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Operating System: Windows NT/XP/2000/98
Latest Version / Release Date: 22.214.171.1242 / 20 Jul 2005
The ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate is a USB Bluetooth adapter and it supports platforms that include Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000 as well as Windows 98 operating systems. Its installation is achieved by being put in a BDC slot in the assembly of the screen assembly. It has the ability to transfer data that is wireless at very high speeds. This data rate is approximately 2.1 Mega bits per second. The data link protocol of this device is Bluetooth and the networking feature is network adapter. The connectivity technology of the device is wireless. The chipset installed in the device is Broadcom and the USB VID, PID of the device is serial number 0A5C:2110 on its interfaces. There is also the Wireless kill switch enabled which has the due ability to stop both Bluetooth and Wi Fi.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate comes when already pre installed with Bluetooth drivers that are from Broadcom. The device works at a relatively humidity ranging from 10 percent to 100 percent that is non-condensing. This particular driver has compatibility with Bluetooth and Microsoft Windows XP SP2. In addition, the driver is not WHQL-certified and as such any errors are reduced from occurring since Windows XP is the operating system that continues working with the driver. This driver does not draw a lot of power and has the capability of improving the band width. Since the consumption of power is less, this thus means that the battery life of the notebook or the personal computer is going to be longer. With this device, the user has the ability to share data either with a phone that has Bluetooth, a PDA and even printers. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate errors before installing any driver updates.