Bluetooth support in XP/Vista via Bootcamp?

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  1. 5SpeedSER

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    Well im debating on picking up a bluetooth mouse to use on my Macbook CoreDuo, and I currently have XP installed through boot camp to allow me to work in some programs required by my university that are Windows only unfortunately. Does the current driver package that comes with bootcamp support bluetooth yet? Im still using the original drivers that came out when bootcamp first came out.... so i have no audio support either (thatd be nice to have).

    Eitherway whats a low-buck bluetooth mouse that you guys would suggest... i dont want to spend a ton of money. I'd like a mighty mouse but its probably too expensive for my tastes.
     
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    I've been told that it does, but I've yet to figure out how to do it. I want to use my Apple Bluetooth keyboard in XP but still can't figure out how to get it to work.

    In for answer.
     
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    Yeah i wanted to find out if it would work or not before i went out and bought a new mouse since i use a mouse in windows most of the time and not so much in os X
     
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    i use a mighty mouse with my core duo macbook pro when i run vista and it works perfect. i highly recommend it!
     
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    How did you set it up? I can't find any Bluetooth Settings or anything.
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    all you have to do is copy the XP drivers from your Mac Drivers CD then assign the driver. It's really easy actually. Let me see if I can find the exact article...



    Ok, here's the first page: http://guides.macrumors.com/Vista_Beta_2_on_Macbook_Pro
    Number 10 shows you how to extract the drivers.

    Then do this: http://differentthings.wordpress.co...h-on-a-macbook-pro-running-windows-vista-rtm/
     
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    Thanks a ton, I copied all the Drivers but I didn't know about the other part, thanks a ton :big grin:.
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    no problem. if you have any other problems let me know and i'd be happy to investigate! :wiggle:
     

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