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Offline aph3rson

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on: March 01, 2011, 08:31:25 PM
I bought a GBU421 a long time ago, and now I would like to connect my WiiMote to it. I managed to connect it ONCE after many attempts, and it was working (GlovePIE worked), but once I disconnected it, the connection refuses to keep (the WiiMote keeps flashing all 4 lights, and no programs can detect it). It uses the WIDCOMM stack, on Win7 Home Premium x64, and I know the radio works, my phone can connect to it. I would like to be able to use something like wiimoteconnect, but it didn't work, and now I need some help.



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Reply #1 on: March 01, 2011, 10:02:44 PM
I bought a GBU421 a long time ago, and now I would like to connect my WiiMote to it. I managed to connect it ONCE after many attempts, and it was working (GlovePIE worked), but once I disconnected it, the connection refuses to keep (the WiiMote keeps flashing all 4 lights, and no programs can detect it). It uses the WIDCOMM stack, on Win7 Home Premium x64, and I know the radio works, my phone can connect to it. I would like to be able to use something like wiimoteconnect, but it didn't work, and now I need some help.

As you are connecting the Wiimote manually, you may need to remove the Wiimote from your Bluetooth device list before connecting again.

If you are using the Microsoft Bluetooth Stack, you may use Smoothboard's SmoothConnect to automatically connect your Wiimotes.

This can be done by removing your current Bluetooth stack and use the tool from http://www.bluetoothinstaller.com to install the Microsoft Bluetooth Stack.

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Reply #2 on: March 02, 2011, 05:38:40 PM
I will do this, but it says that there is an error with x64 systems, which is what I use (Win7 Home Premium x64). Has this been fixed? And by system error, does it mean BSOD or just a little popup window?

EDIT: According to http://wii.2style-graphics.de/, I have the Microsoft stack (I opened my Device Manager, and clicked on Bluetooth Radios, and I have the Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator). Why isn't it working? I do not run with admin privileges, only individual programs, is this the problem?
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Reply #3 on: March 02, 2011, 07:36:10 PM
Sorry, found an easy solution:
I first got the WiimoteConnect x64 version from here and then got the Wiimote Test Utility. I added the Wiimote like normal, and in the small amount of time I had left, opened WiimoteTest. This established a connection, and I could read/write to it (by now the Wiimote has stopped flashing). Then I closed WiimoteConnect and opened GlovePIE, and after 2 tries, GlovePIE connected