No big introduction here, the title says it all. This post will show how to enable and disable bluetooth software and devices under windows 7 (might work for other versions of windows).
First we need to find the hardware id of our bluetooth device. We open `devmgmt.msc`, navigate to our device, open the properties, jump to the `details` tab and select `hardware ids` in the list.
We then choose the most distinctive one, in my case: `USB\VID_050D&PID_0121&REV_0413` You will have to replace this value with your own in the rest of this post.
Then we create 2 bat files:
This will start the bluetooth services and enable the device.
NET start "Bluetooth Service"
NET start "Bluetooth Support Service"
start F:/progs/devcon/devcon enable "USB\VID_050D&PID_0121&REV_0413"
This will stop the bluetooth services, kill any application associated with bluetooth and disable the device.
NET stop "Bluetooth Service"
NET stop "Bluetooth Support Service"
taskkill /f /im "BluetoothHeadsetProxy.exe"
taskkill /f /im "BtwTracePktWpp.exe"
taskkill /f /im "BTStackServer.exe"
taskkill /f /im "bttray.exe"
start F:/progs/devcon/devcon disable "USB\VID_050D&PID_0121&REV_0413"
And we're done. You can now enable and disable bluetooth completely by running those batch files.