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Windows 7: Bluetooth & Adapter problem, dissapearing from Control Panel

15 Aug 2014   #1

Bluetooth & Adapter problem, dissapearing from Control Panel

Hello guys, I can't seem to run my bluetooth devices proprely anymore. I'm under a windows7 64bits OS, Vaio laptop, internal wireless adapter which is Atheros AR9285

Okay so here's the weird thing, the bluetooth is working, the pc detects it, but whenever I go looking into the control panel there's nothing, here's the pics: (don't mind if it's in french, just look for bluetooth icons)

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>>> Main control panel, there's nothing, it's classic view.


>>> Okay, now I went into Hardware & Sound > Devices & Printers. There should be the bluetooth adapter! where is it? Every video I've seen, everyone got his bluetooth adapter there.

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>>> This one is from the down right bar, and what I circled is "Parameters/Options) of the Bluetooth devices, but when I click on it, nothing happen! No window popping or whatsoever! It stays numb! and as you can see the bluetooth adress is null.


>>> This is from the Control Devices window, and as you can see, the wireless adapter is activated and seem to be fine.

I have downloaded every single update I could have missed, restarted my PC, retried again, without any success.

Okay, so I recently plugged my PS3 controller and it needed some new drivers (bluetooth also) and since then I it's been numb but the controller works wireless Before I installed the package, I had an ip adress for my bluetooth and I could access to the options, but there was no device in the control panel, it was still empty...

Here's the package I installed: XInput Wrapper for DS3 and USB Dual DS2 Controller

It's calle SCP Driver Package...

Please help! Thank you

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Aug 2014   #2


Oh my god. I'm not even sure it's an bluetooth adapter the Atheros. xD Good lord, I don't even know. Please help
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