Vmware Workstation VS Bluetooth

Discussion in 'Virtualization' started by mlegs, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. mlegs

    mlegs MDL Novice

    Jan 27, 2013
    Hi guys, this is my first post here :)
    I want to confess that I am having some difficulties trying to make my bluetooth adapter (cambridge silicon radio) work properly on the virtual machine (windows xp)... Though, I can send files to my phone (a nokia 5230) from within this virtual machine, the bluetooth adapter is undetectable if I 'search for devices' from the phone and yes, automatic discovery is turned on.
    The physical machine (windows 7 64 bit) doesn't present this problem...However, I have another problem on the physical machine : the bluetooth peripheral device driver won't install, which was the reason I wanted to use windows xp, where this driver installs like a charm.... Any ideeas what can I do to make the phone recognize the bluetooth adapter within windows xp virtual computer? It keeps on finding the bluetooth on the real computer :(
  2. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

    Jul 23, 2008
    Did you do the settings?