2 Replies Latest reply: Mar 25, 2013 10:54 AM by Eric Root
Nicouru Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

Hello everyone,

 

I downloaded the latest version of Mac OSX (v.10.8.3) and I cannot find my bluetooth anywhere. I am to look up bluetooth through my viewer, but when I press it, the follow message shows up: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/534/screenshot20130325at112.png/

 

Could anyone tell me what to do? I'd really like to use my magic mouse!

 

Best,


Nico


MacBook, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)
  • 1. Re: Bluetooth disappeared
    Baby Boomer (USofA) Level 9 Level 9 (55,575 points)

    Repair permissions and restart your computer.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • 2. Re: Bluetooth disappeared
    Eric Root Level 6 Level 6 (16,220 points)

    Apple support article:

     

    Bluetooth

     

    Try setting up another admin user account to see if the same problem continues. If Back-to-My Mac is selected in System Preferences, the Guest account will not work. The intent is to see if it is specific to one account or a system wide problem. This account can be deleted later.

     

    Isolating an issue by using another user account

     

    If the problem is still there, try booting into the Safe Mode.  Shut down the computer and then power it back up. Immediately after hearing the startup chime, hold down the shift key and continue to hold it until the gray Apple icon and a progress bar appear. The boot up is significantly slower than normal. This will reset some caches, forces a directory check, and disables all startup and login items, among other things. If the system operates normally, there may be 3rd party applications which are causing a problem. Try deleting/disabling the third party applications after a restart. For each disable/delete, you will need to restart if you don't do them all at once.

                   

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