1. Joined : Jun 2015
    MD
    Posts : 412
    10 Pro
       12 Jun 2016 #1

    bluetooth


    Hello
    I have Windows 10 x 64 and when I upgraded from 7>8>10 I was told I would lose Bluetooth. Is this the reason it is always on in the action center?
    I have tried everything but it stays on.
    BTW, I just removed a VM.
    Also and importantly this is the first a.m. that I have seen it on. Usually it is off.
    How can it be on if I don't have bluetooth and why was it off before for months?
    Thank you
    Peter
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  2. Joined : Mar 2016
    Mojave Desert
    Posts : 28
    W10 Pro and W7 Pro
       12 Jun 2016 #2

    I have Windows 10 x 64 and when I upgraded from 7>8>10 I was told I would lose Bluetooth.
    My Bluetooth works fine and was never "lost" on my upgrade from W7 Pro to W10 Pro HP laptop.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,581
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       12 Jun 2016 #3

    maranna said: View Post
    Hello
    I have Windows 10 x 64 and when I upgraded from 7>8>10 I was told I would lose Bluetooth. Is this the reason it is always on in the action center?
    I have tried everything but it stays on.
    BTW, I just removed a VM.
    Also and importantly this is the first a.m. that I have seen it on. Usually it is off.
    How can it be on if I don't have bluetooth and why was it off before for months?
    Thank you
    Peter
    According to Dell's site the computer in your System Specs didn't come with Bluetooth.
    Dell XPS 8300 — Intel Core i5 and i7 Desktop | Dell
    Have you added a Bluetooth adapter/dongle? Bluetooth on Notebooks is usually part of the Wi-Fi adapter. Does Device Manager [right-click the Start button] or Bluetooth in Control Panel show you have the hardware?

    Bluetooth can be 'paired' to a number of devices such as a mouse, keyboard, cellphone, tablet, etc., but usually is a manual action the first time.
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  4. Joined : Jun 2015
    MD
    Posts : 412
    10 Pro
       13 Jun 2016 #4

    My desktop has a wireless mouse and keyboard but I though it always had a caveat about BT in the systray about BT beng on and when I clicked on it there were choices to turn off and others..
    I do know that when I upgraded the MS "adviser" regarding the similar Dells, XPS 8300 and the Inspiron N5010, said I would lose Bluetooth and something about network adapter. It appeared on both computers. My laptop definitely had it but it was removed in the upgrade as it said it would.
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