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How to add bluetooth to my laptop?

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my laptop is an acer 7741g and i opened up the bottom cover and i saw it has a free slot, i think its mini PCIE but i dont know, its the same one that the wireless card uses.

Is there some way i can add BT to my computer?
    
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buy an adapter that fits?
    
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yeah, get the mini USB adapter bluetooth from BestBuy or local tech shop for ~ $40...
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well i don't want the adapter i want internal.... obviously i can just get a usb adapter.
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCateg...work-Bluetooth

I have that IOGEAR one and it works fine. Right now, I'd probably get the ASUS but messing with rebates is a pain...
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^^ its not hard but i cant find any PCI BT cards.
    
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post #8 of 8
Bluetooth adapters can be had for under $10 if you look online, the external USB ones are very small and stick out maybe 5mm from the usb port. I wouldn't worry about installing one internal it's probably much more trouble than it's worth, just get a USB dongle.
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