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Topic # 4791 28-Aug-2005 03:21
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hey can any one help me i have a bluetooth usb dongle and it has worked perfectly for months but after formatting my computer and trying to reinstall it my widdcomm software is saying i need a licence is there anyway in which i can get one

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Reply # 19219 28-Aug-2005 11:28
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Welcome to Geekzone...

Are you using the software from the original CD?

Have you plugged the adapter before installing the software?

Are you using Windows XP SP2?







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Reply # 19263 28-Aug-2005 22:34
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yes i am using the software from the original disk and i plug my dongle in before instalation it seems to install correctly but when i try to use it the software asks for a licence before i am alourd to use it

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Reply # 19264 28-Aug-2005 22:38
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Reply # 19369 31-Aug-2005 05:15
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alreet im avin the same problem it just keeps sayin your bluetooth software license does not include use with this bluetooth device, i am using the original cd, no i havnt plugged the adapter before using the software and yup i am using windows xp sp2
plz can any1 help me



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Reply # 19465 31-Aug-2005 21:46
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yes i am using xp service pack 2 and no ther was no other drivers that i know of i have contacted technical help at widdcom and had no luck

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Reply # 19466 31-Aug-2005 22:07
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You have to contact technical help at the manufacturer. They are the only ones that can give you instructions and a licence if needed. Widcomm only deals with manufacturers, not the end-user.







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Reply # 19890 9-Sep-2005 11:59
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Having same problem with Bluetooth connection-how and where do you apply for a licence?

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Reply # 19891 9-Sep-2005 12:10
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Welcome to Geekzone... As posted before on this page: if you are using the original drivers, contact the manufacturer and they have to help you.

Otherwise, if you are using a patched driver from another manufacturer, then you are at your own.







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Reply # 21197 9-Oct-2005 08:30
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everyone out there listen i have figured out the problem and the soloution with alot of help and trial and error,
the problem is on service pack 2 it already has a blutooth software with a registered license so windows preffers to use that one but if you install your software and dont put your bluetooth device in and when it asks you too put it in click ok but do not put it in instead after you have clicked ok click cancel then go to Device Manager, right click on the "Generic Bluetooth Radio" and select "update driver do not connect to the net instead click Choose software from a list or specified location,In the next window, select "Don't search, but select the driver to install then just select your preffered hardware and hayhay your away hope this helps anybody out there who still has a problem!

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Reply # 21216 9-Oct-2005 16:13
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Yes, this procedure is explained here. The main problem is when people don't use the driver that comes with the adapter.

Just for an idea, my Toshiba Tablet PC comes with the Toshiba drivers (no Bluetooth hardware though) and Microsoft software - but I still wanted to use my own Bluetooth hardware and software.

Following the steps I managed to change to the Widcomm software that came with my hardware - and this is changing from two different drivers to a third one.

Some people that report problems are actually trying to use a driver that has been tampered with, or tried before, and a bad file remains in the system.





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