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Topgungsm
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bluetooth connectivity

I am a novice computer user. I just bought a R61 with bluetooth but when I try to connect any bluetooth device, the computer tells me that it can't find any devices. I do have my bluetooth devices enabled (visible to all) before I try to connect but I can't seem to get it to work. Any suggestions?
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Re: bluetooth connectivity

Have you turned Bluetooth on using the Fn+F5 key combination? 

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Topgungsm
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Re: bluetooth connectivity

Yes I have. My computer just doesn't seem to be able to find any bluetooth devices and my bluetooth devices cannot seem to be able to recognize my computer. Any other suggestons? Thanks for your help. I am holding off on buying another computer hoping that I can get this one to work properly.
ranko75
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Re: bluetooth connectivity

I have same problem with my R61i 7650 model. When I start bluetooth icon apear and I can't find any devices, after few minutes (bluetooth is still on) icon just desapear and I can't bring her back. Only solution is to restart a laptop. When bluetooth is on I can't find any devices. Any help or solution? OS is Windows Vista Home Premium Preinstalled. I just bought it recently (few days ago). Thanks. R.
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ranko75
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Re: bluetooth connectivity

I find a solution that solved problem for me. 1.I uninstalled ThinkVantage Access Connections and after that I went to Microsoft site and I downloaded Windows Vista SP1 Link: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f559842a-9c9b-4579-b64a-09146a0ba746&Displa... 2. I installed update with bluetooth on. 3. After that I started Bluetooth (Fn+F5) and I clicked right mouse button on icon -> Show Bluetooth devices and under the Option Tab, I checked Allow Bluetooth devices to find this computer and Show Bluetooth icon in notification area. After that my Bluetooth devices start working with my R61i I hope that this will help. R.
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Topgungsm
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Re: bluetooth connectivity

Thanks, but, like I said, computers are new to me and thats why I bought it with everything pre-installed so I don't have to mess with it. Any easier solutions? Thanks.
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Re: bluetooth connectivity

You can push the thinkvantage button (blue button) and then go to maintenance after that just click on the update my system, maybe this can help you.
Topgungsm
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Re: bluetooth connectivity

Thank you. At this point I will try anything. I have decided to get another laptop also. Any suggestions?

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