If you have a Bluetooth-based wireless keyboard and you want Windows to detect it at start-up, you first must pair the keyboard with the computer. Once paired with the keyboard, the computer stores the sync information so when you power on the computer and the keyboard the system automatically detects the keyboard and doesn't require you to pair the equipment again.
Power on the Bluetooth keyboard. If a driver installation CD came with the keyboard insert it now and follow the prompts to complete the driver installation.
Click the "Start" button on your desktop and select "Run." When the Run window loads type in "bthprops.cpl" and click "OK." This takes you to the Bluetooth settings window.
Click "Add," then select "My device is set up and ready to be found." Click "Next," then type in the passkey. The passkey is found in the user manual or under the keyboard.
Click "Finish" to complete the pairing process.
- Power on your Bluetooth keyboard before the computer. This way the computer can detect the keyboard as soon as it powers on.
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