Acer Bluetooth 1.2 USB Dongle User's Manual
General Configuration Settings
The settings on the General tab of the Bluetooth Configuration Panel determine
information that is displayed to remote devices.
Computer Name-enter a unique name to identify this computer to other Bluetooth
devices in the vicinity; this field cannot be left blank.
Computer type-select either Desktop or Laptop from the shortcut menu to set the
type of icon remote devices will use to represent this computer.
Some built-in Bluetooth applications provide full functionality for a specific task, such as
locating other Bluetooth devices or synchronizing two Personal Information Managers.
Other built-in Bluetooth applications provide a way for standard Windows applications to
accomplish their tasks wirelessly. For example, a Bluetooth application may create a
wireless serial connection between computers or provide wireless access to the Internet.
The difference between Bluetooth Applications and Bluetooth Services
Bluetooth Applications are software programs on this computer that allow this
computer to use the Bluetooth services that are provided by other devices. In the
Bluetooth configuration panel, these programs are referred to collectively as
Bluetooth Services are software programs on this computer that provide a service
to other devices. In the Bluetooth configuration panel, these programs are referred
to collectively as "Local Services."
Note: Client Applications and Local Services usually have coinciding names; e.g., there is
a Fax service and a Fax application.
All of the built-in Bluetooth applications allow you to rename the application and to
require a secure connection when using the application.
To access the configuration properties page for a built-in Bluetooth
In the Windows system tray, right-click the Bluetooth icon and select Advanced
Configuration from the shortcut menu
From the Windows control panel select Bluetooth Configuration
From Windows Explorer, right-click Entire Bluetooth Neighborhood and select
Properties from the shortcut menu.
In the Bluetooth configuration panel, Client Applications tab, highlight the application to
be configured, and then click Properties (or double-click the application).