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Bluetooth on Dell Inspiron 8600 will not connect

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  • mancini Dec 04, 2008

    Bluetooth not working, shows as disabled, asking to press FUNCTION + F2 to enable wireless radio funcionality, when in fact wireless is ON (using Wi-Fi normally).

  • algotomar Apr 28, 2009

    Dell Inspiron 8600 Truemobile 300 Bluetooth module previously worked fine, had to reinstall Windows XP, wifi works fine but cannot turn on Bluetooth. When press Fn/F2 to enable wireless popup message says device not found...may be disconnected, not functioning, etc. If go to Bluetooth configuration panel, click Hardware tab, it says "device not found". I have uninstalled/reinstalled software doesn't help, also disabled Bluetooth in Device Manager and had it reconfigure with plug n play also no help. Maybe the Bluetooth module is damaged? Can't think of anything else.

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  • Uninstall the Bluetooth Driver Software, Access the add and remove Programs and remove the Bluetooth software (It will uninstall the drivers altogether).
  • Access this link and download the updated Bluetooth Driver for you laptop :

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R82522&SystemID=INS_PNT_P4M_8600&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=3122&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=2&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=1&libid=5&fileid=108353

  • Reinstall The Updated Bluetooth Drivers then restart System. Try to reconnect Bluetooth after.
**Note : If the link does not work, copy the link and paste it to you web browser's address bar or click this link :

DELL True Mobile 300 Bluetooth Internal Card (Inspiron 8600)

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Look at boot, in setup (F2):
Go to wireless page (Alt-P Twice)
Check if Bluetooth onboard card is detected.
If not, it may be and hardware problem;
Is this card really installed?
Check bluetooth cable connector (where the hard disk is)...

Regards
Stabilo.

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Dell Inspiron 8600 validating problems

This is a problem associated with a wireless connection. What it is asking for is the identity of your wireless lan. That is, the name the router is broadcasting. This is called the network ID.and is what you must supply when asked. If you untick the IEEE.802.1 you disable the connection. You will also need to have the nework securety code (WEP) to logon.

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SOURCE: Dell Inspiron 8600 validating problems

please check the settings of your connection why it need validating the identity. maybe there's a conflict on the configuration.

Posted on May 13, 2010

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