acer aspire

5000 since putting windows xp back on my laptop my bluetooth is not working i have downloaded the driver where do i download the bluetooth device to make it work? i have searched lots and had no luck t. i. a

geek_rthomas80, Apr 23, 12:44 pm

You're not making sense... ... .

you downloaded the driver - did you INSTALL it ?

geek_drcspy, Apr 23, 12:46 pm

hi
you didnt use the recovery CD or inbuilt recovery?
If you go to control panel is there a bluetooth icon? if you go to device manager can you see any devices with a red exclamation mark?

geek_amieward, Apr 23, 12:47 pm

http://global-download. acer.com/GDFiles/Driver/Bluetooth/Blu
etooth_Widcomm_3. 0. 1. 904_XPx86. zip? acerid=633638195727382803
&Step1=Notebook&Step2=Aspire&Step3=Aspire%205000
&OS=X01&LC=en&BC=Acer&SC=AAP_9

that's the driver link

geek_drcspy, Apr 23, 12:48 pm

it says bluetooth device not found and i installed the driver with my wireless i had two download two different wireless things

geek_rthomas80, Apr 23, 12:52 pm

it's a zip file... . . download/unzip... . . th-
en run 'setup. exe'

geek_drcspy, Apr 23, 12:53 pm

that always cracks me up

geek_0800xford, Apr 23, 1:14 pm

theres no fn key to turn it on the button is beside my wireless one and it doesnt turn on when you push it when i downloaded my wireless driver i had to download two different things the wireless driver and broadcom utility brefore it worked. it has the bluetooth symbol but it says device not detected

geek_rthomas80, Apr 23, 1:19 pm

so that driver link I posted ... ... is that the one you already had downloaded or not ?

and if not have you gone and downloaded it ? and tried to install it ?

geek_drcspy, Apr 23, 1:30 pm