Solved

Need a bluetooth 2.1+EDR adaptor that needs no admin rights to work

Posted on 2012-03-10
4
568 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-14
Hello,

Need a bluetooth 2.1+EDR adaptor that needs no admin rights to work on windows xp. Please give me links to any products that meet this criteria.
0
Comment
Question by:adkry
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 44

Accepted Solution

by:
Darr247 earned 500 total points
ID: 37706923
Since you didn't note any specific hardware, we have no idea if there is a mini PCI-express slot available so it could just be combined with the WiFi card (I have never seen a WiFi card for the older mini-PCI slot with bluetooth 2.1 built in), so that pretty-much limits our recommendations to USB devices.
e.g.
ASUS USB-BT211 or
IOGear GBU421.

If installed for everyone from an adminstrator account, I've never had a problem accessing any bluetooth features from a regular user-level account. What particular problem are you trying to avoid?
0
 

Author Comment

by:adkry
ID: 37707089
@Darr247

Thanks so much for your reply and for recommending modules as well. The problem I'm trying to avoid is have the computer ask me for admin privileges to install drivers for the bluetooth module
0
 
LVL 44

Expert Comment

by:Darr247
ID: 37708112
Ahhhhh... well, not requiring admin level to work is quite different than not requiring admin level to install. I'm not sure what you want to do is even possible.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:adkry
ID: 37732677
Asus BT211 seems to be the best bluetooth adaptor
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Stuck in INIT/DROTHER 2 28
Home network with two AP's dropping WiFi connectivity 12 50
Connect two buildings 6 35
BGP prefix and routing 3 21
Join Greg Farro and Ethan Banks from Packet Pushers (http://packetpushers.net/podcast/podcasts/pq-show-93-smart-network-monitoring-paessler-sponsored/) and Greg Ross from Paessler (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) for a discussion about smart network …
In this article, I am going to show you how to simulate a multi-site Lab environment on a single Hyper-V host. I use this method successfully in my own lab to simulate three fully routed global AD Sites on a Windows 10 Hyper-V host.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…

832 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question