Microsoft did it again, released a new update for Windows 10 that broke things. Easy to do but this article sheds some light on the “BSOD” that the new update had and erm got me;
Since the new update came out yesterday my sound card and bluetooth and headset wouldnt work. Even worse than i was getting the “BSOD” Blue screen of death every time i turned on and off the headset.
After a frustrating few hours i had given up and was about to reinstall Windows 10 again.
Then i remembered my old post and problem with bluetooth with Battlefield 1 and low and beyhold it worked.
Basically you want to disable the “Handsfree Telephony” option and you can find the post below here which shows you how;
Multiple issues with Windows 10 build 1803:
ghacks.net lists all the common problems with this new update and there are many;
This may work for you in my case i had old Bluetooth dongle from Motorola “BCM92035DGROM” and a Philips Bluetooth headset “SHB3165”.
Battlefield 4 & Battlefield 1 Bluetooth Headsets gives no sound
It turns out that the Bluetooth “dongle” ive been using is only a bluetooth 1.2 version and most of the “dongles” you buy on amazon are 4.0. I bought that the USB dongle back in 2004 so you can see where this is going.
Now i wish i knew the difference between bluetooth 1.2 and 4.0 so further research is needed!
Seems this is a problem with bluetooth in general. I found the following article from the steam forums about bluetooth headset problems in GTA V. It might be worth a read to shed light on any problems your having.
There’s a problem with Battlefield 4 and Battlefield 1 where you get no sound if your playing with a bluetooth headset. After a bit of googling and research i found the solution;
1. Goto; control panel->Hardware and Sound->Devices and Printers
2. Select Properties on your Bluetooth headset and go to the services section.
3. Uncheck “Handsfree Telephony”.
Note this works on Windows 10 cant say if it work on Windows 7 or 8.