Tips to fix issues with Windows® Bluetooth® File Transfer wizard
What is the use of Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard? Get tips to fix commonly arising issues with it
The Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard is a default utility on Windows-based computers that can be used to send or receive data across a Bluetooth connection. Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard is very simple to use and it can be accessed in the Communications option in Start Menu. Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard allows users to readily transfer files without having to install any third party application for the task. Although using Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard is very simple, there are some problems that might come up. Some of the problems known to come up with the use of Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard include system not detecting any devices, error messages coming up, Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard terminating on its own, blue screen errors, etc. Such problems might come up before or when the Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard is in use and this would cause connection between the connected devices to fail resulting in incomplete transfer of data.
Following details would give users more information regarding ways to fix commonly arising issues with Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard:
- Check system files
- Verify Bluetooth driver
- Check active services
Check system files
The Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard on your system is associated with many system files. If some of these files are damaged, then Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard would not be able to work properly. Such problems can be only resolved by repairing the damaged system files. Users having problems with Windows Bluetooth file transfer wizard are advised to check the system files on the OS using default system file checker and if some system files are found damaged, the original installation disk should be used to repair the OS.
Verify Bluetooth driver
Bluetooth components on your system requires drivers to function. Any problems with Bluetooth drivers would affect the functioning of Bluetooth components and also cause problems when the Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard is in use. Windows users having problems with Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard are advised to check the Bluetooth drivers installed on the system using the device manager and if drivers are found illegitimate/ outdated or incompatible, they would have to be replaced or updated.
Problems with the use of Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard might be because some other service incompatible with the wizard is running in the background of the system. Windows users having problems with Windows Bluetooth File Transfer wizard are suggested to check the active services on the system when the wizard is in use and if some incompatible services are found, terminating them would solve the issues.
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