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Sony Bluetooth KBD Connection help

Q: Sony Bluetooth KBD Connection help

I bought an i& desktop with BT keyboard & mouse. I've recently begun to lose connectivity with the keyboard.

I also upgraded to a Samsung SSD and I mention that as it is the reason I removed a lot of bloatware. Long story short, I call Sony and they cant help naturally except to send a new keyboard. The instrucitons tell me to use a file on C named wconnect.exe to enable pairing of the new keyboard.

And it's one of the files I cleaned out and Sony cant help except to tell me to do a factory restore to get it. I dont have the three days it would take.

Can anyone make any suggestions that would help ? Thanks.

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A: Sony Bluetooth KBD Connection help

That right there would be reason enough for me to never buy another product from them again.
Using a ridiculous proprietary connection system without allowing the software to be downloaded separately.

On that note does it work at all?
Have you tried changing your power options to always on? (may help keep connection alive)

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/227166-sony-bluetooth-kbd-connection-help.html
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Have you done anything with this?
 

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Hi welcome to the forum

do you have any yellow or red marks next to anything in device manager?

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Quote: Originally Posted by bentrice


Hey friends. So my issue is my internal bluetooth radio is not being recognized at all on my computer. Device manager shows nothing having to do with bluetooth, dev manager has no yellow exclamation marks either, new drivers do nothing, new WIDCOMM software does nothing... I had my logitech MX-5000 desktop working perfectly in vista on this very computer with the internal radio. I upgraded to 7 and I've had this issue.

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Hi and welcome

If it worked on vista and is the same hardware it should work in win 7. More often than not it is the driver. What model radio, computer, 32bit or 64? etc

Kenn J+

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Hello roxiedg and welcome to Seven Forums.

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Here is the step-by-step way to connect two laptops using Bluetooth.

Software and Hardware Requirements

In-built Bluetooth device on laptopBluetooth dongle (optional)Bluetooth drivers (optional)

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Source: How to Connect Two Laptops Using Bluetooth

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A:Bluetooth Connection

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A:Bluetooth Wireless Connection

hadoud76 said:



My friend has told me to enable my bluetooth on my phone, and he sent me files without me accepting it. This made me go nuts.I told him if I posted here, i could get an answer of how one phone can send a file to another phone without the other phone accepting it.We both had Nokia 6630. I am counting on you guys!Click to expand...

Its in the bluetooth security setting, I had a look at the sony errickson I have and its a per phone setting, so if you linked to your friends phone go into the options (more options) for the phone named "your friend" and you will find a setting for "connect".. "always" or "ask each time" or similar.

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Quote: Originally Posted by borgqueenx


so usally(not always) there is no delay in sound. but when i try to go use my bluetooth headset with msn, every sound stops. my girlfriend can hear me, but i cant hear anything anymore. but as soon as i press the stop conversation button in msn, i hear everything she said, and the sounds that where supposed to play during that time. Now there is a massive delay in sound(about 30 seconds), only fixable by re-pairing with the notebook.

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It is either the driver or the pairing. I would re-install the driver and then re-pair the device.
Ken

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A:Solved: Bluetooth connection

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-bluetooth-connection.778119/
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in device manager is bluetooth showing ?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bluetooth-connection-problem-please-hel.1066385/
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Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... There is a Function Key on your Laptop to enable Wireless and the Bluetooth Device ..Read the Link below if this does not resolve your issue .. Could you please Post the Model Number of your Laptop ...

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Moderator comment: Subject corrected.

A:Bluetooth activated but no connection on ThinkPad ...

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Please confirm which machine you have: W510 (subject) or T510 (message body).
 
Regards.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Bluetooth-activated-but-no-connection-on-ThinkPad-T510/td-p/3394835
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http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/21291-bluetooth-cellphone-pc-connection-issues.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/issues-with-bluetooth-headset-connection.765869/
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Forgot to mention, when the mouse is connected, all the drivers are up to date. I've checked several different drivers, all up to date.

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Have you tried new batteries? I have 4 of the MS Sculpt Comfort mice and if they start acting flaky I know it's time to change the batteries.

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What program are you using to capture. Movie Maker?

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