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post #1 of 7
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I'm having trouble getting my bluetooth wireless mighty mouse to be recognized by Windows XP out of Bootcamp. It recognizes it in OS X, but the Wireless "Wizard" seems to have lost his magic touch. I've just installed xp on the new MBP, and have done nothing with xp other than install the mac drivers I first burned when running boot camp. Can anyone help?
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post #2 of 7
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Damnit people, no one has used a wireless mighty mouse in XP? I find that hard to believe...
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post #3 of 7
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Originally Posted by Guybrush Threepwood

Damnit people, no one has used a wireless mighty mouse in XP? I find that hard to believe...

I'm having trouble as well...

No bluetooth icon appears in the control panel. Also my graphics card is being weird (terrible) and i can't 2 finger scroll.

I I installed all of the mac drivers. Where can find a link to download them>?
post #4 of 7
Which version of bootcamp did you use? Use the latest one to burn a drivers CD, then try again. Switch to classic view in the win XP control panel (makes it easier to locate items) and select Bluetooth devices. Seting up isnt difficult from then on.
post #5 of 7
Hi,

I'm having trouble as well...
with MacBook Pro and Bootcamp 1.1.2
No Bluetooth connection or icon/wizard within control panel of WindowsXP.
It seems like Windows overruls the Apple driver. But i can't get it fixed.

Steps:
1. I made two partitions, one OSX and one for WindowsXP.
2. Bootcamp installed and started the wizard to make drivers for windows.
3. Bootcamp wizard started to install windowsXP professional.
4. Windows installation, initialize volume as NTFS.
5. Windows installed. I have seen a Bluetooth icon, short but present!
6. Apple drivers installed from CD
7. No Bluetooth icon or functionality, probably after some Windows updates?

Who can help?

Greetings,

Peter Tollenaar
the Netherlands
post #6 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pemac30

Hi,

I'm having trouble as well...
with MacBook Pro and Bootcamp 1.1.2
No Bluetooth connection or icon/wizard within control panel of WindowsXP.
It seems like Windows overruls the Apple driver. But i can't get it fixed.

Steps:
1. I made two partitions, one OSX and one for WindowsXP.
2. Bootcamp installed and started the wizard to make drivers for windows.
3. Bootcamp wizard started to install windowsXP professional.
4. Windows installation, initialize volume as NTFS.
5. Windows installed. I have seen a Bluetooth icon, short but present!
6. Apple drivers installed from CD
7. No Bluetooth icon or functionality, probably after some Windows updates?

Who can help?

Greetings,

Peter Tollenaar
the Netherlands

Hi Peter,
I have exactly the same problem as you.
>5. Windows installed. I have seen a Bluetooth icon, short but present!
Yes, I've also seen the Bluetooth system tray icon once, but it disappeared.
I didn't realized it until I tried to connect my brand new Wireless Mighty Mouse. I love it when I'm using it on OSX.
I guess it's caused by Windows updates as you say.
Probably only thing you can try is starting over the installation bootcamp and windows. I heard that some C2D users have no problem with Bluetooth.
But it seems that the problem happens randomly.
So I don't want to waste my time just for fixing the bluetooth problem.
I already Installed too many softwares.
post #7 of 7
It's not gone. It's hiding.

Start menu.

Control Panel.

Switch to classic view, if you haven't already.

Select Bluetooth Devices.

Select the Options tab (top).

Click "Show the Bluetooth icon in the notification area."

Voila.
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