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WiFi+BT AR5B22. When starting linux - BT disappears. Disappears at all

I have a problem with my laptop wireless card in linux (xubuntu or kali, you choose). It is a wifi(abgn)+BT4.0 miniPCI-E half module from Atheros. FCC ID is PPD-AR5B22 (wikidevi have info about it: ...
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Is Bluetooth faster than Wi-Fi?

I notice that on my iPhone, when I use my personal hot-spot to distribute Wi-Fi, if I have Bluetooth enabled, the phone will make a Bluetooth connection to my laptop instead of a Wi-Fi connection. ...
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Connecting to two identical bluetooth speakers at the same time

I own two JBL Flip Speakers. They both are able to pair individually via Bluetooth and perform well. When I attempt to make them perform at the same time via the Audio/Midi Setup tool on my Mac ...
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Turning on Bluetooth disables wifi on Yoga 2

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2. The moment that I turn on bluetooth, the wifi drops out - I lose connection, and connecting again shows "connection failed". If I turn the bluetooth off, wifi can reestablish ...
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pair microsoft wireless keyboard/mouse with bluetooth

I have purchased Wireless Desktop 2000 from Microsoft, a 2.4G wireless mouse and keyboard with a USB transceiver. After a while I lost the USB transceiver, so I'm trying to connect them with laptop's ...
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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 ...
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sharing via wifi an internet connection obtained via bluetooth

I have a working internet connection on my w8.1 laptop, this connection is done via a bluetooth network connection to my iPhone, in tethering. I'd like to share this connection via wifi to my other ...
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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 ...
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1answer
717 views

Minidump reading help for BSOD

I've been having BSOD over the past few days. Nothing intentionally installed - apart from regular updates. BSOD appears to be related to wifi/network/bluetooth activity. Started to happen when BT ...
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Bluetooth / Bluez: No reply to ping over bnepX interface

I have trialed to use Network, NAP profiles on Bluetooth. On Host, xUbuntu 13.04 I have followed as here. This Host or XUbuntu machine is behind proxy & runs on virtual machine. It is ...
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Creating a shortcut to connect to a Bluetooth PAN in Win8

I have paired my cell phone with my computer via bluetooth. Whenever I want to use its network connection (over a Bluetooth PAN), I need to click on the Bluetooth Icon, select "Join a Personal Area ...
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Adding a WAN/BT combo card to Latitude e6410

I wanted to add a WAN/Bluetooth combo card like Intel Centrino 6230/6235 or Dell wireless 1703 / 1702 on a Dell Latitude e6410 but have seen reports that bluetooth wont work. and this amazon comment ...
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Android Bluetooth tethering, speed capped to 700 kbps?

I'm trying to use my Android HTC One for Bluetooth tethering (via Bluetooth PAN), so I can access internet on my Windows tablet (Dell Venue 8 Pro). It works but I can't get any speed higher than 0.7 ...
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Bluetooth: How to sync any two devices

So I recently bought a wireless mouse and it came with a wireless receiver. I also want to be able to use the mouse through my phone or laptop without the use of the Bluetooth adapter. It works on the ...
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How does Windows determine which network status icon to show?

I installed Bluesoleil to experiment with an old Bluetooth adapter, and then I uninstalled it. After it was uninstalled, the systray icon for network status always shows a red X. However, I'm ...
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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 ...
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How do you connect or disconnect bluetooth devices on Windows 8.1?

I have a handful of bluetooth speakers paired to my computer, but after having updated to Windows 8.1, I can't seem to open their dedicated window from the Devices and Printers section of the control ...
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1answer
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Diagnosing and Fixing Bluetooth Interference Issues on Early 2011 Macbook Pro

I am currently having a very weird connectivity issue whenever I pair my Apple Magic Trackpad and Wireless Keyboard with my Macbook Pro (early 2011) on Mac OS X 10.8.5. I believe that the ...
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1answer
107 views

Programmable bluetooth device with large range

Apologies if this is not the appropriate forum to ask such a question. I am looking to create a "bluetooth router" so to speak that can communicate with a few devices. The requirements are ...
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1answer
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How to fix choppy audio and Wi-Fi problems with Bluetooth speaker on Mac OS X Lion?

I have a Creative D200 Bluetooth speaker that I use with my 2011 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Lion. The speaker more or less works as a Bluetooth audio device, but I run into two problems seemingly ...
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HP 4530s connection manager for windows 8

I have a hp 4530s laptop. I used to use Windows 7. Then I had a software called connection manager through which I could control my Wi-Fi and bluetooth. Now I have upgraded to Windows 8. Now it ...
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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, ...
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Using laptop keyboard as wireless bluetooth keyboard

Example 1 : More like synergy software. But synergy works using internet. I was thinking of bluetooth route. Example 2 : This has been implemented in android Android App But in android, there is ...
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How to turn on/off Bluetooth on Windows 8.1

In Windows 8 this switch was in PC settings near WiFi and mobile broadband switches. Now after updating to 8.1 Preview WiFi and mobile switches moved to the Network fly out panel (what is good, imho), ...
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how to switch played music when someone enters

My wife has a small shop, and she plays free licensed music. She can't legally play her own music when people outside of the family circle are present in the shop. How can I automatically switch ...
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Bluetooth through internet

Maybe it's silly but I'll ask anyway. I have two android phones and a game which lets you play together with bluetooth. Is there a software that can link 2 PC and bridge the two bluetooth ...
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0answers
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How to share laptop internet to phone via bluetooth?

How do I make it so that my laptop, while connected to the wifi, will share it's internet connection to my Android phone via bluetooth? When I try to search for it, I keep getting solutions for the ...
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429 views

How to manually synchronize MS Wireless Mouse

I bought this Microsoft Wireless Mouses 5000 two times some time ago. Now - today - it happened, that I got the wrong (bluetooth) transceiver with me. It's theoretically the same as the one from the ...
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1answer
651 views

How can I stop WiFi and Bluetooth from opening on each restart?

I have a utility in Samsung Control Centre to turn off my Bluetooth and WiFi connections. But when I restart my system, Bluetooth and WiFi again come up. I don't want them to come up each time. I ...
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How to connect my Android to my Laptop wirelessly , to stream data between the two?

I want to stream data from my Laptop PC to my Android phone using TCP or UDP by creating sockets in both the phone and the laptop, but it has to be done wirelessly. How do I connect them to stream the ...
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Bluetooth unusable on HTPC — 2.4GHz Wi-Fi to blame?

I built an HTPC so I invested in a Bluetooth keyboard and trackpad as my couch potato remote control. My dual band router is located in my home theater setup to provide wired access to many all of my ...
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iPhone Share Wifi with MacBook Via Bluetooth?

My MacBook is unable to connect to a wireless network due to airport card issue. While I figure out how to fix/replace the card, is there a way to share my iPhone's connection to a wireless network ...
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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
967 views

How to share PC's internet with Macbook over Bluetooth

I'm trying to share my PC's internet connection with my Macbook via Bluetooth. I've currently got them both paired, which works fine, but it's setting up the internet connection I'm having trouble ...
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Is bluetooth tethering slower than Wifi?

I'm tethering a Galaxy Nexus (running Android ICS) with my Macbook Pro (2009 model, running Lion). What's the difference between bluetooth and wifi tethering in terms of: latency bandwidth power ...
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665 views

Is there any device/adapter that allows connecting DVI or HDMI display over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth?

I'm looking for a device that allows connecting LCD monitor remotely. Is there any device like this?
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Is there a name for 2.4 Ghz wireless in mouses, keyboards, etc.?

Like devices using 802.15 is called Bluetooth, 802.11 is WiFi, 802.16 is WiMAX... Wireless headsets, mouses, keyboards, and the like are just called "Wireless". But is there a name for the type of ...
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1answer
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Phone detection? [closed]

I'd like to uniquely identify all wireless devices (phones, tablets, etc) within range. I don't care how far the devices are nor do I need to send them anything. I just want to be able to say: phone ...
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2answers
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Limit to the number of devices that can be paired with a Bluetooth device

I'm considering using Bluetooth as a wireless solution for a power saving system. Today I was told that there may be a 8 device limit for Bluetooth. I cannot find any information about this for ...
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Bluetooth and Wifi together on my Acer TravelMate 8572

It seems the TravelMate 8572 only has one radio module, which I have to switch between Bluetooth, 3G, and Wifi. Is this so, or have I set something up wrong, or is there something I must still set up? ...
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1answer
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Internet <-(Wifi)-> Mac <-(BlueTooth)-> Another Mac: How?

I have two Macs, one of which is connected to the Internet via WiFi. I need the other Mac to use the Internet as well. It doesn't work via the Ethernet cable (probably because of the bad cable; I ...
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1answer
451 views

Sony VAIO VPC-Z13-BGX with Windows 7 64-bit: Bluetooth devices freezing

I have a problem with all Bluetooth devices freezing for 5-30 seconds. I went through all the Sony tech support steps of restoring the system, etc. to no avail. Sony sent out a technician with new ...
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1answer
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Bluetooth speakers lag

There seems to be a 200ms lag on sound when I use my blue-tooth speakers (1/2 meter distance) in windows 7 (belkin 6.0.1 vista drivers.). Is there a way to reduce this?
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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?
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3answers
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Tips for locating my stolen computer?

I'm in a bit of a panic, my new Powerbook laptop was stolen. I had no mobile me, or security software installed on the computer. I have the MAC address of the computer as well as the serial number. Is ...
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1answer
335 views

bluetooth doesn't recognize mouse (and other devices)… sometimes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Magic Mouse on Windows Vista machine I have a problem with bluetooth with Vista, running on my MacBook. It often doesn't recognize my wireless Magic Mouse. And I saw ...
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How long would it take to transfer a 10gb folder over bluetooth?

How long would it take to transfer 10GB folder from 1 Macbook to another using Bluetooth?
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Transfering a 15gb folder from 1 macbook to another

I need to copy a folder of 15GB in size from 1 Macbook laptop to another. The both have wireless cards obviously. And Bluetooth. I have a normal network cable (ethernet). What options do I have in ...
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1answer
124 views

Home wireless network by bluetooth. Looking for a windows 2000 bluetooth driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: home wireless network by bluetooth Does anyone knows where I can download a windows 2000 bluetooth driver?
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home wireless network by bluetooth

Does anyone know if is possible to create a home wireless network by a usb bluetooth port between two pcs? (By the way I have a windows 2000 as operative system running in one of them and windows xp ...