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Windows 7: Bluetooth Support Service Wont Start

27 Mar 2011   #1

Vista Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Bluetooth Support Service Wont Start

The service is set to disabled which is re3stricting me to connect a bluetooth device. So i go into services to change the service to automatic, but an error message comes up saying "system cannot find the path specified" ???

Any help please...

Im running Win 7 64bit with SP1

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28 Mar 2011   #2

Vista Ultimate 64bit
 
 

bump
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28 Mar 2011   #3

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

you have vista listed as your O/S so can i ask is your Win 7 install an upgrade or a clean install as such ?

the Bluetooth Support Service is going to be looking for an executable i believe so do you have any installation files for the device ?
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28 Mar 2011   #4

Vista Ultimate 64bit
 
 

No the Win 7 is a clean install.

I was using BlueSoleil with a USB Bluetooth stick, as of yesterday it has topped picking up the stick....

I went into services and the Bluetooth support service was disabled, and subsequently the file is missing...
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28 Mar 2011   #5

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

so have you tried reinstalling the BlueSoleil software ?

struggling with lack of info here
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02 Apr 2011   #6

Vista Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ickymay View Post
so have you tried reinstalling the BlueSoleil software ?

struggling with lack of info here
Yes, i have also tried installing the widcomm drivers. I cant access my bluetooth settings in control panel. When i click on it, nothing happens.

The bluetooth support service is missing from my services (bthserv.dll). This is the issue, I need to reinstall this service... Is that possible. I dont know how it has been deleted but the service is just not there anymore. Is there something I can download to reinstall all my default services for Win 7 SP1 64 bit?

Or can i download this registry value and import it in to my regisrty, therefore allowing it to show up in my services again?
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02 Apr 2011   #7

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

try from an elevated cmd prompt run sfc /scannow to check and fix system file errors ?

have you disabled any other services ?

dependencies are listed here on black viper ?
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02 Apr 2011   #8

Win7 Ultimate SP1 6.1.7601 x86
 
 

Have you tried a restoring ur system to an earlier state using System Restore?
Have you tried reinstalling the drivers for the bluetooth device?
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02 Apr 2011   #9

Win7 Ultimate SP1 6.1.7601 x86
 
 

oh, he bluetooth driver is a windows service unrelated to drivers!, just run sfc tool as wut ickymay has said
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02 Apr 2011   #10

Vista Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Thanks icy, I have however ran scannow prior to posting here. There was a couple of errors which it repaired, but 'bluetooth support service' is still not in my services (bthserv.dll).

Bluetooth will not run without this service.

Can I not download this service/reg file and install it?

If so does anyone have a link?
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