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how to enable bluetooth in BIOS

Q: how to enable bluetooth in BIOS

I recently purchased an asus f5gl laptop running vista OS and just now have needed to use bluetooth, but have found out that it has been disabled in system information. i would like to know how to enable bluetooth in BIOS or where ever i can?
does anybody have any ideas, any help is greatly appreciated.

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A: how to enable bluetooth in BIOS

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Hi and welcome to TSF please see this from MS Set up a Bluetooth enabled device should be the same for win 7

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/enable-bluetooth-763450.html
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A:Can't find where to enable VT-x in BIOS

It's possible it has some other name on your BIOS, like "Virtualization Technology" or "Intel Virtualization Feature". It's usually under the CPU or maybe even Motherboard settings.

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A:USB won't enable in Award BIOS

Normally, your USB BIOS would only be required to allow BOOTing a USB HD.

Your Belkin USB is not accessed at BOOT time, so stop fussing with BIOS.

If you have modem-->router setup, then the drivers are not required at all!

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A:Enable VT-x in bios on T420s

Look in the Security -> Virtualization menu.

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Hi

>This computer has an Intel Core 2 Duo P7450 and is compatible with virtualization
This does not seem to be correct...

From my knowledge if the CPU would support the Intel VT, then this would be enabled by default.
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A:How do you enable Virtualization in Bios

Hi, Looking at the bios simulator for your PC, the option should be located under the Security tab.....System Security. Regards, DP-K

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A:Can't enable Secure Boot on my BIOS.

CSM will not always be shown as a CSM on/off option; however, the Compatibility Support Module directly relates to Legacy support. So, I would start by resetting my BIOS to defaults and then reviewing the following options:

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A:Cannot enable virtualization in my Bios Menu

Hi, Boot into the BIOS (F10) and change the VT setting to enable and save.  See the below image.  HP doesn't support VT on consumer PCs.  There has been mixed results with getting VT to work.

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A:how do I enable Bios Virtualization on an HP Probook 450 G1 ...

Please restart the Notebook and keep tapping F10 key during the startup to access the BIOS. Once you get to the BIOS please select System Configuration and then go to Device Configuration. Now here you need to look for either BIOS Virtualisation or VT-X and enable the same.Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again**Click the KUDOS star on left to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem.Thank You,K N R KI work on behalf of HP

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Does this help locate the correct Bios rom




kimsland said:





MSI Drivers
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A:Update ASUS A8V Deluxe BIOS to enable AGP Texture Acceleration? Help!

Hi, linkzor. I looked up your motherboard on the Asus site, and the bios updates they have listed for your motherboard are not even worth upgrading to. They don't list anything about fixing agp texture acceleration, either. However, if you still want to flash your bios, simply visit the asus support website, download their auto-flash bios tool and your bios, and it does everything for you. you do NOT need to take apart your pc.

Also, Perhaps your video card does not support agp texture acceleration?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/update-asus-a8v-deluxe-bios-to-enable-agp-texture-acceleration-help.81320/
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In the meantime, anyone can run software manually to enable Speed Shift but you need to relaunch the software every time your computer sleeps or turns off, so that is inconvenient. But the boost in performance is worth the effort.
I have manually enabled SpeedShift via software such as ThrottleStop or just writing 1 to MSR 0x770.
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A:XPS 9550 Speed Shift - when will Dell enable via BIOS update?

Such a shame that a premium workstation doesn't even use some basic skylake features. Dell please fix this.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19994644
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A:Bluetooth not detected in windows, or in the bios

*It's a built in bluetooth device*

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/287036-bluetooth-not-detected-windows-bios.html
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I looked at one Alienware Aurora on the Dell site. There is nothing in the BIOS, for that one that I looked at, for Bluetooth.
I would just disable it in the Device Manager.

Dell has a special support forum for Alienware users. You could also ask there. Be sure to state the specific Aurora model, as there are several.
Alienware Club - Dell Community

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A:To enable or not to enable (file sharing that is)

Where exactly have "I've seen all over the place that you should not enable file sharing".

If you don't that is fine. But then you can't share files. Just a choice to make.

With a router you should be reasonably protected.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/to-enable-or-not-to-enable-file-sharing-that-is.374214/
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A:Bluetooth driver for Acer Aspire 5253-BZ661 but no bluetooth hardware?

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A:installed intel ac3160 dual band + bluetooth system wont allow bluetooth to star

Have you install latest driver for the intel ac-3160 device?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/618777/installed-intel-ac3160-dual-band-bluetooth-system-wont-allow-bluetooth-to-star/
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default (after startup): WiFi on / BT off
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second time: WiFi off / BT on
third time: WiFi off / BT off

and repeat.

I hope this helps people with their bluetooth issues =)

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Hi, You have to allow your Sony is discoverable. How ? Please check its manual. Normally it MUST have a blue button to press. Regards.

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