Bluetooth® Setup in Windows® XP System
Get to know more about setting up Bluetooth device in a Windows XP system
Windows XP is the most widely used operating system. This is the OS with most user friendly techniques. Users could even enable Bluetooth technique in systems using Windows XP OS. With this technique users can share different data. This open wireless technology could also be installed on systems. This technology is also known as short range technique since it requires a short range of 2.4 GHz. Enhanced wireless devices that are capable of improving your system productivity without system workstation with some additional cords are termed as Bluetooth devices. Setting up Bluetooth device on your Windows XP system requires linking the respective device with the operating system installed. After setting up this, users could connect different devices like laptops, desktops, mobiles and other Bluetooth enhanced devices.
Following is information about setting up Bluetooth device in a Windows XP system:
- Setting up Bluetooth in Windows XP
- Position Within Range
- Avoid Hackers
Setting up Bluetooth in Windows XP
In order to set up a Bluetooth device in Windows XP users might have to turn on the Bluetooth device first and then must position it near the system. After this you have to click 'Start' button and select 'Run' option. Now, in the command box type "bthprops.cpl" and hit 'Enter'. When the Bluetooth settings window is displayed click 'Add'. Then 'Add Bluetooth Device Wizard' appears and you have to click 'My device is setup and ready to be found' and click 'Next' to proceed. After this select your device from the list and press 'Next' in order to confirm the action.
Position Within Range
Before setting up a Bluetooth device in a Windows XP system, users are recommended to position the respective Bluetooth device within the respective range offered to it. If it is placed beyond this range the device might not receive any signal and not function. Since this technology uses short range, to avoid the issues users are recommended to keep the device and the system within a range of about 1 meter.
Another important thing to consider is hackers. For this users have to ensure proper and correct pairing. When the XP system is enabled with Bluetooth users must ensure that proper pairing is done with it. If any other device with Bluetooth is operating in the same frequency then all the data transmitted might be received by others. So, users have to check for proper pairing devices.
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