Learn why Bluetooth® device is not working in a Windows® XP system
What are issues when Bluetooth device is not working in a Windows XP system? Get tips to fix the issues
Windows XP is one of the most commonly used operating systems launched by Microsoft. Windows XP has got different editions and among the editions, Windows XP Home Edition is most common Edition which is targeted for the home users. Windows XP professional supports Windows Server domain and two physical processors. Windows XP has got Windows XP Media Center Edition for enhancing the ability to record, watch movies, for listening to music etc. Faster start up and Hibernation sequences, the ability to discard the newer devices in existence of the previous one are some of the features of Windows XP. The Bluetooth technology in Windows XP system would allow you to communicate and share data with other Bluetooth capable devices by using the radio wave transmission technology in it. Thus, with the help of this technology pictures, documents and all sort of information could be easily shared. These Bluetooth devices are capable of connecting 8 devices at a time. But when these Bluetooth devices are encountered with issues it would be really troublesome and you won’t be able to transfer your files.
The following are the causes due to which a Bluetooth device may stop working in Windows XP systems. Also, some tips are provided to fix the issue:
- Corrupted Bluetooth driver
- Registry troubles
- Virus infection
Corrupted Bluetooth driver
The communications over short distances are possible through these Bluetooth technologies. The Bluetooth drivers are the one which ensures this communication. These Bluetooth drivers are the software installed in this Bluetooth devices. For ensuring the proper working of Bluetooth devices, the Bluetooth divers must not be corrupted. If it is corrupted, then it would affect the working of the Bluetooth devices.
Registries are the important database of your system as it stores all the important files of your system. The registry would also contain the files which are associated with your Bluetooth devices. So, if this registry has been corrupted then it would definitely affect the files which are associated with your Bluetooth devices. Thus, to avoid this issue you would have to clean your registry with some registry cleaners such as Regcure.
Viruses are considered as one of the major trouble which occurs in your Windows XP system. Sometimes the Virus would affect the Bluetooth devices present in your system and as a result it would stop its working. Thus so as to avoid these issues it is always recommended to install some antivirus software in your system. Some of the antivirus software such as Norton, avast! and Kaspersky are effective in protecting in your system from virus.
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