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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by xXbernisXx, Aug 10, 2012.

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  1. xXbernisXx

    xXbernisXx Thread Starter

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    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 350 @ 2.27GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
    Processor Count: 4
    RAM: 3892 Mb
    Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1722 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 461899 MB, Free - 84862 MB;
    Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0G939P
    Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

    Im having a problem with my bluetooth, im unable to find it in my system tray, when i search for it in START menu it appears to be there but when i try launching it, nothing happens. I re downloaded the bluetooth drive but i get the same results
     
  2. TerryNet

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    Is Bluetooth turned on?
     
  3. xXbernisXx

    xXbernisXx Thread Starter

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    im not sure :S i dont have any Function key to turn it on or off, and i dont know how to do that manually. since i cant even open up bluetooth settings.
     
  4. TerryNet

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    Dell no longer uses the <Fn> + <F2> key combination for toggling Wi-Fi and Bluetooth? Or am I making the bad assumption that it is integrated? If it's integrated there must be some hardware or software switch. And then, as in my HP, there may also be a Dell utility on top of that.

    On my HP Bluetooth makes no appearance anywhere when it is turned off; when on I get an icon in the Notification Area and it appears in Device Manager.
     
  5. xXbernisXx

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    it uses F2 for wifi, not visible in device manager.
     
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    BIOS shows Bluetooth enabled
     
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    Surely there is a physical or software switch to toggle the Bluetooth on/off. Check your Dell documentation to discover what it is. On my only Dell laptop it is the <Fn> + <F2> key combination.
     
  9. 20_2_Many

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    Need the Make and Model. I see Dell. you may have a button that enables bluetooth - you may have a function key + {key}. Cannot tell without knowing what box you are using.
     
  10. xXbernisXx

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    I fixed this.. i dont know how but for some reason i restarted my system and went into the bios it was already enabled but i disabled and reenabled the bluetooth and just happened to work again.
     
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    Nice going! :) Thanks for letting us know.
     
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