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Topic # 10158 7-Nov-2006 17:52
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I have got two Es-388 Bluetooth dongles and Widdcom drivers that came along with them.

I have installed the dongles on two different computers. one with Windows 2000 and one with Windows XP.

(tested with a mobile phone on XP, it was detecting)

but when i try to discover the devices, the computers with BT dongles doenst discover each other.

I hope iam clear.

Two computesr A and B  with BT installed.

but when i try to detect B from A and vice versa, both of them doesnt get detected.

Any solutions???

Thanks for the help.

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Reply # 51495 7-Nov-2006 19:18
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Make sure both the devices are set to discoverable.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 51519 7-Nov-2006 21:13
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Thanks for the prompt reply.

Both the devices were set to Discoverable mode. still i was not able to see them.

As i have told that, my Mobile is getting detected in the computer, but computers are not detecting themselves.

ny solutions!!!!

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Reply # 51522 7-Nov-2006 21:55
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Make sure you run the discovery process from one computer only - more than one discovery process can cause problems.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 51629 8-Nov-2006 16:53
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I have checked running discover individually from each of the computers. No result :(

instead of auto discovery, i tried to manually discover the Bt's but while checkinf for the device address, I have noticed one thign, that the device addrss for both the devices shows as 00:00:00:00:00:00

is there some problem with that?

how can i find the actualy device address for the Bluetooth device?


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