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Windows 7: Bluetooth peripheral device driver solution - Windows 7

17 Aug 2010   #11
IScandal

Window 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rajivsinghsuwal View Post
I tried several other solutions but none of them worked perfectly as the last one that I tried after vigorously searching online.
Here's what I did when bluetooth on Windows 7 PCs that I had, didn't work with my iPhone:

- Download the 'Windows Mobile Device Center' ( current version is 6.1 ) which you can download it from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/en-us/downloads/microsoft/device-center-download.mspx
this works for both Vista and Windows 7. I've tried it on both.

- Install the downloaded software but it may not look like it worked on Windows 7 PCs. Vista automatically configured the settings on the bluetooth devices but for those who have Windows 7, here are the things you should do:

- Go to 'Device Manager' from 'Control Panel' -Or- just right-click on Computer Icon and choose 'Properties' and then click on 'Device Manager'.

- You'll see an 'Unknown Device' named 'Bluetooth Peripheral Device'

- Right-Click it and click on "Update Driver Software" -Or- anyway you find it easy to bring up the Update driver window.

- Click "Browse My Computer for Driver Software" button.

- Click "Let Me Pick from a List of Device Drivers on my computer".

- Select 'Bluetooth Radio' from the list if it asked you to select and then in the next window, it will show a list of drivers with Company Names in one list and Drivers in another. In the Company List choose 'Microsoft Corporation', not only Microsoft.

- From the drivers list there may be one or more drivers with the name "Windows Mobile-Based Device Support" with different driver versions. Select one or the latest.

- Ignore any warnings and keep pressing next and then Finish at last. If all goes well, the last screen will show the message that device driver is successfully installed.

Now, after manually updating the driver for your bluetooth device, in 'Device Manager' when you click on 'Bluetooth Radios', it should display one more item which will say 'Windows Mobile-based device support'.

There are few more things that you want to pay attention to. If you have already added the device in your 'bluetooth device list' that didn't work, then remove the device and add it again. After you add it, you might need to restart the computer if it gave you a connection problem error message.

Every PCs that had Windows 7 and Vista worked after installing this software and I hope it will work for you too.
I have added some more options here to fix this

Rajiv Singh Suwal
When i click on update driver software under manufacturer i couldn't find the company name "Microsoft Coporation" I only see all this ALPS,ASUS,BELKIN,BRAIN BOXES,Broadcom,Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd,Dell,Fic,Generic Adapter,GVC,HP,IBM,Microlink,Microsoft,MicrosoftHW,Microstar,Motion Computing,Silicon Wave,Sony,TDK,Toshiba and Zeevo. Which manufacturer should i choose?


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23 Nov 2010   #12
Joe Bleau

windows 7 64-bit
 
 
No "Microsoft Coporation" Option

Same here: no "Microsoft Coporation" option on my Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit with latest everything including Mobility Center.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IScandal View Post
When i click on update driver software under manufacturer i couldn't find the company name "Microsoft Coporation" I only see all this ALPS,ASUS,BELKIN,BRAIN BOXES,Broadcom,Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd,Dell,Fic,Generic Adapter,GVC,HP,IBM,Microlink,Microsoft,MicrosoftHW,Microstar,Motion Computing,Silicon Wave,Sony,TDK,Toshiba and Zeevo. Which manufacturer should i choose?
Edit: Solved, see post #14 below.
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12 Jan 2011   #13
PleiadesAltas

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Same problem

Same Problem please help
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15 Jan 2011   #14
Joe Bleau

windows 7 64-bit
 
 

This post: Bluetooth peripheral device driver solution - Windows 7 worked for me after doing this:

- Connect Phone via Bluetooth > go to Device Manager & uninstall what is related to the phone.

- Turn off Bluetooth on the phone, uninstall 'Windows Mobile Device Center' & reboot.

- Follow post linked above.
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10 Mar 2011   #15
Snype

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Bluetooth Problem

In the proses of installing the proceeding program but x64 version i encounterd a problem that i screen captured. hoping to find such program that is needed and what to do.


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31 Mar 2011   #16
arneo

Windows 7 pro x64
 
 

In case you don't have that driver listed, you need to install an additional driver package.

The post where I found the other part of the sollution
https://www.question-defense.com/201...e-driver-issue

Driver packages
Download details: Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 for Windows Vista (32-bit)
Download details: Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 Driver for Windows Vista (64-bit)
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14 Aug 2011   #17
ani007

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

i am not able to find microsoft corp in the list of manufacturers i have dell xps and windows 7 x64 ultimate but blutooth peripheral device driver gives this error The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28) plz help
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14 Aug 2011   #18
ani007

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

The problem is solved but when i try to find bluetooth on my system now it shows error that bttray.exe not found???? What should i do?
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15 Oct 2011   #19
alhomam

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

bluetooth peripheral device driver does't found
this is my problem to connect my mobile phone "samsung galaxy s2" to my pc with "window 7 ultimate 32bit"
need help
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11 May 2012   #20
djd616

64
 
 
Did Not Work

This did not work for me. Would not even download.
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