Bluetooth Services is missing from Windows XP Professional

Original title : Inbuilt Bluetooth Services

Hi, I am using MSWindows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 3 on HP ProBook 6555b. The machiene has an inbuilt bluetooth device. Under Device Manager I can see - Bluetooth Devices > HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth 2.1 Wireless Technology. However under services (services.msc) I do not see any Bluetooth Support service. I am thus unable to use the bluetooth feature. Would the experts help? Do let me know if further information is required. Thank you.


1. Was it working before?
2. Have you made any changes to the computer prior to this issue?

I would suggest you to follow the mention Microsoft article  and check if it helps.

How to troubleshoot Bluetooth detection and connectivity problems in Windows XP Service Pack 2 :

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Last updated October 31, 2020 Views 2,854 Applies to: