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Please don’t hate on me I’m not a technology expert, this could just be nothing but I just got a notification through on my computer saying that a restart is required to “finish setting up this device: Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R)” I have never heard of this before and I haven’t set anything new up on my computer recently. Could someone tell me what is is? Thanks.
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Is your computer new? Is it a laptop?
If you said yes to both questions, you should probably finish setting it up
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Hey, nice SAO profile picture. If you’re using any Bluetooth devices then I wouldn’t worry, just restart your devices it’s likely updating drivers for the device and just needs a system restart.
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It may be a new update for your Bluetooth drivers, do you have a screenshot?
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Is your computer new? Is it a laptop?
If you said yes to both questions, you should probably finish setting it up
It’s about a year old and yes it’s a laptop
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Hey, nice SAO profile picture. If you’re using any Bluetooth devices then I wouldn’t worry, just restart your devices it’s likely updating drivers for the device and just needs a system restart.
I’m not using any Bluetooth devices, that’s what worries me...
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It’s about a year old and yes it’s a laptop
Yeah, you should probably finish setting it up. If you click on the notification and click yes, agree, ok a few times then you should be good to go
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It may be a new update for your Bluetooth drivers, do you have a screenshot?
Here’s a screenshot:
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That’s all it says
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Yeah, you should probably finish setting it up. If you click on the notification and click yes, agree, ok a few times then you should be good to go
If I click it it just disappears and I can’t seem to find it in settings
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Here’s a screenshot:
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That’s all it says
Just do a restart then it will stop prompting you.
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(Original post by Icykitten)
Here’s a screenshot:
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That’s all it says
Yea, you're fine.
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/dow...for-Windows-10

If the notification persists it could indicate a hardware problem:
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...f-6332d543c363
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Just do a restart then it will stop prompting you.
I’ve never seen this notification before though and I don’t have any Bluetooth devices near it. I’m just concerned because I have had lots a problems with this laptop and I don’t want to create another one
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Here’s a screenshot:
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That’s all it says
That's a driver, which is something I'm pretty sure most/all computers have. Even my laptop has one.
They need an update every once in a while which you need to restart your computer for.
My audio driver is really bad which is why I have to keep on disabling and enabling/updating it and every time I do that, I would have to restart my laptop.
I'm 99% sure it's nothing to worry about.

You can check it's a driver if you go to control panel and then go to "Device Manager" or "Driver". Type in driver in your Control Panel search box and they should appear under the Bluetooth heading.
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Please don’t hate on me I’m not a technology expert, this could just be nothing but I just got a notification through on my computer saying that a restart is required to “finish setting up this device: Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R)” I have never heard of this before and I haven’t set anything new up on my computer recently. Could someone tell me what is is? Thanks.
Looks like a regular driver/software update for built in Intel Bluetooth. Most laptops have built in bluetooth connectivity nowadays. Drivers will be kept up to date whether you use them or not; not having bluetooth devices nearby is irrelevant.

It's almost certainly nothing to worry about. Just do the restart.
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I’m just concerned because I have had lots a problems with this laptop and I don’t want to create another one
Problems such as? Anything major that needs addressing?
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I’ve never seen this notification before though and I don’t have any Bluetooth devices near it. I’m just concerned because I have had lots a problems with this laptop and I don’t want to create another one
It's just a driver update, Windows installs these all the time. There's nothing to fear - updates are made to be as simple as possible, so the most you'll need to do is press OK or do a restart.
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That's a driver, which is something I'm pretty sure most/all computers have. Even my laptop has one.
They need an update every once in a while which you need to restart your computer for.
My audio driver is really bad which is why I have to keep on disabling and enabling/updating it and every time I do that, I would have to restart my laptop.
I'm 99% sure it's nothing to worry about.

You can check it's a driver if you go to control panel and then go to "Device Manager" or "Driver". Type in driver in your Control Panel search box and they should appear under the Bluetooth heading.
Ah yes, it is there, thank you very much for the help I appreciate it 🙂
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Looks like a regular driver/software update for built in Intel Bluetooth. Most laptops have built in bluetooth connectivity nowadays. Drivers will be kept up to date whether you use them or not; not having bluetooth devices nearby is irrelevant.

It's almost certainly nothing to worry about. Just do the restart.
Thanks very much, I will do that 🙂
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Problems such as? Anything major that needs addressing?
I’m just paranoid about everything I click on it now since it almost got infected with a virus (but it wasn’t a virus it was just scareware in the end) so I’m really careful about everything I do on my laptop so I was just checking
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I’m just paranoid about everything I click on it now since it almost got infected with a virus (but it wasn’t a virus it was just scareware in the end) so I’m really careful about everything I do on my laptop so I was just checking
Well it is better to be overly safe. But the general solution there is to ensure you have backups of your data. That way if you ever get infected (or anything else happens, such as losing your laptop) there's zero risk. If you've got backups and your laptop gets infected, you simply reinstall Windows and carry on with your life. The only reason to be paranoid is if your laptop getting infected is actually a problem. Backups of your data turn it from a problem into a minor inconvenience.
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