- Using the USBBT100 with Windows XP Service Pack 2
Please use the following directions to setup the USBBT100 Bluetooth USB Adapter with Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.
Note: Be sure to have the USBBT100’s configuration software installed before attempting this process.
- If the Adapter has been installed on the computer before, remove it and connect it to a different USB port on the computer. If not, then simply plug the Adapter into any available USB port.
- The computer will detect the USBBT100 as a Generic Bluetooth device. After the device installs, there should be 2 Bluetooth icons in the System Tray -- a light blue icon with a white symbol, and a dark blue icon with a red symbol.
- Click on the Start menu, and click on the Run option.
- When the “Run” window appears, type sysdm.cpl into the “Open” field, and click on the OK button.
- When the “System Properties” window opens, click on the Hardware tab. Then, click on the Device Manager button.
- After the “Device Manager” window opens, double click on the Bluetooth Radios category.
- When the “Generic Bluetooth Radio” category expands, right-click on the Generic Bluetooth Radio device and select the Update Driver option.
- When the “Hardware Update Wizard” opens, a prompt may appear stating, “Can Windows connect to Windows Update to search for software?” -- if this prompt appears, select the No, Not this time option and click on the Next button.
- When the “If your hardware came with an installation CD or floppy disk, insert it now” prompt appears, select the Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) option and click on the Next option.
- Select the Don’t search. I will choose the driver to install option, and click on the Next button.
- When the next screen appears, select the Linksys Bluetooth USB Adapter under the “Model” section.
Note: You may receive a warning that the driver is not digitally signed -- if this prompt appears, click on the Continue Anyway option to continue.
- After the device has been installed, click on the Finish button to complete the update.
After completing these steps above, the dark blue icon in the System Tray should have a white symbol, and the light blue icon should be gone or grayed out. If it is grayed out, right click on it and select the Remove option and it should disappear.
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