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#1068 13-Feb-2004 10:20
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Hopefully someone can field this one. I bought a bluetooth keyboard and mouse setup with bluetooth. Mainly I bought it because I wanted to be able to use my Ipaq 1940 wirelessly. I found out that I am not able to connect either my ipaq or my desktop to one another. I am running windows xp pro and pocket pc 2003 pro. I can see the devices with one another, but cannot seem to get the computer to pick up the services available in the pocket pc. I have even reset the pocket pc to the original factory settings. My wireless link will pick up the pocket pc, but even if I rename the device it does not pick up the device name properly. What is weird is that I can see the desktop from the ppc, and see the ppc from the desktop. Just cannot get them to communicate with each other. If anyone has this issue and can give some input, please contact me. Thanks, Webb Wolf

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  #3489 13-Feb-2004 12:14
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The initial question was regarding the Bluetooth mouse and keyboard. The answer to this one is nop, you can not use these devices with your Pocket PC, because currently it does not support the required HID (Human Interface Device).

The next thing is using the Bluetooth adapter to connect your Pocket PC to your computer. If you're using the Microsoft software this will not work. Believe it or not, the Microsoft software implements only the HID, DUN (dial-up), HCP (hardcopy print) and the serial client profiles.

This will change with Windows XP Service Pack 2, and then you'll be able to connect your devices.




 

 

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  #3490 13-Feb-2004 13:05
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First let me thank you for responding. Second, when will the sp2 be released? Why make a pocket pc os and devices that do not support one another. Go figure. Will the AmbiCom Air2Net Wireless Bluetooth USB Adapter Model: BT2000-USB device work with the 1940 for sharing services such as internet and files?

 
 
 
 


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  #3491 13-Feb-2004 15:36
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No dates for the SP2 yet, but that will be soon apparently. I recommend you to have a look at TDK, Belkin and Bluetake. I have a look in the Ambicom manual, and it doesn't look like it supports LAN Access profile used by the Pocket PC.




 

 

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  #3494 13-Feb-2004 17:30
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Thanks again for replying, if you can take a look at that adapter I would really appreciate it. Thanks, Ryan

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  #3495 13-Feb-2004 17:33
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Hey, take a look at this link and let me know what you think about the information. Thanks, Ryan
http://www.peripheralcorner.co.uk/product_info.php/products_id/203

will this interfear with the keyboard and mouse? If so I'll take it back. Just got it like 5 days ago. Thanks again.

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#3496 13-Feb-2004 17:37
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IF you get a Bluetooth adapter with drivers 1.4 or up your Bluetooth mouse and keyboard will work fine. All the brands I've listed have these.

It just seems a waste since the combo already have a USB adapter that you'll not use if you buy another dongle now.

I've looked at the manual of this product. It's available on-line from Ambicom, and I couldn't see the configuration to allow LAN access with LAP or NAP, so I can't back this one.




 

 

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