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Q: Bluetooth headphone

Hi there
I am using latitude E6430. After many trial to pair my headphones to the laptop, now I van hear all system sounds, youtube, ..etc. But when I play windows media player the sounds come from the laptop speakers !!!
Any help please ?!

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3517/t/19682258
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A:Headphone audio on laptop

It sounds hollow with no bass or clarity. I have adjusted the equalizer to no avail.
 

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I'm using a Trust USB 2.0 dongle Bluetooth adapter (the little one you insert on the usb port) that came with a keyboard and mouse Bluetooth set that I used. Could that dongle be designed only for the bluetooth keyboard and mouse set?
 

A:I cannot connect my phone to my PC (Windows 8.1) with Bluetooth

The Bluetooth device seems fine as it already detected your keyboard and mouse. However, your phone seems not supported with the current Bluetooth device and you might need to take another look.
 

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I have a speaker installed in my cpu and it work just fine.
my computer is windows 7.
and my headphone does make sound when I plug it on my computer and work just fine with other device than my computer.
Question :
why is it only the right side of the headphone is working while the left side of it only make a static noise?
please help. I've tried everything I could find in youtube and other resource but none of them seems to have the same problem as mine

thx
 

A:Headphone problem (?)

Have you tried plugging the headphones into something else (radio, mp3 player, another computer) to see if it might just be a problem with the headphones and not the computer?
 

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If I open "Devices and Printers" and right-click the "Bluetooth headset" icon, I get an alert that the device "Failed to initialize".

I've tried rebooting, tried a different BT adapter, updated my BT drivers off the makers' website, Device Manager shows everything is connected & working (including "Bluetooth Audio").

64bit Win7 Home. Inateck BT-4.0 usb adapter. Speaker is a "MicroBoom" BT v2.1:
Any ideas?

PS: Eliminated the obvious. Speaker is fully charged and works just fine with my phone.
 

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Are all Bluetooth adapters the same and if my cheap adapters won't pair with anything, neither will an expensive one? Or might there be something else going on?

Thx.
 

A:Difference in Bluetooth adapters?

Do you see any yellow (!) in the device manager when either of the Bluetooth devices are installed?
 

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Hi,

I pair my Plantronics Calisto PLT Headset to my Desktop Computer (Windows 7 x64), and it showed that everything is OK, but when I tried to use it, it didn't work.
When I press icon of sound on the taskbar and I go to Playback or Recording there is there Bluetooth Hands-free Audio but is Disconnected, and I don't have any idea how to connect this and make to work.
Can someone help me to solve this problem? I will really appreciate any help.

P.S.
I did everything like supposed to be. I attached few images to show my situation.






 

A:Bluetooth Problem

Hi,
Yesterday I bought USB BT400 Adapter.
I started everything from beginning and there is exactly the same situation. Nothing changed. If you look to the picture, everything is pair and installed and when I ask them, they said that was something wrong with Windows configuration (not 100%).
Point is that they didn't have any clue what is wrong.
P.S.
I didn't mention that before when I installed USB Bluetooth Adapter, and I pair my device in the Playback and Recording devices when I tried to connect it worked for very short time and after this somehow disconnected by itself.
I don't know if I explain well what's happened, but if you want to ask something to make clear, please don't hesitate.
 

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A:Headphone and Microphone Jack won't Work Together

Turn off the insertion detection on realtek. Top-right corner somewhere, from memory.
 

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Thanks
 

A:Bluetooth Speakers

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The laptop model is a HP Pavillion dv6-1007tx.

Thanks in advance.

EDIT: When I plug in a HDMI cable to the laptop, sound comes through my TV.
 

A:No sound through headphone jack or laptop speakers

Do you see any yellow (!) in the device manager? Are you sure you have installed the proper audio driver for Windows 7 64 or 32 bit?
 

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A:Bluetooth Keyboard problems

Well, on the hopes there was something in the Bluetooth app that I missed, I went back and took another look.

Not much there, really. But I enabled Bluetooth Network (even tho I only have the BT keyboard and mouse and no other BT devices) and enabled sharing with other BT devices (I guess between the keyboard and mouse and dongle or ?).

None of those seemed particularly applicable when I looked at them before, but
whichever one of those did something, I did a test on the keyboard and at least
yet it hasn't shut off even waiting several minutes.

Actually, would be nice if everything PC / Windows would be that simple!
 

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A:Speaker/headphone not working

Hey Auto2. The first thing I would do is bring your machine up to SP3 as it's been out for years now. XP with SP2 is not supported. You can download then double-click on the self executing SP3 file from the link below. This 316MB file is for the 32bit version of XP which most people have.Disregard the IT Pros nomenclature, takes about 15-20 minutes on average to install once you start it.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=24
 

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http://www.amazon.co.uk/FiiO-E3-Hea...1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1353073889&sr=1-1

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Belkin-3-5m...2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1353073843&sr=1-2

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A:I broke my headphone jack

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A:Headphone problem

If you are really careful, you can pull the rest of the broken phone plug out of the laptop's audio jack. If you damage the laptops jack, you might trash the motherboard. With the plug in the jack, the internal speakers are usually disconnected
 

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A:Can't use bluetooth headphone with my wired earpiece!

dreckk said:





I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.
I'm having Dell XPS L501X with Realtek High Definition Audio and OS Win7
Is there any way to make them work simultaneously?Click to expand...

look at the options of the program , cause sometimes it was configed that way

when you use the blue the wired turns off vice versa

look both in the sound card program options , bluetooth program options , win7

audio options
 

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A:Steelseries Siberia V2 headphone mic not working in game

don't know if applies, but see if this helps. ctlpnl->Sound, Recording->Mic->Properties

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A:New headphone won't work

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A:Speakers only work plugged into headphone jack

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A:Atheros Bluetooth\wireless n

better buy defective laptop and get it off of it
also try craigslist
 

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seems like the headphone mode is set maybe to 5.1 speaker. what sound device are you using?

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hi,

Was your PC built for you or did you buy it in a shop?

If it was built for you, you might want to check that the front panel connectors are connected to the motherboard. I have seen many people forget to do this.
 

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the front ports are most-likely canceling out the rear ports, unless you've dealt with a similar setup that worked fine.
 

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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:Listening/headphone/speaker port damaged

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Hi

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Hey bud...I have tried this before with a pair of el cheapo bluetooth dongles...I managed to share files sweet as but I got bored of fluffing around for ages...I suspect looking out for what brands of bluetooth dongles are reliable and if anyone else has managed it...

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A:Using the Default Bluetooth Manager with Toshiba Laptop

"Sorry if I'm being ignorant, but I'm not well acquainted with bluetooth yet"...

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That colorless port might be for input devices, that does not include headphones. I had the same problem with my audigy 2 zs, had to plug my headset into a speaker port, its really the only way to get them to work, unless you have front panel ports for headphones.
 

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you're in for a painful stretch of road transferring movies via bluetooth. Your better off setting them side by side and using IR. Or why dont you all just wire into your router and transfer them over a wired connection? it'll be much faster. not to mention the risk of data corruption. I have a movie that was corrupted during transfer and you have to skip through about 10 minutes of it to avoid having it freeze during playback.
 

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http://www.driverguide.com

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Hi,

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.

Will
 

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Hi

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Have you done anything with this?
 

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A:Multi-purpose PC Bluetooth Adapter

Something like these?

http://www.buy.com/cat/Bluetooth_USB_Adapter_Bluetooth_Hands-Free_Wireless/16626.html
 

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Tried 2 different sets batteries.

Did it crap out on me or??

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A:Bluetooth connectivity problems

Thread here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic101428.html
 

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A:Bluetooth problems - disgusted!

The power hungry thread asks a question about battery life in bluetooth devices - I didn't see anything relating to that in my last thread about connectivity problems. And I thought posting the problem thread in another section might expose it to someone that wouldn't see it in the other section. I don't browse all sections - I normally just go to a section that applies to my specific concern if I'm posting a question or looking for info on a specific subject.
 

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Is this normal?

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A:Power hungry bluetooth?

i happen to have logitech wireless mouse and keyboard and use rechargeables for both of them as well as other non-computer items around the house. Don't know how all the brands and types compare but can tell you i have Radio Shack Nickel-Metal Hyrdide batteries and recharger and have been pleased in all their uses.

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British_Command.
 

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A:Asus G1S speakers not working (stuck in headphone jack mode)

Just some real quick ideas

Speakers plugged into power outlet and on
Speakers plugged into back jack securely
(actually if you heard the startup booom sound, then they must be)

Sound volume up on speaker
Sound volume up on Windows
Sound volume up in the game that you are using
(That might be it)

If you play a song (through Windows media player) can you hear it ?
If so this must be an in game setting (ie mute sound) Please check all settings in the game.
 

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A:No sound through frontpanel mike/headphone plugs

Hello, blvtzpk, (did I spell that right?)
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A:Any difference between a wireless usb mouse or a bluetooth mouse?

Here's some advantages and disadvantages

Distance
Bluetooth you can expect 30 feet distance from the EEE. Wireless IR you can expect from 4 to 6 feet.

Easy to setup and configure
You plug Wireless in and it just works. With Bluetooth , you have to use the command line to set things up, and you have to script it or else every time you boot you'll have to give it all the commands.

Ports
The Bluetooth wins this one. The wireless keyboard and mouse use a USB port and do not give you anything else. The Bluetooth adapter uses the same port, but also lets you connect Bluetooth stereo headphones, your mobile phone, etc.

It really depends on what your needs are. If your living room is 12 feet and you want to hook your EEE up to your PC and surf from your lazyboy at the other end of the room, infrared won't do it. If you want the keyboard in front of the standard EEE screen and just want a better one, then the wireless IR is fine.
 

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A:Bluetooth dongles

You need a network to provide a wireless link for the internet - and I regret that the bluetooth connection does not work like this. Sorry.
 

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i thought that i could upgrade to the "Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 4965AGN Network Connection and Bluetooth" card, in order to have wifi + bluetooth internally.
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any ideas, much appreaciated .

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A:Internal bluetooth / wifi - HP DV9543cl

The Guru's at HP say No... Go to some laptop parts websites and see if there is a 3rd party Bluetooth card available for your HP model. Do a Google search. If Blutooth is not an option for your model, I'm afraid that you are out of luck.

Shouldn't you have checked for the Blutooth option before you purchased the HP laptop?
 

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A:Broken Headphone Jack

Fixed...somewhat

In case anyone else was having this same prob with the broken jack... i dont know how healthy this is for the comp, but i just got back from lunch and i had a peice of foil left, so i folded it up and jammed it in where the jack goes and success!!!!!!!!!!
 

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it would be pretty handy, as i always have my PDA on my desktop, and my phone wherever around the house, i spend hours looking for it sometimes, (and i always have it on silent, so ringing it does'nt help)

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A:bluetooth not working ( again)

Try a different access point... USB devices are often trouble, and much slower and lower in signal as well.
To attempt to deal with the malfunction, reset your devices by either inserting a pin into the reset hole, or powering off for 20 seconds, then by removing and reinstalling the device software.
See if the USB device is recognized by another computer when you plug it in... if it is, you need to reset everything in the computer you were using... and the device(s) plus the access point or router.
 

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A:Headphone jack problems, can only hear out of one (or zero) speaker(s) at a time

Any chance of a broken headphone cable? Try with another set of headphones or speakers before blaming the computer.
 

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A:Bluetooth Wireless Mouse & Keyboard

"My question is: Once installed and working, what can I do so that it will work when I reboot?"

Ditch the bluetooth and go regular wireless mouse/keyboard
 

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For awhile.

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Cyrus
 

A:Bluetooth Problems

I thought Bluetooth only worked within a 33ft range. And it is also MUCH better when 'line of sight' is obtained. So going through walls and such might not be the best idea.

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