Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • SVE17122CXB
  • SVE17125CDB
  • SVE17125CXB
  • SVE17127CXB
  • SVE171290X
  • SVE1712ACXB
  • SVE1712BCXB
  • SVE17132CXB
  • SVE17135CXB
  • SVE17137CXB
  • SVE171390X
  • SVE1713ACXB
  • SVE1713ACXBC
  • SVE1713BPXB
  • SVE1713CCXB
  • SVE1713DCXB
  • SVE1713ECXB

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs an updated version of the Qualcomm Atheros AR3012 Bluetooth Adapter software with the following benefits:
  • Resolves an issue where the Bluetooth radio becomes enabled while in Airplane Mode after the system resumes from Standby or Hybrid Sleep power states if a mouse is connected to a USB 3.0 port
  • Resolves an issue where two Bluetooth icons appear when Airplane Mode is enabled while a Bluetooth headset is paired to the computer
  • Resolves an issue where the Bluetooth radio function remains enabled for 2 seconds while in Airplane Mode after resuming from Standby or Hybrid Sleep power states
  • The Help file has been updated to include information related to "Low Energy" and to correct the information regarding the switch option
  • Resolves an issue where the sound may skip while playing YouTube® content when connected to a Sony SRS-BTX300 Bluetooth speaker

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 8
  • Windows® 8 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • EP0000600815.exe

File Version

  • 8.0.0.228

File Size

  • 187.14 MB

Release Date

  • 08-09-2013

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.

Download & Install


Download and Installation Instructions

  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  2. Download the EP0000600815.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the EP0000600815.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  5. If the "Select Language" screen appears, select the language you wish to use, and then click "OK".
  6. At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  7. At the "Qualcomm Atheros AR3012 Bluetooth® Adapter Update Ver.8.0.0.228" screen, click "Next".
  8. At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  9. At the "Finish" screen, click "Finish".
  10. At the "This system must be restarted to complete the installation" screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Qualcomm Atheros AR3012 Bluetooth Adapter Update is complete.