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Laptop to LG Hi-def Soundbar bluetooth

Q: Laptop to LG Hi-def Soundbar bluetooth

Not sure if this question has been answered elsewhere, but i'm wondering how i would be able to stream audio from my HP Mini Laptop to an LG Soundbar with bluetooth. I've gone through the steps to pair the two devices, and the process has been completed. On the soundbar it reads "paired" And my laptop says the same thing, however, when i try to play music through the soundbar, it only comes out of my laptop speakers. How do i solve this?
Answer as soon as possible please?
By the way, i don't know if it should make a difference, but i have Windows 7 Starter edition.
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A:Ps3 to soundbar

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A:AC511 USB Soundbar, static

As the OP I now take the liberty to summarize this thread and mark it as answered. There have been several topics touched on:
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Topic closed.
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You need to say in what connection mode this problem is happening - physical connection or Bluetooth.
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A:DELL AC511 Soundbar, microphone or audio out not working

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Quote: Originally Posted by kanangus

Hi all,

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Are you using "homegroup" for networking?

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i found the drivers on the laptop's webpage but this pops up as i try to install it

A:laptop's bluetooth problems

Hiya and welcome to the forums.

Make sure that you haven't turned it off by accident. On some laptops there is a small button/slide somewhere around the front/edge of the laptop and on others there is usually a "FN" key that needs to be pressed in conjunction with one of the "F" keys (should have a bluetooth logo on it) ... hope this helps a bit pal
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I recommend you to once make sure that your laptop has bluetooth in it, and if it has bluetooth installed in it ensure that bluetooth is switched on. Normally laptops have a wireless swtich for wireless and bluetooth that needs to be turned on.
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A:Pairing bluetooth headset to laptop

Quote: Originally Posted by werosen

I've tried to install a couple of different Bluetooth headsets (Motorola & Samsung) to my Latitude E6230 running Windows 7 Pro x64. It recognizes the headset and says it has been installed, but then searches for drivers that cannot be found and the device icon ends up with an error flag on them and it doesn't work. I have an internal Dell 380 Bluetooth 4.0 module with current drivers that tests fine. Any suggestions?

Hi werosen,

Welcome to the community.

Please remove the drivers currently installed for Bluetooth and then install them from the link below:


Let me know the model of wireless card installed on the system.

Also, you can update any driver for your system by the following this video below:

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Thank you for participating in the HP Support Forum.The Serial Number (SN) has been removed from your post to protect your personally identifiable product information from theft and subsequent fraud, in accordance with the HP Support Forum's Rules of Participation #4: "Protect privacy...don?t post your computer?s serial # or contact information publically, and do not allow someone you don?t know to remotely take control of your computer."Respectfully,eric-g

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Hello guys!
.I have a Motorola L6 phone and an ACER laptop,both have in-built bluetooth. I wanna transfer songs from my laptop to phone.
The problem: My mobile does show up on my laptop but when I select the file and try to transfer it to my phone,it says "error establishing a connection,FTP connection failed"
If the phone shows up,it means its connected right?? Then why can't I transfer my file?
Tell me step-by-step as to how I can successfully connect with FTP(file transfer protocol) for my phone.
I have tried several times,but it keeps sayin that "error establishing connection" even though my phone shows up ...
Just guide me through all the "pairing,FTP,configuration etc" needed to connect , please......

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