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Topic # 5998 15-Dec-2005 12:47
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I picked up a Bluetooth keyboard by Omiz, and I'm trying to connect it to a Windows XP machine. (It's a tablet computer and could use the external keyboard...) Windows XP doesn't seem to see the keyboard as a regular HID device and places it in the "other devices" list and assigns it a COM port.

I'm wondering if anyone knows what the problem might be here and how to get this keyboard to work with Windows XP.


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Reply # 24799 15-Dec-2005 12:57
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Most keyboards use HID, and the Windows Bluetooth stack does support it. But some (not many) keyboards implement their own protocol, over serial connections. It seems this is the case.

In this situation you have to install a piece of software supplied with the keyboard.

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