Components inside a tower-style computer case are largely exposed, and there is very little shielding to reduce the radio interference they produce. Manually look at manufacturer’s sites for drivers – and Device Maker’s sites. Did this solve your problem? While the adapter can be installed with the kernel versions mentioned, this primarily allows Linux to recognize the adapter as a Bluetooth radio. Why isn’t Windows finding my wireless device?

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Bluetooth Driver Installer – Compatible hardware

This is why cables that are designed to plug into the back of a computer often have a ferrite bead attached to them, to reduce radio interference. If you see the error message again, please contact us at support plugable.

With a range of up to 10 meters 33 feet depending on environmental factors. While many home theater systems have USB ports for expansion TVs, surround sound receivers and the likethey cannot support the Plugable Bluetooth adapter because there is no method to install bluetpoth software.

Windows 10 frequently re-enables disabled built-in Bluetooth adapters, bluetokth will cause the Plugable adapter to stop functioning. You are logged in as.

Bluetooth device is missing – Microsoft Community

Below are instructions for some common devices. How satisfied are you with this response? Tony Kean Replied on May 16, In the Method 1: While the adapter can be installed with the kernel versions mentioned, this primarily allows Linux to recognize the adapter as a Bluetooth radio. Its range is specified at 10 meters or about bletooth feet.


Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! Bluetooth profile support, and most Bluetooth operations, are managed with software like BlueZ and Pulseaudiowhich have varying degrees of functionality depending on which version of these libraries are installed, and the Linux kernel needed for different versions of those software components.

You can also use a Plugable active USB extension cable to move your adapter closer to the receiving device. Tell us about your experience with our site.

Thanks for marking this as the answer. Click Bluetooth in the System Tray.

If the audio device plays, open iTunes. Please follow the steps given here to uninstall and then reinstall the Bluetooth driver. Multiple Wifi access points in the vicinity can also cause interference, since Wifi signals are much stronger than Bluetooth. And offers market-leading Broadcom BCM chipset, while also backwards compatible with classic Bluetooth 1.

The Plugable adapter will not work. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.


For each Bluetooth device, the following information is displayed: Click OK to remove the driver. Your reply is very important for us to ensure a proper resolution. Hi, Be sure to check with iPad Support incase there are known issues.

It will remain discoverable as long as you stay on the Bluetooth menu page. We appreciate your interest in Windows LittleDevil Replied on January 26, If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Useyou can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment.

Bluetooth device is missing

But to no avail. Did this solve your problem? Flaming or offending other users.

Fixed”; however, the blue tooth still is no where in sight.