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How to activate bluetooth on HP ProBook 4540s?

Greetings,

I've newly purchased this ProBook 4540s.I've been trying to figure how to active my bluetooth.I've tried several drivers but ended up with nothing.So all I need is a step by step instruction to active my bluetooth.

 

*Using Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit.

*Tried this drivers so far

1. http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=za&prodTypeId=32...

 

This installation end with a error message saying bluetooth device is not plugged in.

 

I would be greateful if someone can give me a step by step instruction to install bluetooth driver.

Thanks for your reply.

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banhien
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Re: How to activate bluetooth on HP ProBook 4540s?

Hi,

 

Based on the following link, your machine may or may not have Bluetooth device:

 

   http://www8.hp.com/au/en/products/laptops/product-detail.html?oid=5229455

 

Please use Device Manager to scheck under Networks to see which Wifi card is in your machine.

 

  • HP hs2350 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband
  • HP un2430 EV-DO/HSPA Mobile Broadband
  • Ralink 802.11b/g/n (1x1)
  • Atheros 802.11b/g/n (1x1)
  • Atheros 802.11b/g/n (1x1) and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo
  • Ralink 802.11b/g/n (1x1) and Bluetooth Combo
  • Atheros 802.11b/g/n (2x2) and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo
  • Intel 802.11b/g/n (2x2) and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo
  • Intel 802.11a/b/g/n (2x2) with Bluetooth 4.0 Combo

You can see the first few crads do NOT have BT device.

 

Regards.

BH
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Re: How to activate bluetooth on HP ProBook 4540s?

bluetooth.png

I'm not so sure,but does it proove it that there's a built in Bluetooth device?

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banhien
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Re: How to activate bluetooth on HP ProBook 4540s?

Hi,

 

I can't see the image (it needs to be approved from Admin). What is the name of the Wifi card in Device Manager ?

 

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BH
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I'm sorry can you tell me how can I check the name of the Wifi card?
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Hi,

 

This is from my machine:

 

  wifi.png

 

Can you see ANY name that matches the above list (in my previous reply, not in this image).

 

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No.
Mine's is' Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter'
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Hi,

 

Please check #3 on my first reply. Sorry, your machine does not have Bluetooth. If you wish to use BT, an USB BT dongle can do the job:

 

  http://www.latestbuy.com.au/bluetooth-usb-dongle.html

 

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BH
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Re: How to activate bluetooth on HP ProBook 4540s?

Open the support Assistant. Your notebook has the same version as my HP Loaner Envy17-3002ea. It should show whether or not  a Bluetooth device is installed. You can use it to install the driver if the device is present but does not have a driver installed.

 

Click on About to update the installed version if yours is not the same as the one in the  images.

 

aboutHPSA.PNG

 

HPSA.PNG

 

HPSA1.PNG

HPSA2.PNG

 

Best regards,
erico





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Re: How to activate bluetooth on HP ProBook 4540s?

Sorry to bother you,there's built in bluetooth on my laptop.Ralink Bluetooth Software Driver seems to be working perfectly.

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