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jumpjack

Thanks to user brainbooster I thin we have a new Q/A to add to Arduino FAQ:

Arduino IDE does not start at all, or it starts but does not work correctly, if bluesoleil is running on a Windows XP system: you need to terminate both bluesoleil.exe and btntservice.exe .

cr0sh

BlueSoleil/IVT sound like a scamish company:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BlueSoleil

You buy a bluetooth dongle (from them or another company), and you get a "trialware" driver to install on your box, and after only a small amount of data is transfered, you're left with a virtual brick until you cough up more money ($25.00) to buy the full driver!

...and to top it off, it appears to cause problems with other applications? WTH?!

>:(
I will not respond to Arduino help PM's from random forum users; if you have such a question, start a new topic thread.

mowcius

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Oct 28, 2010, 09:27 pm Last Edit: Oct 28, 2010, 09:27 pm by mowcius Reason: 1
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You buy a bluetooth dongle (from them or another company), and you get a "trialware" driver to install on your box, and after only a small amount of data is transfered, you're left with a virtual brick until you cough up more money ($25.00) to buy the full driver!

Or you get the program free with something you buy...
Or you download it illegally...

;)

Mowcius

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