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Bluetooth Headphones

Best Answer phillpower2 , 25 December 2021 - 09:30 AM

If you have a smart TV and you also have a wireless router that will detect the smart TV. Specs for your MB here do not list BT as being present. Go to the full post »


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Hi all,

 

I have some new bluetooth headphones that I'd like to use with my pc.

 

Am I right in thinking that I can pair them with my pc?

 

I've tried but it's not working out.

 

Bluetooth doesn't appear in my action centre, so can I assume it's switched off?

 

The strange thing is that in devices, the pc recognises my bluetooth television, so I think it has bluetooth capabilities of some sort.

 

It has also told me that I can't connect because my pc doesn't support 'Miracast'.

 

I'm wondering if I can download some software to solve the problem but I'm worried about getting something from a dodgy source.

 

Would appreciate some Christmas help.

 

RSP

 

 


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Hi,

 

It's Windows 10.

 

Am I right in thinking that in this case, Miracast isn't necessary, as I'm only trying to send a sound signal to the headphones?

 

Merry Christmas

 

RSP


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Hi,

 

I tried following those instructions but when I got to the 'Bluetooth & other devices' screen, there was nothing to toggle (see screen print attached).

 

Is there something I'm not seeing?

 

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Hi,

 

I don't have any information on who manufactured the computer but I do see your point about installing the driver.

 

What worries me is downloading something from the internet that's full of software (/malware) that I don't want.

 

Does this look like a reliable source:

 

https://download.pcs...cBoCqEsQAvD_BwE

 

RSP


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Sure, will do.

 

When I tried to upload a screen shot before, the site barred me from uploading png and jpg files.

 

What formats can I use?

 

RSP


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You need to provide information about the computer, is it a custom build or brand name such as Dell or HP, if a brand name, provide the model name or series number (not serial) if a custom build post the brand and model name or number for the motherboard, providing these details will enable folk to better assist you. 


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Hi,

 

I've opened up device manager (see jpg attached) and I can't find a Bluetooth section - which suggests it doesn't have the necessary hardware? I'm surprised as it does pick up my television.

 

Anyway, I don't have any information on the manfacturer but the motherboard is an MSI product H97M-G43 (MS-7924).

 

Hope this helps

 

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If you have a smart TV and you also have a wireless router that will detect the smart TV.

 

Specs for your MB here do not list BT as being present.


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Hi,

 

So if I understand correctly, there needs to be some hardware on the motherboard to accommodate the bluetooth i.e. I can't just install some software to solve the problem?

 

Thanks for your help.

 

RSP


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Not that easy I`m afraid, you will need a BT dongle like the examples here


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That's helpful, thank you.

 

I had almost concluded that the problem was unsolvable.

 

Thanks for your help and Merry Christmas!


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You are welcome and likewise Merry Christmas  :)


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