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Windows 7: Device Manager has a list of Unknown printers


29 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Device Manager has a list of Unknown printers

There are 20 or so printer listed in the unknown devices in device manager. I have never connected to these printers. I disabled all of them, but how do I delete them?

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30 Oct 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

First try looking for them in control panel>programs and uninstall all that you find. Ensure none are connected to your computer. Then go into print management and double-click all printers, then RIGHT-click the printer you want to delete, and click delete:
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ps, don't delete microsoft xps document writer


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