Summary: I had one of these adapters and it was paired with an old system of mine. It turns out that when you remove the adapter while a system is powered on the bluetooth radio shuts off and can only be re-initialized by the original computer.
Summary: I never thought to review a Bluetooth Adapter such as this, but noticing (by chance) the many negative reviews here on Amazon, I felt obliged to offer my two cents. As my HP ENVY M6 TouchSmart Sleekbook Touch Screen Laptop - 15.6" Display / AMD Elite Quad-Core A10-5745M / 8GB Memory / 1TB HD /...
Summary: Completely worthless. Will not connect to iPhone and iPad. Has choppy audio issues with high end Bluetooth headset, making it completely unusable. May be a Windows issue. May be an adapter issue. However, phones and headset work fine with Macintosh. Done playing with this.
Summary: So I first got this for a Win 7 machine. It worked OK. Then I transferred the dongle to a Win 8 machine and spend hours and hours trying to figure out why it didn't work. I even called their support line but they were not helpful at all.