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How to turn on bluetooth 4.0 on R2

Discussion in 'Alienware 18 and M18x' started by Heihachi88, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. Heihachi88

    Heihachi88 Notebook Deity

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    Hello, everyone. I just reinstalled windows and tried to turn on bluetooth but didn't found it in device manager and BIOS... What to do? Thanks in advance.
     
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    Make sure you have the blutooth driver installed from Dell Drivers & Downloads - can often be overlooked.
     
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    When i install it - it says Switch to bluetooth on wireless... :\
     
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    its a wireless+bluetooth combo card
     
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    How can i switch? Via BIOS? i saw there's an option.. BT + WLAN, BT, WLAN. That's it?
     
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    there is an option in the bios for sure (should be enabled by default, at least it was with my m18x) and you have an on/off switch with the media control between the eject dvd and the command center button
     
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    Strange thing - i pressed on media panel to turn off wifi but it still uses it :D maybe conflict between killer wireless and with a dell one?

    EDIT. Now wireless button works - turns off and on my wifi connection, but what the hell with bluetooth -_-
     
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    if the wi-fi is working the bluetooth should be working too
     
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    I don't see any bluetooth devices in device manager...
     
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    Did your bluetooth work before reinstall?

    I'm pretty sure the Killer card doesn't have bluetooth, they would need another bluetooth module. Someone correct me if I'm wrong
     
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