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Can I transfer files from Vista laptop to Win 7 laptop via bluetooth?

Q: Can I transfer files from Vista laptop to Win 7 laptop via bluetooth?

Hi all,

Question is as per the subject line but the reason I ask is that although each laptop is visible to the other in Devices and Printers when I try to send a file from the Vista laptop to the Win 7 laptop I get a message failure message. On the Win 7 machine when I click the the bluetooth icon in the systray the option to 'Allow a Device to connect' is greyed-out and there is no alert that a device is trying to connect. A far as I can tell the bluetooth settings on both laptops are OK, adding a device was OK with the passwork handshake completed without problem.

Is this a driver issue, settings issue, or summat else?

Ta.

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A: Can I transfer files from Vista laptop to Win 7 laptop via bluetooth?

Quote: Originally Posted by kanangus


Hi all,

Question is as per the subject line but the reason I ask is that although each laptop is visible to the other in Devices and Printers when I try to send a file from the Vista laptop to the Win 7 laptop I get a message failure message. On the Win 7 machine when I click the the bluetooth icon in the systray the option to 'Allow a Device to connect' is greyed-out and there is no alert that a device is trying to connect. A far as I can tell the bluetooth settings on both laptops are OK, adding a device was OK with the passwork handshake completed without problem.

Is this a driver issue, settings issue, or summat else?

Ta.



Couple of questions

Are you using "homegroup" for networking?

Is there no other way you can transfer like wifi (its faster)?

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/103055-can-i-transfer-files-vista-laptop-win-7-laptop-via-bluetooth.html
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Taken from this WikiPedia article:




Bluetooth Core Specification Version 2.1 + EDR is fully backward compatible with 1.2, and was adopted by the Bluetooth SIG on July 26, 2007. It supports theoretical data transfer speeds of up to 3 Mbit/s.Click to expand...

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A:Transfer files from old laptop

and welcome to the Forum

You may have to take ownership of the files first: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308421

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Better and much shorter question: What is the best way to move files from the hard disk of a failed laptop to another computer?

Remove the hard disk from the failed laptop. If it is SATA, as you state, take it to any desktop computer with SATA connectors. Connect it there as a secondary drive and burn your files to a DVD.

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If the old drive is bad/unreadable, none of your or my solutions will help. In that case, you'll have to send it and a lot of your money to a specialist.
 

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Did you install software on both?
Generally you will need to do so.

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Quote:





Originally Posted by PinetopRoss


Hi-my friend has an Acer laptop-we want to transfer her HDD to a better laptop,which has no HDD at all.Can we do the switch(W10) to the better laptop without re-install or losing any files? We want to completely remove the HDD from one laptop,and put the HDD from IT into the better laptop,which has no HDD at all.




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A:transferring files from xp comp to vista laptop

Save them as RTF on the desktop and then transfer them.
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A:Solved: PC can't access shared library files in Laptop through Homegroup, but laptop

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A:How to share files? - Win Xp Desktop&Win Vista Ultimate 64-bit Laptop[Wired/Wireless]

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A:Solved: Vista Laptop Shuts Down Randomy - Suspected Corrupted System Files

Has a Windows Update failed at any time recently? It appears the Vista installation is corrupted, and possibly can't be repaired (you can try the various Vista Repair features).

The first thing I would do, is transfer whatever data is on that drive, as the drive could be failing, among other possibilities.

Perhaps someone with more experience with these errors can chime in.
 

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A:Share files xp home laptop (wireless) to PC Vista (Wired) via Belkin router

Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt.

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PING each remote computer by IP address, and if successful, PING by name. Open a command prompt as described above and type.

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or
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<computer name> - is the computer name

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DHCP Client
DNS Client
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Network Location Awareness
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Server
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Workstation

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If you encounter difficulties accessing computers that are visible in Network Neighborhood, make sure the computer being accessed has an account with the same name/password as the system connecting to it uses to login.

While the default NetBIOS setting is correct for normal network configurations, it's possible for it to be altered, and it costs nothing to make sure it's correct. NETBIOS over TCP/IP must be enabled for normal network browsing.
 

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Computer POST and beep codes are how a mobo tells you there are problems. Reinstalling will not resolve this as it is a hardware issue.

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Another way to transfer the file is to put both of the PC's on the same Homegroup and share the file to copy it via the Homegroup - Create

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A:Solved: Toshiba laptop. Windows Vista. About to do System Restore. Back up files firs

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A:Moving contacts data from vista laptop to win 10 laptop

Hi Pjollop, I'm sure someone has much clearer picture on this, but my impression is that the traditional address book seems to have gone, part of a trend in Windows design from Vista onwards particularly.
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What is the Windows Contacts Folder and Why Do You Need it?

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Fortunately I use Thunderbird... long deterred from relying on Windows email clients after MS chopping and changing - we'll have one, no we won't- we'll change the email client - we'll leave most of the client in but won't make it available- etc.

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A:Transfer files from XP to Vista possible?

Should work just fine. Vista can read an XP drive with no problems.

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A:Transfer files from XP to Vista

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Also see this . . http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727037.aspx
 

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A:Does My Laptop Have Bluetooth.

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A:Is there a way I can get Bluetooth on my laptop?

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A:Bluetooth on laptop is gone

Hi,

It would help if you could provide some details about your computer/laptop?

System Info - See Your System Specs

Is there a bluetooth button above the keyboard? Check to see that it is on.

Regards,
Golden

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A:Does this laptop have Bluetooth?

Hi: Below is the link to the product specs page for your notebook. http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-17-f100-Notebook-PC-series/7234909/model/7415848/document/c04433088/ It does not come with built in bluetooth, or that feature would have been listed along with the 1x1 802.11b/g/n WLAN wireless connectivity specification. You can purchase an external usb bluetooth adapter, or if you are willing and able to take the whole notebook apart to get to the wireless card, you can switch it out for the Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 HMC combo adapter, or the Realtek RT8723BE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04427554    

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