Find Other Nearby Bluetooth Devices on Windows 7

Q

How to find other Bluetooth devices near my Windows 7 computer? I want to connect my computer with my old computer with Bluetooth radio.

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A

If you want to the Bluetooth device on your old computer and with your new Windows 7 computer, you can follow these steps:

1. Turn on the Bluetooth radio on your old computer and configure it to allow others to discover its Bluetooth device.

2. Turn on the Bluetooth radio on your new Windows 7 computer.

3. Go to "Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Devices and Printers".

4. Click "Add a device". You will see the "Add a device" window showing up. Windows 7 will automatically start to discover nearby Bluetooth devices that are configured to allow discovery.

5. Wait for some time for Windows 7 to finish the discovery process. You will see your old computer showing up with the Bluetooth name, OLD_LAPTOP, that you created on your old computer. Other nearby Bluetooth devices (for example MYPHONE) will show up too.

See the picture below:
Bluetooth - Add a Device

 

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