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Pavel A.
05-08-08, 02:23 PM
"nojo901" <nojo901@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:54C0B993-F950-4563-AAEC-819F066F631D@microsoft.com...
> My XP Pro laptop comes with a built-in Broadcom BT device and driver.
> To be able to synch my Blackberry, I need to use the Windows driver
> instead.
> i have two problems:
> 1) I cannot remove the Broadcom - it is not listed under add/remove
> software
> and when I try to do it in device manager, only one of the two Broadcom BT
> items listed under BT have a remove option AND when I remove the one that
> I
> can remove, the Scand For Hardware Changes option automatically reinstalls
> the Broadcom software.
> 2) I cannot find a download for the Windows BT driver.
> Very annoying!

Is this really necessary? the Blackberry sync does not work with BT/Widcomm
driver?
Strange.

--PA

smlunatick
05-08-08, 08:17 PM
On May 8, 3:23*pm, "Pavel A." <pave...@NOwritemeNO.com> wrote:
> "nojo901" <nojo...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>
> news:54C0B993-F950-4563-AAEC-819F066F631D@microsoft.com...
>
> > My XP Pro laptop comes with a built-in Broadcom BT device and driver.
> > To be able to synch my Blackberry, I need to use the Windows driver
> > instead.
> > i have two problems:
> > 1) I cannot remove the Broadcom - it is not listed under add/remove
> > software
> > and when I try to do it in device manager, only one of the two Broadcom BT
> > items listed under BT have a remove option AND when I remove the one that
> > I
> > can remove, the Scand For Hardware Changes option automatically reinstalls
> > the Broadcom software.
> > 2) I cannot find a download for the Windows BT driver.
> > Very annoying!
>
> Is this really necessary? the Blackberry sync does not work with BT/Widcomm
> driver?
> Strange.
>
> --PA

The OP wants to remove the Widcomm/Broadcom BT drivers and then let
Microsoft's Sp2 get installed. You can not have "botth" installed at
the same time.