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.


3 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 6964 8-Mar-2006 12:54
Send private message

I've had my HP pavillion for almost 2 years. I haven't needed bluetooth so I've had it shut down so I don't know if it ever worked. I just got a motorola E815 cell phone that has bluetooth integrated. I can't get it to pair with my laptop. The bluetooth icon for the laptop is red and blue which from what I've read means that there is a problem. Probably related to the SP2 install. I've read alot of articles about similar fixes for similar problems but I don't really know where to start. I have an intermediate knowledge of computers so I hope there is a fairly easy fix.

I tried to reinstall the bluetooth drivers last night and ended up with a "incorrect license type" message which kept popping up over and over again. I had to shut bluetooth down to stop it. I checked in system devices and bluetooth is not there. There is little I can do it seems to try and configure the program directly.

Any help would be appreciated

Thanks
Rob M

Create new topic
BDFL - Memuneh
60788 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11667

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 30187 8-Mar-2006 15:35
Send private message

Welcome to Geekzone... Are you trying to use the original drivers for this device? If yes, then try the instructions on this thread.







3 posts

Wannabe Geek


Reply # 30235 9-Mar-2006 06:53
Send private message

I am trying to install the original drivers from my system disk that came with the computer. However....the problem is not with connecting a device, it is getting the bluetooth software on the computer to load properly. I've tried to reinstall the drivers twice now off the system driver cd and still there is no bluetooth in the system devices. I do have a bluetooth places icon on the desktop. When I access it I get several error messages with the yellow yeild sign. They pop up continuously. They all say "incorrect license type" The messages are sent from btneighborhood, bttray, and btwizard and all say the same thing.


I don't know what to do next the thread that you sent me does not really match my problem exactly. Your thread involves updating the drivers in system devices and manually selecting which drivers to install. That is tough to do if BT is not in system devices.

I'm really starting to hate bluetooth!!! Please help before I connect my cell phone to my laptop with a sledgehammer.

Thanks
Rob M

BDFL - Memuneh
60788 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11667

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 30239 9-Mar-2006 07:39
Send private message

If you can't change the drivers manually (or the device is not listed under the device list) then I recommend you contact HP support.







3 posts

Wannabe Geek


Reply # 30499 11-Mar-2006 17:04
Send private message

You know that you've hit a big problem when this happens i guess. Sent packing after 3 posts. I don't have a good feeling about this. I smell IT charges......Great. Nothing like having a unique problem.

Hmmm....thanks for the advice

Rob M

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


Kogan.com 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.