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Each time i boot my window, it also starts bluetooth by default. I dont use it much frequently. Is there any option by which my bluetooth does not come up by default on startup. I am using samsung laptop, window 7 OS.

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Click Start; Type msconfig; Click Startup; Uncheck the blootooth device/ application from there. Hope you are good to go.

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Yuck. MSConfig is intended for temporary use for diagnosing problems, not turning things on and off instead of dealing with it properly. :) –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Apr 18 '12 at 13:12

I rarely use bluetooth on my Win 7 laptop so I just disable it in the device manager. It only takes a few seconds to enable it again when I need it.

Click Start > Type Control Panel > click control panel > then click System > on the left side click Device Manager

Your bluetooth module will be in there under bluetooth radios; just right-click and choose disable. Repeat the steps to enable when you need it.

More info here.

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This is a good solution. I have bluetooth speakers and every time I wake my computer, it steals the connection from my wife's kindle. It was kind of funny at first, but quickly became annoying. This is much better as I can simply enable it when I want to use the speakers, without yanking it when I don't want it. –  Wyrmwood Feb 18 at 16:15
    
Win7 has a taskbar widget that you can use now. Makes turning bluetooth on and off take seconds. –  skub Mar 7 at 2:50

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