I have a new Sony VAIO laptop, Vista Home Premium. WIDCOMM Bluetooth
Software is installed, and BthServ (Bluetooth Support Service) is always
Also, System Information | System Drivers shows many Bluetooth drivers
bthmodem (Bluetooth Serial Communications Driver)
bthpan (Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network))
bthport (Bluetooth Port Driver)
bthusb (Bluetooth Radio USB Driver)
btwaudio (Bluetooth Audio Device Service)
btwavdt (Bluetooth AVDT)
btwl2cap (Bluetooth L2CAP Service), and
btwrchid (apparently another Bluetooth driver).
This laptop does not come with Bluetooth. If the software and drivers are
not part of standard Vista, then perhaps they are part of Sony's standard
VAIO installation whether the laptop has Bluetooth or not.
I thought I would uninstall the software and set the service not to
automatically run. Is there any reason not to uninstall the WIDCOMM
Bluetooth Software, and set BthServ (Bluetooth Support Service) not to run?
I don't see the point of having things run if there are of no use. Also,
should I uninstall/delete the various Bluetooth drivers? (How does one