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Bluetooth USB Adapter
Installation Guide
VERSION 1.1
Bluetooth
Tested To Comply
With FCC Standards
FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
WELCOME ................................................................. 1
Features ............................................................... 1
System Requirements ............................................... 1
Before You Start .................................................... 1
Driver Support ........................................................ 2
1. WINDOWS NATIVE DRIVER .......................................... 3
2. INSTALL WIDCOMM DRIVER ......................................... 4
3. CHANGE BLUETOOTH DRIVER ...................................... 7
4. SELECT BLUETOOTH SERVICES ..................................... 10
5. MY BLUETOOTH PLACES ............................................ 12
APPENDIX A ............................................................... 14
FCC ........................................................................ 15
WARRANTY ............................................................... 16
WELCOME
Thank you for your purchase of the Bluetooth USB Adapter. Featuring Bluetooth wireless technology, Bluetooth USB Adapter creates
cable-free connections between your PCs and other Bluetooth devices.
Bluetooth USB Adapter is following Bluetooth v1.2 specification and is
compatible with all Bluetooth v1.1 or v1.2-certified devices.
FEATURES
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Compliant with Bluetooth standard version 1.2.
Support for Microsoft Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 and XP.
Easy operation and setting up.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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Processor : Intel Celeron / Pentium III, IV; AMD Duron / Athlon
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Operating System : Microsoft Windows 98SE / ME / 2000 / XP
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System memory : 32MB at least
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Hard Drive Free Space : 11.5MB
BEFORE YOU START
1). Remove any Microsoft native driver.
2). Please remove any previous version of Widcomm Bluetooth software
existing in your system. The remove procedures are as follows:
Step 1 : Click Start/Settings, then select Control Panel.
Step 2 : In the Control Panel window, double click Add/Remove programs
icon.
Step 3 : Find out the item Widcomm Bluetooth Software x.x.x.x then
remove it.
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DRIVER SUPPORT
Two Bluetooth drivers are supported under Windows XP (SP2) :
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Windows XP (SP2) native Bluetooth driver.
Windows XP (SP2) is supporting Broadcom USB Bluetooth dongle
now. The installation is simple and easy, just plug Bluetooth donge into
USB port of your PC, Windows XP will automatically find its driver for it.
Microsoft driver only supports limited Bluetooth profiles. You
can choose Widcomm driver for more advanced purposes.
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Widcomm Bluetooth driver.
After Windows XP (SP2) native Bluetooth driver is installed, you
also can install one additional Widcomm driver for advanced features,
such as supporting more Bluetooth profiles, easy and friendly user
interface...etc.
Put Widcomm Driver CD into CD drive of your PC, then install it.
Once Widcomm driver is installed, it will automatically take over
previous Windows XP native driver. Two drivers are co-existig in your
system now, but only Widcomm driver is enabled and Windows XP driver
is disabled.
Condition 1 : Windows and Widcomm drivers co-exist in your PC.
1). Plug Bluetooth dongle to your system first, get Windows XP driver
support.
2). Put Widcomm Driver CD into CD drive of your PC, then install it.
3). Refer to “Change Bluetooth Driver” section to learn how to change
driver between them.
Condition 2 : Only Widcomm driver exists in your PC.
1). DO NOT plug Bluetooth dongle to your system first.
2). Put Widcomm Driver CD into CD drive of your PC, then install it.
During installation, it will ask you to plug in dongle, please do it to complete the installation.
Now, you have only one Widcomm driver existed in your system. It is
impossible to turn on Windows native driver. Unless you remove
Widcomm driver, then follow steps 1 to 3 in Condition1 to have both
drivers supported.
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WINDOWS NATIVE DRIVER
Step 1 : Remove any Widcomm Bluetooth driver.
Click START, select Control Panel, select System, select Device Manager.
In Bluetooth Radios, make sure there is no Widcomm Bluetooth driver
installed before.
If there is any, go to Control Panel
window, double click Add/Remove
programs to remove Widcomm
driver.
Step 2 : Plug the Bluetooth USB
adapter into USB port of your PC,
Windows XP (SP2) will automatically
find this adapter and activate its
native driver for it.
After driver was installed :
Click START -> Settings.
Select Control Panel.
Select System.
Select Device Manager ->Hardware.
In Bluetooth Radios, you can find a
Windows native driver :
Blutonium BCM2035 Bluetooth
2.4GHz Single Chip Transceiver.
Step 3 :
Right-click Blutonium BCM2035
Bluetooth 2.4GHz Single Chip Transceiver and then select Property,
click on Driver page.
You can see driver provider is
Microsoft.
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INSTALLING WIDCOMM DRIVER
The following steps tell you how to install the Widcomm driver.
Step 1 :
Put Widcomm Driver CD into CD
drive of your PC, an AutoInstall
program will start to guide you to
complete the installation step by
step.
You also can find Setup.exe from
the given Widcomm Driver CD or
downloaded driver files, and double
click on it to install Widcomm
Bluetooth Software. It opens the
InstallShield Wizard dialog box, then
click Next.
Step 2 : Accept the software license
agreement. Click Next.
Step 3 : Select destination folder,
you can choose the default or
change to your favorite.
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Step 4 : Click Install to start the
installation.
Step 5 : Files copying in process...
Step 6 : Click OK to ignore unsigned driver warning.
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Step 7 : If Bluetooth dongle is plugged in your PC now, this screen will
not be displayed. If NOT, then it will show up.
One reminding window will show up
to ask you to PLUG IN Bluetooth
USB adapter.
Plug in your USB adapter if it has
not been plugged in before.
Click OK to continue.
Step 8 : Installation is complete .
My Bluetooth Places
should
appear on your desktop and a
similar icon also appears on the
lower right corner of your screen.
You can double click
on desktop or right click
on the lower
right corner of your screen, then
click “Explore My Bluetooth Places”
menu to start ”My Bluetooth
Places” program.
Step 9 :
Click START -> Settings.
Select Control Panel.
Select System.
Select Device Manager ->Hardware.
In Bluetooth Radios, you can find a
new Widcomm driver :
Broadcom USB Bluetooth Device.
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CHANGE BLUETOOTH DRIVER
As described in page 2, condition 1, we first get Windows native driver
support, then install Widcomm driver to replace it. Now, in our system,
there are two Bluetooth drivers : 1). Widcomm driver which is enabled,
and 2). Windows XP driver which is disabled in the background.
We want to disable Widcomm driver, and enable Windows XP driver, the
steps are :
Step 1 :
Click START -> Settings.
Select Control Panel.
Select System.
Select Device Manager ->Hardware.
In Bluetooth Radios, you can find
Widcomm driver :
Broadcom USB Bluetooth Device.
Step 2 :
Right-click Broadcom USB Bluetooth
Device and then select Property,
click on Driver page.
Click Update Driver.
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Step 3 :
Select : Yes, this time only.
Click Next.
Step 4 :
Default is : Install the software
automatically (Recommended).
Please do not select it.
Select Install from a list or specific
location (Advanced). Then click
Next.
Step 5 :
Dafault is Search for the best driver
in these locations. Please do not
select it.
Select Don’t search. I will choose
the driver to install.
click Next.
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Step 6 :
Select Windows XP native driver
Blutonium BCM2035 Bluetooth
2.4GHz Single Chip Transceiver,
then click Next.
Step 7 :
Click Finish.
Step 8 :
After these update driver steps,
you will see only Windows XP native
driver Blutonium BCM2035
Bluetooth 2.4GHz Single Chip Transceiver in the Device Manager page.
You also can follow the
same steps from step 1
to step 8 to change Windows XP
driver back to Widcomm driver.
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SELECT BLUETOOTH SERVICES
When the first time Widcomm
driver is installed, and USB
Bluetooth Dongle is plugged to your
system, you can configure your
Bluetooth services for your system.
Step 1 : Double-click on the
bluetooth icon on the lower-right
corner of the screen, you will see
configuration wizard, Click Next
button.
Step 2 : Assign computer name
and specify computer type, then
click Next button. These can be
customer defined.
Step 3 : Click Next button to configure Bluetooth services.
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Step 4 : The default setting is that
all services are available, you can
check or uncheck one or more
services, then click Next button.
Step 5 : Click Skip.
Step 6 : Configuration is
completed. Click Finish.
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MY BLUETOOTH PLACES
Step 1 :
Method 1 :
Double click My Bluetooth Place
icon on your desktop.
Click Folder on the toolbar. Folder
window will appear on left side of
your screen.
Method 2:
Right click
on the lower right
hand corner of your screen.
Select Explore My Bluetooth Places.
Two folders appear on the window.
They are :
Entire Bluetooth Neighborhood
and My Device.
Step 2 :
Click Entire Bluetooth Neighborhood
to search for devices available to
you. Once Bluetooth devices are
detected, their icons together with
device names will be displayed on
the screen.
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You also may start a search for
devices by clicking Bluetooth from
the toolbar.
Step 3 :
In this example, One Bluetooth
printer device is found in your
Bluetooth neighborhood.
The “My Bluetooth Places” program provides an easy way to find
different application services through Bluetooth connections. A variety of
Bluetooth services and explanations can be found in the “Help” file of
the “My Bluetooth Places” program.
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APPENDIX A
Safety Guide :
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Read and follow all instructions and warnings provided.
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Save these instructions for future use.
When service or replacement of parts is required, ensure work is
done by a qualified technician.
Do not use this unit near water or in a rainy/moist environment.
Do not attempt to service this product yourself. Doing so will expose you to various hazards including dangerous voltage.
Unit must be used with adult supervision at all times. Children
must not be allowed to handle.
Remember !
Any electrical equipment is hazardous if handled improperly.
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INFORMATION TO USER
Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
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Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
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Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from
that to which the receiver is connected.
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Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause
harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved
by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to
operate this equipment.
IMPORTANT NOTE:
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement:
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This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set
forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be
installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the
radiator & your body.
This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
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One Year Limited Warranty
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This device is guaranteed against manufacturing defects for one
full year from the original date of purchase.
This warranty is valid at the time of purchase and is non-transfer
able.
This warranty must be presented to the service facility before
any repair can be made.
Sales slip or other authentic evidence is required to validate warranty.
Damage caused by accident, misuse, abuse, improper storage,
and/or uncertified repairs is not covered by this warranty.
All mail or transportation costs including insurance are at the expense of the owner.
Do not send any product to service center for warranty without a RMA
(Return Merchandise Authorization) and proof of purchase. Ensure
a trackable method of delivery is used (keep tracking number).
Warranty is valid only in the country of purchase.
We assumes no liability that may result directly or indirectly
from the use or misuse of these products.
IMPORTANT
" This warranty will be voided if the device is tampered with, improperly
serviced, or the security seals are broken or removed"
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