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connecting Bose Bluetooth speaker with Pavilion 23

Q: connecting Bose Bluetooth speaker with Pavilion 23

Can you help me ? I'm trying to conect my Pavilion 23 to my Bose Bluetooth speaker?
I cant find where to turn on the bluetooth settings .

Thanking you in advance ,

Rachel Machuca
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Windows 7 will set you back a hundred bucks: 7
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Don't be afraid to ask questions . Sorry if this essay is intimidating .
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nickt1988 said:

When using the software to connect to the wireless it allows me to enter the wpa key and the windows connection says its a bridge network but it never makes it passed authencation.Click to expand...

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Just a bit more info...

Just posting things while I remember them...

I had problems connecting yesterday so fiddled with my settings for a bit. Then restarted, and connected (but still got a DNS error). However, having done exactly the same thing today I haven't been able to connect at all.

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I am using the ip address assigned directly instead of using machine names.

Another thing is that the router is setup to use opendns. Had used opendns some time before and somewhat sure there were no problems with vncClick to expand...

OpenDNS would be for name resolution and you're using IP addresses - - > not relevant

jmchue said:

VNC was working on my internal network viewing between different machines. I just changed the router (netgear wrn3500) and can't seem to connect between machines anymore. Able to access internet from each machine and can see windows shares.
Router firmware is stock.Click to expand...

The router is not involved in the connection other than routing; if you can ping and use the shares, then I'm sure the router is irrelevant too.

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Try assigning to R2 and to R1.
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