Funky Bluetooth under 10.4.3?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Mechcozmo, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. Mechcozmo macrumors 603


    Jul 17, 2004
    My Bluetooth disappeared after I applied the update and restarted. Rather, the menu applet was gone. I had go to go System Preferences to turn it on and off. Odd, I thought. I restarted and Bluetooth reappeared, directly to the left of Spotlight. It was turned on and appeared as if it was just noticed for the first time, however all my old pairing data was intact.

    Just thought it was a bit odd. In any case, all is well now.
  2. superbovine macrumors 68030


    Nov 7, 2003
    I've had this happen before too. I ended up having to zap my pram before my applet came back up.
  3. Aliquis macrumors regular


    Oct 4, 2004
    This used to happen to me all the time!!!!

    Especially if I moved the bluetooth icon somewhere else on the menu bar from where it chucked it to automatically.

    Ahrg. In fact... it hasn't been doing it for awhile after I looked in my startup items in the Accounts Pane, and found a couple startup items that were "lost" - the location had changed and OSX didn't know where to look for them. After fixing that, the icon problem went away...

    But looking just now - it's gone again.

    Any ideas?
  4. annk Administrator


    Staff Member

    Apr 18, 2004
    Somewhere over the rainbow
    Same thing happened to me after I installed the upgrade. I went into system prefs, unchecked then checked the bit for showing bluetooth on the top of the screen, and then it came back.
  5. russed macrumors 68000


    Jan 16, 2004
    it didnt happen to me this time, but in the past i have had the bluetooth thingy dissapear. its odd when that happens!
  6. Abstract macrumors Penryn


    Dec 27, 2002
    Location Location Location

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