I restarted pc, the service, I tried pluggin directly in another port and nothing. I restarted pc, the service, I tried pluggin directly in another port and nothing. next to it. This problem was prior I have a windows 7 install, home premium. Windows 10, 8, and 7 feature a Bluetooth icon usually found in the Taskbar, or notification area. The issue can be caused by incompatible Bluetooth adapter driver. You need to find and run the "Change Bluetooth Settings" tool put the Bluetooth icon back in the taskbar as illustrated in this tutorial: It shows in device manager without (!)(?) What is the model of your computer, and the Bluetooth adapter? I've pretty much followed some steps outlined here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/itprovistanetworking/thread/b09708cd-6c63-4073-b27f-f853aa5a5dc0/ EXCEPT I'm not sure what driver to install (IF ANY). The hardware in question is a bundle microsoft elite keyboard and explorer bluetooth. Investigating further there's no bluetooth icon in control panel (in fact there is one "applet" with no name). windows 7 - bluetooth icon missing, but service is running. I suggest you download the Windows 7 compatible adapter driver from manufacturer website and install it. I am using the given usb + I had a power failure just after discovering this problem and I had to reset cmos for it to properly boot. Maybee there are other things I can BUT I want to re-state.. to the power failure, and the bluetooth icon was there at some point. If you accidently removed the Bluetooth icon from the taskbar (system tray) on Windows 7, there is no easy way to restore it back. If I can't I'm just reinstalling - its just really annoying I have todo this twice. do in windows 7? I have a windows 7 install, home premium. adapter and I've installed both type/point application. Investigating further there's no bluetooth icon in control panel (in fact there is one "applet" with no name). But an accidental click in the wrong place can cause you to lose that icon, leaving no obvious way to access Bluetooth settings. I just finished installing, updating and installing programs I wanted and noticed my scroll didn't work. This article shows you how to restore the missing Bluetooth Icon in taskbar notification area of Windows 10/8/7 via Settings or Control Panel. If your Bluetooth icon is missing, try these steps to get it back. The Bluetooth icon in the Windows system tray provides an easy way to connect and manage Bluetooth devices on your Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10 computer, and many Bluetooth users rely on it. I just finished installing, updating and installing programs I wanted and noticed my scroll didn't work.