If you have a PC computer that has no built-in Bluetooth or has an internal card that has gone bad it is an easy fix with a Bluetooth USB dongle.
Bluetooth USB dongles are small and barely notable once plugged in.
Most are simple to setup and are Plug-and-Play as long as the operating system matches the dongle.
This makes them ideal for quickly setting up a computer with Bluetooth.
The newest Bluetooth standard is 4.0 which is backward compatible with with previous version 1.0, 1.2, 2.0, 2.1, and 3.0.
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Bluetooth has a range of 33 feet. Of course this will depends on the environment such as barriers or other wireless signals.
Our Picks for Best Bluetooth Dongles for a PC Desktop Computer
Avantree DG40S USB Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter Dongle for PC Laptop Computer Desktop Stereo Music, Skype Call, Keyboard, Mouse, Support All Windows 10 8.1 8 7 XP Vista [2 Year Warranty]
This compact Bluetooth dongle is from Avantree and is compatible with most any version of Windows from XP to Windows 10.
It is a Bluetooth 4.0 adapter and backward compatible with Bluetooth V3.0/2.1/2.0/1.1.
Kinivo BTD-400 Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter for Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista
This small USB Bluetooth adapter is compliant with the new 4.0 Bluetooth version which is backward compatible with previous versions.
Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7/8.
SoundBot SB340 Universal Plug and Play Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter
This Soundbot dongle is good for those looking for a low cost Bluetooth dongle.
It is a Bluetooth 4.0 adapter that works with a PC or Mac.
It also support most any Windows operating system, Windows 8, Windows 7, XP, Vista, 2003, 2000, Me 64/32 bit
Adding Bluetooth compatibility to a non-Bluetooth computer is a easy processes that most anyone can do.
Most dongles simply need to be plugged in and will work automatically.
When buying a Bluetooth dongle simply be sure it is compatible with your version of Windows.
As always be sure to read the reviews on Amazon or elsewhere to be sure it is a good fit for your computer.