Bluetooth® In Lenovo® ThinkPad T510
Tips to operate Bluetooth in Lenovo ThinkPad T510
The Lenovo ThinkPad T510 is Lenovo new age PCs. They are equipped with the Intel Core 2.66GHz processor. The 8 GB DDR3 133MHz memory and the NVIDIA NVS 3100M graphics are its added advantages. It has a very high secondary storage memory also. It has a 15.6’ HD LED backlight antiglare display and WWAN antenna. It uses the most advanced Windows 7 Operating system. It has a 4 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM of Memory. It is equipped with a multi-recorder optical drive. It also has the express card slot and the 5-in-1 card reader. It also has the Bluetooth 2.1 technology. Bluetooth refers to an open wireless protocol for exchanging data over short distances. You can establish a Bluetooth partnership with other Bluetooth-enabled devices and access services. This is done using short-length radio waves. ‘Bluetooth Stack’ icon, located on the desktop can be used to activate this feature. To turn on or off Bluetooth you need to click on Start and then select the Settings options. Now you need to select the connections tab and select Bluetooth. From here, you could click the Mode tab and Select or clear the ‘Turn on Bluetooth’ check box and finally click OK.
Following are the things to be kept in mind while turning on Bluetooth on your Lenovo Think pad T510:
- When to turn on
- Rejecting unknown requests
- Installing security updates
When to turn on
The Bluetooth can be that much troublesome, as it is useful, if it is always kept on. You might always keep the Bluetooth in disabled state. You need to turn it on, only when you need to transfer some data using it. You could easily do that, manually. In the same way, you also need to turn it off, as soon as the task is completed. It is also important to keep the device in non- discoverable mode. This would help you hide the system from other users who might be searching for the device.
Rejecting unknown requests
When you have switched on your Bluetooth, you might be visible to other users as well. You would be receiving pairing requests from other devices too. But, it is very much important to ensure that you are not accepting the request. This is because; professional hackers could be in the prowl. They could hack your system and decode all your data. Hence, you need to stay far away from unknown users.
As in any system, security updates are very much essential in Bluetooth services also. You need to take extreme care to install the security updates regularly. This might help you to keep your system secure and safe. This would help you in getting information regarding the new threats and in effectively tackling them. The computer would be checked for malwares, while communicating through the Bluetooth. Hence, it would be very much helpful if you could install the security software and update it to the latest version before turning on the Bluetooth.