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I get message "Bluetooth:not available" on my Mac book pro

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I get message "Bluetooth:not available" on my Mac book pro OS X El capitan
Assistant: What's the brand and model of your computer? And the Operating System (OS)?
Customer: Mac book pro OS X EL capitan v 10.11.6
Assistant: How long has this been going on with your computer? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Since this morning. Tried a restart
Assistant: Anything else you want the Computer Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: How much will your advice cost?

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From the Mac OS X Finder, hit Command+Shift+G open Go To Folder and enter the following path:

/Library/Preferences/

Locate the file named “com.apple.Bluetooth.plist” and delete it (you may see a com.apple.Bluetooth.plist.lockfile too, if so delete that as well) – this is a system folder so you will need to authenticate with an admin user

Head to the Apple menu and choose “Shut Down” to power down the Mac, DO NOT DO A RESTART

Wait about 5 minutes before you power it up again, dont start it up straight away

Now go to the bluetooth menu or system preferences window to resync your hardware and it should all be working now

Please let me know, this should fix the issues

Thanks, Mike

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thanks Issue fixed Rgds Miles

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