Windows 10: Bluetooth removed in recent update

Discus and support Bluetooth removed in recent update in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Hello, I am using an HP Pavillion at work. I have been using my bluetooth speaker since I started here. Some updates were run on this computer the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Daniel Molinero, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. Bluetooth removed in recent update


    Hello,


    I am using an HP Pavillion at work. I have been using my bluetooth speaker since I started here. Some updates were run on this computer the other day, and now my computer says that it does not have bluetooth capabilities anymore.


    Troubleshooting I have done includes:


    1. Going into device manager, and selecting bluetooth. The article recommended I uninstall the adapter, then restart, and scan for hardware changes to reinstall it. After uninstalling the adapter, the bluetooth section is completely gone. I have checked under "other devices" and there is no longer any mention of bluetooth anywhere in device manager.


    2. Went to the HP website and redownloaded all of the bluetooth drivers, and restarted my computer. This did not fix anything.


    3. My computer's action center has no mention of bluetooth whatsoever. I ran the Bluetooth Troubleshooter, and it ends very quickly, saying that my computer does not have the capability for bluetooth.


    I'm not sure what to do at this point. It's a speaker for music, so it doesn't interrupt my work day, but it was a feature I really enjoyed and would like to have it working again. I could roll back the Windows update, but is there a way to simply re-add Bluetooth that would be simpler?


    Thanks,

    :)
     
    Daniel Molinero, Dec 6, 2018
    #1

  2. Recent update has caused issues with bluetooth

    Hi Daniel,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    Share this information to assist you better.


    • Have you tried any troubleshooting steps on your computer?
    I suggest you to check the status of Bluetooth in device manager.

    Method 1: Check Device Manager.


    • Press Windows + X, click on Device Manager.

    • Check for any exclamation marks in there.
    If exclamations mark are there on any device name, try to update them by right clicking on them.

    Method 2: Follow below steps.

    Step 1: Run Hardware and Device troubleshooter.


    • Press Windows + W, Type troubleshooting.

    • From the search list, click on troubleshooting

    • On the left pane, click on view all.

    • From the list click on hardware and devices troubleshooter.

    • Follow on screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting.

    Method 3:

    I suggest you to uninstall the Bluetooth driver from the device manager and install the latest driver for the device from the manufacturer website.

    Step 1: Uninstall and Reinstall Bluetooth Driver.

    Please follow the steps given here to uninstall and then reinstall the Bluetooth driver.

    a) Press Windows key +X
    key when you are at desktop.

    b) Select Device Manager.

    c) Find and double-click Bluetooth driver from the left panel to uninstall

    d) Right-click the device, and click Uninstall.

    e) Windows will prompt you to confirm the device’s removal. Click OK
    to remove the driver.

    f) After the uninstallation is complete, reboot your computer as soon as possible.

    Step 2: Install the Bluetooth driver from the manufacturer’s website.

    You can logon to the manufacturer website and install the driver latest drivers in compatible mode.

    Hope these information helps, please get back to us for future support, we’ll be glad to assist you further.
     
    Rakesh Narayanaswamy, Dec 6, 2018
    #2
  3. slozomby Win User
    Recent File List

    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file1

    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file2
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file3
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file4
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file5
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file6
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file7
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file8
    Remove-ItemProperty -Path "Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    \Applets\Paint\Recent File List" -name file9
    ...

    you get the idea. ( too lazy to put it in a for loop and test it.

    or just open regedit and remove all the fileX from that key.
     
    slozomby, Dec 6, 2018
    #3
  4. Jelo Sen Win User

    Bluetooth removed in recent update

    Bluetooth not working on ASUS laptop

    Hello,

    There are several factors that may cause this issue. To better assist you, we suggest that you answer the following questions:

    • Have you made any recent changes on your device prior to this issue?
    • Have you tried disabling and enabling the Bluetooth using the Control Panel? (Not turning off and on)
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    In the meantime, we suggest that you run the Bluetooth troubleshooter by:

    • Select the Start button, then select Settings > Update & security > Troubleshoot.
    • Under Find and fix other problems, select Bluetooth > Run the troubleshooter.

    Looking forward to your response.
     
    Jelo Sen, Dec 6, 2018
    #4
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