File Transfer via Bluetooth® Between Windows XP® Computers
How to transfer files via Bluetooth between Windows XP computers?
The file transfer is one of the basic function of every computer network. The main thing that happens in file transfer is that the files are transferred from one computer to another. There are many methods to transfer files. Files transfer using Bluetooth technology is one of the commonly used methods of file transfer. Bluetooth refers to an open wireless protocol for exchanging data over short distances. This is done using short-length radio waves. “Bluetooth Stack” icon, located on the desktop could be used to activate this feature. The Bluetooth technology could be used only when the computers that are used is having Bluetooth adapters. The role of file transfer is to transfer the files from one computer to another.
Following is the method to transfer files via Bluetooth between Windows XP systems:
- Turn on Bluetooth when necessary
- Install security updates
- Reject unknown requests
Turn on Bluetooth when necessary
Bluetooth technology can be turned on through Bluetooth settings. Bluetooth can create certain issues if it is always kept on. You should always keep the Bluetooth in disabled state. You can turn it on, only when you need to transfer some data using it. You can easily do that by pairing the Windows XP systems with the help of passkey. In the same way, you can also turn it off once the task is completed. It is also important to keep the device in hidden mode to avoid hackers.
Install security updates
Security updates are essential for every type of data transfer. This might help to keep your system secure and safe. It can also help you in getting information regarding the new threats tnerby helping in effectively tackling them. The computer can be checked for malware, while communicating through the Bluetooth device. Hence, it can be very much helpful if you can install the security software of latest version before turning on the Bluetooth.
When you have switched on your Bluetooth, it might be visible to other users as well. You can receive pairing requests from them as well. But, make sure that you are not accepting the request. This is because professional hackers might intrude into the network and affect the security of the computer. They can hack your system and decode all your data. Hence, you should stay far away from unknown users.
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