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Bluetooth hp c7180 scanner connection problem

Question: Bluetooth hp c7180 scanner connection problem

Just installed the all in one for my neighbor. XP and bluetooth, using Kingenston dongle. printing works just fine but I do not get the "scan to computer" option in the menu window on the scanner. HP has not answered question yet. It seems I have skipped or the all in one skipped a configuration setting. Any ideas anyone.http://images.techguy.org/smilies/confused.gif

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New HP C7180 all-in-one printers (I have seen this on 3 so far) have an unwanted "feature". When printing pictures, they crop about 1/8-inch off each side of a picture and then enlarge it to fit the paper. Problem seems to involve using the 4"x6" paper tray - using 8.5x11 paper does not cause this.

Does not seem to matter how you start - copy, scan, print a picture from the PC hard drive, SD card. Along the way worked with several different printing applications and every printer setting I could find. All evidence points to a hardware (or design?) problem.

HP tech support has been good about trying. On the first printer, went thru several levels of tech support, finally got a senior tech to agree there was a hardware problem, and got a new printer shipped to me.

It had exactly the same problem.

Went up to Best Buy and worked with their sales guy on the demo machine and had exactly the same problem. HP is discussing this with engineering, and I am waiting to hear back from them.

My wife is going nuts and wants to get rid of the printer. It prints beautiful pictures and seems to do other things very well. I bought it from an internet vendor and am not sure I can get my money back - or it will cost me a 20% restocking fee plus shipping.

Has anyone heard of this problem? Know of a solution? Help!
 

Answer:HP C7180 All-In-One Printer Problem

Hi Bill, I was just getting ready to reply to your email, looks like you were able to post twice so, I'm going to close this one and leave the earlier one open.
EDIT: Nevermind, I saw you deleted the other one, so I just killed it completely.
 

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ok here is my problem i have a hp photosmart C7180 printer and u can print to it through wifi well just recently i put a password on my wifi router witch is a linksys i was able to get the internet working again on my computer by putting in the password and also on my moms laptop. i am able to print because i have a direct cable from my pc to the printer well my mom cant use the printer through the wifi. so my problem is how do i give wireless access back to the printer. and the reason why i put a password on my internet in the fist place is because my neighbors were using my internet and was causing me to lag like crazy all the time. so plz help

Answer:hp photosmart C7180 wifi problem

Read the printer manual for instructions on how to configure WEP or WPA on the printer.

HP Photosmart C7180 All-in-One Printer: Manuals*

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My keyboard won't stay connected to the Bluetooth. Windows disabled the Bluetooth and gave this messge: "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)." What is this and how do I fix it? I can't get my Logitech K810 keybaord to stay connected. It pairs, and works for awhile, then disconnests, even though it says it is connected. Driver update says the drivers in place are the right ones. I've also tried Bluetooth dongles to connect with, but I get the same problem -- connects for a while and then disconnects.   

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I've just purchased a new pc.My hp scanjet 5p (4/5 years old ) can't connect as it has a 50pin SCSI-II interface cable (which went into the interface card I installed to the old pc ) and the new pc has a 25 pin socket and usb's.Is there a 25 male/50 female adaptor available and would it work or do I need to replace the scanner? I can't see where I could transfer the old interface to the new pc.

Answer:Scanner connection problem to new pc

Had a little look round and can only find drivers for DOS5, and win 3.1/95, so may not be compatible with XP even if you can sort the connection.Hope you can find one that works, only good news is, if you can't then you will notice a big difference with new USB scanner if you do have to purchase.

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I am trying to connect my faithful snapscan 310 scanner, to my hp pavillion 8770, running me.ther is no spare serial port, so I have an adaptor. this is recognised, but notwithstanding the cd mark as Agfa scanners cd 2.5, the scanner is still hidden. there are other cds but only associated software. I have had the scanner from new and know there were no other disks delivered when the shop sent it. Should ther be another driver disk perhaps? any suggestions?Penponds.

Answer:agfa scanner connection problem

Hope this link helps.click hereThis site does say Agfa never produced drivers for XP, but there may be a lead somewhere and perhaps you can say what OS you are using?

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I have an Epson C60 printer and a Mustek 1200 scanner both of which are connected to my PC via a USB connection each (there are only 2 USB ports available on my PC).I now need to free up a USB port for a digital camera card reader.....is there any way I can connect the scanner to run through the printer or vice versa??The scanner has only a USB connection whereas the printer has something called a parallel cable....does this mean I can free up a USB if I use this cable??Please reply in simple language as I am not yet an expert with my PC! Thanks

Answer:Printer & Scanner connection problem

Yes, you may use the parallel cable connection from your printer to the rear of your PC. This will leave you with one USB port free for camera.You can also buy a USB, PCI card that fits inside your PC, this will give you another four USB ports at the rear.They are very easy to fit, just remove the side panel from your PC, (After switching off) and the PCI card will fit in one of the free slots.If you need more help with this, post back to same thread and someone will talk you through the procedure. j.

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So my bluetooth adapter should be here tomorrow, and i decided to make sure it was easy enough to hook up to windows on my macbook pro running windows 7 64 bit. it sees the headset, but says ' no drivers available'.

if i reboot the macbook into OS X, bluetooth works flawlessly and I can stream audio from the computer to the headset. its windows I'm having a problem with, and afraid I will have the same problem in Windows 10, which is what I am running on my desktop.

is there a Windows driver for the LG HBS-730 headset?

I want to stream game audio from the computer to the headset. Kind of sucks having to have Arkham City on super low volume, or wearing huge clunky headphones popular with WoW back in 2008.

Answer:LG HBS-730 bluetooth connection problem

Have you tried running the bluetooth adapter on a true Windows7 machine? Apps with drivers built for Win7 don't always work properly on Mac OS in boot camp or emulation mode.

Does the bluetooth adapter spec state that it's compatible with Mac OSX as well as Win7??

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Hi , I have installed win7 ultimate and all the inside drivers for Y550 but having problem with Bluetooth connection. Please help me.Thanks

Answer:Problem with Bluetooth connection

what's your problem?activating bluetooth connection, installing driver or else?

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PC is HPs3700f running Vista Home Premium. Sabrent bluetooth dongle plugged into USB, and blinking.Bluetooth Helper Service automatiC and running. Bluetooth software updated from Microsoft and checked as OK By driver booster(IoBit).Cell Phone ZTE modelZ221 is on, and discoverable, 3ft. from PC. Cell phone recognizes PC and asks for passkey to pair with it. I cannot find passkey. Have tried 0000,0001,1111,0123. Bluetooth options checked to allow devices to find and connect. PC Add Wireless device applet does not recognize cell phone. Windows Fixit run but no help.

What will fix Vista to make it find a discoverable bluetooth device? OR can anyone give me a passkey that will let the cell connect to the PC?

Answer:Bluetooth connection problem

did you try 1234?

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My iPhone is connected (paired) with my T400 (7417-CT0), but the T400 says there is a problem with the connection. There is an exclamation point on the iPhone's icon in the Devices and Printers window. I want to get photos off the iPhone via drag-and-drop or copy-and-paste. When I right-click on the icon and click Connect using >> Access Point, I get an error message saying "The connection with the Bluetooth device failed." Any ideas what to do?

Answer:Bluetooth connection problem

OBTW, I'm running Windows 7.

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My apologies if this isn't the correct thread for this post. In my opinion Bluetooth falls in the networking niche. Please move it to the appropriate thread if not. Thanks!

First off I want to thank you for any help you may provide and for this wonderfull website! This is my first post here as I am pretty tech savvy and don’t usually find myself in the position where I need to ask for help. With that being said I will get to the point of this post.

I recently bought a cell, a T-Mobile Sparq to be completely accurate, and tried to connect it to my laptop via Bluetooth. My laptop is an Asus G75VW which comes with BT capabilities. When I run the BT suite and click “Add a Device” it sits at the “Searching for a device.. Make sure your device is discoverable.” Prompt for as long as I let it without discovering my phone. I made sure my phone’s BT is active and discoverable. My next step was to go into my Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Component Services> Services (Local) to make sure BT and its dependencies where active, which they were. I updated all my related drivers and when that didn’t work I un-installed and re-installed them, to no avail. I checked my device manager to make sure there were no conflicts there and found nothing. I then spent a few hours on Google troubleshooting and was not able to find anything that I had not already tried. That’s when I decided to drop this problem onto the genius minds of the Tech-Guy forums for if they can’t so... Read more

Answer:Bluetooth Connection Problem. PLEASE HEL!?!?

bluetooth is often controlled with the wireless switch - sounds like its on - but maybe worth a try

Is the bluetooth application in the system tray at all and can you see an option to show devices

in device manager is bluetooth showing ?

what services do you have for bluetooth running

Can you borrow another blue tooth device and try and see if it is a laptop or phone issue
 

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After I updated to Windows 10 from Windows 7, I am not able to anymore connect my speakers via bluetooth.
Infact I do not see "Bluetooth" as an option under Devices under Windows 10 anymore.

Pls advice how to correct this pls.
 

Answer:Bluetooth connection problem

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Hello, I've got a R60 and got a Bluetooth problem. My Nokia won't connect, though i'v installed all the drivers. Does someone have a answer? PrintscreenMessage Edited by Tectrade on 10-03-2008 06:21 AM

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 I dont know what to do.each time i try to pair my phone,It fails to pair,then I go to 'more Bluetooth options' tick all the boxes and this message pops up.Help!

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So, this is now driving me absolutely insane, and I couldn't have better chances for success (or so I think).
I am using a Lenovo Thinkpad W530 (Windows 8), and I have a Lumia 920 (Windows Phone 8). Seems pretty darn compatible, right?
Well my issue is simply "They will not connect or cooperate well"

Let me first say that through a blurry mashing of key presses and strange settings windows I have gotten the two to connect before for music control. But only twice.

The issue I have is apparently on both the phone and the computer-
When I tap connect on the phone, it stays connected for a few seconds, then disconnects.
When I try and connect on the laptop, it won't connect at all.
When I try and open the bluetooth device window, it stay open for a couple seconds and then closes.
Sometimes the music controller window appears, then disappears.

My phone doesn't appear to have anything wrong with it, I have restarted the phone completely with no effect.
The computer is under a month old with no driver issues or hardware issues, so it can't be that either.
What on earth am I doing wrong here? Why doesn't Windows (8) (and I hate saying this) have an efficient bluetooth connection service like Mac? connecting my phone to a Mac easier than easy. On windows it's nearly asking me to remove my hair strand by strand.

Thanks in advance.

Answer:infuriating bluetooth connection problem

When you say bluetooth connection, are you saying bluetooth headset or are you saying a bluetooth network connection between your phone and your laptop?

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I have Win 10 laptop and an Galaxy S6 phone with Bluetooth activated on both and paired. I can send files/photos from the laptop to the phone but cannot seemingly send from the phone to the laptop. The phone indicates file sending failed.
Am I missing something here?

Answer:Win 10 bluetooth connection to smartphone problem

Found the answer - On the laptop select Bluetooth and then select "Receive file".
You seemingly cannot just send a file directly to laptop.
Simple is it not?

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I have just got an X121e and it cannot find any bluetooth devices. I have made sure the bluetooth in the laptop is on and checked the settings to enable it to be found and connected to, yet it cannot find either of the two mobiles I have tried to pair with it. Both the phones can find the laptop however, but the bluetooth connection fails. I've downloaded and installed the latest bluetooth driver from the Lenovo website. What else can I do? Is the problem the laptop, bluetooth, windows 7 or what?

Answer:X121e bluetooth connection problem

Hi
 
 
You need to install following drivers first
 
1. Hotkey Drivers
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS014985
 
2. Access Connection
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?&LegacyDocID=MIGR-73682
 
After installation restart the system , Turn on the Wlan Radio Button , after windows is logged in Press Fn + F5 button to verify the Bluetooth and Wlan status .
 
Then Make your computer discoverable , so that it can be accessed by other devices
 
 
Hope This Helps
Cheers !!! 
 
 
 

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at first i received lenovo z400, i could not connect to the bluetooth with my phone??can anyone give me a hand???appreciate!!!!

Answer:i had a problem about bluetooth connection in z400

hi Charles_xiang,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
Are you getting pairing issues?
 - if you are, can you provide the error
 
Also, try the following:
1. Enable the bluetooth by pressing the Windows logo key? +C > Change PC Settings > Wireless (left pane) and toggle Bluetooth to ON.
   - when finished, try to clear the paired devices on your phone and pair it again to the PC
 
2. If you have the Intel Centrino 2230 (Wi-Fi+Bluetooth) combo adapter, navigate to the Control Panel (large icon view) > Programs & Features and uninstall the Intel + WiFi bluetooth software.
   -when done, install the following:
    Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for Windows 8* (install this first)
    Intel® PROSet/Wireless Bluetooth Software for Windows 8*
 
   -after installing, repeat Step 1 and observe
 
Let me know your findings.
 
 
Regards

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Hi I bought a Bluetooth Dongle.I installed the disk & went through the setup procedure & inserted the dongle & restarted the pc as prompted.I now have the 'Blue manager' icon on my desktop.I double click on it & i get the option "launch blue manager" or "setup headset".I click on "launch blue manager", enanble the bluetooth on my phone & they can't seem to find each other.What am i doing wrong. I've had this issue before with same dongle. I'm trying to send pics from my phone to the pc!Help please!!Gaz

Answer:Bluetooth connection problem. Phone to PC

Try going in via XP Bluetooth Information Exchanger (Progs/Bluetooth/Information Exchanger?

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Drivers have been installed and evrything done as per guidelines but headphone connection is not complete..i am uploading an image showing the problem

Usually bluetooth icon comes between pc and headphone after connection but here click on the link is comming down...
nothing is happening on clicking that link please help me techguy..
 

Answer:Bluetooth headphone connection problem

 

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I have a Dell studio 15 with Windows 7 and Bluetooth. I am trying to install Manhattan 2800 Bluetooth bookshelf speakers. They sometimes play but disconnect intermittently. When Bluetooth disconnects I have to completely shut down and start over. (I haven't been able to fix it with just Restart.)

Here is a clue:
In "devices and Printers" it shows the laptop as a device:
Studio 15 [properties]

Selecting: [Bluetooth L2CAP Interface] -- properties/General
"Device status
Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device. A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. (Code 52)"

Selecting: [Bluetooth Hands free audio] -- properties
Driver= Broadcom Corp, 7/1/2009,6.2.0.9500
Digital Signer: Microsoft Windows Hardware compatibility Publisher.

The speaker documentation indicates Bluetooth v1.2, class 2 and A2DP protocol support

The Bluetooth icon on the bar at the bottom of the desktop disappears when the connection breaks while looking at properties.

This might be related -- I also have a Kensington Bluetooth trackball mouse that has intermittent problems with connecting at start-up. When the mouse doesn't work at start-up, I can usually make it work by removing its batteries and putting them back.

Advice will be appreciated,
Stan Hilliard

Answer:Intermittant problem with new bluetooth connection

You could consider getting a USB based Bluetooth adapter exclusively for your speakers. One that supports A2DP would be perfect.

Here are a few:

Newegg.com - ASUS USB-BT211 Mini Bluetooth Dongle USB 2.0
Amazon.com: IOGEAR USB 2.1 Bluetooth Micro Adapter (GBU421): Electronics
http://www.amazon.com/Jabra-A320s-Bl.../dp/B000P6500E

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When using cortana on my band 2 it always comes up as turn on blue tooth or make sure its connected. I just recently decided to switch to the Microsoft platform because I could use cortana with my voice and band 2. I went through hell and back trying to convert my android info into the Microsoft eco system. I don't know why im so determined and stubborn to keep trying with Microsoft. Your products on paper seem so superior but in reality are sub par. The only reason I switched to a microsoft phone was the voice connectivity with cortana. What I found is that the band worked better with android as well as all the other apps that are cross functional. Why on earth does a Microsoft product have so many issues talking with its own brand. I think i'm returning the phone and possibly even the band, even after returning to the store 5 times and wasting so much of my time. I'm disappointed Microsoft, yet will probably still keep trying your products, why why why./

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I have recently purchased a mobile phone sharp GX15. I have succesfully transfered all my contacts and some photos from my T3 (OS5.2.1) via bluetooth to the phone a couple of weeks ago. Now, when I try to send a photo or contact to the same phone it finds the phone, I tick it and send - the message "Connecting to...." appears and that's as far as it gets. Nothing else happens. I have tried it with other bluetooth phones. The same happens. I can still send photos from the phone to the palm without a problem. Can anyone help please. I am new to this sort of thing (using a forum), please be "gentle" with me. Thanks a lot Martina

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Hi I have connected the microsoft wedge mouse and a bluetooth headset to my yoga. I am having the following problems 1, Mouse - at certain times the mouse icon start flashing and moving around haphazardly - as i move the mouse the mouse icon moves very irregularly as if there is interferance between transmission of laptop and mouse - this last for a few seconds and then returns back to normal2, Bluetooth audio - whilst playing a video on youtube the mouse cuts for half to 1 sec at various points. This does not happen with laptop speakers. I tried uninstalling the bluetooth drivers as it was suggested, yet this did not solve the issue. Hope this issue can be solved Ken

Answer:Lenovo Yoga Bluetooth connection problem

I started having a similar issue when I installed the latest Wifi/BT driver.  Even after I rolled back to the older driver, something had changed. I no longer am able to use my BT Creative D100 speakers as it causes my BT mouse to act up (similar symptoms you are having; but my mouse never stabilized). In addition, my USB3 Ethernet adapter no longer automatically switches back to Wifi when I unplug it (I have to manually reconnect to my wireless router). I very much regret installing the new drivers.  Before that, my Yoga 13 was very solid/stable.

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I have a M900 10NE Tiny with latest BIOS and Drivers which doesn't find Bluetooth devices. Neither with the Windows Bluetooth tool nor with the "Lenovo Bluetooth Lock".The Bluetooth-Device is visible in the device manager. For test purpose I plugged in a old Bluetooth dongle which work without problems. Can anybody give me some hints? Is it possible that's a hardware problem, BIOS settings? Environment:M900 10NE TinyWindows 10 Pro 64bitBluetooth Driver:- Date: 29.9.2016- Version: 19.11.1639.649

Answer:[Solved] M900 Bluetooth connection problem

I really don't know why and how I came to this solution but it worked.When you open the case you can see on the front left side the wires for Bluetooth and Wifi. On my M900 the two wires for Main and Aux where connected in the wrong order. After inverting the order of the two cables, Wifi and Bluetooth worked without problems.In the picture you can see the correct wiring.

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I have a Jawbone Jambox (bluetooth speakers) that will not stay synced to my Horizon.  I seem to have to remove it and re-add it almost everytime.  Sometimes it wont even sync, is anyone else having issues like this for blue tooth.  Are there any short cuts, the whole process seems wonky. Thanks for your help.

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Hi all, I have a Pentium II, 233 running Windows 98 (original). I have a Safecom (Bluesoleil) Bluetooth dongle which seems to have installed correctly. I'm using USB 1.0 and the dongle is supposed to work with 98 and USB 1.0.Bluesoleil window keeps showing error message- "Please insert a bluetooth device", and when I search for a device on my Motorola V550 it keeps coming up with "no devices found".Anyone know what I need to do or a driver I need to download to get it to work? (I took the dongle back to the shop and it tested fine).Thanks, gee-cee-bee

Answer:Bluetooth Dongle Connection Problem to Old System

Is it windows 98SE you have or windows 98 as I think there are some issues with usb and windows pre 98SE.

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Drivers have been installed and evrything done as per guidelines but headphone connection is not complete..i am uploading an image showing the problem

Usually bluetooth icon comes between pc and headphone after connection but here click on the link is comming down...
nothing is happening on clicking that link please help me techguy..
 

Answer:Bluetooth headphone connection problem (moved from Windows 7)

 

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Hi Satellite users,

I recently had a problem getting my Toshiba Satellite P50t-B running Windows 10 to detect (and hence connect) to my Sony MDR-XB50BS Bluetooth Headphones. The symptom of the problem was that the "MDR-XB50BS" device didn't appear in the list of available devices on the Windows Activity Centre "Connect" screen, nor in the Windows Settings -> Devices -> Bluetooth and other devices -> Add a device screen. Since the device never appeared, I couldn't connect to it.

The solution to the problem turned out to be upgrading my Toshiba Satellite BIOS from version 1.10 to BIOS version 1:50 available on the Drivers & Updates tab of the Toshiba Satellite Support site. The release notes mention a Bluetooth issue being corrected in version 1.40 and while I can't say for certain that this is the same issue I encountered, updating the BIOS was the last thing that I tried before the problem went away, and it's reasonable to expect that a relatively new technology like Bluetooth might have had early implementation bugs.

The other point to note is that if you've already paired the headphones with another device, like I had with my iPhone, then you have to hold the power button down for 7 seconds at power on in order to enter Bluetooth pairing mode first time you try to connect it to the Satellite.

I hope this helps someone someday!

Cheers,
Graham

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Question: Hp C7180

Hi,

I just got myself a new All in one printer with wireless networking. As I'm on Vista I downloaded the vista drivers from the site and I installed them, these didnt seem to do much so I went to control panel, add printers, add wireless printer and it found the printer. I clicked the printer and then a list came up with different manufacturers on one side and the models on the other. I found the make and model of my printer and hey presto its installed.

As I also have a laptop I went through the same procedure with that, however after selecting the printer, instead of coming up with a list of manufacturers and models, it says no drivers can be found. Is there a package of drivers or something I need to download to get this list or am I missing something?

Any Help Appreciated,

Rach
 

Answer:Hp C7180

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Hi! I am having a problem with my HP C7180 printer.
With the old PC running windows Vista, I was able to display the ink cartridge levels on the PC.
Now I am running Windows 7 64 bit I find I cannot do this.
The levels are displaying on the screen on the printer.
Can anyone here help me?

Answer:HP C7180 Ink Levels

Hi there,

Here are the Windows 7 64-bit drivers for your HP C7180: Select software and drivers HP Photosmart C7180 All-in-One Printer - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

Update them and try again - let us know how it works out!

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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I have this HP 7180 printer installed on my old 2000 Dell 8200 desktop with XP and it seems to work fine using a usb cable.

I recently added a new Dell Vostro 1720 laptop with Windows 7 32 bit to my network. I wanted to be able to print wireless with this laptop so I set up the printer to work by wireless signal...everything set up fine and I went through the add a printer on the laptop.

Problem is that it won't print 95% of the time with the wireless laptop. Occasionally I get a day where it will print flawlessly all day and then it goes for weeks without working again and repeats this. I tried bringing the laptop right next to the printer to make sure it wasn't a signal issue and no luck.

I also plugged in the usb to the laptop and got mixed results...sometimes it worked and sometimes not but the laptop always recognized the printer so I assume it is not a compatibility issue but not sure.

Last night I went to the HP site and downloaded the most recent driver recommended and still no luck. I also tried to delete the printer off the laptop and then install it from the original disc. I noticed on the disc that Windows 7 was not listed as an acceptable OS...not surprising since it was not out yet but HP says it is compatible with Windows 7 and had the updated driver so I assume it should be compatible?

Problem is that when I was trying to install it with the disc, I got an error message stating something about not being the computer administrator and something else I don'... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 and HP Photosmart C7180 Problems

If the printer is Vista compatible I suggest running it in Vista compatibility mode and keep looking to see if HP updates the driver for it.

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Every time I reboot my PC running Windows Vista Premium Upgrade,and then switch on my printer, my PC notifies me that it is installing Device Driver Software for the printer although all the drivers were installed on the printer being initially installed. It appears that every time the PC is hibernated or switched off it deletes the printer drivers.After rebooting the last time I went to printers in the Contol Panel before actually switching on the printer, and there were no printers showing.Has anyone any ideas or solutions?

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I have aquired a HP C7180 all in one printer. I am unable to Scan over the network using a Vista PC.

The unit is ok and works well with both networked Windows 98 and XP systems.

I performed 9 reinstalls, with the HP recommended software from their site. I am in contact with HP support (Hmmm). Their current request is to install the basic software package. (no network support in it though), an uninstall re install cycle takes around 2 hours.

Any suggestions welcome.
 

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I am in the process of make my PC and peripheral completly wireless.I am able to buy a USB bluetooth adapter for my PC.I am able to buy a paralle bluetooth adapter for my printer.However I do not know if there is an bluetooth adapter for an A4 scanner?Could somebody help of this?P

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 Have reinstalled driver NEED Printer, etc. No recognition

Answer:Hp photsmart C7180 all in one not recognized by laptop any longer

When you unplug and plug in the printer again, does Windows make any sounds or are there any notifications that pop up in the lower right corner?If not, it's probably one of three things:1. The USB port no longer works. Test the printer in another port or test another device in the same port. If the printer works in another port, or if another device fails to work properly in the printer's old port, then it's probably an issues with either the USB port or motherboard drivers.2. The cable is shot. Try a different one. If you don't have one, they're fairly inexpensive and can be bought at most any computer shop or electronics store, and I think even Wal-mart has them.3. The printer is shot. Verify this by trying it with a different computer and even another cable on a different computer, just to be sure. If the printer doesn't work on another computer even after changing cables, it's most likely an issue with the printer (perhaps the port on the printer is loose, or something broke internally).

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I have an HP C7180 all in one printer. I am unable to Scan over the network using a Vista PC.

The unit worked fine under XP and at one point I was able to scan with this under Vista. At some point it stopped working however and I have uninstalled, reinstalled and downloaded patches from the HP site; but the HP printer doesn't even show up in my scanning software (Microsoft Digital Imaging) as a source from which pictures may be imported. The print function works fine, however. I have downloaded the HP utility and it says that there is no HP printer on the network although I can PRINT from that same printer.

At this point I have tried every patch which shows as available for the c7180. I have also disabled all of the card readers because they resulted in a "no disk" error from Windows. I can see that there are a lot of problems with the All-in-one printers. Any suggestions?

I appreciate your help.

Valleyboo
 

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Having issue with installing this software for the rest of the AIO parts to utilize the other components of the hardware.

XP installed the printer part ok, but the software seems to be hanging up and taking "forever" to get to step 2.

System is a Gateway with 512 ram and P 2.6 Ghz processor.


just cleaned up and installed new AV, AS and firewall software. Fixed 152 registry errors and 3 major spyware.

Any suggestions??

Adding more Info:

The program keeps coming up with an error saying that "the install is already in progress" with a Retry or Cancel button.

Retry seems to keep the install going ... but again, very very very sloooooowwww!
 

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HP PHOTOSMART C7180 WONT SYNC UP WITH MY LAPTOP

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Hi,

I really had not this 'Bluetooth connection' before.
But, I really don't know that pairing my Nokia Bluetooth with my HP Laptop Bluetooth would add this Bluetooth connection or NOT.
I really guess this Bluetooth Connection was listed there when I connected my Lapotp Bluetooh with Nokia Bluetooth.
Thus, I will really not have any problems if I deleted it. But I am asking you what benefit of that Bluetooth Connection.
This is below was not here:

Finally Could please let me know how to use this Bluetooth Connection.(How to benefit from it)? I really use an ADSL Internet subscription, and not Dial-up connection. Also, I am connected wirelessly to a Modem-Router. Thus, what password and username should I type in the fields in the above screen shot?

Answer:'Bluetooth connection' is shown in my Network Connection suddnly.

Pairing a mobile phone will create such an entry and there's nothing to worry about. I don't think you can use it to go online since as you said you are using ADSL and if you want to go online via your modem with your phone just use the wifi connection

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Can anyone tell me if the Visioneer One Touch 8100 Scanner is compatible with Windows XP operating system? I downloaded the appropriate device driver and installed it......but then when I am finishing the installation, I get an error message with a lot of ???????????? marks. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Need help with Scanner connection

http://www.visioneer.com/support/flatbed/8100userguide_expert.asp here is a link to the users guide and says it is compatable with xp
 

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How can I get my Dell Dimension 8300 with MS XP Home edition to recognize my HP ScanJet 4300 C scanner?

Yesterday, out of the blue, my machine suddenly ceased recognizing my scanner and would not initialize the software. Frustrated after repeated attempts to get it to do so, including rebooting numerous times, I finally de-installed the software, checked and double-checked all connections, and then re-installed the software. Everything installed completely and correctly, yet my machine still refuses to recognize the scanner. How do I know this? By accessing the Control Panel and double-clicking the "Scanner" icon, I find the folder E M P T Y. Everytime I attempt to initialize the program, the same window pops up after a brief pause: "Sorry, scanner could not be initialized (scanner could not be found)."

So, was ist los? What has gone wrong? Any suggestions on how to regain the use of my scanner? It's now 6˝ years only and I have gotten a lot of use out of it. Perhaps I should invest in a new one? Has the state-of-the-art in scanning hardware and software advanced during those years? I could care less about the cost, since they are not expensive. My use is 98% textual and I need top-of-the-line OCR quality to reduce the amount of editing that I have to do (e.g., arabic "1" instead of roman "I" and vice versa, German Umlauts and other foreign language diacritical marks, etc.).

Any help/suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Tha... Read more

Answer:HP Scanner Connection

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I use an HP C4180 All-in one Printer - Scanner - Copier. Recently, the Scanning function does not work. I receive the following error message: " An error occurred communicating with the scanning device. Please ensure that the scanning device is connected properly and try again."
I have checked the connection numerous times. I have uninstalled and re-installed the device numerous times. I have installed it on another Laptop computer and it works. I would like to use it on my Desktop PC.
My Desktop PC is an HP Pavillion a1310n.

Thanks , Dave
 

Answer:HP Scanner Connection Issue

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I have an Epson 1250 scanner and it doesn't have a switch on the front of the machine to turn On & Off. The only way to turn off is at the power point.Does anyone know if it's OK to leave the power on at the point all the time. I have a problem getting to it to switch off.Dave Robson

Answer:Scanner power connection

I had this problem. The lamp burned out very quickly.It depends what is actually powered up when it's connected.If the power point is awkward to use you could get one of these remote controlled sockets, which is what I use. I use it to control the extension to which everything is connected, so it all goes off together.I have also seen "intelligent" adapters which sense when a computer is not drawing power and switches all the peripherals off.Don't know how good they are.

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My computer has only 4xUSB/1 ports but 4x Firewire ports. If only I can find a decent scanner with XP support and a Firewire connection I can get decent performance without buying USB/2 ports

Answer:Scanner with XP and Firewire connection

I bought a Canon D1250U2F scanner which does all that I ask of it . It came with a USB2 card. so no extra cost.

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I currently have my MF4270 printer connected with a network hardcoded IP address that works fine from all the local computers. I now need to scan to one of the computers, but the scanner is not recognized via the Ethernet IP address. The documentation seems to suggest that I ADD a USB cable from the 4270 to the computer of interest. Is that true? If so, then I must assume that there's no network scanner support?
Thanks,
Graeaglebill
 

Answer:Canon MF4270 scanner connection

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Hi now I have a laptop is it possible to connect my Printer Canon PixmaIP4000,and CanonScan 5200F, via a USB wireless connection. they both connect by USB.Unfortunnatly there are no USB ports on the two canons items but can the leads be adapted to receive. I see there are USB Wireless plug-ins, or am I barking up the wrong tree. My wireless Set-up is a BT Voyager 2000Not sure if this is what I wantclick hereAlso I prefer to use a mouse as I have a doddery hand, There must be some better wireless than others so again advice would be apreciated.OS VistaEx

Answer:USB wireless connection for Printer & Scanner

I am confused by what you say - they both connect by usb - there are no usb ports on the two canons. Either they connect by usb or they dont? If you made it clearer I am sure someone here could try to help.

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I have just switched to broadband and an examination of my posts this week will show that I have found a lot of troubles!!I am reunning W98SE, with Norton Anti-Virus and Sygate Personal Firewall. Last evening I ran the free system scans offered by Symantec and McAfee. I have no reason to believe I am infected (I have run Norton within the last ten minutes). My browser is FireFox; I use Eudora for email.At the moment I am getting a continuous stream ) 6 - 8 an hour) of information windows headed 'EMail Scanner' advising me that 'an encrypted email connection has been detected.' and suggesting 'Please see help for more information on how to transmit enrypted information.'.I have no clue what 'program' is generating the message; I do not recognise the icon; Windows Find is no help, so I am unable to "..see help.".Does anyone know where it comes from, what it means and what I should do in response, or how I can kill it????PeterC

Answer:EMail Scanner - encrypted connection

could be SPIM, but without seeing it difficult to be sure click here for more info.

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I have bought a new system mainframe and I can't transfer my old scsi port into the new system. I have my printer on the parallel port and I wondered if it's possible to connect the scanner through a USB port, or whether I need to purchase a new scsi card....
 

Answer:Widowview Scanner Connection Device ?

Welcome to TSG

It would be better to just get a new card if you can’t get the old one to work. A Tekram DC315U is more than sufficient for any scanner and sells for about $25 in the US. It is for a standard mini 50 pin SCSI connector.

A USB to SCSI adapter wouldn’t work as well and would probably be pricier. You can’t just get an adapter cord with SCSI on one end and USB on the other if that is what you were asking.
 

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Just bought a new laptop without a parallel port so I bought a USB to parallel lead (supposed to be bi-directional) to use my (old!) canon BJC-80 printer. After some mucking about the printer now works Ok but when I put the scanner cartridge into the printer, the computer comes up with "cannot communicate with scanner" error.Anyone any ideas please.................?

Answer:USB - Parallel printer/scanner connection

That could be an SP2 issue - there were numerous problems with scanners after users installed SP2. See if Canon have an update on their website although, with the BJC-80 being fairly old now, it would probably need to be a generic update rather than a model-specific one.

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After booting a scanner into a computeer I can no longer get access to my isp - the line is ringing but doesn't pick up. Scanner disc has pinched some files and not given them back. Does anyone have any ideas as to which files were corrupted and what to do?

Many thanks
Trish
 

Answer:booting in a scanner has stoped internet connection

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After successful installation and use, the scanner suddenly aborted. Messages received:Cannot find UMAX Scanner. On testing:Scanner Access failure.Scanner link failed.Error opening data source.I have tried to reinstal programme - no success.Can anyone please advise - I am a new boy to the computer game. Jalan.

Answer:connection failure: UMAX ASTRA 2100U Scanner

First check the scanner is showing as installed in system in control panel click on device manager if it isn't reinstall,check your USB lead is pushed home if it still doesn't work check your USB card in your computer is pushed home and has not worked loose for what ever reason.

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I'm not to sure if this discussion is in the right place, but i need some advice on bluetooth dongles and mobile phones. I'v got a dongle and the software that it comes with is XTNDconnect blue manager. I'v installed the dongle and the drivers and after a while of turning the pc off and on over about a week the dongle icon shows it to be unplugged. The dongle is never taken out of the usb port so this cant be. The only way I can seem to get the dongle to work is to keep installing the drivers everytime I want to use the. Which is starting to get anoying. Can any one advise any ideas? would different drivers work and if so where can I get them?

Answer:Bluetooth connection

i had the same problem....but when i tried a different usb port it started to work fine. have u tried moving the dongle to different usb's?

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I am trying to sync my mobile phone(Nokia) with my pc. I have the software and installed it but on first installation was asked to select a connection type. I selected Infrared, but later found that bluetooth is better, so bought a bluetooth dongle instead. I have installed the bluetooth correctly, but on starting Nokia software, I only have the option of infrared for initial connection before I can run the program for the first time. I tried uninstalling then re-installing the software, but have since found out that the software stores a file in the computer to "remember" the first connection method I selected. Therefore, even after system restore followed by re-installing the software, it still asks for an infrared connection. Can someone please tell me how to delete this/these files so I can start afresh using bluetooth because I don't want to buy infrared hardware just to start the program so I can switch to bluetooth!
Can someone please help a very frustrated numpty?!?!

Scott
 

Answer:bluetooth connection? HELP!!

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I lost my bluetooth completely from my computer. When I type bluetooth I get NO results.  HELP!  Hoping someone can help me figure out how to reinstall it!?

Answer:No bluetooth connection at all

@LLady Try reinstalling this. http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/HP-Pavilion-500-Desktop-PC-series/6879020/... REO

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I recently formatted my system and now i can't make any connection (internet or file transfer) using my bluetooth. i tried installing a bluetooth driver and also hp network assistant but all to no avail. pls what else should i do. thanks

Answer:Bluetooth Connection

Hi, What is your HP Pavilion dv6 ?  Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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Hey guys!

Just recently purchased the Big Jambox, and I want to connect it via bluetooth. I connected it to my phone and Ipod, but it won't connect to my computer? I am trying to install drivers, but I just can't find the right one. I have an ASUS G55VW, and I can't connect to it! Thanks.

Answer:Bluetooth Connection

Are you sure the laptop has Bluetooth? It's listed as an option on the Asus website and if it came with Bluetooth you shouldn't need to install any drivers as it would have come with them already installed from Asus.

You may be able to get the optional Bluetooth module from Asus or Ebay or where ever but it would probably be easier and less expensive to get one of the little USB Bluetooth dongles like this: IOGEAR GBU521 Bluetooth 4.0 Micro Adapter - Newegg.com

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please,the problem was that am trying to connect via bluetooth with vista o.s but the in-built bluetooth wasn't compatible with the bluetooth dun connection am trying to do,please i need a possible solution to this problem,either by desable or uninstall the in-built bluetooth device in the system which was hp laptop.
thanks

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Evening One and all, I purchased a cheap laptop at the weekend, and ran a network cable downstairs to it to enable internet/e-mail and lan connection, after a couple of initials problems (resolved here of course :-) )this worked well with full net access plus access to the shared files on the three desktops.Today, it seemed that the opportunity to purchase a bluetooth setup at a discount cost was too much to resist. The access point is a Belkin (no specific model number), and the laptop connection unit is a Belkin usb adaptor. After the initial install, I could access the net via a 'BluetoothNullConnection' modem in the dial-up settings of IE. This is stable enough, but at 115kbps is maybe a little slow as it has a 600k connection available - still it works.The problem is that I cannot access the other pc's on the lan. The standard local area connection quite rightly states that the cable is missing, as did a bluetooth lan adaptor which also appeared. After an uninstall/reinstall, I again have the net access, but still not the lan access - and now the bluetooth lan adaptor is not there either. Given that I can see the router at the 'far end' of the network, can someone suggest how to take this a step further and see the other pc's?If I run the network wizard, the bluetooth adaptor is not available to select as the required connection.The laptop is running xp home, and the pc's xp pro. Also, the desktops are connected via cable to the router (Linksys BEFSR41) as are the cable ... Read more

Answer:Can't see the LAN through bluetooth connection

Back to the top for the daylight crew.

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Hey, I have a windows 7, on which I have started using a bluetooth mouse. However, it takes alot of time for the bluetooth mouse to get connected to my laptop after startup, which makes it useless because I am unable to do anything until it connects. Is there any way to make the bluetooth software start faster, or connect faster? I tried to look in the task-schedular but I couldnt see the bluetooth option in there, so I am lost on what to do.
 

Answer:Bluetooth Connection

Bluetooth usually takes awhile to connect, due to the fact that Windows has other services and processes that load during log in, prior to bluetooth devices being detected and connecting. What's the make and model of your bluetooth mouse?
 

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I have a HP Photosmart Printer that has a USB B connection. I am looking to connect by Bluetooth (I'm aware of the 10m connectivity etc) using this USB connection. Lindy used to do an adaptor, but now discontinued. Any ideas??

Answer:Bluetooth - USB B Connection

You may be able to take your pick from here -click here

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i have an x220 tablet with an i5 processor. it is supposed to have bluetooth on it, but i dont know how to use it, cuz i cant find some sort of menu or anything in the control panel related to bluetooth.  did they forget to put bluetooth on my computer? i want to send some music files to my phone,  help is appreciated thanks.

Answer:Bluetooth connection

@kissan,Try pressing Fn + F5 then enable Bluetooth from there.//JameZ

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i wish to connect a pda to my pc using bluetooth so that i can use my pc's broadband connection to surf the internet on the pda and would like to know what i will need to do this and how to go about setting it up.i have not yet purchased my pda but i am looking to get a HP iPAQ Pocket PC that has built in bluetooth and a bluetooth usb adapter for my pc.all help is appreciated.

Answer:pda - pc bluetooth connection

If you are running XP you need to get the SP2 service pack as it support's bluetooth better

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I have an original W 8.1 in a Lenovo x1 Carbon (64) and want to connect via Bluetooth to an updated 8 to 8.1 HP Envy (64). Both have Bluetooth. Although I can connect other devices (phone, speaker, etc.) I cannot connect the 2 PC's. I can get the name of the PC on the device screen and am asked to connect but then I get a notation showing a pass code and am asked to verify (yes - no) if this is the pass code shown on the other computers screen. I cannot find a pass code for the other computer and none is shown on the screen. Is there a way to connect the two computers?

Answer:Bluetooth connection PC to PC

Here is the step-by-step way to connect two laptops using Bluetooth.

Software and Hardware Requirements

In-built Bluetooth device on laptopBluetooth dongle (optional)Bluetooth drivers (optional)

Important - Since Bluetooth use short wave radio frequencies for data transfer, devices using radio waves should not be placed within 100 meter radius. Bluetooth signals weaken if the devices are placed more than 100 meters apart. Also before connecting the two laptops using Bluetooth, make sure that neither of the laptop is infected with any sort of virus or malicious program. They can easily get transferred from one laptop to another without your knowledge.

Step 1 ? Determine the Type of Bluetooth
The first step is to determine the type of Bluetooth device your laptop has. Refer user?s manual of your laptop to determine this. If it has inbuilt Bluetooth, proceed to step 3, else, proceed as follows:

Step 2 ? Install Bluetooth
Purchase a Bluetooth dongle from market (usually costs $10) and insert it in one of the USB ports. Windows XP or higher versions of Windows do not require any sort of driver installation, however, if it?s Windows 98, install the drivers. All types of Bluetooth also come bundled with control software, which should also be installed at this step.

Step 3 ? Switch on the Bluetooth
Switch on the Bluetooth of each laptop. A bright blue glowing light indicates that the Bluetooth has been switched on and ready for connectivity.

Step 4 ? Assign Status
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Hi all:How can I connect a bluetooth ready phone to my Lenovo H5 series desktop which has no internal bluetooth connection that I can find?  What would the extra bluetooth device be and how much roughly does it cost?thanks,jim

Answer:Bluetooth connection

hi jimrich,
 
Thanks for Posting!
 
You can opt to get a USB Bluetooth dongle.
http://www.newegg.com/Network-Bluetooth/SubCategory/ID-295
 
Cost around $11 to $18.
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!





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I have successfully paired my windows 10 laptop with my Samsung sound bar, but cannot figure out how to direct the audio to the soundbar. The only device shown in the audio settings is the laptop's speakers and they are checked as the default output. Please tell me how to get the sound bar set as the default output device. Thx.

Answer:bluetooth connection

If you had looked in the W10 section you would have seen Bluetooth is an issue for for now. Once that is sorted you should be able to successfully pair.

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I have a htc Wildfire S phone and a hp pavillion dm4 both of which are bluetooth enabled I have succeeded in getting them paired(the phone says 'paired but not connected' the computer says the phone is there but not connected)The computer lets me tick a box for audio transfer but I cannot find how to get the files(photos) to transfer. I have tried with and without usb cable attached and i think I have been through all the options I can find at both ends; 15 hours so far!!... help

Answer:bluetooth connection

Have a look...HERE

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does this machine have bluetooth capability? Its less that 1 yr old.

Answer:bluetooth connection

Hi, Many machines do NOT have Bluetooth built-in, what is yours ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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I bought my mom a HP10N280NO for christmas in 2015. What bluetooth connection has it got? 

Answer:What bluetooth connection is it?

Hi, No 10N280NO available in this world, what is its ? Must be 10-something. Anyway, normally Pavilion x2 has     Bluetooth® 4.0 Regards.

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I have windows 7 ultimate and my only internet connection is the one from Wifi router but I noticed that when I turn off my router and there is download running in Internet Download manager(IDM), an IDM's windows pop up asking for user name and password for bluetooth connection.

How can I remove this?
 

Answer:Bluetooth connection on IDM

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Hi, I had an AVG alert that I had a virus, I thought it looked fake so I just restarted the computer. When it had restarted, there was this fake program performing a scan and it prevented me accessing the task manager. It also is not allowing me to connect to internet explorer, I get a "Internet explorer cannot display the webpage" for all addresses I type in. I can use firefox though thank goodness, so it's not a problem with my internet connection. I have run malwarebytes and avg, but my internet explorer is still not working. Thanks for your help! My ark attachment wasn't completed so i'll run another one in the morning! Cheers!!Edit: I ran gmer after using defogger. It gave a error message and when I tried to run it again I got a blue screen crash and the computer restarted by itself :? Please read my ark attachment though as I think it contained the virus?? ThanksEdit 2: I just turned cd emulation back on and ran gmer, and got the same message it had stopped working, and tried again and got a second blue screen crash :/DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Moji at 0:22:39.59 on 22/05/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18904Microsoft? Windows Vista????? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.44.1033.18.2814.1468 [GMT 1:00]SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\... Read more

Answer:"Fake virus scanner" malware, internet connection disconnected

Hiya, my gmer is still crashing

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hi guys recently purchased an ACER ASPIRE 5551 from PC world/tech guys with WINDOWS 7. i already had a set of PLANTRONICS 590 BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES with were working on my old PC (WINDOWS XP) no problems.Innitially,although i was advised some drivers were not installed properly i got the headphones to strea music/sound via my ADVENT MINI BLUETOOTH ADAPTER but then it ceased to wortk.I tried updating the drivers and they worked again then stopped!?! I purchased the BELKIN MINI BLUETOOTH ADAPTER as an alternative and installed ,updating any drivers i'm alll up to date aapparently......I casnt stream any sound!!!.The bluetooth finds the headphones, says its connected but the music still fails to stream through headphones!

The headpohnes connect with my mobile phones,ok and the laptop says headphones working ok.Maybe it is a laptop setting as when i hover the mouse over the Bluetooth icon it says bluetooth devices BUT IT IS GREYED OUT.Similarly if i click on the icon all options are available APART FROM ALLoW A DEVICE TO CONNECT!!!

SORRY for the caps but i thought it would make it easier to seee the equipment/issues easier.Please help as this is very frustrating especially as innitially they were working!I have tried all the option si could but i'm missing something maybe its obvious.I know its not connecting as ther bluetooth icon wont go green even when it says the audio gateway is connected sometimes??!! i dont understand why the connect to device is there but GREYE... Read more

Answer:bluetooth connection with windows 7

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I have been trying to connect a laser measuring device (Leica Disto Plus-Bluetooth enabled) to my computer via a Belkin USB adapter. It doesn't want to connect and I get an error message which asks for a pairing PIN number. I am told by the suppliers of the Leica that it doesn't have a PIN and should connect without one. Can anyone help out?I am running Win XP.

Answer:Bluetooth connection problems

I don't know anything about your laser measuring device. But usually, for bluetooth devices, the first time you try to connect with the computer through the USB adapter, you need to "pair" them by inputting any combination of numbers (both on the computer, and on the external device). The set of numbers can be anything you want. It's just to make sure that you're connecting the right bluetooth device. If there's a keypad on the laser device, just enter any PIN, and do the same on the computer when prompted.

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I have just upgraded my laptop to a Sony PCG-Z1RSP (yes, seduced by the looks).The bluetooth function is driving me nuts. I'm trying to connect my Nokia 6310i mobile phone as a modem but can only do so via the standard modem over bluetooth included with the Sony/Win XP Pro which only gives 9600bps. The Nokia supports 28Kpbs and I used to get this speed via my old Dell with a USB bluetooth dongle? I've downloaded the latest Nokia modem but still no joy, it just disconnects immeadiatly?Other problem is getting MS ActiveSync to work via bluetooth in order to sync my Compaq ipaq. I can set up the connection and sync via the usb cradle and I can make bluetooth file transfers to and from the Sony/Compaq but ActivSync over bluetooth refuses to set up a connection?Any ideas out there???

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Hi, 
I'm using OptiPlex 3040; Win7 SP1 64 bit; 
I'm trying to connect my BT headset (Beoplay H9) using the built-in Bluetooth, and every time I'm trying I get an error.
I've tried to get a BT dongle, connect it and got errors when trying to install the drivers.

I've tried a different computer (same model) and all worked perfectly.

please help,
Amit.

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My friend has told me to enable my bluetooth on my phone, and he sent me files without me accepting it. This made me go nuts.I told him if I posted here, i could get an answer of how one phone can send a file to another phone without the other phone accepting it.We both had Nokia 6630. I am counting on you guys!
 

Answer:Bluetooth Wireless Connection

hadoud76 said:



My friend has told me to enable my bluetooth on my phone, and he sent me files without me accepting it. This made me go nuts.I told him if I posted here, i could get an answer of how one phone can send a file to another phone without the other phone accepting it.We both had Nokia 6630. I am counting on you guys!Click to expand...

Its in the bluetooth security setting, I had a look at the sony errickson I have and its a per phone setting, so if you linked to your friends phone go into the options (more options) for the phone named "your friend" and you will find a setting for "connect".. "always" or "ask each time" or similar.

I suggest reading the manual for your phone, and turn off bluetooth visibility or turn off bluetooth if your not using it, I saw a program where a guy used a portable PC to hijack bluetooth phones and earn money for a premium rate number.

Regards
 

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Purchased a Yoga 2 Pro a month ago.Noticed when connecting to a bluetooth 3.0 Wireless headset, the signal is relatively weak and intermittently interrupted when walking away from the computer. Wondering is this an isolated issue to a unit?Has anyone tried to connect Yoga 2 Pro with any bluetooth 3.0 Wireless headset? Is it working ok? Thx.

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Unable to pair or connect LG phone and Asus laptop.
1. Both bluetooth adapters turned on
2. Both are set as discoverable
3. If I use phone to find other bluetooth devices, it sees computer and tries to pair but it shows me pairing code and the computer doesn't show any code.
4. If I try to add device on the computer, it finds the phone, but when trying to pair the phone pops up message with pairing code but the computer doesn't show any code.
5. Then occaisionally a small pop up appears on the computer telling me another bluetooth device is trying to connect but if I say OK I get connection error.

I have tried connecting other bluetooth devices and never been successful. Is there an alternative generic bluetooth driver or program that maybe will work? Or any suggestions??
 

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How do I connect my phone to my CPU or can I? The Bluetooth icon is lit up but my phone doesnt see it? Help!

Answer:Bluetooth connection to my phone?

You're going to have to give a few more details. What computer model do you have? What bluetooth software installed?What phone do you have? which device has the icon lit up? There's a process to pair devices. As long as you have bluetooth enable and visible to both devices there's you should be able to start process whereby you give permission from one device to pair with the other.

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I have recently bought a bluetooth headset, a Jabra BT 250v, for both my mobile phone and my laptop, an Acer Ferrari. It connected fine to my phone but not to the laptop. The signal for it was found by the laptop but when i try to use it as a microphone or headset the sound just comes out the laptop speakers. Anyone got any ideas?

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Hi I have tried to connect my Logitec Bluetoot mouse to my new T510i but can't find the way toopen 510:s Bluetooth connection.The led doesn't show up green (WLAN does and works fine).My OP is 64 bit Win 7. Esa

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I just received a Braven 625s wireless speaker for Christmas.  After updating my Bluetooth driver on my machine (which now reads "ThinkPad Bluetooth 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate II") and re-adding the device, I finally got it to work wirelessly.  However the Bluetooth connection will not persist consistently.  It originally went off after about 30 minutes.  I saw another post on this board that said to uncheck the ?Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power? box under the Power Management tab of the Bluetooth device in Device Manager, so I did and that allowed the speaker to work for about an hour before it went silent again.  It remained silent for about 10-15 minutes before the sound came back on.  The sound remained on for about an hour, and then went off for about 20 minutes, then back on for 15 minutes, then went off and remained off for over 50 minutes before I manually disconnected the Bluetooth connection.  During the other times of silence, I am not manually doing anything with the connection or the speakers- the speakers remain on and the Bluetooth connection remains Connected.  Even in the Playback Devices section, I could see my Bluetooth device look like it was working (the green bars would bounce up and down as if they were playing the music that was still ?playing? off of my Lenovo), but no sound was coming out of the speaker.  Can someone help on why this is happening?  I als... Read more

Answer:Bluetooth connection not working

Hi, heath
 
What is the machine type and model of your ThinkPad, and what is your operating system? Also, when the event described in your post happened, were you using the computer actively, or just something like playing music or watching a film? And what version is your Bluetooth driver? 
 
My first recommendation would be to make sure that your BIOS is updated, as an older BIOS can sometimes be responsible for odd issues. You can find the latest BIOS for your system here. Just select your machine type and find the driver associated with your operating system.
 
Best of luck, and let me know how it goes
Adam





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hey guys!after quite a while of persuading, i have managed to get my dad to get broadband. we have ordered from talk talk to get 1Mb/s Broadband and an idea popped into my head. my dad will want to use the connection on his laptop and i on my PC. i have a bluetooth dongle in my PC for use with my Nokia 6230, and was wondering, if i get another dongle for my dads laptop, could we both browse the internet at the same time, without any other hardware (except the dongle of course) aswell as file sharing? if so then is there a tutorial out there?RegardsFully

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I bought an i& desktop with BT keyboard & mouse. I've recently begun to lose connectivity with the keyboard.

I also upgraded to a Samsung SSD and I mention that as it is the reason I removed a lot of bloatware. Long story short, I call Sony and they cant help naturally except to send a new keyboard. The instrucitons tell me to use a file on C named wconnect.exe to enable pairing of the new keyboard.

And it's one of the files I cleaned out and Sony cant help except to tell me to do a factory restore to get it. I dont have the three days it would take.

Can anyone make any suggestions that would help ? Thanks.

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That right there would be reason enough for me to never buy another product from them again.
Using a ridiculous proprietary connection system without allowing the software to be downloaded separately.

On that note does it work at all?
Have you tried changing your power options to always on? (may help keep connection alive)

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Hi Not sure if this should be in here or the networking forum, but here goes.I am going to buy the Canon Pixma IP6220D printer. The printer has the ability to receive commands via bluetooth if I purchase a separate adapter - the Canon BU-20 bluetooth adapter.My question is this - If I buy an alternative to the BU20 would it still work with the printer??, ie a Belkin bluetooth adapter at half the cost. I appreciate that I need to have 2 adapters (one on the pc and one on the printer).Any help welcome.

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Bluetooth was designed with interoperability in mind, however there are different versions and profiles. I see the BU-20 explicitly states it is Bluetooth 1.2 and the Belkin adaptor is 1.1 compatible so there is a real chance they wont work but never having tried it.......

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hii want to add a bluetooth device to my t400, but this device does't need a keyword to pairing but the Bluetooth software must have one. i hope someone can help me.. greetings richman

Answer:T400 Bluetooth connection

UP!!I have the same problem with my T500.The bluetooth device does not manage pairing and passwords, so i need to connect without pairing!!I can do that procedure with different pc and different software... What is the procedure with thinkpad ?

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hello again. Jst a few hours ago I bought a usb bluetooth dongle, I think it's class II, and connected to my computer. It is recognised and seems to work. The only bluetooth device i have is my Pocket PC, a HP iPAQ h1940.

My computer can find it and set up a connection, and my PDA can find my computer. my problem starts when I want to do anything useful. My PDA doesnt find any services that I recognise as useful (OBEX File Transfer, most importantly). it only finds something (a so-called service) called "P" and the icon is a pair of cogs with a question mark over it. It doesnt do anything.when i click on it on my PDA, it just says "Connecting ...." for ever and doesnt actually connect. what's wrong with it?! This happens with my PC and my laptop.

I've connected to a computer with my PDA and transferred files before so i know it's possible, and should be much easier than this, but i dont know what's going wrong now.

I bet the problem is really obvious :-S. anything that might help?

Answer:Bluetooth connection with Pocket PC

ok, still not solved the problem, but I discovered on the disc that came with the dongle there was Bluesoleil 1.4 which i installed. But for some reason it crashes the comp everytime I put the dongle in while the program is running. I get BSOD with reference to USBOHCI.SYS which is apparently a problem a lot of people have had but not one person seems to know the soluton too, or maybe i'm just missing it... WHAT DO I DO?!?! I just wanna transfer some files!

I started looking for the Widcomm software but I can't find it at all. any help with that?

oh btw, the dongle is a Silicon Wave, it says here #points at Device Manager#.
My PDA apparently uses WIDCOMM; is that a problem?

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Hi - Not sure this is a networking issue but I don't see an obvious category. I've got a Vizio Model D50-D1 tv and wanted to add a Vizio 38"soundbar and woofer. I asked Vizio if my TV is Bluetooth compatible and got a silly answer that did not answer my question. My conclusion is that it does not have Bluetooth and so my question is whether there is an external device I can add to the TV that will allow me to pair it with the Bluetooth soundbar. I know that the small USB dongle to a computer does not work. However, are there other devices out there that might plug into the TV's USB or other port?
 

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I have a pair of bluetooth wireless speakers Jam Plus.
I pair and get the message: "Setup Incomplete because of a metered connection." I did go to the section that allows me to turn this on or off. But neither option seems to work. I can pair one mono speaker but not both.
What do I need to know?

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