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Postby Merlin » Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:47 pm

Just wondering how you get blue tooth keyboard and mouse. My wife bought a Dell laptop a few years ago and she ordered it with blue tooth. I have not seen any add one cards that would add that feature nor have I seen any MOBOs that have it. Am I just not looking or what??
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Re: blue tooth

Postby DragonFury » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:20 pm

You not looking hard enough I know ASUS offers it on a few of their motherboards. As I am using one that has BT 3 and WIFi
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Re: blue tooth

Postby InspectahACE » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:57 pm

I haven't seen any add on bluetooth card really. It's mainly been USB based adapters I've seen.

My motherboard does have an integrated Bluetooth receiver though :)
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Re: blue tooth

Postby Major_A » Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:12 pm

You have to make sure the Bluetooth software is installed. From there it's in the Control Panel under Hardware and Sound (assuming you're running Win 7). My motherboard came with an adapter and it's god awful slow transferring files. I don't know that a regular IR receiver would be better/faster response time compared with the Bluetooth accessories.

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Re: blue tooth

Postby KnightRid » Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:00 am

Merlin wrote:Just wondering how you get blue tooth keyboard and mouse. My wife bought a Dell laptop a few years ago and she ordered it with blue tooth. I have not seen any add one cards that would add that feature nor have I seen any MOBOs that have it. Am I just not looking or what??


They are out there. If you want to add bluetooth just buy one of the USB adapters - http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory ... -Bluetooth

I bought a bluetooth one from some overseas site for under $2 or $3 one time and it worked just fine for what I needed. Built in is nice but you always have options.
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Re: blue tooth

Postby Merlin » Wed Aug 08, 2012 5:31 pm

cool thx. I may not do it but we have the keyboard and mouse she got and never uses for the laptop so I may use them on mine. May be more trouble than its worth.
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Re: blue tooth

Postby DragonFury » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:53 pm

I like the BT to hook up the portable devices to the computer/lappy ie phones mostly, and a couple of tablets.
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