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Integrated Bluetooth II software for Windows 98 SE/2000/XP - ThinkPad R40, R50, R50p, R51 (1829, 1830, 1831, 1836), T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p, X31, X40

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Integrated Bluetooth II and III software for Windows 98 SE/2000/XP
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Windows XP (32-bit)
1.4.3.4
3/15/2004
README for Integrated Bluetooth II and III software for Windows 98 SE/2000/XP

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Windows XP (32-bit)
1.4.3.4
3/15/2004
This package provides the Integrated Bluetooth II software for Microsoft Windows 98 SE, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Microsoft Windows XP.

The Integrated Bluetooth II Software enables or updates the Bluetooth functions of the following ThinkPad computers integrated with the Integrated Bluetooth and 56K Modem card.

This release supports the following systems Bluetooth models:
- ThinkPad R40
- ThinkPad R50 (*1), R50p (*1)
- ThinkPad R51 (Machine Type 1829, 1830, 1831, and 1836) (*1) (*2)
- ThinkPad T40, T40p (*1), T41, T41p (*1), T42, T42 (*1)
- ThinkPad X31
- ThinkPad X40

Notes:
- (*1) Only Windows 2000 and Windows XP are supported.
- (*2) Machine Type 2883, 2887, 2888, 2889, 2894 and 2895 of ThinkPad R51 family are not supported.
Additional information
This Additional Information field contains the following sections
I. Summary of changes
II. Installation instructions
III. Determining which version is installed

I. Summary of changes
Version 1.3.2.19
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad R40, T40, X31 systems

Version 1.4.2.10sp1

  • (New) Support ThinkPad T41, X31, R50 systems
  • (New) Support HID devices (Keyboard and Mouse)
  • (Fix) Measure the problem found with other Bluetooth devices

Version 1.4.2.18

  • (Fix) Fix the problems about the My Bluetooth Places
  • (Fix) Measure the problem found with other Bluetooth devices

Version 1.4.3.3SP2

  • (New) Support ThinkPad X40 systems
  • (Fix) Measure the problem found with other Bluetooth devices

Version 1.4.3.4

  • (Fix) Fix the drag and drop problem of FTP profile on Windows 98SE
  • (New) Support ThinkPad R51, T42, and T42p systems

II. Installation instructions
Notes:
  • 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.
  • ThinkPad Software Installer provides an install/uninstall wizard for this package. Before using the ThinkPad Software Installer, you must uninstall the previous or current software using Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel or using the ThinkPad Software Installer.
  • In the Windows XP preload environment, the Microsoft Bluetooth software is installed. You can install and use Integrated Bluetooth II Software, but you can use only one of them at a time.
  1. Start Windows, and for Windows 2000/XP logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract this package to the hard drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run. In the Open field, type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\BDCACT\SETUP.EXE and click OK to install the Bluetooth software. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  4. In Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for Integrated Bluetooth II Software window, Click Next.
  5. In the License Agreement window, read the License Agreement carefully, if agreed select I accept the term in the license agreement then click Next.
  6. In the Destination Folder window, just click Next. (If you need to change the destination, click Change, select or enter the destination folder you like, then Click OK.)
  7. In the Ready to Install the Program window, click Install.
  8. When Driver Signature Notice window appears, click OK.
  9. When InstallShield Wizard Completed window appears, click Finish.
  10. If you asked to restart the system, click Yes to restart the computer.
  11. After restarting the computer, turns on the Bluetooth LED and loads the Integrated Bluetooth device driver.
    Note:
    On Windows XP with Microsoft Standard Bluetooth software installed, you must perform the following steps in order to complete the installation of the Integrated Bluetooth II software.

  12. Turn the Bluetooth power on.
  13. Click Start, select Control Panel.
  14. Click Performance and Maintenance, then click System.
  15. Click the Hardware tab, then click Device Manager.
  16. Double-click Bluetooth Radios.
  17. Double-click Integrated Bluetooth II.
  18. Click the Driver tab, then click the Update Driver... button.
  19. Select Install from a list or specific location then click Next.
  20. Select Don't search. I will choose the driver to install, then click Next.
  21. Select the driver without the Digital Signed icon, and click Next.
    Note: If you do not see the driver that is not digitally signed, click "Have disk", then enter "C:\Drivers\WIN\BDCAT" in the "Copy manufacturer's files from:" box, click OK, then select Next.
  22. When a pop-up window appears, click the Continue Anyway button.
  23. Click Finish to close window.

Notes:

  • Under Windows XP, if you install Integrated Bluetooth II Software over the Microsoft Standard Bluetooth software and you want to go back to the Microsoft Bluetooth, uninstall the Integrated Bluetooth II Software and perform the following steps:
  1. Turn the Bluetooth power on.
  2. If asked the location of the bth_oobc.dll file, point to the location C:\Windows\System32.

III. Determining which version is installed
To check the version of the software that is installed on your ThinkPad, follow the instructions below:
  1. Open My Bluetooth Places.
  2. Select Help, then select About My Bluetooth Places. The first line of the pop-up window shows the version of the software.

  • Alias ID: MIGR-50245, MIGR-50245-KR
  • Document ID:DS014056
  • Last Updated :6/23/2014
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