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Dell bluetooth keyboard problems.

Q: Dell bluetooth keyboard problems.

Hello there, this is my first post on these forums and I hope someone can help.

I was on an online forum last night on my ps3 and was tired of typing in posts using my ps3 controller. It dawned on me that I could pair my bluetooth PC keyboard to the PS3, and I managed to do so with no problems.

However, once I went back to trying to use the keyboard with the PC, it is not being detected. I have tried to reconnect using the "Add device" function in the control panel, but the keyboard isn't being detected at all. I even tried the old "Switch off and back on again" but to no avail.

I hope someone can help, it's probably something really simple but it has me completely stumped. Thanks in advance

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A: Dell bluetooth keyboard problems.

Try to reinstall the driver for your bluetooth keyboard.
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A:Dell Bluetooth Keyboard and Driver

I had exactly the same problem and unfortunately Dell technical support were no help. As far as I can gather the Bluetooth keyboard and mouse are supplied to Dell by Logitech and the software that enables the higher level functions is called Setpoint. Version 4.80 is compatible with Windows 7 and should make all the keys work. I downloaded it from FileHippo. Good luck!
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A:I am having problem with my Bluetooth Dell Wireless Keyboard connet

Did you ever manage to solve this? I'm having the identical problem the last 3 weeks or so. I'm using a tablet with built-in Bluetooth, and I can get my previously-working keyboard working by removing it and pairing it again, but then it works for a minute or two and quits on my, showing it is still paired. I know the battery is fully charged on the keyboard.

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A:[SOLVED] Dell Bluetooth keyboard and mouse issue.


Click Start, in the Search box type Run, then type devmgmt.msc

This will open Device Manager

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What is listed underneath Bluetooth Radios?

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A:Bluetooth Keyboard problems

Well, on the hopes there was something in the Bluetooth app that I missed, I went back and took another look.

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Try going here and click on the + sign beside Network and you should see the driver for that PC
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Hi Chloberxox and Welcome to TSF,

What exact issue are you having with the bluetooth device?
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Have you checked or replaced the keyboard batteries?
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Guess nobody but me has this problem. LOL
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Hello and welcome Floris mate soem sytem specs would be handy System Info - See Your System Specs

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@Jas_K, Hello and thanks for posting on the HP support forums.  Here is a link that may be of some help to you. It is a link from the forums working with bluetooth issues and Windows 8. bluetooth not working in windows 8 Here is a link to a support article on bluetooth as well. HP PCs - Using Bluetooth Devices (Windows 8) Check the links out and try what they offer.  I do believe though in your case because it is making connection and only holding it for a few moments that means the bluetooth communications system in either the main body or the keyboard is in need or repair or replacement. Try hooking up a bluetooth head set and see if it keeps connected if it does then the keyboards bluetooth module is gone.  If the bluetooth headset or other bluetooth device does not keep connected to the main body then its bluetooth chip is the issue.  Either way you need to send it in. Please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link below to get the support number for your region. Let me know how things go. Thank you again for posting and have a great day.
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A:Dell D620 Bluetooth

Dell says that Bluetooth is an option on this model. If the option in the bios to enable or disable Bluetooth is hi-lighted, we can assume that the system has a Bluetooth adapter installed
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I have a Dell 7710 with a Intel 8260 wifi/bluetooth card. I am trying to pair a Bluetooth headset (blue buds X) and it does not see the headset. I have the headset in pairing mode and the PC is searching, but it never finds it (or anything nearby).

My droid turbo 2 phone can see the blubuds and other devices near by. So I do not think it is an issue with the headset; rather, the 7710.

Also, on the 7710, I set the Bluetooth setting to "Alllow Bluetooth devices to find this PC" and my Turbo 2 does not see the pc.

I have the latest driver from dell. The card is seen in windows and shows functioning properly. The wifi works fine.

Any ideas? Could this be a driver/setting issue or just a bad card?

I did check and the two antennas are connected to the card.
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Hi, I'm having trouble with the BT modules for my Dell D520. It shows up in my Dell D510 Device Manager without any hassle!

The D510 is running XP Pro and the D520 is running Windows 7 Ultimate. I have 2 modules which work great on the D510 but not on the D520.

I have now sent away for another cable to see if there's any luck by doing this.

Could this be a problem with the D520 running 7



A:Dell D520 Bluetooth

Hi, are their any yellow or marks in device manager on the D520 are the drivers installed for the bluetooth?
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I bought these speakers with a new dell 8900 running windows 10 in March.  The on off button for the speakers is very inconsistent.  I go for weeks not being able to turn the speakers on.  This morning I pressed the bluetooth button for a really long time (just for the heck of it) and then pressed on/off and the light miraculously appeared.  But what am I doing wrong?  I bought these for wired usage, not for blue tooth.  Why doesn't the on off button always work?
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I am reading the specs for the Dell D630 and it shows this laptop has bluetooth.
How can I turn on bluetooth on the laptop or check to see if it turned on?
With bluetooth turned on can I trade files from laptop to iphone or from iphone to laptop?

Here are the specs:
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Hi guys,

i recenty had a rootkit virus which i removed successfully thanks to some kind person on this forum

however since then my bluetooth isnt working

i have a dell 6400... the blue bluetooth light is on...but i usually have a bluetooth icon in the system tray which isnt there anymore

when i try to bluetooth something to my laptop from my discovers the laptop but then says sending failed

can someone please help me out

thanks :)


You may need to reinstall the Bluetoth drivers . .

You can go to the Dell support site, enter your Service Tag Number and download the bluetooth drivers. Be sure to use IE and do not use the Dell Download Manager!

Just download the driver file, save it to the desktop and double click to install

On the list of drivers, click on the driver file:

Then the download button here:
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This is the Toshiba Bluetooth stack that you will need to install to get your keyboard to pair.
Google that and download the exe file directly from the Toshiba site. You have to uninstall the Dell 350 bluetooth software if you already have that installed. 
The camera is now the only thing I havent found a driver for, but I never used it anyway. 

A:XPS M2010 Windows 10 Success!! Bluetooth keyboard is working!

Hi g33kg1rl,
Thanks for posting.
Glad to hear you were able to find the driver to install for your keyboard.  The camera drivers can be found here:
Please scroll down to Mouse, Keyboard & Input Devices (3 files) and you will see them.
If neither of these are working, contact me privately and I'll see what I can find.  Thanks
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A:Windows 8 HTPC Rii Mini Keyboard Bluetooth Issues

Why don't you try restoring your PC to the earlier state before plugging in your Rii. It might help wiping out the info already stored in the system and start fresh again.

You have a very nice smartphone. I also have an android phone (HTC One X) and sometimes I use it to control my HTPC. Download the FREE app on your phone and then download the server on your PC and you can control your HTPC smoothly via your home wifi network. You can even turn on your PC thru WOL (wake-on-lan) and turn it off also just using your smartphone. You might think about returning you Rii after trying the Unified Remote App.
My other HTPC controller is a logitech K-400 wireless keyboard with heat pad. It's always nice to have a full size keyboard with any PC. It also has a tiny USB dongle which didn't have the same problem like you have now even if I plug and unplug it to the front and back of the HTPC.

BTW, This isn't me on the video. I just grabbed it from youtube...hahaha. Cheers!
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I have exhausted my efforts to get an answer out of Microsoft's forums regarding the problem with W8's insistence of flashing straight into the Metro Devices page when installing hardware thus precluding the ability to install a Bluetooth keyboard (or other BT device) without a passkey, an essential element of having a functional BT keyboard in each OS of a multi-boot environment.

So does anyone know where in the registry is the key that can be altered to stop Windows automatically assigning a passkey? I would imagine it's the same in Windows 7 if I only knew where that was!

A:Registry Way Of Disabling Bluetooth Keyboard Passkey Requirement?

Sorry I can't help directly. I also don't have or use BT so bear with me lol...

You could install the driver using device manager and it will probably not put up this passkey screen you're referring to.