Hello everyone, I would like some help on the following. My laptop keyboard is not working and I am using an external keyboard instead. However I would like to enable Bluetooth using Fn+F12 and I can not do that. I have tried with Fn+F12 from the Windows Virtual Keyboard, but it doesn't work. Do you have any suggestions please? Thank you very much for your time people!!!
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Hi and welcome to TSF please see this from MS Set up a Bluetooth enabled device should be the same for win 7http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/enable-bluetooth-763450.html
I'm trying to connect my PC and my Asus Zenfone 2 with Bluetooth. When I use the "add a device" wizard on Windows 8.1, my mobile phone is detected, but when I try to add it I get: "Windows doesn't have a network profile for this device".
Also, when I try to detect my computer with my mobile phone, it´s not detected.
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?
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.
Have a nice pair of Bluetooth headphones and trying to get them hooked up to the sound of my older TV. Is there some kind of adapter you can buy to to hook up to the audio out of the TV so I can connect the 2 via Bluetooth? I just don't wanna pay for another pair of headphones. I just want the reciever.
I have a mystery on my hands. I received a Bluetooth speaker as a gift. The BT-4.0 adapter plugged into my computer (USB-2.0 port) detects it (as a "Bluetooth headset"), but when I try to select it as my output device (from the "Sound" Control Panel), Windows reports it as "Disconnected".
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:
PS: Eliminated the obvious. Speaker is fully charged and works just fine with my phone.
I have two cheepo USB Bluetooth adapters for my Windows 7 PC. One is a tiny generic (thumbnail sized) micro adapter, the other a small "stick" made by Rocketfish.
Both adapters install and "claim" to detect my Bluetooth speaker (misidentifying it as a Bluetooth headset. I have no headset), but the speaker doesn't detect the PC (even when clicking the Discover button.) My cellphone sees my speaker, but it too DOESN'T see my PC.
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?
Do you see any yellow (!) in the device manager when either of the Bluetooth devices are installed?
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.
I did everything like supposed to be. I attached few images to show my situation.
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.
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.
I just got a new system that is rather light on the USB ports, so I figured I'd take advantage of the built in bluetooth. That being said are there any bluetooth mice that the users of Techspot either own and like, or find appealing? I tend to like my mice full sized and being contoured for the right hand is a bonus.
Is there a way to use bluetooth speakers as well system speakers at the same time?
Using windows 8 6bit
and bluetooth Jawbone Bigjam speakers.
I think yes, but you need to use some other sound output manager. Windows built-in one doesn't support multiple output via different type.
I got my new Asus board yesterday, but there is a switch on it called GPU Boost, should I enable or disable it?
It was enabled by default but I turned it off.
Enable it if you play games and dont have a dedicated GPU.
My old wireless setup finally crapped out so thought I d try Bluetooth with the longer range One thing I didn t know about Bluetooth at least with this particular keyboard and mouse to a small extent is that after a brief period of inactivity it unconnects or deactivates or whatever and to reactive it I have to type a key and then wait for seconds or more for it to come alive Very irritating especially like when I m trying to sign into something or am Bluetooth problems Keyboard working Bluetooth Keyboard problems on something I ve looked in the app and don t see anything where I can turn that off I don t mind replacing the rechargeable batteries more often if I can avoid that deactivating thing Any suggestions or am I just stuck with that Maybe back to quot old fashioned quot wireless At least those were quot always on quot or Bluetooth Keyboard problems whatever you d call it It s a Microsoft mobile keyboard and mouse There was a small install CD that came with them I don t know if the dongle would make any difference Thanks nbsp
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!
I want to enable and disable internet without using enable or disable network in lan network, I want program on and off? have any program?
thank with best regards
What? Is disabling the adaptor too hard? I'm sure there's something for this, but uh... really..?
Or do you want to disable Internet access and still have LAN access?
Morning all The audio jack on my tablet has stopped working which doesn t bother me too much because I ve got some bluetooth headphones which I use to listen to my music on there However I ve got a huge flight coming up soon with my partner and there s loads of TV shows I have on it that we d ideally want to watch and listen to together If only my audio Multiple headphones bluetooth out worked I could just put a headphone splitter into it But I Multiple bluetooth headphones m trying to investigate whether you can get a bluetooth receiver like this http www amazon co uk JUSTOP-BTR -Bluetooth-Wireless-Universal dp B NDDEVQ So that receiver will pick up the audio then pass the audio into something like this http www amazon co uk Belkin-BKF s electronics amp ie UTF amp qid amp sr - Which I can then plug two sets of headphones into and bingo we can both watch and listen to the same thing on my tablet on the plane Would that work Or have I created a ludicrously complicated way of achieving this when a much simpler multi-bluetooth audio out system exists In a nutshell my question is this What s the easiest way get audio to two sets of headphones from one tablet if the audio out plug doesn t work nbsp
I dont think your bluetooth audio adapter is able to drive 2 headphones at reasonable volume level. unless, you get a small headphone amplifier. but then you'll have 3 devices connected and I think it's not worth the hassle. the amplifier itself is cheap, look for something like fiio e3. I have it and it should cost less than 10 bucks.
a single alkaline AAA battery could last for about 10h on my heavy usage. but im not sure if the bluetooth adapter could do the same.
bluetooth adapter -> fiio e3 -> 2way splitter
actually this way, it wouldnt be too much of a hassle. the 3.5mm jack of the bluetooth can be plugged directly into the fiio e3 as well as the 2way splitter.
I bought a laptop from a on line site. It is a Dell Inspiron 1545. I'am not able to connect it to my wireless printer. It tells me that installation has failed every time I try. It has a bluetooth device installed on it. Help? What should I do????
hi, I have a 2 year old emachine e630 notebook with both usb ports broken. I do not want to spend money replacing ports. I can't find detailed information about the mb except that it is an acer e630 mb. i would like to know if the mb has a socket for an internal blue tooth device or where i can find this information. I have looked at the on line manual but there is no mention of socket.
I would be very grateful for any information, and as this is my 1st post on any forum site i hope its in the right place, thank you
You could use one of these... If the PCMCIA socket is still working:
My situation is i have a 15.6 inch laptop with a screen resolution of 1366x768. Earlier i hooked up my old HP vf15 (its a 4:3 aspect ratio) which has a resolution of 1024x768. I tried setting up eyefinity, but it streched out my laptop display and it looked normal on the other monitor (this is on the desktop screen only, where you can see windows and stuff). I wanted to know if there was a way to enable eyefinity during games only. Or if theres anyway to prevent my laptops screen from stretching. Thanks in advance!
For the last month my new pc rig has ran fine, with only one BSOD wich I located and found a driver fix for it (marvell btw) but today I booted it up and now my integrated bluetooth shot me an error message. "Cannot detect bluetooth device in com port 0" Any thoughts? It was working fine till today, and I have seen a few posts from other people with same issue but no solutions. This is an Asus P8Z68-V PRO/Gen3 Motherboard.
Wow no one has any insight on this?
My girl just got herself a A - M notebook It comes with AMD Radeon HD g AMD Radeon HD m Dual Graphics I m having a hard time understanding how they work Do I have to enable the crossfire somewhere or they re already crossfired out of enable to how dual - graphics Crossfire? APU's the box Is there any kind APU's dual graphics - how to enable Crossfire? of setting where I would decide which gpu is primary secondary or that s just not up to me to decide According to msi afterburner during a game session Trine the only gpu being used is the g while the m just sits there doing nothing Last question and perhaps the most important when downloading drivers on AMD s website http www amd com us products technologies amd-catalyst pages catalyst aspx Under quot find a driver quot tab after choosing quot notebook graphics quot on the first field should I select quot A-series APU quot or quot HD Radeon Series quot on the second field Guys I m completely lost here Any light on the subject would be most welcome In the meanwhile I ll try to get her more demanding games and see if we can wake up the m Thanks in advance nbsp
did you install the newest Catalyst driver or you just downloaded it? Do the "automatically detect and install"
hi - i was just playing music on my dell latitude e4300 via bluetooth to a belkin bluetooth receiver connected to stereo.
somehow the connection got dropped - during a phone call on a land line. may be irrelevant.
now, i cannot get bluetooth connection back. there is no bluetooth icon in the system tray.
i cannot find 'bluetooth' devices in start>control panel> devices
--i have 2, and both ought to be there.
i unplugged bluetooth receiver, and had win 7 search for devices to add - no luck.
sure, i can reboot, and everything will probably come back.
but i am hoping for a better answer. i don't want to have to reboot every time the bluetooth connection gets lost.
i searched the web for a little, but only found unrelated posts, or posts with no answer. THANKS!
bluetooth light/icon on laptop, not screen is on; no bt
ok, i rebooted, thinking the bluetooth icon would again be in system tray, with the red in the middle, showing i have bluetooth capability, but that sound is not currently being directed to bluetooth.
the dell laptop does have bluetooth icon illuminated on the laptop, just above the function keys - not on the screen at all / not in sys tray.
the bluetooth receiver is on, is working.
'add a device' is not finding this bt thingie.
I bought this thinking I could connect a bluetooth headset, I was wrong. What purposes does http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320057 this do?
It connects your PC to any other device that is Bluetooth enabled.
For instance, mobile phone. You use it to transfer files, (mp3 .jpg or video) to or from your devices.
Please i don t know wat s wrong with my windows ultimate i have been enjoying it peacefully sorry if i opened this thread in the wrong section the board is so wide so i just felt if i might get some help cause i got this wonderful site on google so i normally use my nokia n to connect to the internet via external bluetooth but some few days ago a friend gave me a usb mouse nd i installed it in the same port where the usb bluetooth was installed but surprisingly after using it nd inserting my usb bluetooth back The problem started nd dis have happened to me once when i was using win basic nd i formatted Problem with USB the Bluetooth of connecting my use external phone n70 my pc but i don t wanna do dat anymore i want to find the solution to the problem surprisingly my nokiapc suite no longer Problem connecting my n70 phone with the use of external USB Bluetooth see my modem i now have to remove the modem from the pc Uninstall the bluetooth from device manager nd even deleted the pairing with my fone then inserted back the bluetooth During installation of the bluetooth the blueetooth peripheral device wasn t installed successfully But it s normal nd my modem worked like that before then after installation i now tried to add my n device via the bluetooth But my modem isn t detected after the adding Please i really need some help cos am messed up ryt nw Pls if u need money to help me out Indicate Thanx sobs nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/problem-connecting-my-n70-phone-with-the-use-of-external-usb-bluetooth.170161/
dell xps m wont start up blue power light and bluetooth light stay on i have been searching posts in other forums as well as this one and i thought i d narrowed it down to the graphics card i was right to an effect my approach was to take the xps apart following dells website documents while i had the top dvd drive off i up, stay XPS light start m2010 on Bluetooth Dell blue light power won't and noticed that the graphics card screws Dell XPS m2010 won't start up, blue power light and Bluetooth light stay on were really loose this was my first job i tightened these The top dvd drive i re-connected but propped it up at an angle so i could still see motherboard and parts warning be carefull electric attached power cable and pressed power button after half a dozen times pressing this it came to life I noticed my fans were working and thought this might not be my motherboard after all no overheating happening then it froze on windows xp it Dell XPS m2010 won't start up, blue power light and Bluetooth light stay on was a start another to ten times pressing power button it worked again this time not freezing went into bluetooth with usb mouse and paired keyboard made system restore point and restarted It took maybe times with it being glitchy freezing not powering up but when it does load xp without freezing try restarting windows xp and then it eventually finds its feet my xps is running ok now jimb nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-xps-m2010-wont-start-up-blue-power-light-and-bluetooth-light-stay-on.167944/
ive tried to use the memory card slot on the phone and the bluetooth but the memory card wont read and the blurtooth wont accept or send any thing any help?
Which way are you trying to send a file?
Phone to pc? Or pc to phone?
You need to make the target 'discoverable' and search from the 'source' to make a 'pair' with the target. Then find the file you want to send,(right-click) send...via..bluetooth and it will transfer.
It might be easier to get a USB cable to join phone to pc USB port.
Then open two explorer windows, and drag and drop the files across, (or copy & paste).
* Does the pc have bluetooth built-in?
i have a tecra s1 i have installed a internal bluetooth card but cant seem to get it to work i have all the toshiba bluetooth drivers and software installed im running windoes xp pro fresh install any help would be greatfull thanks in advance
Is that a Toshiba Bluetooth card or a 3rd party card? You will have to find out the model number and make sure you have the correct driver installed for that card. I can imagine that there are several different Bluetooth cards available for that model laptop
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?
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
Bit of a weird problem i try to send a file to my computer less than about 300kb it transfers fine any larger it fails. I try sending it through MyPhoneExplorer, it transfers all of it but my point is I some times need files from other people not just my own phone. Any ideas? I am on windows 7 home premieum 64 bit i do have a uknown device listed as "bluetooth peripheral device" with that yellow triangle.
Good afternoon I am unable to restore my Creative Audigy sound blaster to my computer after i have disabled it The sound had stopped and I I after disabled sound How do I Vista device it? on enable determined it to be in the volume control of speaker system So thinking i could somehow return to the original sound my HP Pavilion I went to sounds and clicked on Playback and saw there was two Audigy devices Thinking I needed to disable them to restore original sound I did Now I have nothing I dont How do I enable sound device on Vista after I disabled it? know how to restore to original and can t seem to get the Audigy back on When I go to the box now it says no sound devices installed and when I go to my Audigy program an error box comes up and says How do I enable sound device on Vista after I disabled it? quot devise for this application is not detetected quot When I search through other areas it says the device is functioning properly and drivers are up to date One other thing I have the installation cd and when i insert it it says the OS doesn t support it So I need to get the device enabled again or I need to figure out how to get the original sound back on the pc Thanks for any help nbsp
#1 Click on Start and then Control Panel.
#2 Click on the System and Maintenance link.
Note: If you're viewing the Classic View of Control Panel, you won't see this link. Simply double-click on the Device Manager icon and then proceed to Step 4.
#3 In the System and Maintenance window, click on the Device Manager link near the bottom of the window.
#4 look under "Sounds, video and game controllers" you should see Creative Audigy with a red X, right click it and enabled it.
So I have this little question (out of curiosity) what UTF "version" uses Å Ä Ö and how (if it's possible) can it be enabled on a telnet server?
UTF are character encodings, eg: utf-8 character set
just google UTF for it
Hi I am seeking some assistance or advice with the above problem. Prior to resetting this laptop (Acer Aspire3680) the bluetooth dvice was fully functional but now it does not ppear as an option in the control panel nor do I see a device icon on the bottom left of the screen. thelaptop has a bluetooth toggle switch but when this is filcked a pop up sign flashes on the bottom of the screen "No Device" Can anyone advise on this matter please? Regards Keith
Prior to resetiing? You mean you used the options to restore to factory condition? Then you almost certainly just need to re-install the driver for the blue-tooth device. Read the manual, or the website support for the laptop, where you will also find the necessary driver if you cant find it on the HDD or CD's that came with the PC
Hi, if I go to Network Sharing Center, then advanced settings there are two options: Turn on Network Discovery, and Turn on File and Printer sharing."
The first one is enabled, the second one (file sharing) will not enable.
I had this problem with network discovery as well, but I did some reading and found it was a problem of not having some services started.
So I assume file sharing will not enable for the same reason.
Does anyone have any ideas on what services need to be enabled?
what are your specs? go to the properties of your network adapter and see if it has file and printer sharing for microsoft networks enabled.
Hi, I'm using windows 7 x64.
Network discovery and file sharing will not enable. My brother cannot access my shared folder from his computer (we're on a lan).
I read to enable these services:
Network Location Awareness
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
TCP/IP Netbios helper
One or two were disabled so I started them. However Server will not start, it says: "The dependancy service or group failed to start."
Any help appreciated.
I want to turn on my PC automatically during late hours so that I can do some downloads and maintenance works on my PC automatically!!
But I cant find an option for RTC alarm enabling in this BIOS!!
Whats wrong with this Mobo?
Will any one help me?
Where can I buy one of these? Its exactly what I'm looking for to upgrade my laptop and it seems to be the only half size one in existence, but I cant find anywhere to buy it. There arent even any sketchy Hong Kong Ebay auctions for it. I understand that Atheros is probably only selling them to OEMs right now but I find it very hard to believe that none of them have made it to a venue that I can purchase from. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated. Also, if you'd like to sell me one, I'm open to that too.
better buy defective laptop and get it off of it
also try craigslist
System = Dell Inspiron 531
Had issue with boot drive, so replaced and re-loaded Windows Vista OS.
Decided to add original drive to grab some data; so installed the old drive in Sata Port 2. The drive did not work -- I thot is might be a bad SATA cable, so started switching things around.
Net is -- drive works fine if new boot drive is in SATA port 0; and prior hard drive is plugged in SATA port 1 (where CD had been plugged). Copied data, etc.
So -- knew I needed to ENABLE SATA Port 2 in BIOS -- but when I go there -- those items are 'Greyed out' and not selectable.
KEY QUESTION - Is there some other change that has to be made to enable SATA ports in BIOS? I went in Device Manager -- found the 'controller' entry -- but nothing seemed out of place there.
Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
Under Integrated Peripherals in the BIOS are the SATA ports greyed out even if there is a device plugged into one of them? I wish your manual would show illustrations of the BIOS pages but they don't.
I have a HP laptop and connect it to my desktop through Bluetooth. But it takes lot of time to transfer files especially pictures. Can someone tell me how to boost it?
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...
That explains why it's so slow.
Hello all i got a situation right here im using an old LG KS with its default OS WinMo and i happen to have stereo A DP devices which are Philips SHB and Fujitsu SPK- so i pair them to my older phone LG KU Viewty and both devices work perfectly Now i m trying to connect either one of them to the KS without any luck So the bluetooth headset and speakers are working right I discovered that there are quot handsfree options quot in bluetooth settings that has quot authorization quot quot authentication quot and quot encryption quot ticking or not ticking any of them did not WM6 Headset Bluetooth and give me what i need so basically the problem is i can connect both devices as quot hands-free quot and it asks me for pairing code when i pair both of them but i cannot connect the quot high quality audio bluetooth quot it says connection failed obviously because it didn t ask Bluetooth Headset and WM6 me the pairing code which is necessary in the first place so anyone here facing the same issue nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bluetooth-headset-and-wm6.144259/
How do i fix or enable my system board Dell Latitude C640 on my laptop ?? Question US Marine in Iraq needs help azap!!!!!!!Sempre Fi USMC
You'll have to explain what is "system board" and what exact problems you're having.
I am thinking of getting a KVM Switch in particular I/O Gears USB based switch that works with one USB Mouse and Keyboard.
I happen to have a Bluetooth Mouse and Keyboard so I was wondering if I plug the USB Bluetooth receiver stick into the USB 'in' port on the KVM switch if both computers will respond to the Bluetooth unit coming on and off line as I switch between them?
I suppose it may be a bit slow as each computer would have to recognize the Bluetooth receiver and add it to the devices. Is there a solution to this to allow a user to use Bluetooth devices?
My forum search didn't turn up much that was helpful.
good question, i cant answer it but i would love to know...
I want to buy a nice bluetooth headphone so I can listen to music wirelessly from my mobile phone. However, I don't want to spend too much money on this, I can only spend upto 30 bucks. Is there any nice headphone I can buy for 30 bucks?
Here's a good example:
Blue Tooth Headset
I am not very technology smart but here goes, My dell laptop will not connect to the internet and there is no firewall it will not let me enable it. I just keep getting error messages It is on vista.
you may have to sue a private address
I'm supposed to connect an S/PDIF cable between my soundcard and my graphics card to enable the sound to work on my HDMI cable (between comp and TV).
However, there is no such jack on my soundcard, which is an outdated Soundblaster Audigy Platinum.
For anyone who wants to help, the manual is here.
Can someone help me do something about this? I wish to keep this soundcard.... or at the last resort, buy a new soundcard which will solve this problem, but its gotta be cheap, and has something to connect to the front like my current soundcard, which takes .25" headphone jacks....
I'm not an expert in this area but does your graphics card have an HDMI output connector at the back? If so, you don't need your sound card. HDMI carries both HD video and HD sound. If your TV has an HDMI input, you just connect the HDMI cable from the graphics card.
Can somebody please help me I upgraded my wireless card to an quot Intel Wifi Link quot Wireless ABGN mini pci-e card I was able to successfully get all of the drivers installed and hardware recognized However according to the Intel Proset Wireless won't Satellite wireless switch enable a215 Toshiba Manager it states that I need to turn on the physical hardware switch The problem is with the new card in place switching the on off button Toshiba Satellite a215 wireless switch won't enable doesn t change the status or turn on the LED light I found in these forums that for the mini pci not Toshiba Satellite a215 wireless switch won't enable the mini pci-e cards you can actually cover up pins and to make it work I can t seem to find any information on the pci-e card Additional information Several people have suggested to install the model specific Wireless configuration utility that may be able to turn the hardware switch on For the Toshiba I installed Configfree but it won t turn the switch or LED on All device drivers are installed and working properly For this Toshiba model there is no wireless enable disable found in the BIOS either I m hoping that there are certain Toshiba Satellite a215 wireless switch won't enable pins that can be covered in the pci-e card to override the default hardware switch Hopefully somebody out there will know Thanks nbsp
Borrow a good book on Wireless networks... You are missing a few things on how such devices work, and a full understanding will help you a lot from here on out.
Okay so I normally use my cellphone as a modem when I m out I dial in through AT amp T s connection but that s not really relevant I was messing with Bluetooth port use, in use says Modem Problems: is clearly not in another dial-up modem and in the process lost the connection data and now the whole thing s gone south I deleted the connection from network connections in windows and have since been unable to re-create it The thing just won t contact the bluetooth Bluetooth Modem Problems: says port is in use, clearly not in use modem at all Doesn t even make an effort to NO matter what dialing information I put in for the dial-up connection it doesn t even contact the Bluetooth Modem Problems: says port is in use, clearly not in use bluetooth modem the phone at all It just immediately fails Someone said to try querying the modem That fails and gives me an error that quot The port that the modem is using is currently open by another application quot What could cause this What am I doing wrong Using Windows Vista standard bluetooth manager in windows no special applications nbsp
Try reinstalling the bluetooth driver
I have a Shuttle SN78SH7 with the latest SN78S10Y BIOS. I had been using a wired USB KB, which works fine. I recently switched to a wireless KB, but it does not work during POST or the grub2 menu. It works fine though once the OS boots up.
I understand I should try enabling "Legacy USB support" in the BIOS, but I can't find that in the menu. Can someone point me to the right setting?
You need to keep Legacy USB support turned off and use a USB to PS2 keyboard adapter
I had to reinstall WinXP on my Dell XPS M1530, and now Windows doesn't detect the bluetooth unit. The symbol in the line with power buttons etc is lighted though. I have software from before, but could only copy, not install it. What I find works only in Vista. Broadcom's own bluetooth software does neither detect a bluetooth nor work without that. In the control panel there is no icon for bluetooth, even though Windows help suggests exactly that.
Does anyone know how to do that? It worked before, but now I can't figure out how, even after hours of googling...
Hi I m sorry if I put this in the wrong forum but I m not exactly sure where to stick this topic since I really don t know the problem I have a DSP bluetooth Wifi card in my computer The bluetooth service works great after starting restarting my computer but it will not start up after waking from sleep mode I have updated to the newest driver but I still have the problems I get no error messages from Windows Bluetooth Problems or from the Bluesoleil program other than it just saying quot The service is not available Connection failed quot I ve also tried to manually restart the service by going into services msc and that didn t work either only seems to work Bluetooth Problems if I completely restart the computer So I m not sure if this is an issue with my card my driver or Windows Vista Does anyone have any idea what I should try Any help you guys could give me would be greatly appreciated nbsp
What are the specs for your system?
I have the same problem (only it's very rare) with my external HDD not starting, but I know it's a "lack of memory" issue. In your case, it may not be the bluetooth at all. Try running ccleaner and/or Advanced System Care to clean up your system and see if conditions improve.
I always have a Border when I try to play in the 1280x720 resolution on my 23" LG monitor, whhich native res is 1920x1080.
How do I enable scaling so that the picture stretches like it should?? So I can get rid of the border.
I have an ATI HD4890, and can't find any setting in the CCC.
Just realized. But I don't have "Digital Panel" in my CCC. That's where the scaling options are. How do i fix this?
Had a little incident with the laptop It got dropped pretty hard drunk sibling fight dont wanna discuus it really Took it apart like I did a couple months ago to replace the motherboard the wireless card was is loose and the bluetooth card fell out Tightened up the wireless card but dont know where the bluetooth card goes I turned on the laptop before taking it apart after the quot incedent quot to see what worked if anything It started up fine well it sounded fine but I couldnt see anything Took a closer look with the lights off and could barely see the screen Was real dark but there I do have some vertical lines running bluetooth card with Dell laptop display, Problem Inspiron 9300 thru the screen so thats getting replaced Problem with Dell Inspiron 9300 laptop display, bluetooth card soon anyways So where do I plug in the bluetooth card and whats the deal with the monitor Loose connection Completely shot What can I look for in terms of loose connections etc as I put this back together Any other tips or help Thanks a lot nbsp
What is this laptop's make and model?
Hi, My Packard Bell laptop is running Windows XP. Somehow my CD/DVD drive has become disabled. The whole D drive seems to have just vanished into thin air.
I've been into regedit and removed the upper and lower filters and it still wont work.
I cant find the device in device manager. Infact the only place I have found it is in BIOS where it says its disabled.
Please can someone help me, its really starting to drive me mad lol...
Oh I also went to system restore and tried to restore the computer back three months when I know it was working but it wouldnt let me for some unknown reason. Im sure somewhere there must just be an enable/disable button but I cant find it.
Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.
Try installing another optical drive and see if it is detected properly
Hi gurus I thought I would humbly ask for some advice from the experts since I am having a bit of a time trying to get my mobo card combo to work correctly The system is a bit dated I built it back in and it has run pretty well since then When I first got it up and running everything including the SLI was working just fine Fast forward to a week ago when I get a wild hair up my and decide that the computer feels slow and it needs an OS reload enable mobo SLI - bios will with SLI Neo4 Problem not K8N anyway I stick all my junk on my gb slave sata drive disconnect it for safety s sake and commence deleting partitions and formatting my primary drive I reload windows and everything is going smoothly until I realize that in Problem with K8N Neo4 SLI mobo bios - will not enable SLI order to get SLI working I need to flash the bios Okay no biggie I go to MSI s website and they re flaunting the new live update function as the most awesome thing since sliced bread I notice it doesn t need a floppy disk in order to do its thing and I don t have any lying around since I moved so I m like HELL YEAH And I try to run it BAD IDEA My computer promptly takes a huge dump and bluescreens then tells me keyboard error or no KB present Having run into this problem before I reset the CMOS and test all my connections on the mobo just in case and restart I had to manually remove all the components of the MSI live update service in safe mode as the uninstallation tool was corrupted and because everytime it tried to load it would bluescreen again and die in a fire So as it is now my computer boots fine and gets to windows albeit with a weird bios that I assume is factory set it s the K N diamond bios which may not enable SLI but I can t find a reputable download for the K n Neo SLI bios - MSI s website just does not have one or they hid it really well There is no option to enable SLI in any of the Nvidia menus I have even though i just downloaded the latest drivers for my cards I m about to throw the thing out the bloody window Please spare it this fate Any help would be appreciated I ll be hanging around the computer and refreshing this topic every few minutes so ask questions all you like - I realize you might not have all the info you need from my ramblings Thanks in advance Specs Windows XP SP MSI K N Neo SLI mobo MS- gb ddr ram x gb sticks MSI Nvidia geforce gt TD- E vidcards before you ask yes I am sure they are the same exact cards and yes they are installed correctly bridge and switch card and all they DID work fine before the Great Disaster of Last Week nbsp
Does this help locate the correct Bios rom
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Hey eveyone. I have a Microsoft MX5000 bluetooth keyboard and mouse combo. Will this work with a KVM switch to controll another computer? I have never used one a wireless/bluetooth mouse keyboard before. Thanks.
as its blue tooth connection i would have thought that the PC would load drivers to use it, the KVM switch wont be able to load the drivers needed and as such i would think it wouldnt work.
I may be wrong though...
Hullo there I thought I d better seek help before this sends me round the bend I have a DAC which P5N32-SLI How I my on enable sound do ASUS Premium? S/PDIF must be connected to my PC via the Coaxial How do I enable S/PDIF sound on my ASUS P5N32-SLI Premium? S PDIF out the orange port thingy - I hope I m using quot port quot correctly there So I How do I enable S/PDIF sound on my ASUS P5N32-SLI Premium? took out my sound card Went to uninstall the Creative driver it was a Creative card but I couldn t find it and am assuming it somehow uninstalled itself This could be my first error Then I went to install the ASUS sound driver SoundMax but whenever I tried to do so I got the message quot The HDA Audio Bus Driver is required but not found quot I figured I got this message because it seems I didn t build this PC on-board sound is actually on a mini-sound card with the P N So I popped this in and could then install the driver But no joy from the S PDIF The loss in quality downgrading from my cheapo Creative to onboard sound is really noticeable btw so that bodes well for the DAC I went to check things were set up ok in the BIOS The only thing that seemed to relate was under Advanced - gt Onboard Configuration - gt HD Audio This was set to Auto as oppose to disabled So that s presumably ok There was also an option to change quot something or other quot sorry I m going from memory from HD Audio to quot AC quot I tried changing that over to AC but still the same result EDIT Now I have the driver installed if I set this to HD Audio I get a BSOD To be quite honest I don t feel like I know what I m doing so please point me in the right direction Thanks All guidance and lessons appreciated I wondered whether there was something I had to adjust in the driver control panel so I took a look in the Help sections there and came across this quot If your system supports SPDIF Digital Audio there will be an Advanced Controls button under the Master volume control This button will display the SPDIF controls quot Well there is no Advanced Controls buttion under Master volume control which is something of a concern quot Disable Digital Output quot is unchecked btw ----- Here s how that menu looks in my BIOS Also I did wonder whether there was some loose connection so this is a picture of my mobo directly behind the S PDIF port But as far as I can make out there is nothing missing that should be there Apologies for the dust nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-do-i-enable-s-pdif-sound-on-my-asus-p5n32-sli-premium.127146/
hey, i bought counter strike a couple of weeks ago. and whenever i try to play it, the screen goes blank a couple of seconds after entering a server, the moniter displays that it isnt receiving a singal from the video card. it also goes blank after a few mintues of use in general. So i turned off direct x and counter strike happened to work fine but if i leave the computer idle for a couple of hours, most of the time, the video card stops sending a signal. I have an ati radeon 9550, direct x9.0c, 1050 of ram and an amd athlon xp processor, its around 2.1 ghz. i also reinstalled the video card drivers.
thank you to anyone that can help
Try updating the ATI drivers. Make sure Windows is fully updated (Service Pack 3) and download the .Net framework files before you install ATI's Catalyst Control Center filles
Hope someone could help me with a small problem I have.
My roommate and I both have laptops. His being an Acer Aspire 5335 with Vista basic and mine a Dell Inspiron 6400 with XP. Both laptops have Bluetooth and 802.11N connectivity.
Here's my problem:
I have a Tmobile dash that I use to connect to the internet via the dash's internet sharing all while connected to the laptop via bluetooth network access. My roommate connects to the internet the very same way. Problem is only one of us can go on at any one time.
Is there a way we could both connect to the internet at the same time using bluetooth or even make use of the Wifi cards somehow?
Any help you guys can give is very much appreciated
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...
But if you get it going, can you drop us a line? Pretty keen to learn how to do it
i have a pantech c aka duo and my girlfriend has a razor and for some reason i can send ringtones pics etc from the motorola razor to my duo but not from the duo to the razor probably a stupid question but any help would be greatly appreciated Better explanation i have a pantech duo and apparently i dont know how to use it and i dont have the book that came with it i know how to turn bluetooth from pantech c810 to Can't razor on my bluetooth and my visibility on the duo and i know how to bluetooth from the razor to the duo and pretty much any other phone however on the duo when i click on send from a ringtone or pic or whatever it will only take me to an email txt prompt is there something im doing or not doing wrong or what do i need to do in order to send something via Can't bluetooth from pantech c810 to razor bluetooth from the duo to another phone razor nbsp
I answered you on your 7th thread (in one day) here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/showthread.php?p=735981#post735981
I have a Toshiba M700 laptop, running Windows Vista ultimate.
It has an internal bluetooth adapter. The bluetooth manager software that installs along with the drivers from Toshiba's website sucks. It causes a lot of little annoying problems, some of which you can't get around at all.
For this reason, I wish to use a different bluetooth manager program.
I'm not sure if Vista really has a default program, but my other 2 computers that have bluetooth seem to use the same, less annoying, bluetooth manager program.
Sorry if I'm being ignorant, but I'm not well acquainted with bluetooth yet.
"Sorry if I'm being ignorant, but I'm not well acquainted with bluetooth yet"...
This may be the root cause of your Bluetooth problem...
"It causes a lot of little annoying problems, some of which you can't get around at all"...
Can you explain in a little more detail just what are the problems
My mp3 player Samsung YP-T9 QAB displays that , and I can't turn it off except for pressing the a/b button and menu simltaneuosely which I discovered at anythingbutipod.com
Before it displayed something like F/W v1.26 and I thought it was a firmware problem so I downloaded the most recent one a couple weekes ago-Obviously it didn't work
By the way this mp3 player had a preexisting problem-I dropped it in water-but I fixed it thru this thread: dropped yp-t9 in water
Anyway, I recall having this bluetooth problem before and I fixed it but can't remembr how
I have a Toshiba M700 tablet PC running Windows Vista ultimate 32-bit edition.
I wanted to run a program that requires me to have the non-unicode language set to Japanese.
I changed it to Japanese, and then proceeded to try and run the program.
Program runs fine.
I tried to connect my bluetooth headset to listen to my music. No luck. I get an error message about copy protection.
What's odd is that if I change the non-unicode language back to English, the headset connects just fine, and it doesn't complain about copy protection or anything.
Any help on this is greatly appreciated. I have no clue what I'm doing wrong.
The bluetooth program you have installed is set to work on one user only
By changing the language it thinks you are another user
I think ipod software does that too
i just installed diamond stealth radeon 7000 64mb video card and the game i want to play doesn't support it. So i want to get my onboard display adapter enable so i can send this new card back? i tried going to display adapter but it only shows the new card. how do i find the old adapter?
Try removing the new card first.
I have a Dell desktop running Vista connected to a Canon printer via a Linksys wireless router Initially I had the printer connected via USB to another Dell computer on the network and everything birectional support" message printer network "Enable on worked fine I needed the USB port for another device so I changed it to wire the printer via ethernet directly "Enable birectional support" message on network printer from the router Now the first computer also connected "Enable birectional support" message on network printer to the router via ethernet still works fine However the wireless computer has some issues I get a message that the computer cannot communicate with the printer and to quot enable bidirectional support quot However the bidirectional support box is greyed on the printer properties The strange thing is that the printer still works even though the computer says it isn t working So I seem to be communicating just fine from the PC to the router to the printer but some how the reverse path isn t working right and I don t know how to get the quot bidrectional support quot ungreyed I ve tried reinstalling the printer drivers but that doesn t make any difference I used to go wireless from the computer to the router ethernet from the router to another computer and USB from that computer to the printer - everything worked Now I am going wireless from the computer to the router and ethernet from the router to the printer Works OK but gives a warning that it isn t working Anyone know how to fix this nbsp
I think you need to add a new port called standard tcp/ip.
Okay, so I am trying to use bluetooth to transfer a couple of movies to my friends laptop. My discovery mode is turned on, so is his, and both bluetooth switches are on. When I try to add him to my Bluetooth Devices list, it does not recognise him. He does not show up. Same vice-versa. I opperate on a 64 Bit Vista, and he opperates a 32 Bit Vista.
I have read through most of the Bluetooth tips that come with Vista, and so far none have worked.
Right now I am transferring them over a wireless internet connection and it is taking an extremely long ammount of time for a few movie [[estimated 18hrs]
Any tips on how to get the bluetooths to recognize eachother would be great
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.
i have a usb bluetooth but it doesnt work because i don't have the software for it i looked everywhere for it on the internet and couldn't find one for my type of bluetooth.
its a blue tooth usb class 1.
i don't know if these might help but it says it on the back of the usb :
thank you very much
Does this blue tooth have a name and model? Is it a phone device or headphones, or something else? The part number you give doesn't have any results when googled. Are you sure you posted the correct one. You can get more help if you are more specific in your posts. Julio made us stop using crystal balls to answer posts. <g>
Hey guys I have done extensive research on my problem and I cannot find anyone else who is having the same thing I have done quite a bit of work on this and I SLI on nvidia Newer cause BSODs enable drivers have some interesting results to report The particulars of my rig I have also attached a sysinfo dump EVGA mobo- -k -nf X GeForce GT Newer nvidia drivers cause BSODs on SLI enable EVGA -p -n -TX and EVGA Newer nvidia drivers cause BSODs on SLI enable -p -n -ax AMD Athlon X watt PS XP Nforce X running latest driver I will spare you all of the bloody details and cut to the chase Using any nvidia drivers newer than the system will immediately BSOD when I enable SLI The BSOD window references NV mini sys Each card works fine in isolation- even with the latest drivers In fact I have been running on one card for months with no problems I un-installed each of these drivers in safe mode For all of this testing I had also un-installed all of the Nforce drivers as well So the ONLY nvidia thing installed was the display drivers Here are my findings Nvidia driver - worked - worked - DID NOT work - DID NOT work - DID NOT work So my rig is running right now fine and I have reinstalled the nforce drivers but I dont like being stuck on older drivers Here are some other things that I investigated - New BIOS for MOBO- nothing on EVGA- considered taking a month newer BIOS for the jetway t -sli but it did not seem relevant -no PCI latency setting in this BIOS Installed the utility to do it in software but I couldnt figure it out- seemed risky - found that there WAS another power connecter on my MOBO for SLI that I had not hooked up Thought that was it for sure but it made no difference - swapped the boards around Started with one and then the other -removed all other PCI boards from the system -no overclocking anywhere Although I did tweak the ram a little a long time ago but again the system is SOLID without SLI -I didnt scrub the registry of nvidia perhaps I should I scoured the web but I dont see anyone having issues with this Perhaps it is due to the sightly different cards I am running I called EVGA and they gave me some BS EVGA- upgrade the BIOS on your mobo- ME- OK what BIOS would that be for my EVGA mobo you dont have one on your website EVGA- ahh- ok dont worry about that Reinstall your drivers in safe mode I will say that this did put me on the right track so maybe I should not be so hard on them but clearly this was their pat answer for everything The next step was to reinstall OS of course So I am looking for ideas What did I overlook Is anyone else having this kind of issue with a similar rig Did something drastic change after Is SLI even worth it Thanks Stuart More Sys info System Information report written at System Name PHEONIX System Summary Item Value OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Version Service Pack Build OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System Name PHEONIX System Manufacturer NVIDIA System Model AWRDACPI System Type X -based PC Processor x Family Model Stepping AuthenticAMD Mhz BIOS Version Date Phoenix Technologies LTD PG SMBIOS Version Windows Directory C WINDOWS System Directory C WINDOWS system Boot Device Device HarddiskVolume Locale United States Hardware Abstraction Layer Version quot xpsp - quot User Name PHEONIX Stuart Time Zone Eastern Standard Time Total Physical Memory MB Available Physical Memory GB Total Virtual Memory GB Available Virtual Memory GB Page File Space GB Page File C pagefile sys Hardware Resources Conflicts Sharing Resource Device I O Port x - x AF PCI bus I O Port x - x AF Direct memory access controller I O Port x C - x DF PCI standard PCI-to-PCI bridge I O Port x C - x DF NVIDIA GeForce GT IRQ NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Controller IRQ NVIDIA Network Bus Enumerator IRQ Ethernet Controller IRQ NVIDIA nForce PCI System Management IRQ Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller IRQ NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Controller IRQ AMD ACPI-Compliant System IRQ SCSI RAID Host Controller IRQ NVIDIA Ge... Read more
So after this long post... Your findings summerized
"EVGA motherboards are sensitive to Nvidia video drivers". Can we say that?
i had gotten a logitech usb headset recently and no audio would come out so i went to my sound in the control panel, then i went to enable the sound for the headset, but accidently disabled my default speakers(i have a dell xps 1730 laptop by the way)
and now i cant re enable my speakers its really annoying...
are you using XP or vista?
are you plugged into front panel jacks and/or rear panel?
could someone help me with this plz , just asking if someone got infos about any bluetooth hacking program , plz contact me - thanks
err hacking...your in the wrong place for that pal...try astalavista or do a google.. this thread is for help with mobile computing
Hi I have a USB Bluetooth Dongle I use this with XP sp that I keep fully updated I did an update today and following this my bluetooth dongle does not work I have used the windows update site to look at my update history and it tells me that one of my udates was this iAnywhere - Other hardware - ISSC EDR Bluetooth after doesn't Bluetooth update work windows USB Adapter I think that if i remove this and try again my bluetooth dongle should work edit I should add that I am unable to find this program to remove it - which is why I am posting I have already tried to uninstall and reinstall the driver and it doesn t seem to do any good Does anyone have any ideas please Will I Bluetooth doesn't work after windows update have a ghost image that I took today just before doing the windows update I could just restore Bluetooth doesn't work after windows update the image but am a little nervous because I have never done it before nbsp
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.
I need to know how to find out if a bluetooth adapter is installed on a d620.
The bios has a place to Disable or activate it. So im thinking it has the moduale installed. Any advice would help.
Dell says that Bluetooth is an option on this model. If the option in the bios to enable or disable Bluetooth is hi-lighted, we can assume that the system has a Bluetooth adapter installed
Is there one standard blue tooth that can work with most all cell phones?
If not, what is the best out there, where do you get them, and what price did you pay?
I assume you mean a Blue tooth Headset, if so prices will vary from how they look to who makes them and how long you get on things like standby time and talk time, i was bought a plantronics one by the kids for xmas and it works great and lasts for a long time and it was about £20.
If however you want to pose with a designer model then expect to pay upto £100 for one.
Ask around the people you know who have one and see what they say.
I have a Sony Vaio VGN-N220E Laptop. It came pre-installed with Vista Home 32Bit OS. I upgraded to Vista Ultimate 32 Bit OS. Before I upgraded, the bluetooth showed up in device manager, now it does not.
I looked on the Sony support page for Bluettoth drivers, but did not find any. When I look in system Info I find the device (BTHmodem Bluetooth Serial Communications Driver) But it is disabled. Can anyone help me on how to enable this driver?
Have you done anything with this?
Recently purchased new motherboard (ECS 755-a2). Installed, no probs there. Running XP Home. For the life of me can't get DMA enabled on primary channel. In BIOS, when I enable IDE DMA transfer access, computer acts like it can't find OS. When off computer runs, albeit in PIO mode for HD.
ECS 755-a2 mainboard (SIS 755 chipset)
160gb seagate HD
HP DVDR/W drive
512mb pc3200 DDR
GF Fx5200 128mb GPU
Athlon64 3200+ processor
Really ticking me off, PIO is slow as snail snot! Thanks for the help!
And we all know how slow that is. Go to the primary channel in the Device Manager and uninstall it. Reboot and Windows will automatically reinstall it. See if that changes it to DMA transfer mode.
I'm trying to get my SIXAXIS wireless controller to work with my laptop, but I am unable to find "Bluetooth radio" under my device manager. Is there a way to install these drivers? Or are they supposed to be native with windows?
I'm using Windows XP SP2.
You might be able to get it to work using a USB cable. Bluetooth drivers are not native to XP
Is there any bluetooth adapter out there that I can connect to my PC Bluetooth Multi-purpose Adapter PC and that is both able to transfer data as well as be A DP compliant Specifically I want it to be able to fulfill the following tasks transmit Multi-purpose PC Bluetooth Adapter data wirelessly between my bluetooth enabled phone and my Multi-purpose PC Bluetooth Adapter PC pretty basic allow me to listen to music on my PC wirelessly using my stereo bluetooth headset allow me to do the reverse of and listen to audio on my phone through Multi-purpose PC Bluetooth Adapter the speakers attached to my computer I know can be done in a round about way transmit the audio files from the phone to the PC then listen to them using a media player but it would be nice if this could be done directly I ve seen USB adapters that will allow for and and adapters that will allow for through a quot line-in quot port on the PC soundcard or other stereo system but none that incorporates them all I would think a device that could do all three would be out there somewhere Anyone been able to do this nbsp
Something like these?
Yesterday when i enabled SLI it enabled it correctly, but every 5 minutes it would BSOD and restart (this occurs even when not playing games). So I took the 2nd card out and let it run to make sure things were still fine. Today I put the 2nd card back in along with the sli bridge, and when I try to enable SLI it will restart, and the nvidia control panel will still say SLI is disabled. I reinstalled the nvidia display drivers but that didn't help.
Motherboard- Asus a8n32 SLI deluxe
Graphic cards- 1) Evga geforce 7600 GT 256 mb
2) Nvidia geforce 7600 gt 256 mb (received from nvidia, was originally used by them for testing purposes)
Memory- DDR Single channel, 2 sticks of 1 gb each, (one is PQI brand the other is corsair)
CPU- Athlon 64 X2 4600+ 2.4 GHz
Power supply- Thermaltake purepower 600 w
Amperage- 36A total
Return the motherboard for another...
Hi guys, a little off subject, PC-wise, but I was thinking of buying a new bluetooth capable mp3 player and bluetooth headphones/headset. It led me to a few questions on the technology. I hope someone can help. I've had no replies yet off other PMP/bluetooth dedicated sites.
1. Does listening through bluetooth headset reduce the quality (e.g mono, compared to stereo)?
2. Does bluetooth allow different branded mp3 players and headsets to be interlinked? I was thinking of mainly the Samsung YP-T10JCB working with Sony's DR-BT21G headset, or Sony's NWZ-A828K working with Samsung's YA-BH270B headset. These mp3 players are the one's I'm most interested in.
3. Can you have a separate mp3 player and mobile linked to the same headset, so that you can listen to music, take a call, then carry on listening to music, seamlessly?
Hi all i recently upgraded my pc to an intel quad q asus striker formula i mobo and gb corsair dominator ram Now i have read and i found that this is crashes sli my Enable memory windows sli ready ram and and POST my mobo says sli ready memory detected but Enable sli memory crashes my windows disabled So i went into the bios which i have updated to the latest version of and went to extreme tweaker tab and went to sli memory and i have a drop down menu that gives me all these overclock percentages for example cpuoc i done some reseach and the way to enable sli ram is i chose the cpuoc option this makes the ram automatically overclock But no matter what option i choose the comp gets past post and tries to boot windows and it says something Enable sli memory crashes my windows like widows has failed to start quot a recent hardware change might be the cause quot So i tried load default settings in bios so i could boot into windows and i did and then my internet would not work But thanks to asus they have a clear CMOS button on the back of the board so i am up and running again This has got me baffled no doubt it is something to do with the bios Any help would be greatly apreciated ty nbsp
"SLI Ready" doesn't necessairly mean good for SLI... Are you trying to boot from a hard drive that has an "old" copy of XP from your old system on it. If so, you will have to install XP fresh and clean for the new set up
Right, just bought a Canon MP610 printer and have already used in via bluetooth with my Windows Vista computer, but I have now set all the bluetooth software, printer software etc. on my windows xpmc laptop. I searched for bluetooth devices in range and found my mobile and the printer, I paired the printer up with the right passkey and also installled the latest Canon MP610 drivers via canon's website
Anyways when I try to print I get an error message saying 'The printer is not responding' after a while of it saying 'Collecting Printer Status' and then it says the printer is not responding. Not sure why this is because on my Vista comp. had no problems, unusually, but would appreciate anyone's input on this problem.
If anymore info. is needed just ask, will be glad to reply.
Recently acquired HP Compac nc8230,
XP Pro sp2
Bought a Dell Bluetooth keyboard new
Powered up and connected and worked fine for 3 days
Now won't connect
The Bluetooth wizard finds the device and the pin #,
but won't make a connection when I "enter", or when
I press the connect button
Tried 2 different sets batteries.
Did it crap out on me or??
Thread here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic101428.html
Recently acquired a used laptop hp Compaq nc XP Pro sp bluetooth Bought a bluetooth mouse and keyboard and thought I was all set Nope They worked fine for a day or now the keyboard won t connect although the laptop bluetooth finds it lists the pin but still won t connect when I press enter Says disgusted! problems - Bluetooth Ihave to press the connect button Bluetooth problems - disgusted! But that doesn t make the connection And when the mouse goes to sleep or I shut it off then try to get it going again it s supposed to wake up just by clicking any button Nope again More and more I have to restart the computer to get it to connect to the Bluetooth problems - disgusted! mouse So started researching Found there s a number of different mfg s and each one has it s own drivers And I can t just download and install the mfg s drivers for my devices that would be too easy They don t support quot embedded quot bluetooth devices even tho they made them I have to go thru some complicated rigamarole doing something or other with hp s configuration something like overlaying MS s bluetooth whatever over it and a whole long list of steps that mostly only an IT engineer would understand Where does it say there can t be a standard for bluetooth with everyone using the same setup software and drivers At least the quot old fashioned quot plain old wireless devices just plain worked when you hooked them up Irregardless of who made them Any helpful tips in basically plain English appreciated but after what I read tonite - - anybody want to buy a new bluetooth keyboard and mouse nbsp
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.
Recently acquired hp Compac nc8230
XP Pro sp2, obviously with Bluetooth
Bought a new Dell keyboard and Kensington
mouse to go with it.
I'm only getting somewhat less than 30 hrs use
out of a pair of coppertop AA's in either device
Is this normal?
Seems maybe I better invest in some good quality
rechargeables at this rate - I use the machine up to
8 hrs or so daily.
What ARE some good quality rechargeables that
hold power well? I know some don't retain "memory"
and therefore lose charge capacity over repeated charges
I've forgotten which are the good type, i.e. NiMh or whatever?
Also what brand / model hold the longest lasting charge?
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.
I'd add no matter what you decide to get, advise you buy only by a recharger that can handle ALL different type batteries (e.g. AAA, AA, C, D, etc) as it really makes it easier as you decide to add batteries for use around the house. And make sure the recharger allows you to drain all the batteries before recharging (one reason battery life is short is recharge before drained)
My friend has moved her computer and now her monitor wont show anything on the screen. She has a compaq s710 monitor. The light on the front of the monitor is green and is flashing. We have tried to move the plugs to see if it is a connection problem but nothing happens. When we turn the tower on it seems to click but doesnt enable the screen. Plz help
Here are some possibilities:
The video adaptor that you are plugging the monitor into may have become loose inside the computer. (you may be able to confirm this by gently moving the connector at the back of the computer)
There may be two video adaptors at the back of the computer (please confirm - if so try the other)
The monitor may have died (does the computer seem to be loading - flickering front lights - and sound from harddrive)
The computer itself may not be starting (does the computer seem to be loading - flickering front lights - and sound from harddrive)
I'm just wondering if there are any differences between the two. I have integrated bluetooth on my laptop, so I won't need a dongle for it. I also know bluetooth is slower than wireless usb, but does this have any effect for a mouse?
In terms of performance and accuracy, are there any advantages or disadvantages to either format? Why are bluetooth mice seemingly much less popular with manufacturers?
Thanks a bunch.
Here's some advantages and disadvantages
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.
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.
i hav a d610 without a bluetooth can any1 tell me the exact part number 4 Internal bluetooth for Dell D610 there Part # 1U746 and Part # W9242 i'm confussed so can some1 either give a link 2 the part i need thankss
Me and my brother bought a couple of cheap bluetooth dongles, they work fine ect ect. But does anyone know how to setup so one computer is connected to broadband. And both computers are connected (not entirely sure how to do this properly either) via bluetooth so the second computer can wirelessly surf the net.
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.
Purchased a used laptop which performs fine. Went to install Ghost 2003 and was told no could do while RAID was enabled. Questions - (1) why would RAID be enabled on a laptop and (2) how do I disable same? Thanks.
I have Ghost 2003 and have had no problems backing up my computers with the RAID enabled. What laptop make/model do you have? Is it somehow possible that you bought a laptop with RAID and didn't know it? I doubt that you can disable the RAID and still have a working computer at least with your current OS install. I mean if you disabled the RAID array you'd have to install your operating system again.
Ghost 2003 is an old program that is no longer supported by Norton with limited hardware compatibility. It probably doesn't recognize your ATA/ATAPI or SATA controller device whichever you are using. You'd have to find the disk controller device's DOS driver (no small feat) and give Ghost access to the driver for it to work. You may want to think about switching to Acronis or a newer version of Ghost.
Hi there, i just got my DV9543cl and am quite loving it i can even play gothic 3 on almost maxed out settings, something that i dint expect from the 8600M GS card, altough not a 1440 resolution.
However my main problem is that i need to put bluetooth to the laptop as it only came with the wifi option.
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.
HP help/support advise me that i cannot upgrade this laptop to a internal wifi+bluetooth.
Can anyone share some wisdom to this? Is there an internal card i can use to install bluetooth to the laptop? mainly i need bluetooth for my connectivy with phone and also a bluetooth wireless mouse, so no extra devices hang out the laptop ports.
any ideas, much appreaciated .
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?
i cannot enable ICS... i am getting the error as shown in the screen shot
how do i solve this error.... please give me step by step instruction and where is the routing and remote access snapin.??.......
Routing and remote access is a component of Microsoft Server products.
I don't think it is installed on XP Pro, but if it is it would be in Administrative Tools or via mmc - add/remove snap in.
What exactly do you want to do and what OS are you running?
Right, this is just a query really, I know a lot of the time, im leaving my phone either in the shed, garage, or somewhere in the house.
then i was thinking the other day.
is it possible to get some kind of tracking device? which will locate a bluetooth device determined on the signal strength?
i know with Wifi you can check a signal strength, and work out if your further away or closer.
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)
anyways, if anyone has any information on this, ide really appreciate some help.
i did a thread about my bluetooth not working well again it isen't i have tryed install the software that didn't work then upgraded it from the bluetooth belkin webiste and that didn't work then i found out that the USB device is not recognizedand it said it has malfunctioned and windows doesn't recognize it what can i do i have tyed installing it and uninstalling it and that doesn't work so now i am my wits end
please help so i cn put photos on to my cvomputer via my bluetooth
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.
ok i got this game and it wouldnt work it said it couldnt load opengl subsystem. well i put couldnt load opengl subsystem into google and see if i could find a remedy. and one said to go to properties>settings>advanced>adapter and then disable it. i did then i rebooted and it was a really tiny screen and i tryed to renable it but i could find how but i looked at the adapter thing again and it was something different, but it said alot of the stuff was unavailable and i disabled that and i tryed to exit settings and i accidently rebooted the computer with like, not graphics i guess.. so now im screwed.. i tryed pressing f8 at the boot thing and enable VGA mode but it didnt work so if you can help, PLEASE do! i really need my laptop for my JC
If you don't have a Bios ESCD reset then a CMOS (bios) reset via whatever your manual advises is next (sometimes a key press, others a jumper or battery removal).
When ever I turn on my YP-T9 it has a black screen saying "Bluetooth Mode" and in the bottom right it says "F/W v1.20". How do I get past and STOP this screen from popping up?
I'm having some trouble with my ASUS BIOS. It is possible one of the reasons which is not letting me enable AGP Texture Acceleration (from DXDIAG). So now I need to update it. Ive read that you can 'flash' this however it seems quite complicated. I read the procedure here - http://www.planetamd64.com/lofiversion/index.php?t11803.html. Personally i dont think i have that ability to literally take apart my PC and dont want to risk that. Is there anything I can do to enable AGP Texture Acceleration w/o updating bios?
I have tried many driver versions. Here is my info
ASUS A8V Deluxe Mobo
Chipset VIA K8t800 pro
CPU: AMD Athlon 64+ 3500+ Socket 939
Current BIOS version : 1017.002 (date: 11/14/2005 - very old)
GFX is a ATI Radeon 9600 Series
Any help si appreciated. thanks in advance.
Hi, linkzor. I looked up your motherboard on the Asus site, and the bios updates they have listed for your motherboard are not even worth upgrading to. They don't list anything about fixing agp texture acceleration, either. However, if you still want to flash your bios, simply visit the asus support website, download their auto-flash bios tool and your bios, and it does everything for you. you do NOT need to take apart your pc.
Also, Perhaps your video card does not support agp texture acceleration?
i'm running windows professional 2000
and i have a cdrom drive that is currently disabled.
i need to enable it however i don't know how to do it.
i'm also not sure how the guy who previously used the pc disabled it.
are there anyways to find out how to?
i tried the group policy and registry but can't find any.
maybe i looked at the wrong things.
can someone pls give me some advice.
thank you very much.
"Disabled" means what? It moves around in a wheelchair?
Starting from ABC..
Does the BIOS see the device?
Can you boot from it?
Do you see it in Device Manager?
Do you see it in my Computer?