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aboniadi 07-22-2009 02:26 PM

Blackberry Bluetooth Compatibility on Vista 64-bit !!!!
 
Hello,

My new Blackberry Tour 9630 is unable to connect to my computer (Vista 64-bit) through Bluetooth. In an attempt to add the BB as a bluetooth device, I get two errors saying that the "Blackberry Peripheral" drivers are not found, and so I'm forced to use USB to connect to Desktop Manager 5.0!! :x

I know this is a very common problem, does anybody have a solution??

Any guidance is appreciated.

Dubdub 07-22-2009 05:01 PM

Please do not double post. Once is enough. Thanks.

http://www.blackberryforums.com/gene...ta-64-bit.html

NeilDK 07-29-2009 01:06 PM

Dubdub, you fuss about a double post, but the link you give does not work.

I am having the same problem and would appreciate any feedback.

patryn 08-04-2009 12:46 PM

I'm having the same issue. Vista 64-bit + Linksys USB Bluetooth = Failure. Searched and came up with nothing. Clicked the link in this thread and it doesn't work. Read through both the sticky'd threads to no avail.

a.petrov 08-07-2009 08:47 AM

so is it an issue with DM 5 then?

a.petrov 08-12-2009 10:42 AM

ok, go to device manager, right click the device with the "!" sign->update device driver->browse my computer->choose from the list->RIM virtual port v2->next windows will warn you, click yes

the same procedure for the second device

aboniadi 08-14-2009 08:50 PM

RE: "a.petrov" your idea doesn't work for me
 
A.Petrov, I tried manually choosing the drivers for the two peripheral devices myself, but I can't seem to get it to work. Has anybody tried this method, and if so, does it really work (maybe I'm just doing something wrong).

aboniadi 08-19-2009 02:33 AM

It Works!!
 
A.Petrov was right, his method fixed the problem. My Tour is now able to connect to Device Manager 5.0 even though I am running 64-bit version of Vista.

Thanks!!

a.petrov 08-31-2009 03:02 AM

glad to hear it worked for you.
this is not my method though - I read it somewhere.

I managed to connect, but the tricky part is disconnecting from the pc.

even after closing DM 5, my 8120 is still blinking blue ;(

do you have the same problem?

aboniadi 08-31-2009 03:13 AM

Blinking Blue Light Even After Disconnect
 
Petrov,

I did have the same problem. This is the way I got around it on DM5. Every time i want to sync my phone with DM5 I first activate my PC's bluetooth capability by right-clicking on Blackberry's Connection Manager icon (looks like a PC) on the bottom right of the screen and then click on the check box to allow bluetooth connectivity. As soon as I do that my phone starts blinking blue because it is now connected to my PC. When I'm done syncing using DM5 I then uncheck it, and the blinking on my phone stops (disconnects from PC). Otherwise, if I leave the check box connected all the time and my phone is near my PC it will always blink blue, and it gets annoying after a while.


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