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Windows 7: Problem opening up device & printers

19 Sep 2016   #1
mjbarr3

Win 7 Home Prem 64bit
 
 
Problem opening up device & printers

Hello, Seem I only make contact when I have a problem. I'm so glad you guys are here.
Anyway, While I opened up the control Panel - hdwe and sound - devices and printers , to check on a printer glitch on my wife's pc ( dell inspiron win7 ) I noticed that it took nearly 5 minutes to load and when the green line finally hit the end nothing happened( program did not open up) tiny circle was still spinning.
I tried to open the program up using the device and printer program on start menu and same thing happened.

Any idea what's going on ?


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20 Sep 2016   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Mjbar mate try > Start > Devices and Printers it should give you a screen like my pic.


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20 Sep 2016   #3
mjbarr3

Win 7 Home Prem 64bit
 
 

Thanks for the reply ICIT2LOL, Maybe I didn't make myself clear but I know how to get to that program and yes I should see what is in your screenshot, However , When I try to open it up none of my peripherals load into the program and spinning circle just continues to spin.

Hope that makes it clearer, TIA
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25 Sep 2016   #4
mjbarr3

Win 7 Home Prem 64bit
 
 

Anyone ?
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25 Sep 2016   #5
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Ok I would fist run a couple of scans of the system so try these
SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot

Disk Check < I prefer option 2

The SFC is also best run for at least three runs
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