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Who expects radios of any sort to work without antennas attached? A better question might be why Wi-Fi worked at all in that state. Wi-Fi uses a lot more transmit power, so it's better able to make up for the extreme attenuation that comes from not having any antenna connected. Not only does Bluetooth use a lot less power, but modern Bluetooth audio uses all ...


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Bluetooth 5 is only backward compatible to Bluetooth 4.0 and 4.x devices. Not farther back than that. Bluetooth 5 compatibilty Bluetooth 5 is only backward compatible with Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth 4.1 and Bluetooth 4.2, but to get the speed and range improvements you will need to have a Bluetooth 5 device connecting to another Bluetooth 5 device. If you buy ...


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I just want to adjust the volume, so clicked on the speaker icon which results in: You accidentally clicked on "Troubleshoot sound problems".


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Turn your Bluetooth mouse off before putting your computer to sleep. Thus, only your trackpad and keyboard (both hard to access while accidentally hitting the table) can wake up your computer from its slumber.


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This happens because Bluetooth 4.2 doesn't support high-quality audio when there's also a microphone active at the same time.1 What basically happens is that the bandwidth available gets cut in half for both audio-in and audio-out, which results in the huge drop in sound quality. There is no real solution for this problem as it is a hardware limitation. ...


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