Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator Driver on Windows 11 Explained

This is a core component of Windows 11

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Windows uses various drivers to communicate with other devices, and speaking of which, today we’ll tell you everything you need to know about the Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator driver for Windows 11.

What is the Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator driver and how to use it on Windows 11?

What is a Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator?

Microsoft Bluetooth enumerator installs the necessary driver when a connected Bluetooth device doesn’t have its Bluetooth driver.

By doing so, the device is controlled by the Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator and not the third-party driver.

How to install Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator?

This driver is installed by default with Windows and it should appear as soon as you connect a Bluetooth device to your PC.

Alternatively, try to install a Bluetooth driver for your device from the manufacturer’s website.

Can I remove the Microsoft Bluetooth enumerator?

  1. Press the Windows key + X and choose Device Manager.
    device manager windows 11 win+x menu
  2. Next, go to View and choose Show hidden devices.
    show hidden devices device manager windows 11
  3. Expand the Bluetooth section and locate the Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator.
  4. Right-click it and choose Uninstall device.
    uninstall device context menu windows 11 device manager
  5. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Do you need a Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator?

Yes, Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator is needed if you’re using devices that don’t have Bluetooth drivers. Therefore this driver shouldn’t be removed or disabled, unless you’re having issues with it.

How do I fix the Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator?

If Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator is not working on Windows 11, you can try reinstalling it or check the instructions from our Bluetooth not working guide.

We hope that you now understand how the Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator driver works on Windows 11. If you have any issues with it, you might experience a Bluetooth unknown device error, but it can be easily fixed.

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