Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Bluetooth KB have to enter new passkey everytime

02 Feb 2010   #11

Windows Seven Ultimate 64bit + Vista Ultimate 32bit SP2 Dual Boot

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Ok, this getting a little old fast.

Symptom: Bluetooth Keyboard is seen by both Vista and Seven but will not work until I enter a new passkey in Bluetooth devices.

If I set a passkey in Vista for my bluetooth keyboard and then boot into 7, I have to set a passkey in 7 because they KB doesn't work.

Once I get the KB working in 7 and then boot back to Vista, the KB has stopped in Vista again requiring me to enter a new passkey.

This is getting tedious.

Any ideas?
Having exactly the same problem after installing Dell Quick Set to get my Hot Keys and Volume Control working. Anybody found a solution to this problem??

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2010   #12

Windows Seven Ultimate 64bit + Vista Ultimate 32bit SP2 Dual Boot

OK, this is my conclusion. Could never get my Dell Bluetooth keyboard to work without entering a new passkey everytime I shifted OS. Binned it. First tested a Microsoft Bluetooth keyboard, not that I had much hope that would work any better, but as the seller promised I could replace it if it did not, I thought it worth trying. Same problem. Yet I found a simple way to trick it into letting me choose passkey myself, and choosing the same for both Vista and W7, it did not work. Maybe because Vista is 32 bit and W7 64?

Replaced it with a Logitech Cordless MX 3200 and this works perfectly. As my SSD problems seems solved too, it seems I am now all set. So it seems Bluetooth is nothing for a dual boot system.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Bluetooth KB have to enter new passkey everytime

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
unable to enter youtube, and even if i enter videos wont load
ive recently had this problem with youtube, where videos wont load at all and just yield the "an error has occured, try again" or something kind of message, it was right after the google+ update, then problems then became worst where im unable to even enter youtube directly, i can sometimes enter...
Performance & Maintenance
W7 not asking for passkey when connecting to WEP wifi
Currently I am using a Dell laptop with XP which is connected to my house's wireless connection. SSID itself is an open WEP. I had no problem connecting with the XP laptop; it asked me for a password, I put it in and it worked. When I try connecting with my other Dell laptop with Windows 7, it...
Network & Sharing
Bluetooth driver for Acer Aspire 5253-BZ661 but no bluetooth hardware?
Does anyone knows whether the Acer Aspire 5253-BZ661 laptop has a built-in bluetooth device in it? Reading from articles on the internet, I don't see any information regarding this laptop's particular model having a built-in bluetooth device in it but has a bluetooth driver and suite ready for the...
Just added a passkey to my network but now I cant connect with laptop.
I just added a password to my home network. But now that I have a password I cant connect without the ehternet cable. All other devices ie T.V, desktop upstairs, ps3 and xbox and smart phones can connect wirelessly. The only device that wont let me connect wirelessly is the laptop that I used to...
Network & Sharing
W7 will not save WPA2 passkey
I have used this router for 3 years with the same key on 3 laptops. After ISP outage was sorted at the exchange one laptop ceased to remember the passkey. Others do. How can I get it to save that key? Tried suggested solutions in other threads with no solution. Eg., removal wireless...
Network & Sharing
Everytime I open Office I have to Enter the product key?
I don't understand. I open up word 2010 (or any office program) and it says its unlicensed so it opens up a window and tells me to enter my key in. This is a 100% legitimate key; my dad bought it from his work. Whats wrong with office?
Microsoft Office

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:25.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App