After installing the Broadcom drivers, my iPhone also paired with no need to change any settings. Hello Maevid, I’m sending this to the engineers because at this point I’m out of ideas. Before you do that, What do you mean by limited functionality? I was trying to figure out what we could do. Message 4 of 33 14, Views. Advertising seems to be blocked by your browser. The driver setup wizard will analyze your PC for compatible devices and will install the driver.
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Message 1 of 33 15, Views. Windows immediately reinstalled the drivers while the Broadcom software was running even though I tried to cancel itand the Broadcom installer again returned the error, “Failed to update Bluetooth Software.
You would need to uninstall those drivers before you can install the Broadcomm driver. Advertising seems to be blocked by your browser.
Restart your computer and enjoy the fresh driver, it is as simple as that. All right, I uninstalled the Microsoft drivers and ran the Broadcom installer immediately afterwards, without unplugging the adapter. Of course, I have no idea what model my adapter is as Rocketfish didn’t put that on the device – it has the serial number, FCC ID, and some other number that doesn’t match whatever model numbers I can scour off the internet – and they don’t give you a list to choose from, but I assume the Broadcom software works for all your Bluetooth adapters?
I’ve tried installing it on different USB ports, uninstalling the failed drivers that Windows installs anyway even after you tell it to cancel its installallowing Windows to install its failed drivers and then install the Broadcom software, starting the Broadcom installer while deleting the Windows failed driver and then clicking accept on the Broadcom software, trying all of this on two different PCs, installing the software that came with the adapter which I found out from Rocketfish doesn’t work anyway and just use the Broadcom softwareetc.
Hello Maevid, I’m sending this to the engineers because at this point I’m out of ideas. Broadcom Rocketfish Bluetooth Adapter – two ways of downloading and installing the driver Rocketfish Bluetooth Adapter is a Bluetooth for Windows device. The file size of this driver is bytes I think it would be ok to delete the Microsoft drivers and reinstalling the Widcomm drivers.
That is the reason it’s failing to update. Hopefully whoever answers this will be more helpful. Message 8 of 33 14, Views.
A few months ago, I got the Broadcom drivers to install properly without needing to uninstall the Microsoft drivers. Message 4 of 33 14, Views. Do you think I should try uninstalling the Microsoft drivers anyway, or is there another potential solution?
Are you still there? Message 10 of 33 14, Views. The ads help us provide this software and web site to you for free. What functions are missing? This driver will work for the following versions of Windows: The primary feature I want that doesn’t seem to be working is Bluetooth pairing with my iPhone 4S. Follow the driver setup wizard, which should be quite straightforward.
Download and install Broadcom Rocketfish Bluetooth Adapter – driver id
I look forward to seeing what you can find out. Message 6 of 33 14, Views. Please support our project by allowing our site to show ads. If your User Access Control UAC is running then you will have to confirm the installation of the driver and run the setup with administrative rights.
Broadcom Rocketfish Bluetooth Adapter – two ways of downloading and installing the driver
I am running broadcok fresh installation of Windows 7 Ultimate x This is the download link for the driver version 5.
I have repeated this process several times. Message 9 of 33 14, Views.
When I ran the driver installation program, it got to the second step “validate bluetooth device” and stopped, returning the error “Failed to update Bluetooth Software. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.
I saw a post here where someone asked almost this exact question recently, but he got a terrible service rep who didn’t even bother to broadcim his entire post and there was no solution posted.