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Windows 7: Bluetooth not working on Gateway NV44 Windows 7 HELP!


11 Dec 2009   #21

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aylmer View Post
heres a screenshot of my device manager which as 2 pages included
alright do it again but this time showing hidden devices...
goto view menu and choose "show hidden devices"
you dont have to open non-plug and play devices as this is a long list of usually "kernel drivers not having to do with bluetooth

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11 Dec 2009   #22

Windows 7
 
 

This is a view including hidden devices, do you need me to expand any of the folders?


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11 Dec 2009   #23

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aylmer View Post
This is a view including hidden devices, do you need me to expand any of the folders?
network adapters...


it seems that its not being detected at all...
it might (and i mean might) mean that the bluetooth chip has failed...
or that it might not be even there at all...
are you sure this laptop is supposed to have a bluetooth adapter?
if it does i would take up with Gateway or the store where it was bought...
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11 Dec 2009   #24

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkassain View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aylmer View Post
This is a view including hidden devices, do you need me to expand any of the folders?
network adapters...


it seems that its not being detected at all...
it might (and i mean might) mean that the bluetooth chip has failed...
or that it might not be even there at all...
are you sure this laptop is supposed to have a bluetooth adapter?
if it does i would take up with Gateway or the store where it was bought...
ok im going to see if i can get to tech support through gateway

Thanks for your help I really appreciate it, comes a long way
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11 Dec 2009   #25

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aylmer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkassain View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aylmer View Post
This is a view including hidden devices, do you need me to expand any of the folders?
network adapters...


it seems that its not being detected at all...
it might (and i mean might) mean that the bluetooth chip has failed...
or that it might not be even there at all...
are you sure this laptop is supposed to have a bluetooth adapter?
if it does i would take up with Gateway or the store where it was bought...
ok im going to see if i can get to tech support through gateway

Thanks for your help I really appreciate it, comes a long way
glad i could help
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01 Feb 2011   #26

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

How did this work out? I have the same computer and the same problem.

I thought Blue Tooth was supposed to come with this model, but since it didn't work I purched two different USB Bluetooth dongles today and neither of them can connect.
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