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  • Does the new Intel Bluetooth driver fix the problem created by KB3172605?

    Posted on October 24th, 2016 at 16:24 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The one big problem with KB3172605 speed-up patch for Windows 7 is its uncanny ability to break Intel Bluetooth.

    I’ve just discovered that Intel released a driver on Sept. 28 that may fix the problem. See

    https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26311/Intel-Wireless-Bluetooth-Software-for-Windows-7-?v=t

    Has anybody tried that driver?

    Intel’s documentation of the problem was last updated on Oct. 17:

    http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000022410.html