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My bluetooth headset just wouldnt connect to my desktop PC

I am using XTREME technology branded bluetooth headset. Though I am able to successfully pair and connect this headset with my mobile, I am unable to do the same with my XP desktop PC. I have inserted ...
-1
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0answers
20 views

Problems with Bluetooth Mouse since upgrading PCs

I recently bought a Cherry MW 3000 bluetooth mouse whichs used to work perfectly (as perfectly as a wired mouse can work) now a couple of days ago, I upgraded my pc with new mainboard, new cpu and ...
1
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1answer
42 views

Cannot open /dev/rfcomm1 : Host is down

I am working on raspberry PI and on Bluetooth. I am using old raspberry pi kernel as the new one has got some bugs that were not resolved with respect to the bluez daemon. At present my kernel version ...
0
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0answers
114 views

Windows 8.1 Bluetooth Dongle with full stack

Just trying to get my phone paired to my Windows 8.1 PC via bluetooth for two things: Speakerphone and headset (so calls come via my PC headset when connected to my phone over bluetooth) and HID ...
0
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0answers
146 views

Broadcom BCM20702A0 on CentOS 6

I'm trying to get my broadcom BCM20702A0 bluetooth 4.0 dongle working on CentOS 6. I've installed bluez but it's not seeing the device. lsusb returns this: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0a5c:21e8 Broadcom ...
4
votes
1answer
246 views

Trust bluetooth 3.0 USB adapter on Linux

I bought Trust bluetooth 3.0 USB adapter. It works on my windows PC, but I'm not able to use it on my Ubuntu machine. lsusb shows me this device Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0cf3:3002 Atheros ...
0
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2answers
781 views

Bluetooth On/Off toggle not showing in Windows 8.1 PC Settings

I have recently purchased a cheap Bluetooth USB dongle from a local shop and plugged it in into my freshly installed Windows 8.1 Pro laptop, as it did not come with a Bluetooth adapter installed. All ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Connecting USB Devices into Computer via Bluetooth?

I have some wireless usb mouse and keyboards and I want to connect them to a computer without usb ports via bluetooth. I can't find any usb to bluetooth converters, all I cann find are dongles. Are ...
0
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0answers
62 views

Short Circuiting USB Device gives spark

I have a bluetooth adaptor that is not working very well. This is because its range is about 30cm, as the antenna is broken (I have checked with my phone and the bluetooth speaker). As I have had it ...
1
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0answers
153 views

How do I disable a bluetooth adapter and install a new one in ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Macbook Pro (8.2). I have a faulty bluetooth antenna that I am not interested in paying to fix. In windows I have a usb bluetooth dongle and I just keep the built in ...
1
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1answer
143 views

110v - 220v at USB charging [closed]

During my stay in the US, I bought a bluetooth wireless water restistant speaker that works with a 500 mAH UL listed battery and as it's manual states, it can be charged "using any USB port", ...
0
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0answers
836 views

BlueTooth USB Dongle: Device Driver Software Wasn't Successfully Installed?

I have a Bluetooth USB dongle (which maybe approximately two years) which I have used in the past to send a receive files via bluetooth between mobiles & my Windows 7 PC. On inserting the USB ...
0
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0answers
77 views

Two mice, two motion speeds

I have two mice attached to my notebook on the docking station: one BT and one USB. I expect they have different resolution or sensitivity because BT one moves cursor over the screen faster than the ...
1
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0answers
392 views

Kinivo BTD-300 Bluetooth 3.0 dongle driver driver NOT on Kinivo site

Relevant Specs: OS: Win7 Home Premium Machine: Acer Aspire 6676-7739g w/RAM upgraded to 8GB Preamble: I purchased a few months ago a Kinivo BTD-300 Bluetooth 3.0 USB dongle, and thus far have had ...
1
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0answers
746 views

Bluetooth 4.0 and transfer speeds of USB dongles

I have a general question about hardware here, specifically Bluetooth 4.0. I've been looking to upgrade my little Bluetooth USB dongle from an earlier version (I think it's ~2.1) to something newer, ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Speeding up bluetooth device detection

I have 3 computers, one on Windows 7, the other on Windows Vista, the last one on MacOS Snow Leopard, connected onto a KVM switch. On that switch, I have a BlueTooth USB dongle that is used to connect ...
5
votes
3answers
6k views

Bluetooth “Remove Failed” (Windows 8)

My Windows 8 machine does not recognize a device which is connected via BlueTooth across a USB port. Apps are reporting the presence of COM1 and COM2, no others. I disconnected and reconnected my USB ...
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2answers
1k views

Can bluetooth peripherals work without the USB device?

I have a keyboard and mouse that came with a USB "transmitter/receiver" (for lack of the right word). My PC has bluetooth built in. Is there a way to get my keyboard and mouse to talk directly to the ...
3
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2answers
69 views

Are there adaptors available letting to connect a USB device to a BlueTooth host?

There are many USB-attached BlueTooth host controllers letting a user to attach a BlueTooth device to a computer having USB ports but no integrated BlueTooth support. Does an opposite thing exist? A ...
0
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0answers
87 views

Unrecognized USB device on front panel when used with bluetooth dongle

I have some strange problem with my front panel. I have a bluetooth dongle plugged in to the front panel USB port (A) and the other port on this front panel is free. When I try to put a thumb drive to ...
1
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0answers
138 views

How can I get the iMac to recognize a wired mouse after disconnecting the bluetooth mouse?

So my bluetooth mouse is working fine but my kids forget to turn it off and I'm using too many batteries. I've decided to switch to a wired mouse but can't get the Mac to recognize it. It acts as if ...
0
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1answer
3k views

Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 not working, but paired Wireless Mouse 5000 on same receiver does?

I have a Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 that was bought paired with a Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000. They're both Bluetooth and use the same receiver. The keyboard no longer works. The ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

How do I login to my iMac without keyboard and mouse?

I have turned off the bluetooth in my iMac and disabled the USB ports too. Now i am unable to login to my iMac because the keyboard and mouse are not detected. Bluetooth is switched off. USB is ...
2
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4answers
4k views

How can I pair two bluetooth dongles together?

I want to hack a device which connects via USB, and plug a bluetooth USB dongle to the end of the USB cable (using a female to female adapter), and then connect to that device from another USB ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to get the Bluesoleil A2DP Audio Sink to work?

Using the Bluesoleil stack with my MSI BToes 2.0 I was trying to turn my PC running x86 Windows 7 to an A2DP Audio Sink with my Android device (Samsung Galaxy S II, ICS 4.0.3, Siyah kernel 3.2.6) as ...
3
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2answers
1k views

Does it use less power to connect to a tethered phone using USB or wifi or bluetooth?

If you are tethering to the internet through your mobile and your notebook is low on power you may want that connection to use the least possible power for your notebook. A USB connection will charge ...
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1answer
1k views

With a USB bluetooth adapter do the devices pair with the dongle or the computer?

For example if you are paring a mouse and a keyboard to your Mac or PC using a USB Bluetooth adapter. Do the paired devices pair to the dongle or to the computer? Could you plug that adapter into a ...
1
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2answers
4k views

Does Internet speed affected when connecting by Bluetooth or USB cable?

I'm curious about this. My friends told me that there is difference between the speed of internet connection when you connect your PC/Laptop with Bluetooth or USB cable. They said that the internet ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Why doesnt my computer boot when I have my USB bluetooth plugged in?

I have a USB bluetooth dongle that I got from best buy a few years back. I kept it plugged in to my laptop and it used to boot fine. Now about a week ago, I got a new laptop and I cant leave it ...
16
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5answers
5k views

Is there any benefit to plugging a USB 2.0 device into a USB 3.0 port?

I know USB 3.0 is almost entirely backward-compatible, and I know that it introduces a new speed that USB 2.0 devices aren't capable of, but is there any advantage to having a USB 2.0 device in a USB ...
6
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5answers
22k views

Adapter to turn wired USB keyboard wireless? [closed]

I've got a wired USB keyboard that I really like. I know it is a long shot, but is there a way to turn it into a wireless (maybe even Bluetooth) keyboard through some sort of adapter or hack?
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Make USB keyboard wireless

I use a keyboard that is not available in a wireless or bluetooth version, but connects to the computer via USB. Is there any way to make this keyboard wireless? In other words, is there something ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Script to reset USB bluetooth device in Ubuntu 10.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu machine to 10.10, and I'm having an issue with bluetooth dongle now. The issue is: dongle will not properly load on boot. What I have to do to make it work is unplug, then plug ...
1
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2answers
856 views

Wireless USB vs. Bluetooth

I just started using a Bluetooth keyboard. One thing I noticed is that sometimes the keyboard will get disconnected from the computer, but that could just be because the batteries are low. Now I'm ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

Lost USB BlueTooth Dongle for Keyboard and Mouse

I lost my USB bluetooth dongle (from HP) which I used for a wireless keyboard and mouse. They came together in a set when I bought my last HP computer. Are the keyboard and mouse useless now? or will ...
5
votes
3answers
31k views

Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd. Bluetooth USB dongle Drivers

I need drivers for Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd. Bluetooth USB dongle. Can you help me to find it?
0
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3answers
1k views

Broadcom Bluetooth Chipset BCM2046

I have a Mini USB bluetooth dongle, which i have connected to a system running windows 7. It has no buttons on it but when I plug it in it is detected as a keyboard input device. It was originally ...
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1answer
3k views

Is there a USB-to-Bluetooth converter?

I have a USB product that I'd like to use wirelessly on my Mac Mini media center. Is there a product that connects via Bluetooth to the computer and acts as a USB hub?
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3answers
2k views

Why does my computer slow down so much when attaching Bluetooth dongle?

I have a Bluetooth dongle and I plugged it into my work laptop (a Dell Latitude D830). Windows detects the Generic Bluetooth USB or similar and then proceeds to go incredibly slow with a process, ...
1
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2answers
911 views

Belkin Bluetooth and Wireless USB Adapter

I have a Windows XP (SP3) machine with a Belkin F8T012 USB adapter plugged into it. I also have a Belkin F8T031 Wireless USB Printer Adapter with an HP 5900 DeskJet plugged into it. Everytime I try ...