What to do if you get problems with Windows 10 Bluetooth drivers?
Here you will find out:
- whether you need to update your Bluetooth driver
- what to do if you have problems with Windows 10 Bluetooth drivers
- when DiskInternals can help you
Are you ready? Let's read!
Do I need to update my Bluetooth driver?
Without timely updated drivers for some hardware, the computer will not be able to work correctly and without errors. Therefore, every user should pay due attention to updating drivers.
At the moment, Bluetooth drivers are gaining more and more popularity, but not all users know about updating them and eliminating emerging errors. This article was created to remedy this situation and to educate users in case of problems with Windows 10 Bluetooth drivers.
Method 1. Restart the Bluetooth
If you have installed Bluetooth drivers and still do not work, perhaps Bluetooth is disabled on the computer. Then restart Bluetooth; here's how to fix it:
Open the Start menu and select Settings. Next, click on the "Devices" icon and then open the "Bluetooth & Other Devices" tab. Pay attention to the section "Bluetooth"; it should be in the "On" state. If the state is Off, then click on the switch and turn on Bluetooth.
Reboot the system and then check if the drivers are working.
Method 2. Update Bluetooth
Ensure you are using the latest driver updates. You can find out as follows:
Press the Windows + X keys simultaneously and select "Device Manager" from the menu. Click on the Bluetooth section and then select the desired device with the right mouse and click "Update Driver." If there are uninstalled updates, they will be installed automatically.
You can also download updates on the Internet and install them using the Installation Wizard.
Method 3. Try SFC
This free utility will quickly check the disk for errors and also quickly fix them, if possible.
You can open the command line with administrator rights from the Start menu. The Command-line option will become available if you right-click on the start button once. Select the appropriate line, and the coveted Command Prompt utility will open. Then copy and paste “sfc / scannow and press Enter after that.
After such a check, restart your computer, and note if the Bluetooth driver for Windows 10 is working without interruption or not.
Method 4. Use troubleshooter
This tool, as observed by experienced users, handles Bluetooth driver problems reasonably well.
To do this, press Windows + I and select the following from the proposed sections: Update and Security.
Now click on Troubleshoot, and in the new window, scroll down with the arrows or the slider until you see Bluetooth. Open a new window where you just click the "Run the Troubleshooter" button. If any problems are found, they will be fixed automatically.
Method 5. Install latest Windows updates
Upgrading to the latest version of Windows 10 not only eliminates any existing Bluetooth errors, but also makes it possible to gain access to high-security, interesting new features and additional optimization.
In Computer Settings, select the Update & Security section.
Here, click on the Check for Updates button. After searching for available updates, click on the new update and install it.
You can also install the latest system update from the MS official website. In this case, the wizard will help you with the installation process of such an update.
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