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Windows 7: Devices and Printers Menu Delay???

23 Jan 2012   #1

Devices and Printers Menu Delay???

Hello, maybe this is a very stupid and paranoic question but i have a pc and a laptop both with Windows 7...

Whenever i enter to Devices and Printers on the laptop it enters immediately but when i do the same in PC (which is way more powerful machine) it enters but has a little (i mean little LITTLE, almost a second xD) but still noticeable delay...

So my only guess right now to explain that behaviour is because PC has more usb devices attached to it (3 usb devices), 2 monitors, also the default Fax and XPS printing icons..

Is that correct, im being too paranoic??

PS: Please post if you have many devices and you have the same behaviour

ty in advance

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23 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I would say yes, because more devices, means more icons to load and more connection statuses to verify.
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23 Jan 2012   #3


I attached the same devices that were connected in my pc to the laptop and menu still loads almost immediately in laptop and has a delay in PC...

But i've found something, whenever i right click the PC name icon in Devices and Printers in my pc it delays to show the right click menu and doing the same in my laptop and right click in PC name icon it loads menu faster
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25 Jan 2012   #4


Just one more question to mark this solved...

Do you guys (many things connected or many hdd's), does "Devices and printers" appears instantly after clicking on it, or you can at least see the busy mouse cursor for 1 second???

And if you click the pc name icon in "Devices and printers" does it at least shows the busy cursor for 1 second?
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