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Topic # 7536 22-Apr-2006 08:35
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hi there folks.

so, i got my bluetooth usb dongle with the widcomm 1.4 software.
my os is windows 98 se.
the instalation of the widcomm software went without any problems.
the dongle works fine, i can connect via bluetooth with other devices.
BUT, since i've installed widcomm , my normal internet connection (DSL) stops for a few minutes.
during that i can open any new connection like www, ftp, irc etc.
already open connections are still alive, like when im already on irc i can still chat there, but can't connect to any new server O_o,
after like 2 min. everything works fine again, i can normaly use my internet.
but the problems appears again after about 10 min. cant open any new connection again for like 2-3 min.
and that's how it is all the time, 2 min break, 10 min working, 2 min break, 10 min working etc etc. pretty disturbing :/
if i uninstall the widcomm software the problem is still there. i have to reinstall windows to get rid of it.
the problem only appears when i install the widcomm stuff.
and don't ask why i still use win 98 :P on this pc i am kinda forced...
can anyone help me out ??
i would be very grateful

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Reply # 33633 22-Apr-2006 09:24
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No much help, I know, but... It could be a problem with software firewall, or antivirus for example. Also it's hard to get the new drivers to work with Windows 98. Have you applied all updates to the OS (which is no longer updated automatically I think).

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  Reply # 33635 22-Apr-2006 09:39
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firewall or antivirus shouldnt be the prob coz i've also tried it on the bare OS and the problem still appeard even without firewall or anitivirus.
i've tried some OS updates, didn't help either,
i couldnt fins anything about my or similar probs anywhere on the web....seems it should work normaly on win98 =/
so why doesnt it work for me =/

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