Error "Adding the device failed resulting in an unkown error. 0x80004005" when adding Bluetooth headset
I'm having an issue re-pairing my Bluetooth headset with my laptop. I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise 64. I have repeated this behavior with 2 different headsets. Here's the problem:
1. I pair the headset with my laptop and everthing works fine
2. I go into Bluetooth Devices and remove the headset device
3. I then attempt to pair the headset to the laptop and receive the error
I have not been able to find anything online to help. I have spoken to the manufacturer (Plantronics) and they were also unable to help. Surely there's got to be a way to get it to pair again. I'm desperate for help. I really don't want to rebuild my machine
just to get the headset to pair again.
Thanks in advance for an assistance.
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I couldn't pair either of my two headsets to my Windows 7 machine. Here's what fixed it for me. In Device Manager, under Bluetooth Radios, I opened the properties for my radio (Broadcom 2046 Bluetooth 2.1+EDR USB Device with First Connect). Under the
Advanced tab, I took the hyphen out of my radio's name. The headsets paired immediately after that.
This is a pretty serious bug considering the radio takes its name from the computer name, which is username-PC by default when you install Windows 7.