pgs001 19:44 09 Jan 2007

owning a laptop without bluetooth and wishing to convert,is bluetooth a programme or a physical part to be inserted inside a laptop?

  bazb 20:43 09 Jan 2007

Bluetooth is hardware.

You can purchase a USB Bluetooth Dongle to fit to your laptop, thats as long as your laptop as got USB ports of course.

  pgs001 21:20 09 Jan 2007

thank you bazb,if a laptop is wireless enabled,is a dongle still needed?

  bazb 21:50 09 Jan 2007

you would use a bluetooth enabled device to connect to another bluetooth device ie,. a mobile phone with bluetooth to another bluetooth enabled device or one with a bluetooth dongle, mobile phone, printer, computer etc.,

You would normaly use the wirless part of the laptop, to connect to the internet via a wireless router/modem.

So in answer to your question, if you want to connect to the internet with the laptop, then you will not require a bluetooth dongle.

  pgs001 22:05 09 Jan 2007

thank you very much bazb,I am now enlighted.

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