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Connecting to a Bluetooth device through the serialport

Q: Connecting to a Bluetooth device through the serialport

I have a Belkin USB Bluetooth adapter that uses the Broadcom's WIDCOMM manager, and I've installed it in Windows 7. I have bluetooth a device with has no visual output nor alphanumeric input, so I've added it with no pairing.

I have it connected to COM3, but when I try to send/receive information I get a warning that a bluetooth device is trying to connect, and asks me for a pairing key

How can I really have the device connect to a serial port, without having to pair it every time I want to transmit data?

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i'm using IVT bluetooth device and i want to use it with nokia pc suite 6.41.but the pc suite cant work with the bluetooth.it show me 'OPEN MEDIA` error code.anybody pls help me.
 

A:Connecting Pc Suite with bluetooth device

Even i am facing the exact same problem. Can someone please help !!!
 

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Passcode of device when connecting via Bluetooth,

I wanted to connect my laptop (sony with windows 8) with tablet GPS (lieca CS25with windows7) but the system requires the passcode (attached).


I couldn?t figure out how to find out the Passcode of the GPS (lieca CS25with windows7)? Can this be found by windows 7?

Thank you

Best

Jamal

A:Passcode of device when connecting via Bluetooth,

If you read the link it mentions:Double click the device you want to connect to and wait while a connection is established. You will be presented with a passcode that you must either verify as being the same on the other device (most likely if you are connecting to another computer), or enter the code on the device you are connecting to (most likely in case you are connecting to a phone).

The directions look easy enough but I personally haven't had a chance to work with Bluetooth so I can't test this out myself.

Forget Bluetooth Driver For Windows 8, Connect & Manage Devices Easily

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i tried so many ways to connect my blue tooth to my laptop bt no way it way not acceptingplz respond to my complaint plz resolve my problem

A:problem with bluetooth not connecting with any device and sh...

Hi @santhoshbo, Welcome to HP Forums! I have read your post and wanted to help I understand that you want to use the bluetooth function on your laptop, but it does not connect. In order to better assist you, can you provide the prodcut number of your laptop?HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number? Which devices were you trying to connect with the bluetooth? Looking forward to your reply!

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I couldn't figure out which sub forum to put this in so I just picked the one that is for my PC's OS. What I'm wondering is if it's possible to connect my PC's wireless adapter to a Bluetooth device, such as a speaker, and use it to play the computers audio through. I recently had my speakers stop working and had to throw them away. Since then I've been using ear buds to hear but I'd really like to have a speaker. So I have this Bluetooth speaker but my computer doesn't have a Bluetooth adapter. So I'm wondering if it's possible to use my wireless adapter instead. Probably a dumb question, but I figured I'd ask anyway.

A:Connecting a wireless adapter to a Bluetooth device.

Different protocols.

You can get a BT USB dongle for $10 or less.

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Hello! I recently bought a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse. It's pretty good so far, but I've been annoyed by the fact that it's Bluetooth. This might make it handy when connecting to a laptop but that also means that I have to pair the device again every time I use it in another computer.

I am looking for a way to connect the mouse without going to settings then unpairing and pairing again the device. Could all that be done by a shortcut in the desktop (so I could assign it to one of my keyboard's macros)? Or just a faster way to connect again (through some type of utility perhaps).

Android is a good example of this. I put the mouse in pairing mode and the click on the mouse in the Bluetooth settings. No unpairing and pairing again. Really fast as well.

Thanks in advance!

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I couldn't figure out which sub forum to put this in so I just picked the one that is for my PC's OS. What I'm wondering is if it's possible to connect my PC's wireless adapter to a Bluetooth device, such as a speaker, and use it to play the computers audio through. I recently had my speakers stop working and had to throw them away. Since then I've been using ear buds to hear but I'd really like to have a speaker. So I have this Bluetooth speaker but my computer doesn't have a Bluetooth adapter. So I'm wondering if it's possible to use my wireless adapter instead. Probably a dumb question, but I figured I'd ask anyway.

A:Connecting a wireless adapter to a Bluetooth device.

Different protocols.

You can get a BT USB dongle for $10 or less.

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I recently updated to windows 10 but the Bluetooth is not working properly. It doesn't connect to my phone to playing music on my laptop.  I've uninstalled and deleted the driver from device manager and then reinstalled the driver from Dell's official site several times but nothing works. My windows 10 OS is up to date with anniversary update.

A:Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Bluetooth is not connecting as audio device to my phone after Windows 10 upgrade

Hi vipin yadav,
Thanks for posting!
Please go to the drivers and downloads page and insert your service tag so that the website can determine what exact drivers you need for your system.  Scroll down to the network section and locate the wifi/bluetooth driver you need.  Information here can assist you with the proper installation.  Thanks.
Regards,Robert

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Bluetooth icon is there bt when it is clicked, it is just keep searching and dont find any near by device. I updated driver as well as check with many driver availbale for the harware but issue is not getting resolved. Please guide me and suggest me the driver link if any other driver is there.

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Model is Acer Aspire One D270.
Internal bluetooth doesn't work.
Nothing in device manager.
Fn+F3 is meant to control it, but doesn't.
May be because I've messed with some programs.
Trying to re-install to factory settings.
Any suggestions at all?

thanks
D:

edit: The machine is Win7 baby (starter?), x86_32.

A:Bluetooth device not in device manager, no hardware switch, Acer netbk

What programs did you remove or mess with? Have you tried repairing these programs?

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I paired Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse to my Windows 7 Professional x64 HP ZBook 14 which is connected to my company's corporate domain. Everything worked beautifully until they had to re-image my PC to resolve a disk encryption issue. That issue is resolved, but I have had bad luck getting my keyboard and mouse to pair and remain connected ever since. However, that's not even the problem now. After troubleshooting my Bluetooth issues by installing different driver versions, pairing and un-pairing my keyboard and mouse, changing settings in Bluetooth Support Service and more, I now have two Bluetooth Peripheral devices that always appear in Device Manager. I believe these are remnants of previously paired devices, but I can not get rid of them no matter what I try. These devices do not show up in Devices and Printers, they become Bluetooth Low Energy HID Devices when I install the computer manufacturer's drivers... As I typed this I thought of installing the Intel Bluetooth drivers I had previously installed to see what would happen... Ok that made things worse. Now there are three random Bluetooth Low Energy HID Devices and none of them are actual devices that are paired to the PC. And pairing the devices does not help. If I could, I would just delete the registry keys but I can't (remember, corporate domain PC). Any help from you brilliant people would be great. Thank you!

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A:Forget/remove unpaired Bluetooth device WDM shows BT Peripheral Device

Problem solved. I'm typing this on my phone so I'm going to leave out some details.
1. Remove all non-Windows Bluetooth drivers
2. Disable all problem devices in Device Manager
3. Stop and Disable Bluetooth support service
4. Use PSexec(64).exe to launch regedit as system allowing me to delete keys
5. Delete all keys related to parent Bluetooth device (07f92671... as pictured above)
6. Uninstall Generic Bluetooth adapter and scan system to make sure devices do not return
7. Restart PC
8. Set Bluetooth support service to automatic and start it
9. Install manufacturer provided Bluetooth drivers and have an awesome day. finally

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I was just working happily when my Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse just suddenly stopped working.
The Bluetooth settings page says "Bluetooth is turned off" and there are no options on the settings page or the system tray to turn Bluetooth on.
The Device Manager now has "Unknown USB device - device descriptor request failed" where it did not before.
Other devices all seem to be working fine - USB devices plugged in are being recognized and work properly. Only BT seems to be broken.
I've tried:
uninstalling the device and rebooting
installing the latest updated chipset drivers from the dell website
windows updates
pretty much all of the advice here: http ://troubleshooter.xyz/wiki/fix-usb-device-not-recognized-device-descriptor-request-failed

Any other ideas?
Thanks

A:XPS 15 9550 Bluetooth stopped working (Unknown USB device - device descriptor request failed)

So in desperation I just went into BIOS settings to see if there are any BT settings that may have become disabled. I didn't see any, and I didn't change any other settings.
After rebooting, BT and my mouse is now working again.
Something seems to be really flaky here, but hopefully this will help others with the same issue.

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i have installed the correct driver for this belkin bluetooth usb dongle model: F8T012XX1

but in device manager, it has the belkin device and microsoft bluetooth enumerator, which is great. but when u get further down the list. it has a tab named "other devices" and then a subtab with "bluetooth peripheral device" which has an exclemation mark on it.

i have searched for driver software using the update service but it cant find no update.

i have looked for the name of the manufacturer but found nothing.

i then disabled the unknown device, and sent a picture to my mobile phone. which confirmed that it was not the belkin bluetooth device. so i uninstalled the unknown device, restarted the computer. then when i logged in, it said that it had found a new device and wanted me to find the CD that came with it..

i would be greatful if any1 could help me on this..

thanks in advance

A:multiple bluetooth devices in device manager, but only one device installed?????

What type of keyboard have you got?
Have you got any remote control devices around.
Have you got a headset for your phone.
Have you got anything that may be bluetooth that you dont know about (headphones etc).
Have you had a look at ghost devices on the tutorials;
Ghost Devices & Drivers

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Hello!

So I did some searching for a way to fix this problem but I believe that my problem is different than the Bluetooth Peripheral Device problem that most people have.

I am NOT trying to connect a cell phone to my laptop. I am not trying to connect anything I don't think (unless my bluetooth mouse counts?).

I have no idea what a Bluetooth Peripheral Device is. I took some screenshots of the messages I receive every time a wake my computer up or turn it on. (1st, smaller picture)

It tries to update a driver but always fails and gives me this. (2nd, larger picture)

The suggestion my laptop gives me is this

There may be an easy solution to this, but I feel really lost right now.

Thanks in advance!

A:Bluetooth Peripheral Device Driver Device Unplugged/Not Found

Welcome to SF.

Go to Dell Support
Welcome to Dell Technical Support

Select drivers

Choose whichever option you want to located your 1555 notebook.

Select network
Select Dell Application R226750.exe
This applies to the Wireless 370 mini bluetooth card

And yes, your bluetooth mouse would be a bluetooth peripheral.

Let us know how that goes for you.

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Hello Microsoft, I recently bought an Asus Gamepad. This is a gaming controller that connects through bluetooth. And I got it to pair the first time and for some odd reason I went and removed it shortly after I had paired it. And now it won't show up when
my computer try's to discover bluetooth devices. Please help, this controller would really help me to things smoother on my computer.

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I am having difficulty to get my laptop paired with a Bluetooth enabled cell phone. If I attempt to connect from the cell phone to my pc, a key code is asked for and needs be entered.

My question is how I can get this key code which needs be entered on the Bluetooth Device. On the laptop I navigated from Control Panel and to Bluetooth Devices, then clicked Add Wireless Device, but no device is detected even though the Bluetooth on the cell phone was turned on. Device Manager indicates drivers for the Bluetooth device are installed correctly.

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Yoga 2 Pro, Win 8.1Blueooth device disappeared.Trying to repair the Intel Wireless driver. (bt247w81.exe) This is a two stage process.Stage one ends with "Completng the Intel bluetooth Driver SEtup Wiazard" with "Install Intel Bluetooth Driver now" checked.Click "Finish" Stage two Starts with "Welcome to the Intel PROSet/Wireless Tools Installation Wizard", proceeds to Repair and fails with: "Cannot write value C:\Program Files(x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\ to key \SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender\...\Paths. Verify that you have suffifcient access to thhat key..." error when attempting to write to registry. I believe this is because bt247w81.exe launches the Intel driver installer without admin privileges.I've tried launching bt247w81.exe with "Run as Administrator" and launching it from a cmd.exe which has been launched as Administrator. How am I supposed to install these drivers?

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Today I was installed windows 7 Professional (64 bit) but there is no wireless connection or bluetooth. I tried to install driver software for both wireless & bluetooth device which is (Mediatek) ralink, but no result>>> there is no yellow sign in the device manager as well. There is no wireless adapter shown in the network & sharing option also...... Thanks in Advance

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Windows 7. O/S sees the speaker and installs drivers but will not allow me to connect. I also need to fix my utils.dll. Can someone help please? I have logged on as admin. I have also added another incoming port. Still device to connect is grayed out.

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Recently I tried to pair a bluetooth mouse with my T450s and... failed. Perplexingly the bluetooth device doesn't appear in device manager at all.I've reinstalled the intel bluetooth and wifi drivers multiple times.I've checked all drivers and bios are upto date.I've gone into the bios and enabled/disabled bluetooth to try and 'kick' it into life, all made no difference.I've even replaced the wifi card with an AC-8265 and experimented with swapping the antenna. Even after all that (with the current state being the antenna's the right way around and bluetooth enabled):There is no bluetooth device in window device manager.There is no 'unknown' or other device in device manager.The windows BT troubleshooter says:  "device does not have bluetooth"I've even tried booting up an ubuntu live cd and that can't find any bluetooth either. What am I missing?  Is there some other switch that would disable bluetooth?

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Recently I attempted to connect to an existing paired connection to my phone via bluetooth. I have never had this problem before, yet suddenly Bluetooth is missing. There is no longer an icon in the taskbar, the setting in "PC and Devices" is missing, and there appears to not be a driver installed, rather, an ""Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)" appears in my devices instead. I have taken many steps to attempt and fix this, such as:
manually starting Bluetooth services from services.mscuninstalling the "Unknown Device" driver, then attempting to let Windows reinstalldownloaded the driver software from Lenovo for the Bluetooth adapter, installed it manually restartedtake a system restore created yesterday and revert back to it

Everything else in the PC functions perfectly. Any help is appreciated

A:Bluetooth Device Missing, Unknown USB Device

I had a similar problem recently where my bluetooth seemed to have just disappeared.
I ran the Find and Fix problems with devices (Just typed it into the start screen). It found one thing which by memory said something about a usb device being disabled. Clicked for it to fix the problem and enable it. Sure enough my bluetooth was right back.
Not sure if it will work for you, but its worth a try.
Good Luck

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I installed The Bluetooth/Wifi module that came with my mobo (DP67BG), after setting the drivers i can only use the wireless adapter while my bluetooth device won't appear.

Any help will be appreciated,
just note that i redownloaded the BT drivers but nothing changed.

A:Bluetooth Device won't appear in Device Manager

Are you saying you put your device in discovery mode but you can't detect it from Win 7? Do you have any other BT devices that are detected?

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please i just noticed that my laptop cant find any bluetooth device on eben with the bluetooth support service on in services,msc.and in my device manager i have the generic bluetooth adapter, microsoft bluetooth enumerator and microsoft bluetooth le enumerator [email protected]_Tikkanen

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I have a Pavilion with built in card readers and using WQindows 10. When i place an SD card in the reader the light comes on but the reader doesn't show up on my pc. In addition my canon printer's reader and a usb reader do not show up in my pc. I have tried updating drivers and have run out of ideas. Please help.

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Hi sir,In my laptop i cannot find the bluetooth connection at all.I have seen the forum and installed the driver too but also it is not working.Please solve the issue of bluetooth connection.My serial number is [Personal Information Removed]. RegardsParthiban

A:Bluetooth is not at all connecting

Hi  As an adminstrator, in a Command Prompt Window, typegetmacThis will list MAC addresses for those items that are present, and may not be connected.A good number would be 3,1 x Ethernet1 x Wi-Fi1 x Bluetoothand then typeipconfigand in the long list look for named devices have a matching MAC address.Along with Device manager this is a way to determine the number of devices. If in doubt please ask.



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Hi guys,Just a quick one. I am pilot and need pear my lenovo yoga 260 ultrabook with an external gps / XGPS160 SkyPro GPS Receiver/ via bluetooth. No success. Finally realise the lenovo bluetooth doesnt support SPP port as recommended. Any ideas how to fix? Many thanks!

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Hi, all.
I have a desktop and a Compaq laptop both using Windows XP Pro SP3. I would like to connect them both using Bluetooth so I can transfer files between them. I don't care about sharing the internet connection. I hoped to buy an Ethernet crossover cable but I couldn't find any, and I've been using a USB stick to very, very slowly transfer files across.
I turned discovery on on both the PCs and used both to try and find the other to "add a device", and they do; and also turned "allow Bluetooth devices to connect" on, as well, but they are unable to connect for whatever reason. I tried using a custom key and letting it choose one for me but neither worked. As clever as Microsoft is it doesn't tell me what the actual problem is. All it says is there isn't any more information about it. I also don't want to not use a passkey.
Again I don't need to share the internet connection, merely transfer files between them. I also tried with a small test file and it saw the other PC but then chose to fail. Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks.

A:Connecting 2 PCs Using Bluetooth

if file or print sharing is enabled on both its  a matter of just selecting the
computer on the network.

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I just added bluetooth via usb. My headphones pair but do not connect.

A:Bluetooth not connecting

Hello frank fw:              What is your computers operating system windows ? Some where on your computer you should find Windows Help and Support open it. Then in its  search box just type in adding blue tooth devises.  Go down the list and click on. Add a Bluetooth enabled device to your computer.            Next window dirrections are given.  You are welcome since you did not provide your computers operating system . I can't give you the directions on finding  Windows Help and Support on your computer. frrw

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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 Sony MDR-10RBT bluetooth headset that used to work with my HP ZBook 15 G2 laptop. I'm not sure what happened, but it no longer works.I can pair the headset, and it shows up in the Devices and Printers window.However, when I double click on the headset's icon and get the window where I can click on Listen to Music or Forward VoIP Calls to Handsfree, they are both greyed out. If I look in services:Bluetooth Media Service: not started, automaticBluetooth OBEX Service: not started, automaticBluetooth Support Service: started, manual If I try starting Bluetooth Media Service, I get an Error 1053. I have updated the Intel Bluetooth Driver for 7260/3610 WLAN (American, International) to 17.1.1504.518 Rev.A29 Jun 2015. I'm not sure what that replaces, since when I look in the Device Manager, under Intel Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter, it still says 17.0.1401.422. Any suggestions of where to look next would be appreciated.

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I'm new to this notebook and trying to hook up Bluetooth headphones to it, is it possible?

A:connecting Bluetooth headset to hp g7

Hi, It does not have built in Bluetooth, no  BT  on its specs:    http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c03511031 If you wish, pleae try a USB-Bluetooth dongle/adapter which is similar to the following one:    http://www.officeworks.com.au/shop/officeworks/p/targus-bluetooth-4-0-usb-adaptor-taacb75au Regards.

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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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I love my Sony DR-BT101 bluetooth headset. It would connect fine with my PC and worked beautifully. Unexpectedly, it suddenly stopped connecting and every time I tried to pair nothing would happen. I've been able to add the device, so the PC recognizes it. However, it won't connect with the PC and the device does not show up as an option in the playback tab in the sounds menu.

So, I tried following this link:

http://windows7forums.com/windows-7-networking/24580-make-your-bluetooth-devices-work-windows-7-a.html

Still nothing. I'm not even sure what the Mobile Device Center is meant to do as the headset is not a mobile device like a handheld. It said I should see an 'Unknown Device' named 'Bluetooth Peripheral Device' - which never was listed.

My headset is not on low battery, and has never had connection issues in the past, or even problems with playback. I haven't messed with any of the PC's services or changed anything on my adapter.

If someone could help me out that would be great, or share similar attempts to solve this problem.

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Hello. I have located and updated Bluetooth in my Devices folder. I have turned on Bluetooth in settings. The message says, "Your PC is searching for and can be discovered by Bluetooth devices." My Bluetooth device is turned on and has been connected to my cellphone and speaker.  But I can't get my bluetooth to connect to my laptop. Any advice?  

A:Trouble connecting bluetooth

Hi: I see that your notebook originally came with W8 from the factory, so that means that you upgraded to W10. I also see that there are no W10 bluetooth drivers for the model wireless card your notebook has on the support page. Accordingly, the only suggestion I can offer (assuming you have not done so already), would be to install the W10 bluetooth driver for the Ralink/Mediatek bluetooth radio your notebook has.... 11.0.761.0 Rev.A  Jun 18, 2015 This package contains the driver installation package for the Mediatek Bluetooth in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp71501-72000/sp71572.exe Restart the PC after installing the above driver and then try connecting via bluetooth.  

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Hi, I recently got this new WLAN Bluetooth Combo Adapter so that I could have the option to use bluetooth devices with my laptop. I'd connect my Sony MDR-XB950BT bluetooth headset and use it to talk to friends on Skype. When I look in my sound devices, there are normally two devices my headset connects with: "Headphones" and "Headset". The headset option is what lets me use my mic. However, now "Headset" displays as "Disconnected" and right-clicking then pressing "Connect" doesn't help. When I unpair then re-pair the device, it takes forever to download it's drivers, then I see that there is no "Headset" option in my sound devices at all! It reappears upon restart, but again as "Disconnected". Also, now when I connect my headphones, the "Headphones" option also displays as "Disconnected", but unlike the "Headset" option I am able to right-click and press connect and it will then connect. All my drivers are up-to-date and when searching for my new WLAN Bluetooth adapter I was told by an HP expert (who was a great help by the way) that this one was indeed compatible with my laptop model. It worked at first, but now I'm having these issues. There is no answer anywhere online that works for me. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance

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Hi there, I'm having problems connecting to my bluetooth headphones.  My computer will pair with them and connect the first time no problem, but afterwards it won't recognize that it's available to Connect (it won't connect automatically and it won't show a "Connect" button).  The only way to get it to work is to Remove Device, adn re-pair it, which is very annoying. Any help would be appreciated! I've tried re-intalling the drivers with no luck, and checking for Windows updates but I'm all up to date. I have an Aspire TC-603 desktop. Thanks!

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Hi there, I'm having problems connecting to my bluetooth headphones.  My computer will pair with them and connect the first time no problem, but afterwards it won't recognize that it's available to Connect (it won't connect automatically and it won't show a "Connect" button).  The only way to get it to work is to Remove Device, adn re-pair it, which is very annoying. Any help would be appreciated! I've tried re-intalling the drivers with no luck, and checking for Windows updates but I'm all up to date. I have an Aspire TC-603 desktop. Thanks!

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I have a pair of August MS515 connected which work only intermittently and which seem to require me to restart me machine several times before they will finally work. I've uninstalled several times, basically done everything I can. The manufacturers tell me that Dell is particularly bad for supporting their equipment and that I need to install the latest (Radio) drivers to make sure that the connection works all the time. At the moment the speakers are both visibly paired and indeed reporting as connected via bluetooth but there's no sound and I can't get them to Connect when I right click on the sound icon. SO the only speakers showing as connected are the default laptop's. Any idea what I need to download and update form the Dell website? They, of course, disown me as I reuse to buy a new laptop from them and think it;s weird that I have one which is 6 years old. I've tried downloading the WLAN Radio Switch but that stops and I also can't get the DellRctlService to start or run,. Si I suppose I'm stuffed, unless someone brighter can point me in the right direction!

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samsung galaxy S5 is paired with new Dell Inspiron but cannot get it to connect in order to send photos from cell phone to desktop. any ideas?

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hey

I've been having a lot of problems trying to use bluetooth on this computer. I use an HP Pavillion DV6000 and I haven't been able to use bluetooth since I got it. I have a motorola v3 and i've had the same phone for awhile, with my last laptop I had no problems connecting to it and sharing files, but there seems to be a problem with this laptop, because the cellphone works fine with another devices but i just cant connect to the laptop. Under bluetooth devices whenever i click on allow this computer to be disvoreableI get an error message saying "an error occurred while Windows was saving your settings. The Bluetooth device might be unplugged. The following settings were not saved: Discoverability settings / Connection settings." I don't really know what to do, i went online looking for answers but there isn't really any.
 

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So I want a way to connect my PS3 headset to my computer to use on ventrilo. I have a hp pavilion p6000 with windows 32-bit if that makes any difference. I have tried plugging it in USB and without and my computer won't detect it. I've read stuff about and adapter or dongle to find it and was wondering if thats the problem how can I get something like that in a download for free. I've searched everywhere on the net and couldn't find anything so i thought i'd come to these forums because I don't know any others >_< Plz help!

A:Need help connecting bluetooth headset

Flok980 welcome to SF,
You must go to BT devices and set it up to look for devices while putting the headphones in visible mode.

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hello all.

Ive been having trouble with my bluetooth connection. Whenever i attempt to double click my phone icon in the devices menu to view its bluetooth connection options, i get a message saying:

"an error occurred when initializing this operation. Try restarting your computer and/or the Bluetooth device. "

so, what i see so far:

-the phone successfully pairs with my computer
-each device can see each other

but they cannot interact.

the phone however will connect and interact with other bluetooth devices.

ive double checked many times, my drivers are all there and up to date.
(also used driver genius to check this)

also, whenever i start my computer, i always get the message: "ERROR: unable to start bluetooth stack service"

any ideas what's going on here?

thanks.

my system specs:

dell studio 1555
windows 7 ultimate 64 bit, build 7600

phone: verizon samsung intensity

A:need help connecting pc to phone via bluetooth

Sounds like an error with the bluetooth stack and or drivers... check Dells website for the latest versions.

Dell - Drivers and Downloads

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RELEVANCY SCORE 46.8

Hey all,

I have a Windows 7 32bit Enterprise.
I bought a bluetooth speaker Anker SoundCore this week, but it wonīt connect. I installed the drivers needed, but when I click on "estblish connection", nothing would happen.

I tried reinstalling the drivers, my speaker as well as the computer are both visible, all bluetooth processes start automatically.
My computer connects normally to my old phone, but when I try to connect to my new phone and to play music via itīs speaker, it wouldnīt work as well, so I guess that computer is the problem.

Can someone help me, please?
j
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 46.8

So I have wireless headphones and because the sound on my laptop is so low I would like to use them. Every time I search for them and attempt pair they never show up. Normal bluetooth speakers never show up either. Please help me figure out the problem. Thank U 

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I have a a Dell Latitude E7450, running W7 Pro (64 bit). I recently bought an August EP650 bluetooth headset and tried to connect. It does not. It is recognised in 'Devices and printers' and drivers are installed and when I go to 'Sound' I can see it, but it is disconnected and nothing can make it connect. 
I searched the internet for 2 days and tried various things. I understand I have to go to 'Device and printers' -> right click and select 'Service' and click on 'Listen to music' or 'Forward VoIP to Handsfree'. I click on 'Listen to music' - nothing happens. No message, just nothing. I checked 'Properties' -> 'Services' and 'Headset' is selected as a Bluetooth Service. I tried everything suggested on forums.
I went to Dell drivers and could see a new bluetooth driver issued on 01.08.17. Downloaded and installed it. The fun started then as the headset would not install correctly, I hade like 15 issues with 'Bluetooth Peripheral Device'. Nothing I did installed the correct drivers for 'Bluetooth Peripheral Device'.
I gave up and called Dell, but they see it as a software issue (yeah! their software!!!) and want to charge me the earth for helping me with no guarantees.
I found the restore point and rolled back to before I installed the new drivers. Device manager is now not complaining, but still nothing works.
BTW - the headset connects to my mobile no problem. So ... Read more

A:New bluetooth headset not connecting

shansue,Did you PAIR the headset with the Computers Bluetooth?  Click the links below for troubleshooting and resolving bluetooth issues. Also, if needed you may want to update any drivers for your system.Dell Latitude E7450 Drivers, Downloads and ManualsGuide For Pairing and Troubleshooting Bluetooth DevicesBluetooth Troubleshooting and Usage GuideFAQs - Bluetooth

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Hi there,
Im a newbie so hope i post this right.
Ok just for background information
I got a new bluetooth mouse,
Paired it to my laptop, it connected and worked fine. I left the laptop for about 15 minutes oly to come back to the mouse not working. I suspect it had put it self into sleep mode.
So i re-paired the mouse and i got the first BSOD.
I restarted, re connected and it worked fine.
The next day i reconnected again it was fine.. and then another BSOD.
Now whenever i connect it i get a BSOD automatically.
So i can delete the mouse, re find it, add it and BSOD
After restart if the mouse is on BSOD
if off, i turn it on, i get a BSOD.
Iv updated the drivers off the dell site. reinstalled driver, upgraded to SP2,
Last time i tried again, i managed to pair the mouse, but it didnt work.
going to the properties of the mouse, and then services the HID mouse driver was not selected, as soon as i select it i get the BSOD.
I therefore cannot use the mouse
Iv deleted all drivers (bluetooth and mouse) and restarted, iv tried updating. Iv also tried the mouse on a different laptop that is using a generic bluetooth dongle, it workes fine, and even now it can pair automatically to it and jus work, that laptop is XP SP3.

iv attached the TSF thing that i assume contains info on the BSOD.
My computer is a
Dell Inspiron 1440.
2.10 gigahertz Intel Core2 Duo, 64bit
vista home premium 64bit.
4gb ram, (2x2gb)

Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
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A:BSOD when connecting bluetooth mouse

bthport.sys seems to be causing the most issues. Here's a link to a KB article that describes something similar: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929577

Interestingly, the debugger can't locate symbols for this driver (even though it's a Microsoft driver) - so I wonder about it's compatibility with your system.

Also noted an issue with ctclsflt.sys - a Creative video filter

I ran an analysis of the last 20 minidump files - and all of them point at the bthport.sys driver

I'd suggest checking your system for the appropriate bthport.sys driver by using the above article. If you do not have that version, then I'd suggest getting the hotfix that is mentioned.

Another possibility is that there's an issue with your USB controller. Have a look at this article to see if it may apply (even thought it's slanted towards Microsoft Devices and XP): http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315973

Can you try the bluetooth dongle on the other system? This'll help to rule out problems with it.

Here's a summary of the last 20 minidumps:

Code:
Built by: 6001.22389.amd64fre.vistasp1_ldr.090302-1506
Debug session time: Mon Aug 31 04:28:38.597 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 6:07:30.066
BugCheck A, {50, 2, 1, fffff800022abd53}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for bthport.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for bthport.sys
Probably caused by : bthport.sys ( bthport+27b8c )
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
PROCESS_NAME: ... Read more

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