Bluetooth issue Windows 10

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  1. Tonydaexpert
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    (I am on a laptop js) I had this issue for many months I think it started when I installed DS3 it worked fine but then I didn't need it anymore so I removed it. Since that Point when Bluetooth searches for devices it just shows a Bunch of Unknowns that you can't connect to. I thought buying an external Bluetooth receiver would fix the Problem but it's just the same with the Unknown connections popping up. The only solution I can think of is resetting my pc but I would rather not do that.
    OS: Windows 10
    My laptop uses an Intel chip for bluetooth
     
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    Sounds like you just need to reinstall the Bluetooth stack for your chip.
     
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    Could you link me one for intel the only ones I find are for Toshiba. Thanks in advance
     
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    You really sure those are Intel ones?
    Mine has RealTek bluetooth (drivers). Check it in system info.
     
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    In System info it says
    Name [00000005] Bluetooth Device (RFCOMM Protocol TDI)
    My bluetooth Drivers are:
    Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R)
    Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator
    Microsoft Bluetooth LE Enumerator
     
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    Microsoft drivers. Those get installed from Driver Foundation thingy.
    Hm, let me find something really quick
    Intel Drivers
    Before you install these, Settings -> System -> Memory -> C:// -> Apps and uninstall Bluetooth drivers by Intel and install these.
     
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    The same problem still persists but Thanks anyways!

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    Not sure if it has to do with My drivers because even Using an external Bluetooth adapter that uses different drivers gives the exact same issue
     
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    Tap on Microsoft drivers and click Reset. They're in the same location where you uninstall stuff.
     
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    I can't seem to find the Microsoft drivers on "Uninstall or change a program"
     
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    windows 10, especially after the last big update, has a lot of bluetooth issues
    their forum is full of it. Try another OS and if it works there I guess you have to wait until MS gets their shit together
     
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    Anyone here?
     
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    Don't bump stuff, it's against the forum rules.
    Tried updating drivers via Device Manager?
     
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    yup
     
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    Any other methods anyone has in mind?
     
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    Seems like your going to have to reset. I got the same problem with my windows 10 tablet
     
  16. ehrenloudermilk1986

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    Happened to me. Uninstall everything ds3 put into device manager, turn off pc, unplug everything from it, hold power button for 30 seconds, insert power, then when it turns on plug everything in one by one. Bluetooth drivers should then install.

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  17. Futurdreamz

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    buy a $10 USB Blietooth adapter that is advertised as plug and play with Windows 10