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Q: Bluetooth doesn't work after last windows 10 updates on Octo...

After tha last automatic update of Microsoft Windows 10 the bluetooth doesn't work. I can turn it on and off, but it doesn't recognize other devices and is not detected its presence from other devices, such as smartphones, so it is impossible to put them in communication and exchange files. Please, may anyone help me? Thank you, very much.
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A:My Bluetooth doesn't work on Windows 7 x64 Professional

Quote: Originally Posted by beethoven

After the fresh install (few months ago) it worked.

So we know that it does actually work with Windows 7, but you just cant get it to now.

Quote: Originally Posted by beethoven

The "Allow new device to connect" is blurred gray, so I can't click it.

What about "Add a Device"?
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You'll be glad to know I stopped being a WUSS, and restored the Ghost image I made this morning. It was nerve wracking but went well. I'm posting here after all.

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How to restore bluetooth?

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I tried to do this:
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Please help!

Thank you,

A:My bluetooth doesn't work. bttray doesn't open.

Quote: Originally Posted by Karstin1812

I am quite new here, but I've been wanting to get this problem solved for a long time, and I haven't seemed to get any answer.

So here's my problem:

I bought my Asus N53SV for around a year ago, and it worked great. But for some reason something changed.
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I tried to do this:
[windows] + r >bttray
But nothing opens up.

Please help!

Thank you,

Hi Karstin,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

You would need to re-install Bluetooth software/driver for your system. Please check the link below for finding out the drivers:

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download

If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact us.
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Look in "Services" and see if it's enabled.
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Have you put your mouse into the "Discovery Mode"?
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Quote: Originally Posted by nyler

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Hi nyler,

Welcome to Seven forums.

Please let me know which wireless/bluetooth network card you have on the system. You need to update the application and driver for the system.

Let us know the model so we can provide you the exact link to get it updated. Check this video which would be helpful in updating all the drivers:

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Kindly update your system specs here by following this.

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 Attach.txt   13.02KB

DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by user at 3:08:50.73 on Fri 01/03/2003
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
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Service tag: <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy>

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Thank you for writing to us!
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My Name is Kaushal and I work for social media and community team at Dell.
I would like to advice to reset internet explorer first of all because if any updates are waiting for internet explorer you will have this kind of problem.
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A:Windows Update Doesn't Work

Cmon guys, somebody please help.

Just give me ideas, any suggestion that might come to mind that could possibly be the problem fell free to post. I am absolutely clueless and I know somebody on this forum knows something helpful.
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The old keyboard is from an old Dell XPS from 15 years ago.
It worked fine on my last computer a Dell GX620 with XP.
My new computer a locally made one in an HP case has windows 7.
Old keyboard isn't even recognized.
Is it now obsolete or something.

Microsoft seems devoted to making hardware as well as operating systems routinely obsolete. IMHO.

A:old keyboard doesn't work with windows 7

Yeah, I hear ya. I have a Filco I really like these days.
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Hi. This problem affects my Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 computer.
Occasionally, when I log on the computer after locking it for a long time, the keyboard acts as if the Windows Key is depressed. (Pressing E opens explorer, R opens the Run dialog, U opens Accessibility Options, etc.)

This is fixed easily by entering the security dialog (Ctrl+Alt+Del). However, once I do this, the Windows Key appears to stop functioning.
Tapping it will not open the start menu (for the record, nor will Ctrl+Esc), and none of its combinations work except Winkey+L to lock.

Can someone explain to me why this happens and how to fix it?

A:Windows key doesn't work properly


Try another Keyboard and see if the problem is still there.
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Hey The last time an update was installed was in January since the Windows work Update doesn't next time i was offered an update Windows Update or any of the programs that use windows update fail to update Also i can't download the updates manually standalone msu installers also dont Windows Update doesn't work work windows defender IE installations also fail to update And unfortunately i have deleted the recent system restore checkpoints before i knew about this problem Windows Update gives error i have tried the quot solution quot to delete temp update files and all other solutions i could find on the internet Windows defender gives the same error The updates can be downloaded from windows update but cannot be download not even manually in msu package I also lost many shortcut files of MS Office the icon Windows Update doesn't work turned white and they lost their target Some shortcuts of rd party programs are also lost which were supposed to be in c windows installer blabla I have Windows Vista Home Basic with SP SP came with the ssytem when i bought it This is very weird I have no other choice than to reformat drive and use recovery disk Please help

A:Windows Update doesn't work

Originally Posted by Huki


The last time an update was installed was in January..since the next time i was offered an update, Windows Update or any of the programs that use windows update fail to update. Also i can't download the updates manually..standalone msu installers also dont work.. windows defender, IE8 installations also fail to update. And unfortunately i have deleted the recent system restore checkpoints before i knew about this problem.
Windows Update gives error 80070002, i have tried the "solution" to delete temp update files, and all other solutions i could find on the internet. Windows defender gives the same error. The updates can be downloaded from windows update, but cannot be download (not even manually in .msu package)
I also lost many shortcut files of MS Office (the icon turned white and they lost their target). Some shortcuts of 3rd party programs are also lost (which were supposed to be in c:\windows\installer\blabla\

I have Windows Vista Home Basic with SP1 (SP1 came with the ssytem when i bought it). This is very weird. I have no other choice than to reformat drive and use recovery disk. Please help.

Hi Huki,

Have a look here;

Also check that your system date and time are correct

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My Windows Update was working fine up until about two weeks ago.  Two weeks ago my Kaspersky ran out and I switched over to Bit Defender.  I am trying to install a new program and get the message that my Net Framework needs to be updated, there is a current Net Framework 4.0 update but it won't download.  I ran the troubleshooter and tried many other things to get Windows update working.  I get the message "Windows cannot search for new updates"  code 80080005.  My most recent check for updates was on 8/20/2013.  Checking my update history I had numerous updates up until 9/10/2013, I was also able to download one two days ago, but there are two more and they will not download.  I might add that the numerous updates until 9/10/2013 were all installed successfully, and it was not until I installed Bit Defender that I cannot use Windows Update. 

A:windows update doesn't work

No guarantees but you might like to try the following sequence:
Uninstall Bit Defender using their removal tool:
Uninstall Kapersky using their removal tool to remove any remnants:
(Windows Defender now active?)
Run the MS Windows 7 Update Fixit Tool:
Test Windows Update functionality.