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Cannot receive files via Bluetooth

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    Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

    Cannot receive files via Bluetooth


    Hello everyone,
    So a few weeks ago I upgraded to Windows 8 and more or less everything is running fine. Only one thing is bugging me:
    The built-in bluetooth doesn't work properly. I somehow managed to pair my PC with my phone and I can send files from the PC to the phone, but it just doesn't work the other way(phone to PC). The dialog on the phone just stays on "Waiting for the other device to accept the file".
    I remember there being a dialog window in 7 when I was receiving files via bluetooth. This isn't present in 8 so probably that's the problem.

    Anyone have ideas how this can be fixed?

    I have tried the usual reinstalling drivers/changing settings etc.
    I am running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit on a HP Pavilion G6-2003EU.

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  2. #2

    Cannot receive files via bluetooth on my windows 8 laptop


    The built-in bluetooth doesn't work properly. I somehow managed to pair my PC with my phone and I can send files from the PC to the phone, but it just doesn't work the other way(phone to PC). The dialog on the phone just stays on "Waiting for the other device to accept the file".
    I remember there being a dialog window in 7 when I was receiving files via bluetooth. This isn't present in 8 so probably that's the problem.

    Hello, I have the same problem. I have a Sony Vaio S series and I can easily send files to my Sony Xperia S (running Android 4.0.4), but I can not send any file from my phone to my computer via Bluetooth.
    Pleaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaase help!!!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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