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

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Bluetooth not working on Windows 8 on HP G6-2105TX laptop

I have a HP G6-2105 TX laptop. I upgraded it to windows 8. All drivers worked fine except the Bluetooth driver. I cannot detect any device through my laptop and no device sees my laptop. I ...
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How can I disable the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Popup when I connect my headset?

I have a USB Bluetooth radio to connect my jawbone headset to my computer. I'm currently using the Toshiba Stack on Windows 8 Professional and it works fine, however I want to disable the popups that ...
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Convert Bluetooth Headset to 3.5mm Stereo Out And Mic In (Duplex)

I know stereo 3.5mm jack to Bluetooth dongles exist for Bluetooth headphones. But what if this is for a Bluetooth headset with a Mic? Are there Bluetooth dongles for line-in also? For example, my ...
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100+ bluetooth devices in close proximity? Will there be issues?

I'm evaluating the use of over 100 Bluetooth headsets in a call center environment. My understanding of Bluetooth.. is that the stream of data is chopped up over 79 bands. So a telephone call can ...
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Bluetooth headset buzzing background noise when playing sound

I have this buzzing background noise when any sound is played, including for example the small ping when you adjust the volume of headset/speakers that Windows plays. I've checked that all ...
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Windows 8 Devices - Shortcuts

Just bought a cheapo 15.5 Vaio with Windows 8 pre-loaded. I was able to pair it with a Philips wireless headset and it was great. Thing is, each time I want to use this headset, I need to do this ...
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Software to control mobile phone via bluetooth

I'm looking for some software that will allow me to control a mobile phone via Bluetooth. I'm using Linux as my OS, but I can use something else if need be. Specifically, I'd like to be able to do ...
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Can anything be done about a bluetooth mouse moving sluggisly?

I have a bluetooth Logitech V470 mouse. It is a great mouse in every respect, but one - in comparison to my wired mouse (which is a really cheap regular vulgaris mouse (not even sure it is the model ...
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How do I stream audio from Android to Windows 8 over bluetooth?

I'm trying to find a way to stream audio from my Samsung Galaxy S3 to my Windows 8 Laptop using bluetooth. The devices are paired, but I cannot find a way to stream music. Is it even possible?
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Can I use a mini PCI-E card in a standard motherboard with PCI/PCI Express slots?

I'm helping someone build a computer and they absolutely insist on having an internal Bluetooth adapter. I've been searching around for a PCI-E/PCI based Bluetooth adapter but I've had no luck ...
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How to set Bluetooth headset microphone as recording device?

I've got these Bluetooth headphones I have connected with my computer. The deal is, I can either choose them to work as high quality audio output OR a VoIP device in "Bluetooth devices" window. If I ...
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Is it possible to use the bluetooth adapter from my logitech keyboard to connect headset?

So, as titled. I have a bluetooth wireless keyboard that goes with the bluetooth adapter from Logitech 2 years ago. Recently I just brought a bluetooth headset from other company, but I wonder if I ...
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How to set bluetooth headphones as default audio output?

My computer is a laptop Dell Inspiron N5110 with built-in Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) 3.0 + High Speed Adapter. I want to use my new Bluetooth headphones Sennheiser MM 500-X as default ...
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A2DP bluetooth device on win7 develops massive latency after a couple hours

I have no idea what to pin this on, and I'm going a little nuts ... I have these A2DP speakers: http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-USB-Speaker-Z515/dp/B003VAHYXW they're great. I got a deal on ...
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Cannot send or receive files over Bluetooth

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop and running Windows Vista. Previously I could send and receive files between my phone and my laptop but now it won't work. Every time I select a file, right-click and ...
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Transfer around 1000 audio files at a time to Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

I need to transfer around 1000 audio files at a time from my laptop to my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. It's asking for permission every time for each file. Are there any settings that'd allow me to ...
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Fastest way to bluetooth tether a phone in Windows 8

As a web developer, connecting my laptop computer to the internet via bluetooth with my iphone is something I do several times a day. Is there an easy way to do this in Windows 8 that I'm missing? It ...
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Bluetooth 4.0 Dongle detectable by iPhone 4S/5

I bought a CSR Bluetooth 4.0 dongle, when plugged into my computer, initially my iPhone 5 could not detect it, but if I set the dongle to broadcast as Headset mode in the Bluetooth settings, the ...
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Bluetooth not seeing mouse (Fedora)

I have a Lenovo S10 'netbook' that I've installed Fedora 17 ("LXDE spin") on. So far pretty much everything works great, except, the on-board Bluetooth. lsusb shows the controller present (0a5c:2101 ...
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Don't see “Bluetooth Radios” and bluetooth not working on Bootcamp Windows 7

I've been trying to get my Logitech Dinovo Bluetooth Keyboard working on my Windows 7 partition. Unfortunately it is not finding any bluetooth devices. I have no issues whatsoever on the OSX partition ...
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Permanently reject Bluetooth pairing request

There's some keyboard device that attempts to pair with my iMac about every 30 seconds. The reject button only removes it temporarily. Same with the disconnect. Discoverable is already off for the ...
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Which Bluetooth Stack supports APT-X on Windows 7

I'm thinking about buying wireless desktop speakers for ease of use with different audio sources (Notebooks, Mobile Phone etc.). For higher audio quality over the standard A2DP protocol there are ...
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How can I get bluetooth to work on Windows Server 2012?

Apparently Windows Server 2012 does not support Bluetooth out of the box? Is there any way to get Bluetooth to work? I went to the manufacturers' website and found this link: ...
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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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How can I find out what version of bluetooth my laptop supports?

Is there a place in Windows I can see this? I want to know if it supports bluetooth 3, and the specs are difficult to find!
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How to set the key repeat rate for an external/Bluetooth keyboard in OS X?

I am using OS X and started using an external Bluetooth keyboard. The main pain area working with the keyboard is the slow repeat rate when a key is pressed. Changing the system preferences only ...
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How to prevent Windows 8 turning off bluetooth power?

I have a Samsung 700 tablet onto which I've just installed Windows 8. My bluetooth device enters an error state shortly after installing its drivers. I've had this issue before and on a previous ...
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How can I easily connect and disconnect my bluetooth speakers in windows 8?

I have a bluetooth speaker system in my windows 8.Is there any other way of connecting and disconnecting without re-adding the device with its drivers/going out of range and turning off bluetooth in ...
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Debian Bluetooth headphones not working [closed]

Hardware Headphones Bluetooth dongle Maybe not exactly these models. Setup I tried to follow some guides, here's what I've done so far: Install software: sudo apt-get install bluez-utils ...
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Does Windows 8 have the bluetooth phone backup and sync features like Windows 7?

I have an old phone and I need to: Backup and sync my phone contacts and calendar info. Use laptop speakers as a headset. I was able to perform both of these tasks in Windows 7, but I'm not able ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work

After Windows 8 installation, bluetooth didn't work. When I tried to receive a file it threw me the following error: Bluetooth file transfer not completed Windows was unable to transfer some ...
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Bluetooth enabled and “working correctly” but not finding any devices

I have a HP Pavilion dv7 6051ei notebook running Windows 7 Professional 64bit . And, as the title states. I switch on bluetooth and enable it, but when I scan for devices, it doesn't find anything. I ...
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How can I attach a bluetooth module to a Netduino?

I have a netduino and I just bought an RN-42 Bluetooth module. There are no actual pins on the module, so I'm wondering if there's a special attachment that I need, or some other method of attaching ...
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windows 8 tablet keyboard has no pause break key

I've got a Samsung Slate Windows 8 tablet. There is no break/pause key on the bluetooth keyboard. How can I remap those keys or is there a work around? These keys are relevant to programmers as ...
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Will audio lag behind video when streaming over bluetooth?

I'm contemplating buying a bluetooth enabled speaker set for main use with my computer. What got me worried is if there is any delay when sending audio over bluetooth? For listening to music it should ...
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How to use my computer as a Headset device for my phone with Bluetooth?

I want to extract the audio from my phone (the analog TV and FM/AM receiver mainly) and play it through my computer speakers. There is a headphone jack but it is of non-standard size (probably a ...
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Bluetooth audio missing on Windows 8

Before upgrading my laptop to Windows 8 (Professional, from MSDN, which purported to be RTM), I was able to use my computer headset as hands-free audio for my cell phone (HTC HD2, but nothing changed ...
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enable blutooth modem internet connection sharing in windows 7

i am trying to use internet over Sony Xperia P using my laptop's bluetooth connection. SO the idea is to make use of internet connection from my laptop and extend it via bluetooth so that i can use it ...
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How do you transfer files between Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and Windows 7?

I was able to transfer photos from my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 to my Toshiba notebook using bluetooth, once. Now nothing I do seems to allow me to repeat the miracle. Anyone know what settings on both ...
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Possible to use a bluetooth headset for phones with Windows 7?

I'm relatively new to the Bluetooth mess. I don't understand why there should be any reason that I cannot use a Bluetooth headset designed for a phone (I have a Motorola HX550) on a PC to, say, make ...
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Apple Bluetooth keyboard is sometimes unresponsive, but becomes responsive again when Bluetooth -> Keyboard properties -> Services tab is opened

The Apple bluetooth wireless keyboard is installed on Windows, sometime it becomes unresponsive (meaning nothing that's typed in is received by the computer), but it becomes responsive again when I ...
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Pairing 2 laptops via bluetooth and using one keyboard to control the other

I'm using a Windows 7 laptop attached to my tv. I have a wireless usb keyboard attached to it, however, I'd love to be able to control my laptop via another laptop via bluetooth. Is this possible? ie ...
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Trust Bluetooth 4.0 Dongle and Bluetooth Headset

Firstly, I'm writing this after 5 hours of nonstop struggle to make it work, so I searched into the deepest websites from Google, and tried many things. I have Trust Bluetooth 4.0 USB adapter ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 Bluetooth 4.0 with Headset

I have a Samsung Laptop running Windows 7 x64 with a Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 Bluetooth 4.0 radio which I have paired with a Motorola Razor Bluetooth headset. Whenever the the headset connects ...
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Can I use a Bluetooth headset with my Windows desktop/laptop for Skype or other VOIP applications?

Can I use a Bluetooth headset with my Windows desktop/laptop for Skype or other VOIP applications? I am considering purchasing a MOTOROLA H730
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Macbook 1.1 + Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook 5000 + Win 7 Bootcamp

Hopefully someone knows the answer to this... I have an old Macbook 1.1 (snow leopard 10.68) with Win 7 Ultimate in a dual boot (using Bootcamp drivers)... My Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook 5000 works ...
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Two parts: linux startup script to connect to bluetooth and cron to keep it connected

I have a mini bluetooth keyboard and a Raspberry Pi running a Debian-based distro. I know the MAC address of the keyboard but for this question, let's just use AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF. Right now I have to ...
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Problems with bluetooth headset on fedora 17

I tried bluetooth-wizard and bluedevil. It didn't work. I'm trying to use my bluetooth headset on my Dell Inspiron 1525, running Fedora 17, using a dongle. lsusb lists the dongle as follows: ...
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Creative D200, MacBook Pro and Windows 7

I have a problem with bluetooth speakers Creative D200 on MacBook Pro running Windows 7. This question appends on: Broadcom bluetooth driver for Windows 7 on MacBook Pro Do You have any solution for ...
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Why can't I send files via my laptop's bluetooth?

Every time I try to send a file via my laptop's Bluetooth I get this error: So I headed over to my device manager and tried to update the drivers but it says that the device drivers could not be ...