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Can't get bluetooth to work on Dell XPS M1530 with WinXP

By ungua
Oct 30, 2009
  1. I had to reinstall WinXP on my Dell XPS M1530, and now Windows doesn't detect the bluetooth unit. The symbol in the line with power buttons etc is lighted though. I have software from before, but could only copy, not install it. What I find works only in Vista. Broadcom's own bluetooth software does neither detect a bluetooth nor work without that. In the control panel there is no icon for bluetooth, even though Windows help suggests exactly that.

    Does anyone know how to do that? It worked before, but now I can't figure out how, even after hours of googling...

    Best regards
     
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