Details of Bluetooth® in Windows® 7
Windows 7 from Microsoft is one of the most sought after operating systems since Windows XP. Windows 7, which is the latest Windows version, is widely preferred by users worldwide. Its new stylish graphical interface and the resource friendly architecture have made it prominent among the latest operating systems in the market. Windows 7 supports the latest technology components and devices which are used in modern computer systems. Windows 7 also provides excellent support for wireless communication technology like Bluetooth which allows users to connect with compatible devices wirelessly.
Way to use Bluetooth in Windows 7 and its features:
- Install Bluetooth drivers
- Turn on Bluetooth
- Adding devices
Install Bluetooth drivers
The first thing to get Bluetooth working in Windows 7 is to install the drivers for the integrated or attached Bluetooth module. In most cases Windows 7 is capable of finding and installing default Microsoft drivers for Bluetooth module which will work fine. But if users have separate drivers and applications that come with the system or module, it is best to install the right drivers instead of default ones as this will help to reduce device errors later on.
Turn on Bluetooth
After installing drivers for Bluetooth in your system, navigate to the Control Panel in Windows 7, where you will find a Bluetooth icon in the panel menu or in the ‘Devices and Printer’ menu. Now you can turn on the Bluetooth module in your system by clicking and selecting the suitable option on the 'Context' menu of Bluetooth. Turning on Bluetooth and selecting the suitable option from the menu by which it can be detected by other Bluetooth devices will help you to start using Bluetooth in Windows 7.
Now that you have turned on Bluetooth in Windows 7 after the installation of drivers, Bluetooth icon will be visible in Windows 7 system tray. Opening the 'Context' menu of Bluetooth by right clicking on the tray icon and selecting the 'Add Device' option will initialize a search for the devices within the range of a Windows 7 system. Selecting the desired device from the list of available devices and pairing the device by inputting the same pass code in both devices, will add the selected device to your list of Bluetooth devices in Windows 7.
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