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

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How can I tell if my computer has Bluetooth in Windows 7?

I just got a wireless keyboard for my computer, but have no idea where to see if I have Bluetooth or not.
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Wireless keyboard won't stop trying to pair

I have a mac book pro running osx lion. I was using a wireless keyboard for awhile but don't want to anymore. Now every minute or so the the keyboard is trying to reconnect. I don't want to shut ...
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Unlink BlueSoleil and Skype

For some reason BlueSoleil and Skype are somehow linked. If I open Skype it also opens automatically BlueSoleil and even if I close it manually, it opens it again. I disabled 1Support VoIP but it ...
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Searching on the go for bluetooth devices and have access on them

I am thinking of a situation that i have a smartphone in my hands and use bluetooth to search nearby devices(all sorts of)... Is there a approach to get into a device either from a bluetooth way or ...
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Use multiple blutooth dongles to make one giant inhouse repeater

current scenario: Sony Bluetooth smartwatch that connects to a smart phone via bluetooth. Phone sends info to watch like text messages etc. The issue: Limited range from phone to watch what is ...
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Accept calls from my iPhone 4S on my Windows 7 PC

What steps would be necessary to connect an iPhone 4S to a Windows 7 desktop computer, and then to accept a phone call from the microphone/headset on my computer? I'm essentially looking to pair my ...
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Bluetooth PAN connection between several Windows machines

I am looking for a way to connect several Windows 7 machines via Bluetooth PAN. It is easy to create PAN connection between two PCs playing PANU role (make one discoverable and connect to it via ...
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I have a Bluetooth module in my Windows 7 computer. How can I use it?

I have gone to the system configuration and I see that under the 'services' tab, there are the following applications running: Bluetooth Device Monitor (Intel) Bluetooth Media Service (Intel) ...
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Is my bluetooth working right?

I'm not sure if Bluetooth is working right on my dell latitude d630. I bought it used with Windows 7 professional installed. I am sure it has Bluetooth, but when I try to add the device it just says ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Answering the cell phone from windows 7

Is there anyway to answer the cell phone (mobile phone) from Windows 7? I know this can be happened with Bluetooth, but with USB cable, I don't know. With Bluetooth the PC acts like Bluetooth ...
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connect nokia BH 505 with windows 7

I have tried on internet even blusolei as well but I am not able to connect my nokia bluetooth audio to windows 7 on my lenevo laptop G570.I have broadcom bluetooth drivers on my lenevo. can anyone ...
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Windows 7 refuses to accept file transfers via bluetooth

I have 3 machines with Bluetooth, Desktop Windows 2000, Laptop Windows XP, both with dongles inserted into USB port. And the last one is Windows-7 laptop with Bluetooth built-in. 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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Is it possible to sequentially use one bluetooth keyboard with two Windows PCs?

I do have one bluetooth keyboard that I would like to sequentially use with two laptops. I can pair it to both laptops with the same key, but it still only works with the laptop I last paired it to. ...
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Bluetooth turning on by itself

I have a Toshiba Satellite L640 laptop, running Windows 7 32-bit. Whenever I turn off Bluetooth (using the Fn+F8 shortcut), it stays off for only a few seconds, then turns on again. How can I resolve ...
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Mikrotik & Bluetooth coexistence

I'm having some issues with my bluetooth devices when wifi is running, especially when it's busy doing a backup. I solved this on my old router with a mode called "bluetooth coexistence" in tomato on ...
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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 ...
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Play/stream from a Windows PC to multiple Bluetooth speakers at once

I'd like to use my Windows PC to stream/play music to 4/5 Bluetooth speakers at a small party outside, but Windows let me select only one of them per time. Is it possible to stream to multiple ...
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Device to become bluetooth?

Is there a device where I can plug in non-Bluetooth capable devices so that they would be capable of becoming Bluetooth devices? I can only find devices that are already Bluetooth by themselves and ...
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Multiple Bluetooth dongle?

Can a single computer support 2 Bluetooth dongle to have 10+ functional Slave devices in piconet?
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Connecting Apple Wireless Keyboard on Fedora 15

I have an Apple Wireless bluetooth keyboard that I'd like to use with my Laptop running Fedora 15. The Bluetooth GUI tool is being extremely unhelpful. It simply shows the keyboard in the list of ...
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How does 2.4G RF Wireless laser mouse work?

How does 2.4G RF Wireless laser mouse work and what does that small stub which goes into USB port does? Is there anything common between this technology and bluetooth? Edit 1 The mouse I am using is ...
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Bluetooth filesystem sync?

Does such software exist? What I'd like to do is keep a set of files updated between two machines using bluetooth so that I may edit them on both computers, and changes get automatically ...
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Bluetooth headset giving intermittent sound

I am using a Byte bluetooth headset along with my Dell Inspiron laptop. Whenever I play any music or audio, the sound is highly intermittent. The problem disappears for a while if I disconnect-connect ...
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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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How to use bluetooth devices under two different operation systems?

I've got an magic mouse and an apple bluetooth keyboard. I usually run ubuntu on my computer, but sometimes I need to use windows 7 from an external disk. Whenever I boot into the other system I ...
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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 ...