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Bluetooth headset + bluetooth Dongle help

Q: Bluetooth headset + bluetooth Dongle help

I recently purchased these 2 items. Hoping for a headset for my phone and my pc.

Newegg.com - Kinivo BTH220 Black Bluetooth Stereo Headphone – Supports Wireless Music Streaming and Hands-Free Ca
Newegg.com - Mini Bluetooth USB 2.0 Micro Adapter Dongle

It worked perfect with my Andriod, but the Dongle does not seem to want connect with the headset. It seems the Dongle was not made to work with Windows 7 64bit. The bluetooth dongle will recognize the headset when I try to sync them, but will not actually let them connect for any audio. Here's a pic of the error.


I've tried reconnecting it multiple times. Been searching online for the past few hours for drivers and programs to get it to work, but no such luck. Any help will be appreciated.

Preferred Solution: Bluetooth headset + bluetooth Dongle help

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Bluetooth headset + bluetooth Dongle help

Welcome to SevenForums.


Next, I suggest you check this site for compatibility and certication of your products.

Next time, I recommend checking before purchase.
Windows 7 Compatibility: Software Programs & Hardware Devices: Find Updates, Drivers, & Downloads

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i just bought nokia bh-503 headset, and i have a bluetooth dongle in my pc, i tried to find bluetooth devices from that dongle, but it cant find the headset.

-headset is on
-dongle drivers are installed
-already connected headset to my phone, works fine
-connected my bluetooth to my phone, file transfer, success.

help me pls!

A:Bluetooth Dongle can't detect my headset

Try this in order. Make sure that the bluetooth is turned off, prepare your bluetooth menu for the new device then turn on the headphones. Hold the power button until you get the blue light. After doing that start the device discovery. Now pair the headphone. Restart the device and see if it works.

A Guy

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Hi all this is my first post/question so bear with me if it hurts the rules

Ok now i bought this usb dongle today and installed it successfully on windows 8 for 4 hrs trying to make it connect my android phone to the pc using bluetooth but in vain. It worked one time but went of in an instant.
plz give me my fix. The drivers all have been installed correctly, and i have tried reinstalling with all the drivers available but it nvr worked plz give me a solution asap.

Sri Vardhan

A:Bluetooth Dongle Not Detecting Bluetooth Mobile

Hi Sri, Welcome to 8 forums.
On windows type "msconfig" in search field at the start menu and open MSconfig. Go to the Services Tab and search for services related to Bluetooth. If any of them are unchecked they will not load on Windows start so make sure you have checked them.

Keep us posted.

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I've done everything but stand on my head and I cannot get the P50 and the Sony to see each other to pair. I use the headset everday at the gym with an iPod Nano with no problem. With the P50 I've tried "add a bluetooth device' and 'show bluetooth devices'. In neither instance does the Sony appear. Suggestion? Mark

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My Laptop Model : HP Pavilion 15-ab267cl  My Sony Bluetooth Head Set model:  Sony mdr-zx330bt I am not able to connect my bluetooth Headset to the Laptop. IN bletooth devices it's not detecting my headset

A:laptop Bluetooth is no detecting my sony bluetooth headset -...

Hi, You have to allow your Sony is discoverable. How ? Please check its manual. Normally it MUST have a blue button to press. Regards.

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I recently installed the latest version of the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack (v9.10.32T) for one of my desired applications to properly function. However, connecting my Bluetooth headphones through Toshiba's bluetooth manager does not seem to support the media buttons on the headset. These include Play/Pause and seek buttons. Before the Bluetooth stack, when I used my default bluetooth driver for connection, these controls had worked fine.

Also, there does not seem to be a specific setting to fix this in the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Options.
How would I go about getting these controls back?

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Hi !!
I am having a bluetooth adapter installed on my PC. Now I wanted to connect my Samsung HM1100 headset with it. It paired and everything but during installation of driver it says "NO DRIVER FOUND". I have tried too many times and I have also installed a bluetooth driver "SILICON WAVE BLUETOOTH DRIVER".
Actually its a dongle I'm having. So it didn't require any drivers but it won't connect to my bluetooth headset.
Help will be appreciated.

A:My bluetooth adapter won't connect to my bluetooth headset

Do you still need assistance with this issue?

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I Have a Hp notebook model dv5-1070-el with windows 7 ultimate, so i wanted to add my DR-BT20NX bluetooth headset, but the system don't find the bluetooth headset driver.
You Can Help me?

A:Bluetooth bluetooth headset

Welcome obi934 to Seven Forums.
the system can't find the bluetooth headset or driver?

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hi there

this is my first time here so apologies in advance for sounding dim lol...

im running an advent 4489 with n270 processor using windows xp sp2 ... dont know if you need any more info than that...sorry

iv got a bluetooth dongle which i am trying to use but my system is saying there are no bluetooth drivers installed even tho the toshiba stack shows... im not very computerish when it comes to the technical stuff but iv tried...for hours..... lol

if anyone could help me find a way of sending my photos from my phones bluetooth to the bluetooth dongle that is currently attached and showing a green light on my laptop id be very greatful...

many thanks for reading and kind regards

kellie xx

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I need a Bluetooth dongle... but it has to work with usb 1.0 (maybe 1.1). The laptop it will be used on is a hp Presario c751nr. I saw most are usb 2.0 but I've heard 2.0 is also usable in 1.0.

A:what bluetooth dongle should I buy?

Most are backward compatible. If you want to be sure just look at the specs for the one you want to buy.

USB 1.0? Are you sure about that? According to this it is USB 2.0 Compaq Presario C751NR Specs - CNET

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just purchased a belkin dongle, upgraded driver to vistas from their website. computer continues to indicate "no local bluetooth device found". configurations have been reviewed and altered so computer will recognize dongle. when dongle is initially plugged in to USB, it lights up and then stops. Please advise. Thank you in advance for your time and efforts.

A:bluetooth dongle

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I bought a Creative D-100 wireless speaker about a year ago. It connects via Bluetooth and worked fine (at first) with my Desktop PC, using a Medialink USB dongle. However, after a few months, it no longer connects to the speaker. When I open Bluetooth Control, I see the Creative D-100, but when I click on "Connect," it acts as if it wants to connect, but after a second or two, tells me I am disconnected. I re-paired the speaker, but still, no connection.

A friend, on a recommendation from me, bought a D-100, but was unable to connect from the start. I also bought one as a gift that can't connect to the recipient's PC. All three USB dongles were from a different manufacturer. However, in each case, Windows 7 was the OS.

The speaker connects effortlessly to my Google tablet with built-in Bluetooth. My diagnostic skills are exhausted. Does anyone have any suggestions?


A:Bluetooth dongle vs. Win 7

I'm bumping this back to the top of the pile in the hopes someone can help me.


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I just got a USB BlueTooth Dongle for my laptop, and my Acer Aspire 5720z's Launch Manager doesn't detect it, how do I get it to detect it?

A:BlueTooth Dongle?

My Laptop has come "Bluetooth Ready" but the bluetooth button on my laptop doesn't turn it on or off.

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I have recently been given a blue-tooth dongle by a friend, but he didn't give me no driver disk. He said it wasn't needed as its plug an play.

I plugged the device into my comp an it was detected by windows.
But then it said it couldn't be installed as it didn't have no drivers in windows.
So i do really need a driver disk.
I have looked on the web an cant find any thing.
Also i don't even know the make of the device. All i have is Blue-tooth V.1.2 Class 2 USB dongle.
When windows detects the device it is named as Siw.

I have checked the driver-guide.com
an done a google search but I'm not getting much luck.

Does any body know where i can get the drivers for this device??
All help would be appreciated.
Many thanks

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can anyone help me set up my dongle to receive pictures from my mobile to my pc. I have intel core 2 duo with vista business. Thanks

A:Bluetooth dongle

Look for some Bluetooth install software for your dongle and computer. You computer must have a setup and pairing program and a profile for your phone to computer connection.

Most dongles will come with a CD to install such.

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Please advise me what to look in a dongle to get the right/best one for my laptop.

HP ENVY dv7-7230us
W8 64bit
Quad-core AMD
6GB HDDR3 Memory
750 GB SATA Hard drive

Sorry folks, until just moments ago I never heard of Bluetooth dongle, didn't know Bluetooth can be external device. Nice to know they are so cheap on eBay.

BTW...is that all I need to make this bluetoothless notebook Bluetooth capable ? .

A:Bluetooth dongle

Mainly, be sure it will work with Win8. Here is one. Google on "windows 8 bluetooth dongle."

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my laptop doesn't have bluetooth can i use a usb bluetooth dongle on my laptop and if I
can could i control my logitech harmony hub i have the harmony app on bluestacks android emulator.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3909 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1826 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 449 GB (181 GB Free); G: 931 GB (317 GB Free);
Motherboard: Gateway, EG50_HC_HR
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

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I am trying to buy a Bluetooth dongle from Amazon.co.uk for my PC apparently needed for my speakers.

I know nothing about Bluetooth.

I phone a supplier who told me that "these" days Bluetooth dongles need a USB 4.0 port.

My PC has 2.0 and 3.0 USB ports.

What do I do please?


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hi, this is the first time im on this forum and i had a problem with my new bluetooth dongle.
well, when i bought it it camed with its own software. i herd in some forums that when a bluetooth divice is connected to a computer and u have sp2 there would be a bluetooth icon on control panel and a my bluetooth place icon in my computer. but i have sp2 but i dont have does icons. and also my mrouter does not find the bluetooth devise. so the only way i can use my bluetooth is with its own software , (which is useless to me).
does any one know how i can fix this problem?

A:bluetooth dongle

There will be no blutooth icon if Windows doesn't know you have a blutooth thingie installed. You need the drivers for your dongle. Try ones from the manufacturer's website instead of the outdated ones you have on the CD.

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Is there anybody who knows about a Bluetooth key that would be fully recognized and accepted in Win 7 64 bits among the ones we find on the market ? The one I have, a very tiny dongle sold without driver is not correctly seen in device manager...

Thank you

A:bluetooth USB dongle

Although I have not tested it in Win 7 x64, the Azio BTD-V201 has a Win 7 x64 driver.

It works perfectly in Win 7 x86.

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sorry for the caps in some parts but this was forwarded to 2 computer tech people but hadnt responded yet hope someone here can help here was the ? which 1st i dont know if it falls under a software? or what nevermind thought i put it in caps but anyways w/o further or due here is the ?>
anyways bud u mentioned in ur video about the call/answering feature on ur phone app

well 1st let me tell u i don't have bluetooth capability on this refurbished desktop i usein nor do i have screen mirroring but u mentioned blue tooth dongle last yr in 1 of ur random live shows well the ?1 is since the blue tooth dongle acts as a blue tooth device will that still work even tho i don't have screen mirroring on my phone hope this make sense i still have the samsung galaxy s7 active

n ?2 what do u call low power mode around Frequency range: 2.4GHz would that considered to b low power mode? hope u can get around to answering soon b/c i really wanna use that call feature/answering thing if the blue tooth dongle will do it w/o actually havein mirroring capability on my desktop PC <end of the ? again this was sent 1st to a youtube pc tech on youtube that i follow i sent it to his email address 2xs but no answer yet n once more the topic is the bluetooth dongle 5.0

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 8
RAM:... Read more

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Problem-Bluetooth Dongle Not working.
I have a Lenovo-Q200-Vista 32bit Home Premium-Desktop
I wanted to connect my pc to my Mobile.
What I did?
1)In my mobile Phone (Android 5.1)-Enabled Bluetooth from settings (Made it on). Now it
"-Name of mobile- is visible to nearby devices while bluetooth settings is open"
Bluetooth icon has come in the mobile.
2)Bought a cheap-Non-branded Made in China-Bluetooth USB Dongle from ebay and plugged into
my PC. Red LED lighted up in the Dongle (No driver software was provided!!!)
Drivers installed automatically (Microsoft generic bluetooth drivers). Bluetooth icon
came up in Notifications area (Lower right hand corner).
Under Device manager-Bluetooth driver got installed and 2 entries cameup.(Generic Bluetooth
radio and Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator). Also under Network Adapters 2 Bluetooth entries
has come up. All are showing "The device is working properly" under their properties
3)When I tried to add device (My mobile) to my pc thru Bluetooth, it is not showing up.
No errors anywhere. My PC is also not shown in my mobile.
Now What I did?
1)Uninstalled drivers under device manager,Rebooted, PC installed drivers automatically
No improvements.
2)Got another dongle from my friend for half-a-day. It is working in his home with his
Desktop which has Windows XP. The same thing happens with that in my PC though.
3)I have installed Windows 10-Evalution edition in another partition in my PC. Same th... Read more

A:Bluetooth Dongle Reg

Forgot to mention.
1)My friend's dongle is also non-branded made-in-china with no drivers.
2)I have re-installed my OS-Vista and tried also.

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I have a USB Bluetooth Dongle that I used to use in Vista and XP, where it was simply plug and play. Then all I had to do was go to Control Panel and there would be a Bluetooth icon where I can add other Bluetooth devices. But after plugging it in Windows 7, there's no such icon when I go into Control Panel. When I first plugged it in, Windows 7 automatically and successfully installed the drivers for it. But since there's no way, or at least that I know off, of how to add a device to my computer on Windows 7, I tried searching for my computer on my mobile phone so that I can add it in my devices. But my mobile phone can't find my computer. How do I add other Bluetooth devices to my Windows 7 system? I even tried going into services.msc and setting Bluetooth Support Service to Automatic and starting it, but I'm still not able to add my mobile phone to my computer. Any help would be much appreciated.

EDIT: Nevermind, I just simply typed in Bluetooth in the search pane on the start menu and there was an option to add a device. LOL!

A:USB Bluetooth Dongle

Hi Flava0ne,

That was quick! Glad you got it figured out When you get a chance, could you please mark this thread 'Solved' as explained here? Thanks!

Windows Outreach Team

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I got a TINY TECH Bluetooth USB Dongle which I have no problem using it on my PC with Win 2000 but when I try to use it on other PC with Win XP, I have problem installing the installion software. Can anyone please help. Thanks in advance.


A:Bluetooth USB Dongle dun work with Win XP

Simple things first, make sure you have software that is compatible with Windows XP, might have to download an update if the product only ships with W2K

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i recently bought a bluetooth dongle from a local market.
the bluetooth dongle is Made In China.(No Company!)
and written on the back cover is .

..v2.0 compliant..
..symbol rate 3Mbps..
..supports Voice Data..

It works fine on a PC with WinXP/32-bit i am not able to use it in my Windows 7/ 64 Bit.
It setects the device at random USB ports and once the drivers were installed correctly but the Bluetooth Peripheral Device was not installed.
Once it also added my Mobile Phone through Bluetooth but file transfer was happening. Now, it wont detect the device at some USB ports and just installs it as a CSR bluettoth device..
It does not detect my any Bluetooth Device.

Please Help!
or my 100 rs goes to drain!

A:Bluetooth Dongle Frustration

Not all Bluetooth's are compatible with Win 7.
Some (most) of the cheap no-name brand generic devices are total complete garbage.
Save yourself the hassle spend a little more and buy name branded stuff.
Make sure it is Win 7 compatible.

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is it possible for a multiple bluetooth enabled cellphone connected to a single computer using this device? tnx!

A:USB bluetooth dongle question

It's possible to get them connected, the software for the cellphone will determine what you can do with the multiple phones.

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I just found my old bluetooth dongle. On my computer, I have no software on it, since it was lost quite long ago. When I try to use it, I go to control panel, add hardware, then I get an error, saying:

Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)

Does anyone know what the problem is? Maybe if I need to install the actual software (Don't know what brand it is. Don't even say on it. ), or maybe install some drivers?

Thanks a lot.

A:Bluetooth Dongle: Code 43

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Hey guys,

Just having some problems with my USB bluetooth dongle here.
I plug it into any computer and it will activate a green light on the dongle but its not picked up the computer or any hradware detection wizards on vista or xp.
It just sits there with the light on constantly and as far as I am aware there are not drivers that can be downloaded for it as its all done automatically.
Any ideas??


A:Bluetooth Dongle Problems

I wouldn't be surprised if you have the same one that I got today.
The description of your device, the green led, your problem, they're all very familliar.
I have this one:

I don't know where you got yours, but it should come with drivers. Like you I expected that hardware manager would yell something, which it didn't. It turns out that you really have to install the drivers, otherwise it won't work, trust me on that.

In my case it meant BlueSoleil drivers that came with the product on a mini cdrom, but these drivers suck. Then you have the other issue that some of these dongles have a mac address of 11:11:11:11:11:11, because some suppliers wanted to save money by not getting a proper mac address. The BlueSoleil drivers will whine about that at one point, yell at you that you have illegal drivers and switch the software in evaluation mode (you gotta "love" those Chinese LOL). There are dozens of users complaining about this and for a good reason of course. Btw, I got one of those 11:11... mac addresses, bummer...

I followed the advice of some person and got these Widcomm bluetooth drivers:


After that, everything solved and much better software too, also more stable.
As for the 11:11:... it's very unlikely to run in a problem with that in the future, unless you connect to someone else with the same mac address, again... very unlikely (I spare you the det... Read more

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My Acer didn't come with bluetooth built in (because I didn't need it at the time), so I bought a 'dongle' from Broadcom (Kensington) WIDDCOMM whatever it's called.

I put the CD in, and all the drivers are not signed! After overwriting all of the install options, I get Installation Failed. So I check out their website and download their installer file, which downloads a 33meg installation driver package into a /temp directory; automatically launches the installer, which gives the error message "Installation Failed" (nothing more), then promptly deletes the temp file so you have to re-download the 33meg file each time you try to install.

I've been in contact with Broadcom's tech support (I wish they spoke English), who only tell me to Get a new Cd or 1. update MS drivers for the device & 2. Re-download the driver install file.

I've tried MS driver update, even let the dongle-hardware-install look up drivers on the web.

I've downloaded the driver package from Acer.com, which turns out is the EXACT same file from Broadcom's website. Bluetooth

I'm out of options, aside from taking it back and Hoping that the next one I buy doesn't have the same problem.

Any ideas?

A:Bluetooth Dongle Dribble

Ok, since nobody else wants to comment on this, I guess I'll have to put in my Other 2 cents.

According to this post, (you'll have to scroll all the way down, but it's a good read) ALL Kensington Products will NOT support Vista x64.

Buyer Beware!

Mine is going BACK!

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Hi all,

Can anyone offer any advice poss?

I'm trying to install a bluetooth USB dongle, and half way through the process (63% to be precise) i get the following message.

"The controller does not have enough bandwidth available for the Generic Bluetooth Radio, which has requested 2% of the bandwidth"

Below this message is a list of devices and the amount of bandwidth that each are using (that I've listed below) It also tells you to click "refresh to obtain updated bandwidth information.

Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host Contr...
System Reserved 10%

Standard Open HCD USB host controller 23%

Speed Touch 330 ASDL Modem 75%

Then below this is the following "recommendation"

"Move this device to a controller that has more available bandwidth or, to free bandwidth,
close the programmes using the devices on the currant controller. If the programmes cannot be found, unplug one or more devices"

A windows error message also appears, but does not stay on screen long enough to be read. I'm just able to read "windows strongly recommends" before the message goes off screen.

Would really appreciate any advice.

A:Bluetooth dongle problem.

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I got a Bluetooth dongle because my PC doesn't have Bluetooth but when i put it in the device setup popped up and it wont move and i don't know what to do theirs no one else seems to have this problem and its not just the Bluetooth my wired ps3 won't move
ether my computer is a all-in-one pavilion 23 so if anyone knows what to do id be so grateful

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hi can anyone help me, everytime i connect my bluetooth dongle to pc to transfer ringtones and stuff, it works fine its only when i connect to internet, that i get a message saying aol has detected improvement to you conection. is there anything i can do to stop this happening thanks

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I Have Problem With Bluetooth Driiver. I Can't Connect My Galaxy S II Because I Not Have A Driver On My Computer.

Where Can I Download It ?

I'm Not Use For Connect Game Controller But I Use Bluetooth For Connect My Phone & Moblie Bluetooth Because I Don't Need Microphone

A:Bluetooth USB Dongle 2.0 Driver

Hi Gunniz
please visit the following site and try the answers given there :

Unable to connect Samsung Galaxy S2 using bluetooth with Windows 7 - Microsoft Answers

Good luck

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i have just got a bluetooth dongle which came with bluesoleil but it says it is in evaluation mode and is unregistered. it will only let me transfer 5MB at a time. how do i get over this problem. thanks gazbag

A:Solved: bluetooth dongle

Register the program...

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i want to get a bluetooth dongle but dont know much about them. what is the differance between class1 & class2? also i have seen V1.1 & V2.0 is it similar to usb 2.0? many thanks gary

A:Solved: bluetooth dongle

Bluetooth (BT) classes:
Class 1, has a range of about 300 ft, it is the highest power (~100mw)
(but since it uses about 40 times more power than Class 2, it is not too often used)
Class 2, has a range of about 30 ft, it is the most commonly used (~2.5mw)
Class 3, has a range of about 3 ft, it is the lowest power (~1mw).
(The power used by Class 1 is only about 40% less than Class 2, and perhaps is not really worth the power savings in lieu of the much shorter range.)

As for the version numbers, you need to find out if they are talking about either the USB interface for the dongle, or the BT version.

Dongles referring to the USB interface speed USB v1.x is 12MBps (Millions of bits per second). Since BT data rate is somewhat limited to under 1Mbps, the older, and slower v1.1 USB speed of 12Mbps is much more than adequate.

There is a new BT version just now being introduced, it is usually called BT v1.2, or in some places v2 (thus the confusion with the USB version numbers). This is about 3 times faster than the common BT v1 (there is a v1.0 - seldom used, and v1.1, both are the same speed, just some connection improvements)
The new BT v1.2 uses less power than needed for the same power Class in BT v1.1

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I need a driver for my bletooth dongle. The driver it is looking for is BCM92035DGROM.

I would appreciate anyone helping me.


A:Bluetooth Dongle Driver

what os? and brand bluetooth

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Hi guys,

I have a Microsoft bluetooth dongle that came as part of the wireless mouse & keyboard set. When i connect the dongle to my pc, it gets installed & the keyboard and mouse work fine.
BUT i cannot locate the device for the dongle on my PC. In windows XP the dongle appeared as a bluetooth device in control panels but i can't see this in windows 7. I looked under control panel -> hardware & sounds bbut there is no option for bluetooth listed there. I checked the devices but it's not there either.

I want to connect my phone & a different bluetooth keyboard to my PC and so need to find the bluetooth options in Win 7.

As mentioned above, the bluetooth dongle is a Micrsoft one and came as part of the Microsoft Entertainment Desktop 7000 Keyboard & Mouse. It should pick up other bluetooth devices but i need to figure out where the bluetooth settings are in windows 7.

Can anyone help?



A:Bluetooth Dongle not visible anywhere

So why can't i see a 'Bluetooth' devices option in control panel in win 7?

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I have just encountered a problem with my bluetooth dongle (sitecom). It was working Ok until i just tried it tonight. The only thing I have done that may have affected it has been to reset netsh/winsock as my laptop had the bug where windows assigned an incorrect IP address giving the connectivity error when trying to connect to my wireless network. I have googled and found things about microsoft bluetooth stack but nothing i found has worked. I am running xp with sp2

The exact commend i used to reset netsh was -

netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt

Any help would be appreciated

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i bought a bluetooth dongle for my laptop recently. it is working very well with my nokia 6680 smartphone; i can transfer images etc easily.
but i have a question. when i tried to pair the adaptor with my smartphone the smartphone showed the message "unable to pair the device", but the transfer goes smoothly. this is a bit confusing.
any explanation would be appreciated.
thanks in advance.

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Just received this USB Bluetooth dongle from ebay purchase.

The standard Windows 7 driver appears to have installed, according Devices and Printers view (see image).

From the Bluetooth system tray icon to Show Bluetooth Devices window, when I try to add a device with my Jabra BT8010 headset in pairing mode, the device cannot be found.

The Options tab in my Bluetooth Settings dialog is shown in an image below.


How do I get my bluetooth device detected with my (working?) new USB dongle in Windows 7?

Most likely possibility: getting Bluetooth to work in Windows is a huge time-consuming effort. Bluetooth services may not be started. There is no installed software or obvious Control Panel module that points to Bluetooth. In Vista, one has to find "Bluetooth Places" by typing in the Start->Run box to find it. ASUS does not even install bluetooth (a sign of where technology is going?) There is probably something similar in getting BT to work with Win 7.
The dongle does not work with a standard Windows driver and requires a special driver. However it is clear that the seller did not offer any special driver software, and anyway, the Devices and Printers view clearly shows a device with a working driver
Somewhat related to item #2: the dongle may still not work even though it can install the driver? For example the radio transmitter might not work? What is likelihood of that?


1. The functioning (ability... Read more

A:USB Bluetooth Dongle Not Able to Add (See) BT Device

Go to the manufacturer's website and get an updated driver for your device from there.

Check 'Allow bluetooth devices to find this computer' in BT settings.

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Hello I have been struggling this problem. It was working without issue before but now when I plugged my cheap bluetooth 2.0 dongle it has some errors. Tried to force drivers myself but I couldn't find Generic Bluetooth drivers. It was there before but now it has gone and also tried installing different drivers still no luck. Plugged different ports and tried different dongles still same. Is there any way for make this dongle work again? Thank you!

A:Bluetooth dongle problem

How much is your time worth? Bluetooth dongles can be purchased on-line for very little money. Personally, I value my time enough that I would not spend much of it trying to get that old one to work, I would buy another and move on.

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Help! I've just bought a usb Bluetooth dongle I've installed the driver an plugged in the device but windows or the the software won't recognized the bluetooth dongle. Windows knows that there's a new usb device fitted. Can anyone pls help. :giddy:

A:Can't get my bluetooth dongle to be recognized by my PC!! Pls Help!!!

What version of Windows?
What make and model of dongle?

Does it show up in device manager?

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I'm trying to hook up an lg l55c pphone to a bluetooth dongle bcm92046dg-cl1rom and I can't get iit to function properly but it had worked in win 7. Does anyone have any ideas?

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I want to add Bluetooth to my Lenovo Thinkpad T530 and can either buy a card or a dongle. Dongle is cheaper and far less of a hassle to install so am thinking it's a no-brainer to choose the dongle over the card. Am I wrong so should instead buy the card because it will function better and is worth the extra cost and hassle in the long run? Thanks.

A:Bluetooth card or dongle

I have always liked the dongles, and the one I had was SO small that it didnt take up any room except a usb port. and i had great range on my bluetooth devices too.

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Hi all, first time asking for help on this forum, hope someone can help.

Well, I bought an 2.0 usb bluetooth dongle for my pc. When I plug it in, it does nothing, no bing-bong device sound, no uninstalled device in device manager, nothing.

Pc mobo is kinda old, asus p4p800se, but it has usb 2.0, I have had no other problems with any other device. I know the dongle works because I took it back to the shop and they tested it in front of me on a xp pro machine. I run xp home sp3.

I have tried pretty much everything googling has to offer (driver updates, bt stacks ect), and this is my last resort.

If anyone out there can help, it would be much appreciated, THX

A:usb problem w/bluetooth dongle

Make/model of dongle is needed (by me anyway).

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Tried to connect my smartphone (and my camera) to my laptop (built-in bluetooth) automatically, OK.
Enabled my new PC bluetooth dongle csr4.0 in Windows 7 and tried to connect.
Scanning - Confirm xxxxxx (random? 6 digit number) is used (msg on both sides)- OK - scanning - "wrong pincode or password".
Dongle installed succesfully on W7 Ultimate.

Why the dual verification of these numbers?
What am I doing wrong?

A:Problem with bluetooth dongle

Hi there It is only usually four numbers .. Have never seen six before .. How ever try 1234

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