to work. Subsribing to this thread in search of any fixes.

A:can not connect Bluetooth devices.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by AversionX


I am having a similar problem, I got my headset to play sound and all that, but cant get the mic to work. Subsribing to this thread in search of any fixes.


Please post your specific issue AversionX. And update your system spec please.

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I no longer see bluetooth under my devices.  What do I do to locate it again?

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I'm on 8.1 with all updates installed. My Asus Zenbook does not support Windows 10 (I tried but had to revert because no drivers available for some functions. Asus does not rate my Zenbook as 10 compatible.) Anyway I am having problems with Bluetooth mouse. The only way to get it to work is to set mouse to pairing mode, select unpair the mouse in windows, then it pops up and select pair. It will now work fine until I restart the computer then must repeat process. There are 2 devices listed as paired for Bluetooth.If I select unpair for either or both it will not unpair them. It's like I need to clean bluetooth and start over. I do not want to reinstall windows because it is such a pita to get Asus drivers and reinstall software. Is there any other way. to get the old bluetooth devices to unpair? I have a feeling if they would completely unpair and be gone that when I pair again the mouse may work normally.
 

A:Can't Unpair Bluetooth Devices?

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I currently have a Titan GT80 -009 laptop and cannot for the life of me get any of my devices to connect to this laptop. I turn on Bluetooth and it doesn't find anything while in pairing mode. I uninstalled the driver, re-installed..looked on google and turned off power saving for devices; changes service to auto instead of manual and nothing..

Device manager shows Bluetooth is running fine Qualcom Atheros QCA61x4 4.0 installed.

I really don't want to factory reset, i called MSI for support and that's all they told me to try doing...that's great tech support.

Any help is greatly appreciated..

A:No Bluetooth devices found..

Have you checked in Services to see if the "Bluetooth support service" is running?

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Hi!
I have read a lot about problems on W7 with Bluetooth, but none of the solutions seem to apply to me. When I doubleclick on the Bluetooth icon in the taskbar the Bluetooth Devices window comes up, the green bar loads to 99% and nothing happens, even though I have 2 turned on Bluetooth devices near the dongle. I have also tried using the software (BlueSoleil) that came with the dongle, but that doesnt work either.
All the devices in the device manager are installed correctly (no unknown devices). I am using W7 Premium.
Any help is appreciated.
Thank you

A:No Bluetooth devices found

Can you tell us what the two devices are that you are trying to connect?
Also can you fill out your system specs in your userCP

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I have a new Dell xps 8900 desktop. When I get on the Bluetooth it just circles and can never find any devices even though they are close by. Nothing in device manager seems out of place. Bought new with windows 10, hasn't worked yet. Something I'm not doing that should be obvious? Should I search the Bluetooth adapter and look for a driver update?
 

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Just to tell that the Widcomm 5.1 provided on a link on this forum, does work fine and install very well through Windows Update for most of the bluetooth drivers...

Version on my Original CD Install is around 4.1 or 4.3 dated 2003, have an issue with tray control (windows pops up every time) and is buggy.

I'm with a PCMCIA Bluetooth TDK PC Card Type II, to transfert files and pictures with OBEX from a 3rd S60 platform mobile phone.

I didn't wanted to install a PC suite, just basic transfert from Phone to PC.

Widcomm 5.1 suit most of the bluetooth devices known by now.


I was looking back yesterday the post for the link and couldn't find it back. Orbital Shark may you have the link?

The purpose of this new thread.

Thanks.

A:Bluetooth Devices (Widcomm)

Have you tried the following:

Broadcom Corporation - Bluetooth Software Download

Using the Broadcom updater I managed to get a very recent version installed:

Bluetooth (WIDCOMM) driver v.6.2.0.8900 (22/04/2009) for Win7

The updater should work with all Broadcom based BT chipsets...

If WIDCOMM v.5.1 worked for you this might too...

netRAT.

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I want to turn on the bluetooth for my laptop, but the bluetooth option in devices doesnt exit

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My wireless mouse stopped working - I replaced the batteries, restarted the computer, pressed the bluetooth button and clicked "add new device" in control panel/bluetooth devices but nothing at all shows up in the list. Any ideas? Very frustrating!

I'm using a plug-in USB mouse for now

A:Bluetooth devices don't show up at all

Welcome to the forum

Hopefully one of these suggestions may help.

Troubleshoot problems with Bluetooth enabled devices

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Hey guys I want to connect my JBL bluetooth-speaker with my laptop but it doesn't find any devices.The drivers are up-to-date but in the advanced settings a box isnt crossed: "bluetooth-devices can find this PC".If I want to cross that box I get next message:in english:"there is a mistake with saving the settings. This bluetooth-device is possibly not connected.The next settings are nog saved:Detection-settings" Can someone help me please?  Regards!

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having a problem since i buy my cellphone Nokia 2330 Classic. I cannot connect my phone to my pc. I already downloaded the Windows Mobile Center. Anyone Can help me?

A:bluetooth devices is not detected

Hi.

Can you help us to be able to help you by filling these in - System Specs

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On "The Screensavers" last night they mentioned that when tou connect ide devices put both hard drives on the same cable because the two devices will run only at the speed of the slower drive. Is this so ? I assume that this just means when they are in use! What speed are we then talking about with two hard drives teh Uma 33/66 etc?
 

A:connecting IDE devices

It 's the maximum transfer speed of the bus of the HD. If you have a newer HD with a greater transfer rate connected on the bus with an older slower drive, the new drive will only transfer data at the slower rate as the computer cannot autoswitch the transfer rate dependent upon which drive it's attempting to access on the same bus (channel). Moving the new drive to another bus (channel) should allow for the drive to operate at it's nominal transfer rate. Of course this is also dependent upon the MB manufacturer and BIOS.
 

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I recently tried to install a USB printer and the installation failed becuse the software driver was not recognised.

I gave up on the printer and am now having the same problem with a USB scanner.

The scanner appears in device manager under "other devices" and has a yellow question mark. The driver is apprently not installed and Windows XP Home cannot find the driver anywhere not even on the manufacturers installation disc.

The scanner is on the task bar with a red cross through it.

All this was also true for the printer.

Is this a USB driver problem and how to correct it?
 

A:USB devices not connecting

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I Peard my PC to my router,the internet works fine,the problem is i can't connect my PS3 and another PC to the internet.

It connects but there isn't an Internet Access
My router is the WAG160N

Could anyone help me please?
In the instructions it says that : I need to press a special button on my router to pair new devices, but I can't understand what they wrote.

They wrote this:

Code:
[FONT=MyriadPro-Regular][SIZE=2][FONT=MyriadPro-Regular][SIZE=2]
[LEFT](WAG120N:
Green/Amber; WAG160N v2 and WAG320N:
Green) Press this button to have Wi-Fi Protected
Setup[/SIZE][/FONT][/SIZE][/FONT][B][FONT=MyriadPro-Bold][SIZE=2][FONT=MyriadPro-Bold][SIZE=2]ô [/B][/SIZE][/FONT][/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=MyriadPro-Regular][SIZE=2][FONT=MyriadPro-Regular][SIZE=2]search for your Wi-Fi Protected
Setupô-supported wireless device. The LED is
continuously lit green when a Wi-Fi Protected
Setupô connection is successfully established.
The LED blinks slowly while Wi-Fi Protected
Setupô is setting up a connection, and is lit amber
(WAG120N) or blinks rapidly (WAG160N v2 and
WAG320N) if an error occurs. The LED is off when[/LEFT]
Wi-Fi Protected Setupô is idle.
[/SIZE][/FONT][/SIZE][/FONT]
I Found the button but I have no idea what they wrote.Could anyone simplify it so I could understand?

Thanks For Reading
 

A:Connecting New Devices Help Please

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New Win 10 install seems unstable; fix one thing another goes bad.  Firefox hangs constantlky now also.

A:Bluetooth devices paired but will not connect

tfrasier,You can click the link below to watch the youtube video to resolve the issue.Bluetooth Devices not Connecting

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I have posted this same problem a month or so ago,but it was buried down in new posts and since I can't get a new answer,I'm reposting it. Sorry for that. I have a laptop with bluetooth connection issues. Whenever I connect my device,it disconnects after 5 mins or so,and I have to delete it from my bluetooth list,repair it and even restart the computer if it doesn't show up. This seriously gets in my way when I play multiplayer games with matches more than 5 mins.The device works good in my phone,so the problem is about the laptop.I have all my drivers updated and installed. I even tried some of the stuff mentioned in support but it was no help. I have a set of bluetooth stuff so I seriously need this problem fixed.Laptop model number : P0E90EA#AB8 Thank you.

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Tried to connect my sister's computer and then my phone. They both paired "successfully" but with the computer it said that I was unable to install drivers and on my phone it said "paired but not connected". Another odd thing is it's showing the computer as a desktop, but it's a laptop the same model as mine but her's is still windows vista.

I updated to Win 7 with a full/clean install so is there a driver that I should re-install or update?

A:Unable to connect to bluetooth devices

Depending on make and model of some mobile phones, phone manufacturer may not have or will not update the driver for those types of phones for windows 7. They want you to buy a new phone...same thing happened when vista rolled out and a lot of printers wouldn't work with the OS. You can call you mobile service provider and ask them about the compatibility issue.

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I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Helix (not sure of the exact model number but it's an i7 with 8GB ram and 128 GB SSD). After I upgraded to 8.1, I was able to pair the laptop to my bluetooth speakers and my phone (Motorola Razr Maxx) but almost instantaneously after connecting both my speakers and phone would drop and say not connected.

Nothing I did would resolve the problem, and I have gone through more or less every thread on this board relating to bluetooth issues. I've tried reinstalling the drivers, I've set the bluetooth support services to start automatically but the only thing to get bluetooth working again was to roll back to Windows 8.

So my question is this:

I kind of miss some of the features of 8.1 and I'd like to get those back, but not at the cost of bluetooth functionality. Is there any way to get the bluetooth working in 8.1, or any way to get the features of 8.1 in 8?

Some extra information; I'm running Windows 8 64 bit Pro as of right now and bluetooth is working fine; I have a broadcom bluetooth radio that came preinstalled in my laptop, specific model number is BCM20702A0;While I was using 8.1 there were no issues in Device Manager regarding drivers, at least not with the exclamation marks nor any unidentified devices.

A:Bluetooth devices would not stay connected in 8.1

Okay, the problem seems to have automagically fixed itself. All I did was revert back to windows 8, like I said in the previous post, and after updating to 8.1 again the problem does not exist anymore. I have no explanation for what's different or why it worked but I'm not going to question it.

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Hello, im new to using bluetooth devices on my windows 7 64 Bit PC And i have a bluetooth headset i like to use with it for listening to audio my laptop produce and speaking to it. But i dunno whats wrong, its not working the way i was instructed to set it up, what is also wrong is i dont understand this and what i need to do to fix.
Can someone please help me? I dunno what this mean and i currently have no bluetooth connected to the pc at the moment. So i dunno why i see this in the image attachment
 

A:Extreme help needed with bluetooth devices.

It would help if we knew the brand and exact model of the headset.
I like to read the manual, specifically the section on what to do to pair the device.

My bluetooth keyboard requires me to type numbers in and hit enter before it is usable on my android tablet.
 

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Hi, I have tried most of the DIY fix it suggestions on you tube.  I don't know what is happeing.  I have a Ralink Bluetooth 4.0 and version 9.2.10.10.  Can someone please help???













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A:Bluetooth not working will not find devices and / or will no...

Hi: There is a newer Ralink bluetooth 4.0 driver for W8.1 than the one you currently have installed. The only suggestion I can offer would be to try the driver below and see if that works.  Install and restart the PC. This package contains the driver installation package for the Mediatek (Ralink) Bluetooth in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system. 11.0.756.0 Rev.D  (30 Oct 2014) ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp69501-70000/sp69545.exe

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I have problems with my HP Notebook with 8 gigabytes of RAM installed. When I connect to a bluetooth device,it lasts 5 minutes and then disconnects. I do have all of my drivers installed but there isn't hope. I can connect the bluetooth device to other computers and phones but not my laptop. I do have my warranty still on.

A:I have problems with my bluetooth devices on my laptop.

What is the laptop model number, please?

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I recently upgraded my Acer Aspire One AOD150 Netbook to Windows 7 (32Bit) Home Premium with a clean install, everything works fine except for Bluetooth.

I have installed latest drivers from the Acer site but to no avail. According to the Acer Hardware detection utility I have a Broadcomm Bluetooth card.

The Netbook OS was originally Win XP with a Logitech V470 Bluetooth mouse which worked perfectly, I could also discover and user phones and other bluetooth devices.

I have checked to make sure the Bluetooth services are started, and also checked to make sure that Power Saving on the mouse is not enabled (this caused loss of device problems with my new Win7 (64bit0 PC - so I disabled it on the Netbook as well)

It seems that no Bluetooth devices can be discovered, I have checked that the Bluetooth is switched on and tried discovering other mice, phones and computers but the system resolutely fails to see any Bluetooth devices at all!

Would be grateful for any advice,

Jon

A:Bluetooth will not discover devices after W7 Upgrade

due to the age of the component id say that drivers are no longer supported for it. I have an old NEC laptop which i upgraded to windows 7, everything works fine bar the sound card, as they no longer make a driver to support it.

You maybe lucky and another broadcomm driver for a newer bluetooth chip may work, but its not likely.

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The only piece of hardware that my new Win 10 laptop can "see" is my wireless mouse. I have a FitBit tracker and a pair of Beats wireless headphones. Neither of these can connect via Bluetooth. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Hello guys
I have just installed a bluetooth adapter and added three devices using "control panel > bluetooth devices, so is this the same thing as doing it In "network and sharing center" > add connection or network.

And which one should you use in vista

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I've been able to connect my Windows 8.1 laptop to my phone for some time. But since yesterday I haven't been able to. The phone and laptop detect each other. But they don't connect. I tried to uninstall the bluetooth driver which automatically reinstalls at boot up on the laptop.. But that doesn't work. What should I do?

A:Laptop Can't Connect to Devices through Bluetooth - HELP

You'll need to look into the Bluetooth setting you have that somewhere different computers have different ways of accessing the Bluetooth setting.

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My machine running windows 7 will no longer see any bluetooth devices. Prior, it had a Microsoft bluetooth mouse 5000 connected, and had a generic bluetooth driver. I attempted to add a bluetooth device, but it would not see any of the devices I tried to add (headphones, earpiece, phone). Removed the mouse and tried to add again. Nothing. I downloaded the drivers from broadcom and installed. Still will not see any devices. Uninstalled and deleted broadcom drivers. Rebooted. Windows auto-installed bluetooth adapter as BCM2046. Still will not see devices, including originally connected mouse. Uninstalled and rebooted. Windows automatically reinstalled the BCM2046 Drivers. Still will not see devices. Booted to ubuntu. Was able to initialize card and discover and add all 3 devices immediately. Rebooted into windows. Reinstalled broadcom drivers. Rebooted. Still does not find any devices. Even updated my bios.

A:Windows 7 refuses to see bluetooth devices

see if this helps

Connect to Bluetooth and other wireless or network devices

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Hello

I've had a problem with my bluetooth keyboard and mouse for quite some time now. The problem is that they disconnect and then won't reconnect. This usually happens after the computer has been inactive for about an hour or so, but it varies. Occasionally they have disconnected while I've been using them, but this is a rare occurence.

The problem comes when I try to use the mouse after it has been idle for a while. Usually clicking the left mouse button brings it out of sleep mode and the light comes on at the bottom, but in the occasions where it does not work nothing happens. The computer for some reason still considers it to be connected; I have a program called BluetoothView which shows the last time connected, and this is continuously updated even when I can no longer use the mouse.

I'm running Windows XP SP2. My bluetooth adapter, as well as the keyboard and mouse, are all manufactured by Belkin.

Any help greatly appreciated

Thanks in advance!
 

A:Bluetooth Devices Supposedly Connected But Not

Is your PC going into power saving mode? That can cause this type of issue.
 

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Hi, i think the title is enough

here you can see i don't have any bluetooth or even wireless devices but in the action center bluetooth is always turned on! and when i click on it, Its just open Settings.
anyone can help me with this problem.
its not a problem actually but its annoying..

thank you all.

A:I don't have any bluetooth devices but windows turned it on!!

See the following in settings

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Bluetooth has recently stopped recognizing any devices for me.  I have a T530 running windows 10.  Neither the driver nor software show any errors.  I have tried:- Uninstalling all bluetooth drivers from device manager and reinstalling the driver from lenovo- Forgetting any devices I had previously connected to- Installing all driver updates from Lenovo, installing all Windows updates- Restarting - Enabling "Allow Bluetooth devices to find this PC" Is anyone else having this problem?  Any other ideas I can try?  Bluetooth has always been fussy for me on this laptop, unfortunately.

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Can I use a USB Bluetooth adapter to connect a PS4 controller and Bluetooth speakers simultaneously? I have been to several sites and have not found an answer to this question specifically.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 94 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16307 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 232 GB (77 GB Free); D: 931 GB (860 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., MAXIMUS VIII HERO
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

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