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Windows 7: Bluetooth dongle is installing, properly recognized, can't see devices

28 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 ultimate x64 sp1
Bluetooth dongle is installing, properly recognized, can't see devices

Purchased a brand new Asus USB-BT211 bluetooth dongle with the express goal of connecting a wiimote to my new computer. the machine runs Windows 7 x64, the drivers for the dongle install without a problem, and the bluetooth searching mode on the "add a device" screen appears to be running without a hitch.

when i place the wiimote into sync mode (holding down the red button), it never appears to be visible to the computer, and doesn't show up on the add a device screen. When I attempt this procedure with either of my other two laptop computers, (running Windxows Vista x86) using the same dongle, the wiimote syncs without a problem and can be used with other utilities such as glovePIE and JoyToKey and Dolphin.

So, tell me, Why is it that Windows 7 refuses to see the wiimote when i try to make the connection?


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30 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 ultimate x64 sp1

My goodness, 101 views and zero replies. I've really stumped everybody haven't I?
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 Bluetooth dongle is installing, properly recognized, can't see devices

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