Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

2 posts

Wannabe Geek

Topic # 4917 9-Sep-2005 06:06
Send private message

Hey guys,
I've got me this nice logitech bluetooth headset to work with my laptop and desktop.
What i want is to use it as a headset for my pc while gaming or talking on teamspeak/ventrilo/skype.

I've got an "unknown brand" bluetooth dongle and the "bluesoleil" bluetooth software.
I can connect the headset to my pc with this, when i do, i can select it as an audio device instead of my realtec ac97 audio device.

But, when i do this, it doesn't make any sound, nothing gets through, and i can't use the mic either.

I gave logitech a call about it, and i was advised to use the widcomm stack drivers.
So after hours of scouring the internet i found an install, downloaded it... to find out i didn't have a license.
I understand one must buy a specific bluetooth dongle to get this software licenced, so here's my question;

What must i buy to be able to use the widcomm stack?

Thanks in advance!

Create new topic
BDFL - Memuneh
60790 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11672

Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 19877 9-Sep-2005 09:21
Send private message

Welcome to Geekzone... You shouldn't need to change drivers at all, the IVT Bluesoleil works fine - just Logitech Help Desk being lazy with this recommendation - which can potentailly cause lots of problems with mixed drivers now.

Anyway, when you try to establish a connection to your headset, did you press the Answer button on the headset? The connection is not automatically established, it will beep on your headset to indicate an "incoming" call, and you have to press the Answer button to actually establish the connection.

2 posts

Wannabe Geek

Reply # 19899 9-Sep-2005 18:10
Send private message

Thank you for your quick reply.

Yes, i connected the device both ways, also it asked for the password to link up with the headset, which i correctly gave (the password was in the headset's manual).
Then in the bluesoleil main window the headset icon became green, indicating a link was made, also a graphical display of the link appeared between the headset's icon, and my computers.

Also, as i stated above, my computer recognised the bluetooth device as a usable audio device in the sound manager, but when i instructed windows to use it, it wouldn't work.

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40

Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36

Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16

PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45

Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40

Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08

Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03

Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27

Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13

Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00

Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12

Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52 to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34

Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.