Re: Dell Bluetooth 350 problems on Vista
When I say it stops working, I mean the Bluetooth adapter. The laptop
continues to work normally, except that I can't connect to anything over
>I have a Dell laptop, with a Dell 350 Bluetooth adapter. It works most of
> the time, but sometimes it stops working, and when this happens, the only
> way to fix it is to force the machine off and on. Even if I click
> 'shutdown', it
> closes the desktop and starts to shutdown, but never leaves the 'shutting
> down' state, so I have to force the power off. I've waited a few hours, to
> see if it would ever finish, and it didn't.
> Has anyone else seen this problem? Since the machine gets stuck in the
> shutdown state, no crashdump is generated, so I don't think any failure
> information is being sent to Microsoft. Is there any way to force the
> to crash if a shutdown fails to complete after a certain amount of time?
> I've tried the registry settings to trigger a crash from the keyboard, but
> nothing happens, maybe because of the laptop BIOS/keyboard.