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How to grant my guest Windows XP access to the Bluetooth device?

My host OS id Ubuntu 9, and Bluetooth works there, but Windows doesn't see it.

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I don't think it will work, dude. However, if you have a USB dongle with a bluetooth transmitter, your chances are better. At least VMWare workstation is able to "forward" a USB device from host go guest. I've only tried this on Windows as a host with VMWare workstation.

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I've done this from a linux host and it works there as well. – LapTop006 Oct 21 '09 at 10:37

I found this solution to your problem on the Ubuntu forums:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=7603235

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This is a description of how to use a USB connected bluetooth device. It's a lot easier in more modern versions of virtualbox, and it won't work for a non-USB internal bluetooth device. There's a good clear outline on the USB solution here: askubuntu.com/a/25600/6665 – David Fraser May 2 at 15:21

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