Visually identify your Bluetooth stack

Since it’s such a frequently asked question I’ve documented it here with some images which should hopefully clear up any confusion. The following screenshots show how to identify the Bluetooth stack on your Pocket Pc without writing any code or delving into the registry or system files.





















Microsoft


Widcomm/Broadcom

Bluetooth Off

Microsoft Stack (Disabled)


Widcomm Stack (Disabled)

Bluetooth On

Microsoft Stack (Enabled)


Widcomm Stack (Enabled)

Settings (Click Icon)

Microsoft Stack Settings



Pocket PC 2003 Second Edition


Microsoft Stack Settings Second Edition


Widcomm Stack Menu


 


Finally a quick reminder, the Bluetooth.NET library only works currently with the Microsoft stack, so if you have Widcomm/Broadcom or any other you’ll have to look at third-party APIs.