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Wannabe Geek

#57921 1-Mar-2010 05:36
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Okay, I know this has been done to death - but all the solutions online I found haven't worked for me =(
I'll try to make this as easy to understand as possible =D

I'm On Vista 32bit
I have the A1016 (
I'm using some sort of widcomm driver, but it seems windows is doing the software.
So, here's what it looks like:

The keyboard shows up simply as "Keyboard", it sits at "Connecting To Device" for a while and then comes up with error message 0x800004005, in won't connect.

My bluetooth works, I'm using a logitech wireless mouse.
Some fixes show to right click on the "Keyboard" icon, click properties and in services tick something, but unfortunatly - no services show up.

Other fixes appear to use something that looks like this for bluetooth:

My laptop uses this - but my desktop doesn't... Hmmm...

Please help, I've been searching for a solution for days.
Any help will be greatly appreciated!
If you need any extra info, don't hesitate to ask.

-The Llama

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Uber Geek


  #303177 1-Mar-2010 06:49
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are you typing the BT pass key on the mac keyboard or doesn't it get that far?

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Wannabe Geek

  #303182 1-Mar-2010 07:38
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Thanks for the reply.

No, it doesn't get that far. It just tells me that pairing has failed.


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  #303185 1-Mar-2010 07:53
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This might be it.. seems a number of people have a similar problem

1. When it's at the point saying connecting to device, i type 123456 and enter on the number pad of the bluetooth keyboard.
2. Windows will change wizard pages and ask for a keycode
3. Type 123456 in the box on your laptop/desktop keyboard

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Wannabe Geek

  #303195 1-Mar-2010 08:50
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Darn, does nothing.
Interestingly though it seems (though I'm not 100%) that when I do it shortly after it says that it was taking to long to respond?

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Wannabe Geek

  #303196 1-Mar-2010 08:51
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Ah! Just to see if it works if I type anything I pressed random buttons and it asked me for a code!

But what do I type in?
I'll try 123456

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Wannabe Geek

  #303198 1-Mar-2010 08:53
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Ah! Just to see if it works if I type anything I pressed random buttons and it asked me for a code!

I tried 123456 but it failed. And I can't seem to get it working again...

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  #303199 1-Mar-2010 08:54
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The same as you typed on the keyboard 123456 and then _enter_ on the keyboard
and then it _should_ ask for the same on the computer


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Wannabe Geek

  #303202 1-Mar-2010 08:56
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Ah! Perfect! Thank you so much!

It's paired now. I'll see if there is any software to get some keys working...

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