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Topic # 17077 10-Nov-2007 17:41
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Hi folks!
I´ve been reading your posts about bluetooth network because I came across the same message somebody here did -  "A network cable is unplugged"... ok, my bluetooth IS working and I´m able to transfer files beetween my PC and my smartphone despite of the message. Also, I read bluetooth software Bluesoleil (my device) online help and it mentioned that point about needing "TWO COMPUTERS"  to establish the network connection, suggesting that a single PC and a smartphone wouldn´t make a network.
But there´s something disturbing me: when I used an older version of bluetooth software Bluesoleil, the network icon did showed "Bluetooth PAN is now connected" or something,  just the way it does when you conect a PC´s network cable to another's or to a lan switch.
So, why doesn't it show the connection with the new software version?


P4 2.6 GHz
512M RAM
Windows XP SP 2
Bluetooth USB Dongle IVT Bluesoleil
IVT Blusoleil 5.0.5.178 Software

(older version IVT Blusoleil 1.4)


Smartphone Nokia E51 S60
Symbian OS


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Reply # 94584 10-Nov-2007 19:03
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Tudo bom?

Could it be a loopback connection before? There isn't certainly nothing to worry about "Network cable unplugged" messages because as you describe it needs a second PC to actually establish a network - just like a physical network adapter.




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