I use a Lenovo X220 in office and I wanted to pair a bluetooth mouse with it. The trouble is I could never get past the driver installation. Hunting for the reason, I went installing Lenovo's Bluetooth Drivers, Microsoft's Mouse and Keyboard Center, trying to manually install the driver over Device Manager and all failed. It took me a good number of days trying and trying. That's when I started searching and I came across an forum post about setupapi.dev.log which is basically the logging for driver installation - details here
. So here's the deal.
- You are running Windows 7.
- The bluetooth device is named "Bluetooth Peripheral Device".
- "Bluetooth Peripheral Device" could not install it's driver, even if you manually install it with what you have downloaded.
- You get the error "The system could not find the file specified" at the end of driver installation.
- You see Code 28 when you open the properties of the device in Device Manager.
- "Error 2 - The system could not find the file specified" within setupapi.dev.log (usually found in C:\Windows\inf)
- You find something like "Hidbth.sys" not found within setupapi.dev.log file as well.
- A hotfix from Microsoft: KB2489740
While this hotfix may not sound like my scenario (maybe yours as well), I still went on to download and install it. After a reboot, I removed the device and let it scan again. Finally it worked!
If you have the same issue, I hope this helps you.
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Yes, this problem occurs often. Now we know the solution!)
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