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Windows 7: CSR mini bluetooth dongle driver for windows 7 64

26 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
CSR mini bluetooth dongle driver for windows 7 64

Hi there,

I have tried and tried for months to get this little CSR bluetooth dongle working and its been driving me mad.

This is the unit

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I get an error code 10 when windows 7 tries to auto install. I have followed multiple tuturials, and forums discussions with no sucess. I cannot find a suitable driver that windows will accept and install and successfully use to run this thing.

All help appreciated


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27 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

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Have you tried going to device manager and using the update driver tab?

The reason I ask is the two drivers I can find for your device have been removed from all these sites.
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28 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

Yes I have tried updating from device manager. I've also tried forcing windows to show all previous installations of drivers it has installed. I deleted all of them and then tried to force install another but it says it is not compatable.

If I ask it to auto update the driver after removing all copies of the driver from the system, is just installs the same one and I get the code 10 error again.

thanks for the assistance.
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06 Apr 2015   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

I don't know if this will help you, but it worked, almost, for me. (One function -remote control still does not work).
I had the little CSR dongle and could not get it to work no matter what. It would get identified as generic bluetooth, but simply would not function.
I tried an experiment. Though I knew Broadcoms driver would not find a CSR device, their driver program had additional software which was what I was interested in.
When the I got the message "no device found, install aborted", I went to the drectory where all their software had installed and ran the management program anyway. At first, all it did was detect my Motorala bluetooth headphones, but would flash in and out. I was pretty sleepy, so I gave up and went to bed. When I woke up, my computer had restarted and 3 of the 4 drivers my headphones needed had installed. Only the remote control function still has no driver. The "allow a device to connect" is still greyed out, but I could pair my headphones and now when I turn them on, my computer switches from speakers to headphones and they work. Both, the mono (for skype) and stereo, for music and videos,work fine and are listed correctly as Motorola S305 Bluetooth. Whether this makes any sense I don't know, but my headphones now work, and I can play video games, listen to music or watch videos using my headphones. (just no remote play, stop, ff functions).
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