Bluetooth® in HP Compaq® 8100 Elite PC
Bluetooth can be used to transfer data between two devices quickly and efficiently. Bluetooth connections do not require wires or cables which means that users can connect devices and share data even while moving the device or the system. Bluetooth comes preloaded on your HP Compaq 8100 Elite PC so that users can connect devices such as cameras, cell phones, or printers easily and without any wires. The Bluetooth components used in your HP Compaq 8100 Elite PC is of very high quality and standards because of which users would get smooth error free connections with any device. When using the Bluetooth in your HP Compaq 8100 Elite PC, users are advised to turn off the Bluetooth when the service is not required as unauthorized sources might connect with your system and infect the OS with malware. It is possible to enable and disable Bluetooth from 'Network Connections' in 'Control Panel.' Users are advised to make use of third party software that can turn off the Bluetooth after the connection has been idle for a few minutes.
The following points gives users more information regarding things to be kept in mind while turning on or off the Bluetooth on HP Compaq 8100 Elite PC:
- Set pass codes
- Connect with only trusted sources
- Check firewall/security settings
Set pass codes
HP Compaq 8100 Elite PC users using the Bluetooth for sharing data with other devices are recommended to set pass codes when using the connection. This ensures that unauthorized sources would not be able to connect with the system as a specific pass code would be required for initializing the connections. HP Compaq 8100 Elite users are advised to set a unique pass code so that it cannot be guessed by unauthorized people.
Connect with only trusted sources
As Bluetooth connections do not require wires or cables for connections, there might be many visible Bluetooth devices when the Bluetooth in your HP Compaq 8100 Elite PC is turned on. HP Compaq 8100 Elite users must take extra caution to ensure that the connections are being done only with trusted sources. Connections with other external devices might steal valuable user data from the system.
Before starting the use of Bluetooth on HP Compaq 8100 Elite, users are advised to check the settings of the firewall/ security software installed on the system. The settings must be configured in such a way that even if the connected devices are transferring malware or malicious programs to the system, they would be blocked at the initial stages itself so that the system would not get infected. The firewall must be configured if the Bluetooth device is used as a modem to connect to a network.