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#30985 28-Feb-2009 14:14
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I purchased 2 (One for home and one for work) accel chipset USB dongles from TM for $12. I dont know if this is where I went wrong but it maybe

The accel USB uses a product called IVT Bluesoleil for drivers and connectivity options etc on XP.


With the first install disk that came with the product appeared to contain 'CRC' errors as the setup routine would crash at the same point with “the .cab is corrupt” each time. Tried the second disk (from the second dongle) and got the exact same error. The manual came with a rather large disclaimer “DO NOT UPDATE FROM INTERNET”.


Did some googling found the IVT homepage downloaded the correct software for the chipset and it installed and seemly connected / paired.


However I can not seem to do much with the USB dongle except file transfer. It will not connect to the internet, active sync, view contacts or PAN (the reason I purchased the dongle).


Has anyone had experience with this software or know of alternate software which will work with the accel usb chipset?


Thanks


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  #198536 28-Feb-2009 14:47
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I think you need to go to (on the Okta Touch) Start > Programs > Internet Sharing.

Then you need to select Bluetooth as the connection type and PAN.

Then you should be able to use your Bluetooth dongles software to connect to the internet via the Okta Touch.

Beware you should investigate data options with Telecom before using this.

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#198561 28-Feb-2009 20:30
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It all depends on how you configure the pairing really. For example for a Windows Mobile device to see the laptop/PC as an ActiveSync partner you must create the pairing FROM your Windows Mobile device, not the other way around. And you must make sure ActiveSync is configured to use a COM port that corresponds to a Bluetooth INCOMING or SERVER COM port.

For PAN you have to start the Internet Conneciton Sharing application on your Windows Mobile device and from your PC scan for new services. Once this service is discovered then you will be able to connect.

Bluetooth is based on services (or profiles) and if those are not active on each device then the other partner in the pairing won't be able to see those.

Now you know, you will need to spend some time finding how to configure things with this specific software.




 

 

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  #198776 2-Mar-2009 14:21
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freitasm: It all depends on how you configure the pairing really. For example for a Windows Mobile device to see the laptop/PC as an ActiveSync partner you must create the pairing FROM your Windows Mobile device, not the other way around. And you must make sure ActiveSync is configured to use a COM port that corresponds to a Bluetooth INCOMING or SERVER COM port.

For PAN you have to start the Internet Conneciton Sharing application on your Windows Mobile device and from your PC scan for new services. Once this service is discovered then you will be able to connect.

Bluetooth is based on services (or profiles) and if those are not active on each device then the other partner in the pairing won't be able to see those.

Now you know, you will need to spend some time finding how to configure things with this specific software.

 

THANKS!! Time for me to do some reading / learning! 


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