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Topic # 14943 27-Jul-2007 03:53
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Hello! This is my first post here (and hopefully the only one I'll have to make regarding this.) I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100 with Toshiba Bluetooth Stack already installed.. but when I open the manager, it says I can't use any functions because Bluetooth is off. The icon appears in the bottom right hand corner, but it is only a blue antenna, no lighter blue glow around the icon. Does this mean my laptop is not bluetooth enabled? How can I tell? And, if it is not Bluetooth enabled, which adapter is best for my computer type? I know that is a lot to ask, but thank you all very much in advance.

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  Reply # 79941 27-Jul-2007 09:49
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You are right - not all laptops with Bluetooth software actually have Bluetooth hardware. You can open the Device Manager to check if Bluetooth is installed.

If not you can purchase any USB Bluetooth adapter, create a Restore Point on your PC, remove the Toshiba Bluetooth software, install the one that came with your new adapter and plug the adapter.

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  Reply # 80085 28-Jul-2007 06:02
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Why thank you very much :) I looked around on a few forums before asking, but I was just not sure. They sure do confuse people by including that software. Anyway, I appreciate your help and I guess I will start shopping for adapters. Does anyone happen to have any suggestions as to the best one to use with a Toshiba SP 6100?

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