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How do I turn on the Bluetooth for my Dell Inspiron M5030?

I'd like to be able to share files between my computer and my cellphone. The cell phone has Bluetooth and I know how to turn it on and use it, I just can't figure out how I can turn on the Bluetooth for the computer.

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Is the computer Bluetooth capable and does it have bluetooth software installed? Most times there will be a switch on the computer to turn on bluetooth or you'll have to hit a sequence of keys.

If there is no bluetooth installed or it is not bluetooth capable, buy a usb bluetooth adapter and plug it into one of the usb ports. It will come with software and drivers.

Posted on Apr 01, 2012

  • You can find bluetooth usb adapter from www.tigerdirect.com for under $25. Just put "bluetooth usb adapter" (without the quotes) in the white search box when the site comes up and press GO

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is your laptop os is vista? bring your mouse cursor on top of your screen and the menu will popup to enable the bluetooth

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SOURCE: how do i replace the hard drive in my dell

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you can get help from this youtube video regarding replacement of hrad drive.
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SOURCE: mouse pointer is frozen on dell inspiron m5030

Thank you the Fn and button to the right of F12 enabled my laptop mouse. Appreciate the tip.

Posted on Jan 19, 2011

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SOURCE: Hello, My function key on Dell

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/insm5030/en/sg/sg_en.pdf PAGE 30

You have to go to (winkey)- xto get to the Windows Mobility Center and in the function key row, select Function Key instead of Multimedia key. This should reverse the Fn problem.

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SOURCE: How to disable my touchpad

You can find some instructions on disabling the touchpad herehttp://www.labnol.org/software/disable-touchpad-on-laptop/14052/
and this link has a piece of freeware called TouchPad Pal which allows you to disable the touchpad while you're typing (which should be the only time it gets in the way really) http://download.cnet.com/TouchpadPal/3000-2084_4-11143760.html
Hope this helps!

Posted on May 19, 2011

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