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Windows 7: Struggling getting Bluetooth to work with phone/tablet/at all

04 Jul 2015   #11
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICIT2LOL View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Actually John, it does show on the original configuration that:

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WIRELESS : BLUETOOTH NOT INCLUDED
Product Support | Dell Australia

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My mistake Derek I was after the driver for his region and came up with thatlink after seeing this http://www.dell.com/uk/business/p/latitude-e6220/pd The other way of finding out about the Blu tooth I to go here Drivers & Downloads | Dell UK and auto detect the machine. For a fairly recent machine I would be surprised if there were not a Blu tooth capability.

There has been an ongoing issue with an old Dell very recently and if that thread is anything to go by the BIOS password if needed is going to be a real pain.
That is a reasonable approach John, and seeing drivers offered would suggest it had Bluetooth.

I used your same link in post #7 but refined the search with the service tag offered in post #6,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NickJH View Post
Hi,
I've updated my system specs. It is a Dell Latitude E6220 without Bluetooth (hence USB dongle). Service tag is GD8PGT1.
Nick
Not a big deal really.


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04 Jul 2015   #12
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Ok mate well I hope you get it sorted soon - sorry about the blue font but the new 10 install has a mind of it's own
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06 Jul 2015   #13
ComputerGeek

Desk 1: Win 7 Pro x32; Desk 2: Windows 10 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NickJH View Post
Hi,

I am really struggling with Bluetooth on Win7 x64 Ultimate on a laptop. I have a cheap CSR USB dongle which came with CSR 4.0 Bluetooth drivers.
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Don't know if this will help but if it's a CSR 4.0 dongle, I happened across this CSR Harmony Bluetooth Stack download post is worth a look
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