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

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I accidentally update my bluetooth driver, now it won't work

Okay, because some reason I update my bluetooth driver with the suggestion of driverIdentifier, and I choose Bluetooth_Atheros_8.0.1.322_W81x64_A, at the end of installation it says bluetooth suite is ...
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Share internet connection from windows to android via bluetooth

I have an internet connection via ppoe, which works on my pc. My pc is connected to the router via wifi, and I don't think I have a second wifi card (and I don't have an ethernet cable - so I can't ...
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Windows HID-compliant gamepad confusion

I'm having an issue getting a gamepad to work properly. Windows' input-devices system has always confused me, but after some research I've gathered the following: XInput is the latest/most widely ...
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How to connect my tablet to internet over bluetooth using my mobile phone DUN connection?

I have a GSM (not a smart phone) wich is bluetooth enabled. When I pair it with my laptop, I can use the phone to connect to connect internet using it's WAP connection (I pick my provider in a list on ...
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Need RN52 Win7/64-bit device driver

My Win7/64-bit PC (Model: Lenovo T410) is unable to install/locate an appropriate device driver for RN-52 bluetooth module. It reports a "Bluetooth Peripheral Device" driver issue whenever I try to ...
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Could BT mouses work without USB adapter that is included with them, if the PC already has BT built-in?

I have a tablet with single USB port and I don't want to carry a USB hub with me, so, I need a mouse that will work without using my single USB port. My tablet has Bluetooth 4.0 built-in. Ok, I found ...
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How to keep bluetooth turned on even when Windows 7 laptop is shutdown + booted up again?

While it's easy to turn on my bluetooth via Fn + F3, I would like for my bluetooth to stay on even after the laptop has been shutdown and then booted up later. How do I set Windows 7 to do this? I'm ...
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Bluetooth headset in windows needs pairing again after android connection

I have a Philips bluetooth headset. It works well, with both my android phone as well as my windows 8.1 laptop and phone. But one strange thing occurs: on android, I only have to pair once, and can ...
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How to prevent unauthorized access to bluetooth speakers?

I have the Soundsticks Wireless speakers. They support bluetooth but also have a regular 3.5mm audio jack. My issue is that neighbors can pair with the speakers and play audio and I don't know how to ...
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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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How can I install Microsoft Bluetooth Stack on my laptop

The toshiba bluetooth stack is giving me a hard time to manage and I want to switch to Microsoft's. My netbook uses Microsoft's and I am fine with it. How can I install it on my laptop. I followed ...
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How to isolate bluetooth device mfg and model when not listed in specs?

I am working on an HP Pavilion DV7-6166NR that has various potential matches from HP's driver section. I have not been able to find any actual enumeration or specification of what Bluetooth device ...
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Turn Apple Wireless Keyboard into a regular USB keyboard? (so it works in BIOS, etc.)

I have a PC and I would like to use the Apple Wireless Keyboard with it. As you likely know, this is a Bluetooth keyboard. The obvious solution that doesn't work is to simply use a Bluetooth adapter. ...
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How to make bluetooth mouse automatically reconnect to my Microsoft Surface 3?

I have a new MS Surface Pro 3 running Win 8.1. At my office I have a Logitech M557 bluetooth mouse and at home an Apple magic mouse. When I come home and wake my surface from sleep it doesn't want to ...
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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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How do I disable auto-accept for files received via Bluetooth?

When accepting a picture via Bluetooth I accidentally enabled the checkbox Always do this for Image files from ... Now pictures are always accepted from this device and I am unable to change the ...
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How do I install a Bluetooth headset on a Windows 7 PC to use with Skype?

I'm having trouble installing Nokia BH-100U on my Windows 7 PC (x64). I wanted to use it as a wireless headset for Skype. Currently I'm stuck at the step where the device should be automatically ...
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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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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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Why won't some Bluetooth keyboards pair in Windows 8.1?

I've got three different Bluetooth keyboards that I use on my Windows 8.1 PC. Apple Wireless Keyboard Logitech K810 Generic knockoff version on an Apple Wireless Keyboard by iClever I've been ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts Across Multiple Mac Keyboards

I have a weird setup. I use a bluetooth keyboard 90% of the time, but as I don't have my trackpad/mouse, I still use my laptop's keyboard/trackpad 10% of the time. This often results in me having my ...
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Bluetooth headphones connected to PC via cable (music) AND to my phone via BT (answering calls). Is it possible?

I am unable to google anything about following scenario, so I am asking here: I am looking for bluetooth and cable headphones (with microphone). I will connect them to the PC 3,5mm audio jack via ...
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How can I toggle Bluetooth on and off via a shortcut or script in Windows 8.1?

Before upgrading to Windows 8.1 I used the bluetooth icon in the notifications area to turn bluetooth on and off. Now, in Windows 8.1 it requires about 6 clicks to get this job done through the new ...
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Bluetooth radio device is not available

I reinstalled my Windows 7 operating system, and have since been unable to detect my Logitech m555b bluetooth mouse. Here is some info about my system: I have have a working connection with a ...
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Bad sound through bluetooth headphones

I have some problems with sound quality on bluetooth headphones. I bought these headphones http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1381058.htm couple days ago, and now then I have those I ran ...
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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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When microphone is activated, bluetooth headset speakers produce noise

I'm using an August EP 650, connected via Bluetooth dongle to my desktop PC running Windows 7. The headphones work as intended. But as soon as I activate the microphone in windows settings (these ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices in Windows 7

My Lenovo ThinkPad E320 Laptop running Windows 7 64bit has recently been refusing to detect any Bluetooth devices. I have tried to connect, using 'Add devices' under 'devices and printers' to two ...
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Bluetooth mouse vs 2x computers

I have a Bluetooth mouse (Razer Orochi), and I regularly switch between two computers which I'd like to use it with. Is there a way to make it so that I don't have to re-pair it every single time I ...
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HP CQ42 laptop send to bluetooth not working

I have a HP CQ42 laptop. I recently re-installed new Windows 7 OS in my PC. Since then it is not detecting any Bluetooth devices and also "right click > Send to Bluetooth" option is also gone. I tried ...
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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 ...
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Bluetooth headset is paired but cant stream music

I want to play music with bluetooth with my headset. - My headset is working on my Android devices. - No driver error on windows. - The headset seems to be connected. The operation "List To Music" ...
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HID Gamepad Gone after paired

I'm having an issue using a DualShock 4 with Windows 7. When the device is paired using bluetooth, it works fine and then the device appears under the devices in the "Devices and Printers" window. But ...
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Windows asks me for a bluetooth pairing code for my headset

I have a Motorola / Sol Republic Tracks Air bluetooth headset. It works fine with both of my phones, and now I'm trying to use it to listen to the audio on my Windows 7 laptop. I have a cheap, ...
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I want to transfer my music from cell to another without SD card

I have a new Samsung Galaxy 5 and my old Galaxy 3 SD card was damanaged so it wasn't transferable. I want my music that was downloaded on my S3 to be on S5. They claim my S3 kept freezing up in the ...
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Windows 7 Crashes on bluetooth disconnect

I have a set of Bluetooth headphones I use on Windows 7. Every so often, when I turn off the headphones, the entire computer crashes. I have had this happen several times, but not enough that I know ...
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Disconnect Bluetooth Device without Removing or unpairing it Windows 8.1

I want to disconnect my bluetooth game controller without unpairing it. I am using Windows 8.1. When I go to the Bluetooth Devices page, the only option I see is "Remove Device", making it so I'd need ...
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Open Bluetooth file transfer wizard in Windows 8

I have newly installed Windows 8 Pro in my laptop, I have hidden the Bluetooth tray icon from the notification bar: And now, I am not able to find the Bluetooth file transfer Wizard anywhere, ...
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Reverse Bluetooth Handshake on Galaxy S5 mini

I want to pair a bluetooth scanner with my phone. On all other phones I own, I am prompted to enter the scanner PIN (1234) on my phone. On my Samsung S5 mini, however, I am prompted to enter a random ...
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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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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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Bluetooth mouse polling rate

How to change the bluetooth mouse polling rate? Simple usb mouse can change polling rate in parameter of usbhid module, but my mouse (Logitech M557) not used usbhid module (mouse works, but module not ...
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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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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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Toshiba Bluetooth driver installation stalls at 5 bars

I am trying to install my Bluetooth driver after having formatted my laptop but the instillation stalls to these two windows for over 30 minutes and still going on. OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ...
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Clicking noise in audio when using “multi-output device” via HDMI for video playback in OS X

I'm trying to watch a movie with my wife, and we are both using headphones — she is using Bluetooth, and mine are plugged into standard 3.5mm headphone jack. I've created "multi-output device" in ...
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Is it possible to create a LAN between two notebooks via BlueTooth/Wi-Fi?

In a given place there are two notebooks, no existant wi-fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth-capable. What I want is to create a real LAN between the two, and (depending on how fast ...
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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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Chrome cannot find Chromecast with Toshiba Bluetooth stack

Chrome cannot find my Chromecast on my Windows 7 (x64) machine. I've gone through the usual troubleshooting: they're both connected to the same wireless network: All the while, the Chromecast ...
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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 ...