Pairing always worked there without any problem. This is the first install of windows I've done edit: I downloaded a version of the Apple bluetooth drivers and now I have Windows working perfectly on my Mac. I'm just about at the point where I am going to take out my frustration on my keyboard with a sledge hammer. Maybe some additional hints for people with the same problem: The way described above is definitely working, but timing is critical. The driver situation with Apple Bluetooth wireless keyboards and Windows 10 is horrible, even with the latest BootCamp drivers.
Is an installation impossible for me therefore, since I need to use a keyboard to do all this stuff or could it just be done with a mouse I do own a wired mouse? I have been looking at this: Please ask any questions and thank you for your time. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information. I already had the Apple Bluetooth drivers installed from a torrent. Go to Driver tab, and 'Update Driver' 'Browse. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff microsoft. But this seems to work only for the new keyboards not for the older white ones like mine.
Once this is done, pair your keyboard through the wizard. This is when the setup for the two types of Apple wireless keyboards differs. Yes, you should be able to connect a bluetooth enabled keyboard even an Apple kb with any bluetooth adapter. These are mentioned in the instructions, but they bear repeating. Will it work with the adapter I linked in my first post? I have unpaired the keyboard from the old machine, but that does not seem to have solved the issue.
This lets you set unused keys to whatever you want - I have F13 set as print-screen, and F14-F19 set as media playback keys play, pause, etc. Fortunately, a workaround is available, if you're patient. I think this problem is widespread. No matter how small the order or how far it needs to go, ShippingPass provides unlimited nationwide shipping. When it's at the point saying connecting to device, i type 123456 and enter on the number pad of the bluetooth keyboard. Regards i had to press each pairing number and then enter so the code they gave me was aomething like 8870015 to get it to pair I had to press 8 enter 8 enter 7 enter, etc. Thanks very much for that.
Second, there's a Bluetooth driver issue in Windows 7 such that it won't pair with the keyboard - it'll run through the steps, but the keyboard itself will not appear to actually 'get it'. Anyone got it to work? Hi guys, So here's a weird related problem: Running windows 7 on a Mac Pro 2. The dongle is functioning fine, but when I turn on the Apple keyboard which puts it into discoverable mode automatically , Windows cannot find it. The keyboard will be instantly paired with Windows 10 machine. If your order is placed after the 11 a.
Go to the Device Manager, right click on the entry for the wireless keyboard. Now when I first installed 7, my apple bluetooth keyboard worked fine. However, this poses a problem for users who prefer Windows 10, or who may be working in a Windows-only organization. Look for items sold by Walmart. I tried to reconect it and cannot find the driver for the keyboard.
They suggest to select the keyboard service under the device properties and bluetooth services. The following adapted from Gloss's instructions appears to fix the response lag. Select the wireless keyboard or mouse you want to add, click Next, and follow the instructions. Although, it might have some charge out of the package. Everything except Bluetooh and Audio were working. One of the most popular accessories from Apple, its wireless keyboard, is actually pretty simple to set up for Windows. This will be helpful for all the others facing similar issues on this forum.
You can see the problem description with screenshots here - answers. Keyboard installs and works perfectly. Is there a way to go back to classic Windows user interface temporarily to do this similar to in Windows 7? Right click the mouse or keyboard that's not working, and then click Remove device. Sign up for ShippingPass so you can shop more, save money and live better. Double click detected keyboard 3. Besides, right click the Start and then open Device Manager to check the keyboard status.
However when my system shuts down, like when I was having cooling issues when I first starting working on this system it wont connect like it should. Windows 7 doesnt seem to remember this keyboard was installed, Ive checked and the drivers are still there after a reboot but I have to re-pair the keyboard every single time I start it up. You should be able to pair the device with minimal hassle after installing the adapter and its drivers on Win 7. I'm having the same problem with my white macbook, the mouse shows up in the bluetooth control panel. Try to update the drivers of the device. If this one looks good I will go ahead and order it.
Your keyboard will now be paired, but won't work. Does anyone have any suggestions that don't involve sitting idly while someone somewhere writes an updated driver to fix this issue? You actually don't need to enter a product key during the installation, but you do need to set up a user account, so yes, you will need a wired keyboard. At this point, I am scratching my head wondering how to get the Keyboard to pair with Win7. But the keyboard worked fine generally. If that doesn't solve the problem, try removing the keyboard or mouse from your computer and then adding it again. Pairing the keyboard is very trial and error. I'd like to add to this a little of what I have experienced.