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How to Start/Stop Bluetooth Support Service

Service name: bthserv

Display name: Bluetooth Support


Description:

The Bluetooth service supports discovery and association of remote Bluetooth devices.  Stopping or disabling this service may cause
already installed Bluetooth devices to fail to operate properly and prevent new devices from being discovered or associated.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k bthsvcs

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Bluetooth Support Service from Command Prompt

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Bluetooth Support Service:

net start bthserv


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Bluetooth Support Service:

net stop bthserv


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\bthserv" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\bthserv" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\bthserv" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\bthserv" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\bthserv" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\bthserv" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

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