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




4 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 5418 27-Oct-2005 08:28
Send private message

Hi All,

I realy hope you can help as this is my last resort, i've been trying to solve this for over 7 hours solid!

Right Here Goes.

Having just purchased the above bluetooth dongle i proceded to install it as per the instruction provided, it looked as if all was going well, no hicups or any thing.

After instalation was complete i got the "your device is ready etc." balloon i went through the initial setup and selected the services i wanted to use (i went with all of them!).

All seemed fine.... Until i tried to pair my computer with my Plantronics M3000 Head set. Under no circumstances will it find my headset, it just keeps searching... I have the headset in the "pairing" / "Discover" mode but still no luck.

I have also tried pairing my sony erricson t610 but am having the same problems.

If i search for new devices using my phone it can find the computer no problems!

Any ideas at all would be greatly aprecieted as i am at the end of my tether!

Cheers

Tom

Specs: dell optiplex Gx110(i know try not to laugh!) pentium III, windows XP with SP1

Create new topic
BDFL - Memuneh
59189 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10421

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Reply # 22129 27-Oct-2005 08:57
Send private message

Welcome to Geekzone...

Are you using a USB HUB? These devices don't work well with USB HUBs.

Perhaps the USB port does not have enough power or is faulty?

Look at the Power Management tab for all USB Root HUB on your Device Manager (Control Panel | System) and uncheck all the boxes that allow the computer to turn off the USB ports to save energy.








4 posts

Wannabe Geek


Reply # 22132 27-Oct-2005 09:07
Send private message

Hi Freitasm,

the dongle is plugged straight into one of the two usb sockets on the back of the computer 9 i have tried both of them)

I unchecked the box in power managment but still no luck,

Any other ideas?

Tom

 
 
 
 


BDFL - Memuneh
59189 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10421

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Reply # 22137 27-Oct-2005 10:04
Send private message

The other thing I can think is if the devices are not in Discoverable mode. The next thing is if the Belkin adapter is faulty.







4 posts

Wannabe Geek


Reply # 22138 27-Oct-2005 10:14
Send private message

Both devices were in discover mode,

I thought it might be a faulty dongle but my SE T610 can locate the computer just fine, but not visa versa!

Cheers

Tom

BDFL - Memuneh
59189 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10421

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Reply # 22145 27-Oct-2005 11:26
Send private message

Can you arrange a demo PCI USB card and add to this computer to test? I've seen this kind of problem with faulty USB ports.

That's probably the last thing I can think of...







4 posts

Wannabe Geek


Reply # 22275 29-Oct-2005 00:32
Send private message

I'm just about to try the dongle on a computer at work, at tleast that will tell me if it is a problem with my comp.

I will post the results soon.

Cheers

Tom

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 »

New Zealand government to create digital advisory group
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:47


Australia datum changes means whole country moving 1.8 metres north-east
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:39


UAV Traffic Management Trial launching today in New Zealand
Posted 12-Dec-2017 16:06


UFB connections pass 460,000
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:26


The Warehouse Group to adopt IBM Cloud to support digital transformation
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:22


Dimension Data peeks into digital business 2018
Posted 11-Dec-2017 10:55


2018 Cyber Security Predictions
Posted 7-Dec-2017 14:55


Global Govtech Accelerator to drive public sector innovation in Wellington
Posted 7-Dec-2017 11:21


Stuff Pix media strategy a new direction
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:37


Digital transformation is dead
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:31


Fake news and cyber security
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:27


Dimension Data New Zealand strengthens cybersecurity practice
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:27


Epson NZ launches new Expression Premium Photo range
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:26


Eventbrite and Twickets launch integration partnership in Australia and New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:23


New Fujifilm macro lens lands in New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:16



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.