Adding bluetooth printer to windows virtual machine

Aug 17, 2012
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I'm trying to share (add) a bluetooth networked printer between a windows virtual machine running Windows 7 via Parallels 4 on my I-Mac that is running Mac OS 10.68. The Mac by itself recognizes the printer and will print,but when in virtual mode and I go to control panel and use the Windows Add Printer Wizard Windows does not recognize the printer.
One clue from Windows was a comment that if printer already exists on the computer( and OS10 does seem to recognize it on the MAC side) the Add Printer Wizard will not see the device-but I'm not sure what to do with this piece of information or even if it is relevant since the virtual machine does not see the printer.

Any help would be appreciated.I am about to upgrade to Parallels 9, but wonder if that will help.

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