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Bluetooth headphone connection problem (moved from Windows 7)

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

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..

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

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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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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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Hi, I am having problems getting a Bluetooth headset to operate. Having connected and paired (I believe), the device shows in Devices and Printers. In Device Manager, there are three listings for it (Aukey model EP-B4). Each listing says there are no drivers installed. Have tried updating each and all but after an age for Windows searching for drivers I had to use Ctrl-Alt-Del to close it.
I have contacted the manufacturer many times but so far no results - they repeatedly requested from where I bought it and item number.
I am using Win7 SP1 with all updates current.
 
The headset works well with my mobile phone and tablet (Android 5.1).
 
Any help much apprecitated.

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Hi.I've been lurking for a bit and have had most of my questions answered and issues solved bythis fine community. Thank you!My problem is that I can add my bt headphones (I've tried two different sets) in the "add device"option, but once I shut the bt device (headphones in my case) off and then turn them back onagain the sound continues to come from the tablet or stereo speakers (which ever I'm using atthe time) and the sound won't switch to the bt headphones automatically. I must manually go theSound settings in Control Panel options and select the bt headphone to use them again. As ofright now I've got a shortcut to the Sound options on my desktop. Now this isn't a deal breaker forme, but there's got to be an easier way! LOLS!Any suggestions?Thanks!And for the record I have no wifi issues and I've upgraded to 8 gigs of ram so I'm keeping this!!!

Answer:Yoga 13 Bluetooth Issues (Headphone Connection)

I haven't tried using a Bluetooth headset with Windows, but check: 1.  Right-click on the sound tray icon, select Playback devices.  Does it show a 2nd bluetooth headset device in addition to Speakers?  If so, left-click on it and try the "Set Default" dropown menu on the bottom to make it the Default device (or some other option that works better). 2.  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933144 3.  http://www.computing.net/answers/hardware/making-bluetooth-headset-default-audio-device/87178.html  

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I've recently bought a Bluetooth USB Dongle for my Dell Inspiron 1764 laptop so my wireless headphone could connect to it. The dongle connected and installed fine but when I pressed "Add a device", it saw it as a keyboard and when it tried to install the driver for it, it gave me a "No driver found" for Bluetooth Peripheral Device. It is a Ciberspeed Sports Bluetooth Headphone and it has worked for my iPod so I'm not sure if that's the issue. I appreciate any help.

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I've recently bought a Bluetooth USB Dongle for my Dell Inspiron 1764 laptop so my wireless headphone could connect to it. The dongle connected and installed fine but when I pressed "Add a device", it saw it as a keyboard and when it tried to install the driver for it, it gave me a "No driver found" for Bluetooth Peripheral Device. It is a Ciberspeed Sports Bluetooth Headphone and it has worked for my iPod so I'm not sure if that's the issue. I appreciate any help.

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Hello everyone, I just bought a dell alienware m14x, I love it so far.

I pay the 20$ extra to have the Bluetooth option and I successfully pair my blackberry but when I am trying to pair my Bluetooth jay bird SB2 headphone with my computer, it doesnt work?

the computer find my device, and when I go to device and printer I see it there, but there is not option to ?use? or activate I also check in the sound option where you can choose the output(manage audio devices), but only the computer speakers are there.

I tried to download the driver installer wizard from Broadcom corp but it doesn?t find my headphone?

I am puzzled!!

Anyone had a problem like that?

Francois

Answer:problem pairing bluetooth headphone with alienware

Consider posting on the Dell Community users help special forum just for Alienware owners.

Alienware Club - Dell Community

There are many knowledgeable Alienware users there.

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I didn't know where to put this, or what kind of problem this is.
I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones and an ASUS bluetooth USB adapter.
When I turn on the Bluetooth headset, I have to manually go into the Sound settings and change the "Default" to the Asus Adapter.
Though ZId love to know if there is a fix to this, it's easy enough to live with. The thing I cant stand though, is when I do switch any default device in the Sound settings, I also have to close all programs that were open when making the switch. Otherwise, the programs (like iTunes and Media Player Classic) will contiue coming out of the computer speakers, or whatever the previous default was. Ive only had the ASUS Bluetooth adapter, and havent been able to try another adapter, but I have used different bluetooth Headsets/Headphones, and they all react the same. The program also exhibited on Windows 7, so I doubt its OS specific.
Is there any way to fix this, because this is absolutely annoying.

Answer:Problem: Have to restart programs when connecting bluetooth Headphone.

Did you ever find an answer? I just found this post and I'm having the exact issue. And agreed; very annoying.

Edit: Just found this page on reddit. It works! Swich the audio playback in iTunes to Direct Sound rather than Windows Audio.

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I didn't know where to put this, or what kind of problem this is.
I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones and an ASUS bluetooth USB adapter.
When I turn on the Bluetooth headset, I have to manually go into the Sound settings and change the "Default" to the Asus Adapter.
Though ZId love to know if there is a fix to this, it's easy enough to live with. The thing I cant stand though, is when I do switch any default device in the Sound settings, I also have to close all programs that were open when making the switch. Otherwise, the programs (like iTunes and Media Player Classic) will contiue coming out of the computer speakers, or whatever the previous default was. Ive only had the ASUS Bluetooth adapter, and havent been able to try another adapter, but I have used different bluetooth Headsets/Headphones, and they all react the same. The program also exhibited on Windows 7, so I doubt its OS specific.
Is there any way to fix this, because this is absolutely annoying.

Answer:Problem: Have to restart programs when connecting bluetooth Headphone.

Did you ever find an answer? I just found this post and I'm having the exact issue. And agreed; very annoying.

Edit: Just found this page on reddit. It works! Swich the audio playback in iTunes to Direct Sound rather than Windows Audio.

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Hello, I got a JBL Everest Elite 700 bluetooth headphone and I would like to pair (connect) it with my HP Pavilion G6. I also have the latest updates installed. 1. Control Panel > Devices and Printers > Add a deviceNo device can be found! (I am sure the headphone is discoverable and it works perfectly with other laptops and my mobile phone) 2. In "Device Manager", there is no "Bluetooth" icon. 3. In Computer Management > Services, "Bluetooth Support Service" is running and is set to Automatic. 4. In Computer Management > Services, "Bluetooth Handsfree Service" is running and is set to Automatic.   This is driving me crazy. I don't know what else to do.

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Recently im having headphone connection problem.  After connecting the headphone to the laptop i am not getteing any sound. But wothout headphone laptops sound is working perfectly. I have tried other headphones but every time the resalt is same. After connecting the headphone laptop shows the notification of connection. But no sound. What sould i do in this situation?

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If you connect any Bluetooth Headset or Devices using Audio + Hands-Free Profile with Windows 10 build 10049 Bluetooth Stack, it uses only Audio and doesn't allow Hands-Free use.
I have tested 2 different devices, Windows registers both profiles, but never allows Hands-Free, so it isn't possible to use cortana, teamspeak or any Voip-Application by now.
With different Bluetooth Stacks, I tested Toshiba's, it works, but other issues occur.
Previously used devices may not connect at all, because they seem to be already registered to Toshibas Stack, but not working at all. Any suggestions or ideas?

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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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sorry cant see where new posts facility is so
 
Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro,  bluetooth pairs with a pair of Bluetooth headphones but will not supply audio to both anyone please???
 
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I have similar problem to this http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/87090/hjt-log-winsock-error/ but I don't think the problem with my java.. can you help me?!I can't connect to the internet. can't type "netsh winsock reset catalog" in my cmd I get "the following helper DLL cannot be loaded: IFMON.DLL" AND "the following command was not found: winsock reset catalog"I have windows xp with service pack 3

Answer:Internet connection problem/ Moved

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS unless a log is specifically requested.

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When I go on my computer (dell xps labtop, running windows xp) , my internet works fine, however some websites will not load. Websites such as facebook, yahoo, and myspace will not load while other websites such as this one will. Google only works if I search something immediatly after I open the browser, after waiting a couple minutes it will no longer work. When these sites get stuck at loading the bar at the bottum of the screen remains at the beginning. I use Internet Explorer and firefox, and the problem exists in both. My internet is working fine and there are no firewall problems, or any security problems as well. I'm not very knowledgable with computers so please keep your answers simple

Please Help!!

Here is my HijackThis log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:04:32 PM, on 6/17/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.e... Read more

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Hi there 
I am using latitude E6430. After many trial to pair my headphones to the laptop, now I van hear all system sounds, youtube, ..etc. But when I play windows media player the sounds come from the laptop speakers !!!
Any help please ?!

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Fedora 12 claims it as here https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_tour
Can I do the same in windows 7






Quote:
Support for Bluetooth audio devices lets you enjoy audio on your computer without the hassle of wires. That's right - you can stand right up and dance your heart out (or go get a cup of coffee) without losing a beat! Start a voice chat with friends online, or chill out with some tunes in Rhythmbox. Fedora's also got great support for many of the devices you use every day. Whether you're looking to keep your calendar in sync or keep the music flowing throughout your day, Fedora's there for you. Connect your mobile MP3 player, PDA, or smartphone, and let Fedora 12 unite all your digital entertainment.


As you can see in this screnshot

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Answer:Bluetooth Headphone

Not sure what you want to do! Are you asking if Windows 7 will support Bluetooth? I use a Bluetooth headset for VOIP etc if that is any help!

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I bought a refurbished encore 2, it works fine but the Bluetooth to my head phone, cuts out, off and on. I like my music, so I bought another one, brand new and it has the same problem

Answer:why do my bluetooth on my headphone, cut off and on

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I bought a refurbished encore 2, it works fine but the Bluetooth to my head phone, cuts out, off and on. I like my music, so I bought another one, brand new and it has the same problem is this for a phone or pc? Check for OS updates and if on pc, also check for driver updates for bluetooth and the headphone
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Hi Guys,

I am trying to buy a new "sports headphone" to be used at the gym. Unfortunately, where I am, I only either have bluetooth 2.0 + NFC or Bluetooth 4.0 (only 1 or 2 options) without NFC.

I am really keen on NFC, as I have a S4 and really keen to try NFC, would really appreciate any feedback on this? Is BT2.0 with NFC a better option in terms of easy of use or a simple BT3.0 or BT4.0 without NFC be a safer bet?

I am not too sure how stable the NFC technology now is, so thats my only concern.

Would appreciate some feedback on this.

Thanks
 

Answer:NFC or bluetooth sports headphone?

Since NFC only works up to a few inches, it must be used just for the setup. The Bluetooth would then be used as the link between the headphones and phone.
 

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Hi there,
I am using two different bluetooth headsets to connect to my computer. They
pair and connect just fine and even work with Skype. The problem is Vista
(business) disconnects the headset about every 30-60 seconds. Does anyone
have any ideas of how to keep the connection stable?
thanks!

Answer:Bluetooth Headphone disconnects

Are you using vendor's bluetooth drivers? If so, remove it, reboot and let your system install the Microsoft bluetooth stack. You may have to uninstall your hardware manually too (from device manager)

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I have a Dell Latitude E6410 that finds and apparently "connects" to my Rocketfish RF-MAB2 bluetooth headphones. However, the headphones never show up as a device in the sound/volume settings, so the computer plays sound from the speakers rather than the headphones. Any help will be much appreciated.

Answer:Bluetooth Headphone Pairing

I have experienced the same behavior using a rocketfish RF-MAB2 and Dell E6410 running windows 7 64 and 32 bit. Were you able to resolve the issue?

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I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.I'm having Dell XPS L501X with Realtek High Definition Audio.Is there any way to make them work simultaneously?

Answer:Can't use bluetooth headphone with earpiece!!

I don't think there is because usually when you plug in a headset or turn on a bluetooth headset it disables the speakers, so I suspect that bluetooth essentially does the same to your wired headset - probably nothing that can be done about it unless you happen to find a setting in the realtek control panel that disables the 'feature'."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..." Pink Floyd

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Hi, i have a problem with LENOVO Bluetooth. some days ago it was replaced with very bad and poor generic Windows 7 Bluetooth Stack. it came probably with some Windows actualization. i can t get rid of it. i tried everything incl. unistall drivers and reinstall the original software "Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software II 6.2.1.3100" but each time after reboot the Windows Bluetooth is installed! can anybody helps, please? MANY THANKS! S.

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Possible win32/conhook trojan. thought i deleted, but keeps coming back. phishing protection error keeps showing up with Norton. firefox and IE connects. loads google homepage, but nothing else. can't go to any other site.
after closing browsers. a stopped working error pops up for a "wlloginproxy.exe"

any help/suggestions appreciated.
here's a hijackthis log.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:43:17 PM, on 16/04/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16643)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\WiFiMsg.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
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Answer:possible trojans/malware - no net connection[MOVED FROM WINDOWS]

this is probably in the wrong thread. sorry for that

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how can I connect a bluetooth headphone to my acer aspire v3-574? Is it possible or not?

Answer:how can I connect a bluetooth headphone to my acer...

In Windows 8 and 10, go to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth and turn it on.Select More Bluetooth options to find more Bluetooth settings.If you're talking about How to pair the headphone, google your model and you should find directions.

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how can I connect a bluetooth headphone to my acer aspire v3-574? Is it possible or not?

Answer:how can I connect a bluetooth headphone to my acer...

In Windows 8 and 10, go to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth and turn it on.Select More Bluetooth options to find more Bluetooth settings.If you're talking about How to pair the headphone, google your model and you should find directions.

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I own a macbook pro and runs windows 7 by bootcamp. The headphone is JBL e40bt.
I tried to use my bluetooth headphone it had always failed and it said there was no driver for "bluetooth peripheral device."
I then downloaded the ASUS driver thing from here: Can't find drivers for bluetooth headset - Windows 7 Help Forums
And the problem was solved.

But now when I connect my headphone, it is only good immediately after I connect it. As long as I play something continuously the headphone won't switch off by itself and nothing's wrong. But if there's no audio input from the computer to the headphone for like a minute and then I start playing music, the audio is skipped. I have to reconnect the device for it to return normal.

Please help me. It is quite annoying. It's okay if I am playing games and stuff but I when I'm playing music I can't let it stop.

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My old wireless headphones have just about given up, rather than replace them I am looking at getting an adaptor to plug into my TV headphone socket and then use my Bluetooth headphones.
Anyone know of a reasonable one?
Thank ou

Answer:Bluetooth transmitter for TV headphone socket

Perhaps thishere

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I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.
I'm having Dell XPS L501X with Realtek High Definition Audio and OS Win7
Is there any way to make them work simultaneously?
 

Answer:Can't use bluetooth headphone with my wired earpiece!

dreckk said:





I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.
I'm having Dell XPS L501X with Realtek High Definition Audio and OS Win7
Is there any way to make them work simultaneously?Click to expand...

look at the options of the program , cause sometimes it was configed that way

when you use the blue the wired turns off vice versa

look both in the sound card program options , bluetooth program options , win7

audio options
 

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Hi all. I have had 2 sets o bluetooth headphones now and neither pair will connect to my windows 7 pc's. I am using a bluetooth usb dongle in the pc and it finds the headphones but can't find the drivers for the devices.
I'm stumped and need help.
Any helpfull advice for me would be appreciated. Thank you

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I recently bought wireless head phones which can connent to windows 10 computers without any issues in a couple of seconds. However my windows 7 elitebook has issues with connecting. It connects when u add it as a new device, but does not connent when u turn it on again after... Also it does not play sound, and can not be added as a playback device. I cant really find how to work this issue out....  

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My Lenovo laptop is P50 running Window 7 64-bit, when I tried to pair a bluetooth headphone with it, the headphone didn't show up in the laptop's bluetooth device list. Could you please help me out?
Device Manager's Bluetooth Radios has Intel Wireless Bluetooth and Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator.
 
The iHome headphone's Spec says:" The product is compatible with any bluetooth devices that supports A2DP, AVRCP, Hands-Free, or Handset Profiles"
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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My Lenovo laptop is P50 running Window 7 64-bit, when I tried to pair a bluetooth headphone with it, the headphone didn't show up in the laptop's bluetooth device list. Could you please help me out?Device Manager's Bluetooth Radios has Intel Wireless Bluetooth and Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator. The iHome headphone's Spec says:" The product is compatible with any bluetooth devices that supports A2DP, AVRCP, Hands-Free, or Handset Profiles"

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I have a Insignia bluetooth wireless headphones that I want to use to listen to my Viso VO37L flat screen TV. So I put a Soundblaster Audigy soundcard in my spare computer and connected the TV headphone jack to the input line of the soundcard. I can now have the TV audio playing through the computers speakers. The problem is that no matter what I try I can't get the signal to the headphones. I have WIDCOMM bluetooth 5.1.0.3900 software installed on the computer and it works fine ,I can hear all Window XP sounds as well as the media player and other software audio. I tried using a few recording software programs thinking I could use the monitoring feature to hear the in-line input, but even though I could record the input and hear the replay I couldn't hear the monitor. This whole Idea seemed so simply but not I am thinking that "you can't get there from here". If anyone knows what I am missing I would appreciate the help. Thanks.

Answer:Bluetooth Wireless Headphone and TV audio

in the volume control panel in windows, ensure the line in is unmuted, under both recording and playback.To open the volume control, click start > Run and type in sndvol32to get to the recording side, click options then properties, and you can select the recording tab.Hope this helpsKurtis

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I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.
I'm having Dell XPS L501X with Realtek High Definition Audio.
Is there any way to make them work simultaneously?

Answer:Can't use bluetooth headphone with my wired earpiece!!!!

In most cases (all I've seen) you can only have one default playback device, e.g. PC speaker (and wired headphones) or another device such as your bluetooth or HDMI audio.

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Hi all. I have had 2 sets o bluetooth headphones now and neither pair will connect to my windows 7 pc's. I am using a bluetooth usb dongle in the pc and it finds the headphones but can't find the drivers for the devices.
I'm stumped and need help.
Any helpfull advice for me would be appreciated. Thank you

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Hello, I just re installed Windows XP professional on my Dell Windows XP Home Edition and when i plug the ethernet cable into the PC, it doesn't detect the connection at all. I have no drivers and cannot find drivers when i search the SMC sites which is my modem manufacturer. When i open device manager the option for Network adapters is not even listed. what should i do??
 

Answer:Windows XP Installation: No Internet Connection - (Moved from XP forum)

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I have an some IP cameras connected to a router via RJ45 Ethernet cable. The router is NOT connected to the internet.

The Ethernet connection works perfectly on my windows 7 system, but is not recognized on the windows 8.1 system.
Any idea on why this happens on Windows 8.1 and how to correct it?
 

Answer:Ethernet connection not recognized (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

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Hello, Tech Support!
I have ran from one problem into an entirely different one. If you'd like to skip the background and get right to my current problem, skip to the paragraph that starts with bold text. I will attempt to be as detailed as possible. I am currently accessing this forum through another device.

My new hard drive used to constantly BSOD on me with random memory errors. At least every 24 hours. I decided to just grit through, but it also affects other things -- for example, I get "disk write errors", and for games that WORK, such as Counter Strike: Global Offensive, eventually I get pak vpk errors on random files (I assume they get corrupted, so I'm kicked from the game). Well, I finally gave up and hooked up two hard drives, and am using an older drive as a boot drive, and keeping the old, faulty one, to do everything else. (If this is a terrible idea, please let me know.)

ANYWAYS. I installed Windows 7 on my old hard drive, and got my computer to boot from it now. I use a WIRED connection, and DO NOT have a wireless adapter installed, and would like to not have to buy one. The last drive I used wired up fine, but this one didn't. It wouldn't detect any connection, and then I get messages saying it couldn't find a driver for the network adapter.
That's weird, so I finally started Googling this. I was led to go to the Control Panel, Network and Internet, Network and Sharing Center, and Change Adapter Settings... Well, wh... Read more

Answer:Wired Connection Failing (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

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Hi all, The other day i was trying to connect a SYSKA(SH76) bluetooth enabled headphone **bleep** microphone to my newly purchased HP Pavilion 15ac179tx. I installed realtek bluetooth 4.0 driver and then started to find bluetooth enabled devices, neither my HTC 816 phone got detected nor my bluetooth enabled headset. I checked and found that all necessary settings for device detection were already correct yet windows failed to detect my device. Any help please.

Answer:Help required in connecting bluetooth headphone **bleep** mi...

Hi, Did you give ALL devices are discoverlable ? Regards.

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 i have bluetooth headphones called Remax RB-T7 i try connecting it to my laptop, it connects but the problem is that the headphones apears to be as wirlesskeyboard and there is no sound at all coming out of it i try connect it to my phone and it run normally can any one help me or guide for what should i do thanks

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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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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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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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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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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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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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If any one out there knows anything about computers I really need help if anyone is willing to give me some advice.


I downloaded this program called malwarebytes to get rid of Malware and after I ran the program and restarted my computer my internet was blocked.

I can still go on in safemode but it's a major hassle.


this is what I have tried so far :
Clean Disk with 1 click : registry cleaner
wise disk cleaner 3 : registry cleaner
Super anti spyware : Malware,Spyware and Registry cleaner
System restore ( it looked like it was working and then when the computer restarted it said sorry could not complete system restore)
turning my Firewall off
reseting my Modem (repeatedly)
uninstalling Malwarebytes

connection is fine but the internet is being blocked by something :(

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Thanks very much
~eLectro


heres my HijackThis Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:51:30 PM, on 2/5/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18241)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
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Answer:Something blocking my Internet Connection in Normal mode[MOVED FROM WINDOWS]

You have issues in your log, I am sending this to the security forum.

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my laptop was working fine when I switched it off yesterday, this morning it couldn't find an internet connection.

I called Aol support, they did several tests, the results of one = WER Internal MetaData.xml AppCompat.txt, memory .hdmp
I can connect via a cable from pc to router,Aol says the problem is with my laptop and not my connection, any help would be gratefully received
 

Answer:Solved: pc no internet connection option (moved from Windows 7 forum)

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is it possible to somehow have output through a headphone jack and through bluetooth? i have a set of bluetooth headphones but on a plane if 2 people want to watch a movie, only 1 can hear unless we take an earbud each. i would like to run my bluetooth headphones and have audio go out through headphone jack as well. currently if i plug in headphones through the jack it disables bluetooth audio

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I used to be able to listen to music through a pair of Sony bluetooth headphones on my Wins 7 laptop. However, I am no unable to do so. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the bluetooth drivers with no success, removed and added the device. I followed a number of the steps in this thread : Bluetooth headset pairs but won't connect, not avail as playback devic , specifically the post from 11th Dec 2014 . Computer has been restarted multiple times.

I've attached an image of what I see. I can connect the headphones to the laptop, but can't listen to music. I also cannot set the headphones to default playback.

Atm, I'm listening through an aux cable, but any additional trouble shooting steps would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance

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The sound quality on paired headphones is terrible. There is a background, high pitched whine being transmitted that makes it unbearable to listen.
A wired pair of headphone works fine. The headphones work fine when paired with my Note 4 & Sony TV. A second pair of bluetooth headphones exhibits exactly the same problem, so it is 100% definitely the laptop that is the problem.
Does anybody know how the fix this please?

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Hello Sir, I am not able to connect my bluetooth headset (Samsung level U) to my HP laptop (HP 15-ac033TX ). The laptop is not even showing the headset whenever i am switching on the bluetooth switch of headset. The headset is working properly and it shows the bluetooth device on mobile phone whenever i am using it with my mobile phone ( I am using in mobile by downloading Samsung level U application from Google play store) . My laptop bluetooth is working properly with other devices like mobile phones. Could you please help me in solving this problem.   

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I have an issue with the Bluetooth connection of my Lenovo U31-70 notebook. Even I have connected and paired my Bluetooth headphone, the notebook still cannot detect it as a playback device. It just connected as a device categorized as unknown rather than an audio device. What should I do to let my notebook detect my Bluetooth headphone as an audio playback? PS In the photo, BeoH5 is my Bluetooth headphone, but it did not show as a playback device.


























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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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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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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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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 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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hi huys,
is there any solution for my concern.
my iball pulse BT4 bluetooth headphone is not working with dell vostro 1540

Answer:iball pulse bt4 bluetooth headphone not working with my vostro 1540

Have you tested other BT (bluetooth) devices on the Vostro 1540? What BT device is installed in the Vostro 1540? What operating system are you running? You should check with iball- Chat for support and setup of their product. Assuming you read through its User Manual for troubleshooting steps.

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Tried a set of HW-398M cordless headphones. Windows found and paired them but i got no sound. I went into all sound tabs and return to default and apply were greyed out on all pages. Even stranger when i went to the test sound tab all the frequency tabs were greyed out so when i pressed play nothing happened. yes i did set the headset as the main playback/record object. I would be interested to hear from anyone who had similar problems and what you did about it as i am now unsure about trying a different make in case the same thing happens again.

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I am able to send from my pc to my phone and tablet but the pc won't receive from either device. The phone and tablet have no problem going both directions with each other. The paired flag on the pc briefly flashes from paired to connected when I try to send, but then it immediately goes back to paired with an error message on the phone or tablet that the transfer failed.

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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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X220 tablet (about 2.5 yrs old, out of warranty) was working completely fine last night; this morning, no sound is coming from the laptop, either through speakers or through headphones (audio jack).  I am, however, able to get sound through a bluetooth-connected speaker. I had hoped this was a software issue.  Tried uninstalling/installing all sound devices, updating BIOS, updating drivers, system restore to previous date, rebooting a million times, etc.  No joy. When I run the sound troubleshooter, it says that no speaker, headset, or headphone appears to be plugged in.  The sound icon has a little red circle/white X next to it.  When I try to plug in headphones, nothing happens -- does not seem to detect the event.  When I press the mute and volume buttons on the tablet, no response. Also, under Device Manager -> Sound, video and game controllers, it lists only "Bluetooth Hands-free Audio" and "Intel Display Audio".  I don't think either of these is the normal X220 audio driver, is it?  What else should be there?  I downloaded the Conexant Audio Software from Lenovo's site (this is what came up when I searched for audio drivers for the X220 tablet), and tried to install it, but halfway through, it said the install failed because it couldn't locate the device for the driver. This sounds like it's a hardware problem -- any way to verify?  Also, which piece of hardware exactly?  Is it the sound card ... Read more

Answer:X220 tablet - sound suddenly stopped working from speakers and headphone (but not bluetooth)

If it doesn't appear in the device manager, it sounds to me like the sound chip (codec) or some support chip has died. I'm not sure how exact you want the answer to be. I think on that model, the codec is a Conexant 20672. If I am correct, the normal fix is to replace the motherboard. Many x220 machines are still under warranty. If yours is, now would be a good time to use it. You can check here:http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-service/warranty-status/default.page?

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Answer:Windows surface pro - (first gen). Headphone jack problem

32 year old (fourth gen). Girl problem.(You should try describing your question)

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i have the Gear4 Bluphones bluetooth headset that i am trying to connect to my pc. as i said in the title i am running windows 7. i inserted my bluetooth dongle, it update and installed drivers great but when it came to actually using the bluetooth headset, well nothing seemed to happen. i had the same problem with vista and i thought i wouldnt with windows7.where do i go from here?thank you.

Answer:windows 7 bluetooth device connection...

?I had the same problem with vista and I thought I wouldn?t with windows7?Windows 7 is Vista with a facelift and more features and made easily to upgrade from XP and Vista

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Hi,
I'm using my lumia 625 (which has windows phone 10 build 10536) to connect my laptop (windows 10 too) to the internet using bluetooth (less battery consuming & has smaller rang = more security) , the problem that i'm facing is that I can't set my connection as limited like wifi connections .
Is there any way to do that please?
because I have always automatic updates and I only have a very limited bandwidth :/ I really need help ... and is there any tool usb tether my phone to my laptop?
Thank you

Answer:Windows 10 : How can I set my Bluetooth connection as limited?

Please I really need help my bandwidth is consumed very fast...

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I am set up for dual boot with the factory default Windows 7 partition, and Xubuntu 12.10. All software is fully updated, everything is generally working fine, and has been for quite some time. I spend most of my time on the Xubuntu side, but occasionally have to access Windows for some specific tasks.

I have a problem with no sound coming out of the headphone jack while in Windows 7. This was working initially, but somewhere along the line it stopped. It is not a hardware problem, because the headphones work just fine under Xubuntu. Under Windows I have reinstalled the Realtek drivers to no positive effect. The speakers cut out when you plug in the headphones, but there is no sound. I found a couple of mentions of this problem:

http://en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-6...g-with-windows

Here it is suggested to remove the IDT Audio software. However, that is not installed on my system.

http://en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-6...&cur=2&url=%2F

Here it is suggested to activate the headphones from the Control Panel->Sound window. However, only the internal speakers are listed. The headphones are not.

If anyone has seen this problem and can suggest something to investigate, I would be very grateful.

Regards.

Answer:Asus U56E headphone jack problem (Windows 7)

Have you tried updating the drivers by going to the manufacture of your computer's website and downloading the drivers for your computer make and model?

Go to device manager by going to Start type in devmgmt.msc hit enter. Is there and read or yellow marks present? If so go to the manufacture of your computer website enter your service tag number or look up the model number including Windows 7 32bit or 64bit and download the appropriate drivers.

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Hi..I have an orbitsound barT12 v3 and cannot get it to connect to my laptop. My son's smartphone works ok through bluetooth but although my laptop has 'discovered' the soundbar when I attempt to 'connect' to it it returns 'connection failed'. Any help would be gratefully received (I am not a techie!!)

Answer:Windows 7 bluetooth connection to orbitsound soundbar

This is usually the result of old bluetooth drivers on the computer itself. Find out what type of bluetooth radio adapter the computer is using and then try to update that device on the web.
Or post make and model of laptop and I'll see if I can find the info myself.

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Hi! I am a simple guy and I have a simple mobile - a Doro63. That said, the pairing and transfer of data (pictures mainly) between phone and pc worked perfectly, until one day... (was it when I upgraded to 10 or was it when 'Knowhow' (aka 'Techguys') had to do a re-install? Don't ask me.)

Now, the laptop finds, and tells me that it is paired, to the phone - and the phone says it is paired to the laptop. But whenever I try and send a photo across, it ends up by giving me a "transfer incomplete" and a red X.

Vodafone (local) paired successfully with one of their staff phones - and sent over a pic to prove it. So they surmised that it was the laptop: "speak Knowhow." Knowhow says that the code on the laptop is corrupted: "speak Vodafone." Vodafone says that only Acer can send me the un-corrupted code: "speak to Acer" - and, guess what: Acer says that, as I purchased the laptop from Currys,, they offer no support, which is contracted to Knowhow.

Does anyone know how I get the right ruddy code into my ruddy laptop and solve the problem - or is that not the problem at all, but something else?

Thanks for your patience, Guys

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Hi there and thanks for helping....
I have an Asus Zenbook UX305F running Windows 10.
Yesterday I bought a pair of bluetooth headphones but am having a weird problem...
my laptop doesn't seem them in bluetooth... but it sees my phone
the phone sees my headphones and connects to my laptop.....
my laptop doesn't see my headphones....
so laptop bluetooth must be working to see phone
so headphones bluetooth must be working to see phone
what gives!!!
I have updated driver, and made sure it is running automatically
thanks again,
Nick

Answer:Bluetooth connection problems Zenbook/Windows 10

Is there a button to pair it on the headphones? In win 10 settings, devices, Bluetooth select More Bluetooth options, in the Bluetooth Settings popup tick the box for Allow Bluetooth devices to find this PC. Click Apply OK. See if it can pair then. If you have a list of music tracks try right clicking one of them and select Cast to device and see what shows up.

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Hi! I am a simple guy and I have a simple mobile - a Doro63. That said, the pairing and transfer of data (pictures mainly) between phone and pc worked perfectly, until one day... (was it when I upgraded to 10 or was it when 'Knowhow' (aka 'Techguys') had to do a re-install? Don't ask me.)

Now, the laptop finds, and tells me that it is paired, to the phone - and the phone says it is paired to the laptop. But whenever I try and send a photo across, it ends up by giving me a "transfer incomplete" and a red X.

Vodafone (local) paired successfully with one of their staff phones - and sent over a pic to prove it. So they surmised that it was the laptop: "speak Knowhow." Knowhow says that the code on the laptop is corrupted: "speak Vodafone." Vodafone says that only Acer can send me the un-corrupted code: "speak to Acer" - and, guess what: Acer says that, as I purchased the laptop from Currys,, they offer no support, which is contracted to Knowhow.

Does anyone know how I get the right ruddy code into my ruddy laptop and solve the problem - or is that not the problem at all, but something else?

Thanks for your patience, Guys

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how can i connect a headphone to a pc such that i want to hear the voice from the speakers as well as the headphone at a time?

Answer:connection of headphone

Get a dual connector from Radio Shack or you local electronics store.

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When I try to connect my Lumia 920 to my Misfit Shine it shows connected for a second and then immediately disconnects. Anybody else facing similar issues?

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My friend has a Dell Inspirion 6400 laptop with bluetooth inbuilt but it won't work. When it is switched on using the fn+F2 keys the indicator light comes on but clicking new connection on the bluetooth icon in the taskbar just brings up the message "Bluetooth is not ready." with only an ok option. He says it used to work but stopped about 4 months ago. I don't currently have access to the laptop because I'm no longer at his house but in the meantime, any ideas?Thanks for the helpJake

Answer:Dell Insipiron 6400 Bluetooth-Moved From Helproom

If you look in Device Manager, is the Bluetooth Adapter shown as working properly?

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