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Bluetooth Solutions In Windows XP Control Panel



It looks like some of our users got the familiar Bluetooth error message in Windows XP Control Panel. This problem can arise for several reasons. Let’s discuss it now.



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Hello, naturally

What brand and model number of the device are you trying to connect?

Make sure the following conditions are included:

1. If multiple Bluetooth devices are connected to your computer, temporarily disconnect the devices that are not fixed. If there are additional USB devices, remove all USB devices. They don’t need to be installed when troubleshooting. If you have multiple devices connected via USB, it may interfere with the Bluetooth transceiver.

2. Make sure the Bluetooth device you are removing is turned on and off.

3. Check the status of the Bluetooth support:

a. To open the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Snap-in for Services in Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.

b. Double click Bluetooth Support.

in. When the Bluetooth support service stops, click Start.

d. In the Startup type list, click Automatic.

e. Click the Connectluchenie “.

f. Click Local System Account.

d. Click OK.

h. When prompted to restart your computer, click Yes.

4. Check the following settings:

a. Â Right-click the Bluetooth icon in the notification area, then click Open Bluetooth Settings.

b. On the Options tab, select the Enable Discovery check box and click Apply.

in. To allow Bluetooth devices to connect to your computer, select the Allow Bluetooth devices to connect to this computer check box, and then click OK.


Samhrutha G S – Microsoft Support.

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Although Bluetooth is a well-known brand, the technology used in these devices has become synonymous with wireless devices that connect to electronic devices such as computers and cell phones. Some of the Bluetooth devices that can be used with computers include wireless mice, wireless keyboards, and wireless g Headsets. Most computers with modern operating systems, including Windows XP Professional, have features that allow users to easily connect their Bluetooth devices to them.

Step 1

Insert the batteries into the Bluetooth device. Turn it on.

Step 2

Click the Start menu on the Start screen of your computer. Then choose Run. A small window will appear on the screen.

Step 3

Type “bthprops.cpl” in the window and select “Enter”. A new screen will appear with the Bluetooth Settings menu.

Step 4

Click the Add button under Bluetooth Settings. The Bluetooth device wizard starts.

Step 5

Select the My device is configured and ready to be discovered checkbox. Then click Next. A list of discoverable Bluetooth devices appears.

Select the Bluetooth device you want to add and click Next. You have now turned on your Bluetooth device.



  • In Windows XP Professional, after installation, you can add a password to boot the device for security reasons; however, this is not required.



Where is Bluetooth in Control Panel?

Open Bluetooth devices. From the Windows desktop, select Start> (Settings)> Control Panel> (Network and Internet)> Bluetooth Devices. If you are using Windows 8/10, go to: Right-click Start> Control Panel> type “Bluetooth” in the search box and select “Change Bluetooth Settings”.

Is Bluetooth available in Windows XP?

Windows XP is not as easy to use for connecting Bluetooth devices as later versions of Windows, but you can still use Bluetooth headsets with the operating system.

How do I install Bluetooth drivers on Windows XP?

Step 1. Launch Device Manager and select the Bluetooth radio
  1. Step 2. Run the Update Driver Software Wizard. Select and hold (or right-click) the Bluetooth radio, then select Update Driver Software.
  2. Step 3: Select Generic Bluetooth Driver.