Sunday, November 6

Fixing “Bluetooth: Not Available”

Recently my built-in Bluetooth stopped working on my PowerBook. This may have corresponded to a bizarre request for a “System” keychain password on startup that I was unable to answer and haven’t seen since.

Anyway, the fix that worked for me:
  1. Delete ~/Library/Preferences/
  2. Unplug USB devices (though I didn’t have any at the time)
  3. Shut down
  4. Wait a tick
  5. Start up