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Topic # 9795 13-Oct-2006 14:08
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I'm using a lap top with XP SP2 ...
I've got Bluetooth USB dongle "Formosa", this is detected OK by XP, and the device status "This device is working properly."
When I search on the Nokia PC Suite, the Suite sees no Bluetooth device connected.
But when I look in Control panel, I see no ICON and no indication on notifications (near clock)
If I try to start/run "bthprops.cpl" nothing happens ... note, I do have a app called "bthprops.cpl" in C:\WINNT\system32\drivers

Has anyone got an idea of my next step to get this USB dongle "Formosa" working with my Nokia phone?


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Reply # 48591 13-Oct-2006 16:51
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TRy using this device directly on a USB port, not a USB Hub. Also, make sure the Power Management option is unchecked for all USB Root Hub devices (Device Manager).

Check on Device Manager what driver is loaded for this device. You should have received a CD with proper drivers. Not all USB Bluetooth adapters work ok with the Bluetooth XP SP2 drivers.

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  Reply # 48597 13-Oct-2006 17:37
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thanks for your reply.

1) It is directly on a USB port
2) I have unchecked powermanagement for all USB Root Hub devices. .. i suppose I need to restart and tell you the results!
3) The driver CD is lost.. somehow thrown out I think Frown (will need to check again at home)


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