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magic mouse paring code

20529 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Mar 23, 2010 6:58 PM by Steve Lessard Jr RSS
mortiis Calculating status...
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Mar 23, 2010 6:02 PM
hello there
i m facing a problem connecting the magic mouse in my bootcamp windows 7 i connected it once and after that after i reboot every reboot i have to conect it again in windows 7 and it takes a long time to pair and sometimes it connect and others it don't anyway now it don't connect at all and always as for paring code and i don't know where to get this code it asks for it in the 3 options i get
even if i choose to pair without useing pairing code
anyhelp how i can get this code ? and any suggestion to make my mosue work in windows 7 i already updated to bootcamp drivers to the latest
macbook pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
  • Steve Lessard Jr Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)
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    Mar 23, 2010 6:58 PM (in response to mortiis)
    Take a look at the bluetooth driver under device manager. You need to change the bluetooth driver.

    Here is a detailed step-by-step from gloss over at macrumors. (Forum post:
    "Boot into Windows.

    Click on the Bluetooth control panel, and go to settings. Under Hardware, it probably says 'Generic Bluetooth Adapter'.

    Click 'Properties' and 'Change Settings'.

    Go to drivers, and 'Update Drivers'. Have Windows look on your machine to find all available drivers ('Let me pick from a list')

    UNselect 'Show Compatible Drivers'.

    Look for 'Apple' in the manufacturer names, then select the Apple Bluetooth Driver. Install.

    Once this is done, pair your keyboard through the wizard. It should now bring up a passcode and confirm it much more quickly than before."

    Before the bootcamp 3.1 update the drivers were not very stable and required you to change back to the generic driver to not have the keyboard keep disconnecting.

    You should not need the passcode, at least I didn't but the passcode should be 0000 (four zeros)

    Good Luck!

    -If this post helps you or solves your problem please mark this post as helpful or solved. Thanks!
    2 MacBook Pros(15" 2.53, 17" 3.06), 1 iMac 24" 2.93, Mac OS X (10.6.2)


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