A short range wireless protocol used by various devices, such as cell phones, wireless headsets, mice and keyboards.

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No Bluetooth device was detected

I want to install the bluetooth device on my laptop , but when I run the install shield wizard for broadcom 2070 Bluetooth 3.0 for windows-7 I got this error message No Bluetooth device was detected ...
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Using a phone Bluetooth headpiece to listen to music from computer

I have a Bluetooth headset (Handsfree) HipStreet BT Lite, this supports phone audio but does not support media streaming. I downloaded an app for Android (BTmono) that changed this behavior and ...
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Bluetooth mouse won't reconnect after reboot or wake from sleep in Debian squeeze

I have a Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 and have experienced the same problem with two laptops, a Sony Vaio Z, and now a Lenovo Thinkpad T420s: I can pair the bluetooth device to the ...
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Use a Bluetooth module from Asus A6Je in an Asus N53J

Can I use my old Bluetooth module from an Asus A6Je laptop in my new Asus N53J? Internal Bluetooth is available in more expensive versions of my current laptop, but not in mine.
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Bluetooth Mouse workd just for a while

I have a A4teack bluetooth mouse (BT-630). When I add it via "Add a device" window, It works just for a while (~10min). If I remove it using Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers and ...
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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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Bluetooth Software for Dell Inspiron One 2320

Where to download the bluetooth software for DELL Inspiron One 2320, as I accidentally deleted it and now the bluetooth is not working?
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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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How to configure bluetooth to stop it from starting by default?

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 ...
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Keys dead in Apple Wireless Keyboard after cleaning

I gave my Apple Wireless Keyboard a cleaning using a damp cloth and dishwashing soap. None of the keys have worked since. Although I was careful, some water may have gotten under one or two other ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Magic Mouse Speed Fix?

I connected my Magic Mouse to my computer. My problem is that the mouse is too fast, the lowest speed in settings > mouse & touchpad that is still really to fast. I searched in the Internet but ...
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Why can't I use my Bluetooth Headset with my laptop?

I just received a new Plantronics M50 bluetooth headset. It works great with my phone, but I can't get it working with my laptop. What are the things I should be checking? Here's what I've done so ...
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How to connect a bluetooth stereo headset to my laptop

Anybody can help me to connect my bluetooth stereo headset. I'm using samsung SF410 laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium
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Share wired internet connection of windows 7 pc to iPad via bluetooth?

At my work, we have wireless... but our desktops are wired. The wireless in the building is sparse and horrible and my iPad has an unstable wifi connection to it. However, I was wondering since my ...
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How can I script a bluetooth device to connect/disconnect?

I have bluetooth headphones which I use to both listen to music from my mobile phone and to listen to videos on my laptop. They cannot be connected to both devices at once (note here), so I have to ...
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Alternative Bluetooth Stacks for Windows 7 64bit

I have a notebook with an inbuilt Broadcom BCM2046 bluetooth adapter and several bluetooth HID-devices (mice, keyboards etc.) The operating system is Windows 7 64 bit Professional. The HID-devices ...
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Scripting / Macro tools for Bluetooth etc on Windows

Say I have to connect a Bluetooth headset, it takes a long time to do it manually each time (and afterwards its the sound settings). What kind of scripting or macro tools would I use to automate ...
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Fix a corrupted text file

I had a plain English .txt file. After sending it via Bluetooth, the content is corrupted and has weird characters like : #šh‘÷ÔÈ Any tips on what I can do to recover the original text?
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Retrieve paired Bluetooth devices from console

Is there any way to retrieve all paired bluetooth devices ("Friendly name" and MAC-Adress) from the console? Is there any universal solution for any Linux distribution? In case there isn't: I'm using ...
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Bluetooth on Windows Server 2012

I am looking for a way to get Bluetooth going on Windows Server 2012 I am running on a Lenovo ThinkPad. I have downloaded the drivers, which throw an error when you first install them via the .exe, ...
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Logitech H800 bluetooth headset with Dell XPS1330

When I use my H800 bluetooth headset I can get everything working except of Stereo audio. I have tried to re-install the driver, but I fail. Obviously I cannot find the proper driver, I have tried ...
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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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Can I set a bluetooth pairing order with a Jambox?

I've paired multiple bluetooth devices with my Jambox, but I can't figure out if there's a way to set an order for which device the Jambox will pair with when multiple paired devices are in range. ...
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How can I setup a Bluetooth device to serve web pages to a BT client via TCP/HTTP?

I'm thinking of making a linux-based Blueooth enabled device, which allows an external client (e.g. a laptop) to connect to it via TCP over Bluetooth and retrive web pages which allow it to interact ...
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Is bluetooth symmetric?

Does the bluetooth standard support a client/host relationship between devices, or is the connection symmetric? The process of initially connecting devices seems to suggest that there is a ...
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How can I set Bluetooth connection priority for various devices?

How can I set up Bluetooth devices with a set of connection priority rules, so that they connect to the correct device. Ideally, my phone(Android) would prefer connection to car > laptop > PC. My ...
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Devices/Printers list not loading on Windows 7 with Bluetooth enabled

I'm having a weird recurring issue on my Win7 machine. It has Bluetooth, is sometimes connected to some Bluetooth devices, and it has a printer attached and a few network printers configured. After a ...
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Is data sent to an Apple wireless bluetooth keyboard, for example when the Caps Lock key is turned on?

I have a 2009 MacBook with OS X Lion. On a bluetooth connected keyboard, can I send data to the keyboard? AT keyboards for example, all the LEDs are turned on and off by the PC. Does the same thing ...
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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 ...
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Renaming Bluetooth devices (hard coded device names)

Is there an easy way to change the name of a Bluetooth device? Let’s say for example that you have a Bluetooth device and it has the hard-coded name Sony Bluetooth Device. Is there a way to change it ...
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My Bluetooth headset gives discontinuous audio while listening to music

While using my Bluetooth headset to listen to songs in my laptop(Win 7), the songs are discontinuous as if it were pausing and unpausing every second.
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Reset Bluetooth Components Without Having to Reboot

Sometimes the bluetooth on my laptop fails to connect properly (either not at all, or sometimes with terrible quality) to a pair of stereo headphones. Often times I've been able to recover normal ...
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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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Bluetooth driver download

My Bluetooth peripheral device doesn't work, how can I fix it or download the driver? My PC is a HP-Pavilion dv6, I am using Windows 7 X64.
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BT Headset Great on XP, battery dies fast on W7

I have a Jabra VBT185Z BT mobile phone headset. I use it on Windows XP with a VoIP softphone. It works very well. Surprisingly the audio quality is great (unlike when used with my phone). I decided to ...
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Skype and Bluetooth audio - very weird behavior

I'm having a very curious problem with Skype audio that has me stumped. Here's the setup: I am on my desktop system, which is Intel Core i7, Win7x64, lots of memory and disk. I use a Bluetooth ...
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How to connect Bluetooth mouse on Acer Aspire S3 Windows 7?

I'm trying to start the Bluetooth Suite, but it won't start... Any ideas on how to get it running or how to pair the mouse to the computer?
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Hard crash when using bluetooth headset on MacBook Pro and Lion 10.7.2

I recently picked up a bluetooth headset (Motorola S10-HD) and started using it with my MacBook Pro (17" purchased new in 2010) running Lion 10.7.2. Here's what works - stereo audio: iTunes Spotify ...
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How to create Dial up Connection in Fedora?

I have Bluetooth dongle attached to my desktop Computer. I am successfully able to connect it with my mobile phone using Bluetooth Connection, with the Terminal command hcitool cc 00:1D:3B:05:BD:53 ...
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Activate Bluetooth on a Dell Precision M4600, how to do that?

I already checked inside the BIOS. There you can control, whether Bluetooth and WLAN belong together when using the hardware switch on the right side of the device. This is the case in my situation. ...
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Automatically connect my laptop to the internet via Bluetooth

I often tether my laptop through my iPhone to go online when I'm out and about. Right now I do this manually by looking at the list of available Bluetooth devices and choosing "connect using access ...
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How to force hcitool scan

I'm using hcitool to discover BT devices. hcitool scan I works great but when it succeeds, the successive invocations will return the contents of the discovery cache and return immediately. I need ...
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Bluetooth pairing on the command line in Ubuntu 11.10

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and try to connect to a Bluetooth device from the command line but I always need to enter the PIN in a graphical dialog box. The commands I use: root@ubuntu:~# hcitool scan ...
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How do I connect my mobile phone to the internet via linux over bluetooth? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Connecting to internet via phone on Linux I use Linux, and have a Samsung A767 Propel and would like to see if I can access the internet from my phone through the ...
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Create bluetooth device

Can I use my bluetooth enabled laptop to create bluetooth keyboards or other devices? ps: I would like to use my laptop keyboard on my PS3
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How to turn on the Bluetooth of my laptop?

This is my first question to the site. I have a problem where I can't turn on the bluetooth on my laptop. If anybody could give help me solve this I'd be very grateful! Laptop Details - Dell Latitude ...
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Poor Bluetooth audio quality and delays on Dell Latitude with Windows 7

I have been trying to use an LG Tone (HBS700) Bluetooth headset on Windows 7 with mixed results. The PC is a Dell Latitude E6320, and the Bluetooth adapter is the Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth module ...
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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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Bluetooth File Transfer Error Between 2 Computers

I have two machines that I am attempting to connect using Bluetooth. One machine running windows 7 has bluetooth built in. The other machine running Windows XP has a bluetooth USB dongle that I am ...
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Dell Bluetooth driver - Invalid DFU file format

My client is trying to install a Dell Vostro 1510 Bluetooth driver but receives the following error: Invalid DFU file format (Not compatible with device or loader) Can someone please help?