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Connecting Sennheiser MM450 Bluetooth Headphones to Windows 8 Laptop

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I have recently upgraded my Dell E6410 Laptop to Windows 8 RTM. Part of the upgrade process forced me to uninstall the WIDCOMM Bluetooth stack and it can't now be reinstalled so I have to use the built-in Microsoft stack. Under Windows 7 the WIDCOMM stack worked great and the headphones connected seamlessly.

In Windows 8 my Bluetooth mouse connects fine, but I cannot successfully connect my Sennheiser MM450 Bluetooth Headphones. I select "Add a Device" and the connection process seems to go through fine. However, the headphones show as Offline and there seems no way to get them connected. See attached screenshot.Devices and Printers Screenshot
Can anyone help?

Many thanks.
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