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Bluetooth Device Manager is Missing

My Thinkpad X40 Model 2371 is suppose to have bluetooth. I have the option to enable it in BIOS. But I have no device manager/utility in the control panel or anywhere else. I want to connect to my Nokia but have no where to begin.

I'm running Windows XP SP2.
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elmoredaniel
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sajjadnaveedCommented:
First of all Go to Device Manager and check if drivers for blue tooth are installed. If not then install blue tooth drivers from Drivers CD which came along your system.

Otherwise download drivers from http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/product.do?doccategoryind=360516&template=%2Fproductpage%2Flandingpages%2FproductPageLandingPage.vm&brandind=10&familyind=159337&machineind=164968&modelind=0&partnumberind=0&subcategoryind=0&operatingsystemind=53385&validate=true

and install them and then reboot your system and check again.

I hope this will solve your problem.

Regards
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Darr247Commented:
Unfortunately, the drivers for the X41 (http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-61425) don't appear to work for the X40. :-[

Download and install the 5-year-old 21MB package from http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-50245 and see if that gets your bluetooth working.

Be sure to follow the instructions posted there, especially:
 - If any previous or current Integrated Bluetooth II Software is already installed on your ThinkPad, uninstall the software in Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel before installation.

 - Do not turn on the Bluetooth power before you complete the Bluetooth software installation.

 - During the installation, do not touch the keyboard, the TrackPoint, or the mouse.

In fact, print out http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-50245&velxr-layout=printLenovo and refer to it as you go, if possible.
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elmoredanielAuthor Commented:
Ok good, I got the drivers installed, the Bluetooth Manager is now present however it won't open. I get an error "Bluetooth device not present". Also there is no bluetooth listed in my device manager. Is it possible that my laptop doesn't have the card inside?
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Darr247Commented:
> Is it possible that my laptop doesn't have the card inside?

It's supposed to be integrated with the modem.

Try powering it on.  Using Fn+F5 should popup a menu where you can select whether that toggles power for just the WiFi, just the Bluetooth, or both.  The indicators for the bluetooth are located on the lid and front of the hinge cover - see callout #2 on both views in the attached image.  It's the hieroglyphic-chiseled 'B' bluetooth logo. Does that light when you toggle its power?
Thinkpad-X40-indicators.png
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Darr247Commented:
> and front of the hinge cover

I guess that's the inside edge of the LCD bezel, not the hinge cover.
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PUNKYCommented:
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elmoredanielAuthor Commented:
Dang, I don't have a bluetooth logo on the LCD lid. I looked closely, it's not there. Fn + F5 brings up the "Change Power Settings of Wireless Radios" window, where it lists my current wireless network. I have a modem, it is working.
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