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Windows 7: Bluetooth broadcom

21 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Bluetooth broadcom

After installing the bluetooth driver on my window 7, i was unable to open the setting for the bluetooth device, no screen pop out?

I try 2 different version of driver, and the result was the same, any hint?

My System SpecsSystem Spec

15 Dec 2009   #2


I have the same problem

Bought a Belkin bluetooth dongle which uses the Broadcom driver and I can't do anything with it. As mentioned above, I can't access the bluetooth settings, with both the manager that comes in the CD and the most recent version I've downloaded from the Broadcom website.

I really need to get this working I've tried the dongle in two different installations of Windows 7, with the same results
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2009   #3


Have you guys checked that Bluetooth is running as a service?

I had problems with a BT mouse which refused to work/pair etc, and eventually discovered that the Bluetooth background service was set to manual start as opposed to automatic...
My System SpecsSystem Spec

15 Dec 2009   #4


How can I do that?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2009   #5


You go into the services console... type services.msc into the search box on the start menu, execute it... then scroll down through the list of services... and when you see Bluetooth make sure it is set to automatic start...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2009   #6


Thank you that fixed the problem!

You're a life saver
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2009   #7


Glad to hear that... it caught me out myself much earlier on too!

When someone on here helps you feel free to +rep them...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Dec 2009   #8


My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Dec 2009   #9


Thank you very much
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Oct 2010   #10

Windows 7

I can't find BlueTooth in Services...?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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