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can you get free SAFE bluetooth from the internet

by hhsskk / September 6, 2011 9:23 AM PDT

hi i do not have bluetooth on my computer and want to send photos from
my phone to my computer. Is there a safe FREE bluetooth download I can get from
the internet. I do not know much about software, My computer is a emachine and is using windows 7 home, and only has a 32bit operating system. Please give simple
clear instructions.
many thanks,
regards Helen

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The answers are no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2011 9:26 AM PDT

Since your machine does not have the bluetooth hardware no download will add this so the answer is no.
Bob

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Like Bob says, without the hardware ...
by Edward ODaniel / September 6, 2011 10:39 AM PDT

no downloaded software (free or expensive) will help.

If you want to follow any of these links though you can discover that you can get the hardware pretty cheaply and it comes with the necessary software:
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/super-mini-bluetooth-2-0-adapter-dongle-vista-compatible-11866
http://www.amazon.com/Bluetooth-USB-Micro-Adapter-Dongle/dp/B001EBE1LI
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6764430&CatId=909
http://www.dealextreme.com/c/bluetooth-irda-304?page=1&pagesize=52&pagesort=popularity&gclid=COHSqM7yiasCFUg65QodCHRasw

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I have the one from amazon.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2011 10:45 AM PDT

On my machine no drivers required. Plug it in and it uses the native Microsoft driver.

Too easy.
Under Two bucks.
Bob

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