Can't turn off bluetooth discovery

I'm using Bluetooth earbuds but don't want my Windows 10 PC to be seen/discoverable by other devices. In my Bluetooth Settings the option to "allow Bluetooth devices to see the name of this PC" is NOT checked but I can still find my PC name using other devices and attempt to pair them. If I turn Bluetooth off my PC can't be seen but is there a way to have Bluetooth on but not have my PC seen by other devices?
 

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Last updated April 7, 2020 Views 3,438 Applies to:
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Press Windows key + R
Type: services.msc
Scroll down to Scroll down and go to Bluetooth Support Services and stop it
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Andre
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