Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Device and Printers

03 Jan 2012   #11
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
Have you tried doing a system restore to a restore point before you added Advanced Systemcare?
Post #5 stated he did a restore.
If the printer is working then I would not worry to much about it not showing up in
Device and Printers section. IMHO
THW


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
04 Jan 2012   #12
timlab1955

Windows Professional 64bit
 
 

I did a clean install today and everything is working great now! Now on to my next questions:
#1: Does anyone know of a good register clean with a register defrag. Nothing fancy.
#2: Okay, now that I have a clean install, do I make a complete ISO of the C drive? If so if I want (hope full not) do another clean install, how would the ISO copy that I made work?

Again, thank you all for your help in this endover.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Jan 2012   #13
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

1. Many people use Ccleaner, but many people prefer not to use it as Windows 7 is pretty good at taking care of business.

2. You can use Windows 7's backup utility to create a full system image backup as this tutorial explains Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

Acronis True Image 12 does a good job too if you prefer to use a third-party system image utility.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

04 Jan 2012   #14
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

LEAVE THE REGISTRY ALONE!!!!
MS Windows 7 does a fine job keeping everything in order.

Now that you've done a clean install you might want to run a complete scan with you AV and do a full scan with MBAM.
Then make your recovery discs and enjoy your computer.
THW
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Jan 2012   #15
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

I second THW's comments.

It's been said many times that we're using Windows 7 now, not XP or Vista. Windows 7, in my view, is probably the best operating system Microsoft have released and it does a good job of looking after your system.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Device and Printers




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Nothing shown on 'Device and Printers' screen
My 'Devices and Printers' screen shows absolutely NOTHING. I've included a screenshot. It doesn't matter how long I wait, not a single device populates the screen. It used to have most or all of my printers, external drives, USB devices, etc. Now, as you can see, it has nothing. I got it...
Hardware & Devices
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?
Hardware & Devices
device/printers icons
When I open the device/printers tab from the start menu it shows all my devices currently connected to my PC...so far so good. My problem is that my printer icon for my installed printer, HP all-in-one Office-jet 5610v and is all updated, shows the icon for printer the doesn't remotely come close...
Hardware & Devices
No devices or printers showing in Device and printers
I've got an HP 8440p which has a Window 7 32 bit build. It's not showing anything in Devices and printers. I'm unable to get any answer other than rebuild from my fellows techs. I'm hoping someone out there has a better fix. Thanks...
General Discussion
Device and Printers does not see all printers
Win7 Home Premium 64bit Control Panel -> Devices and Printers show some printers (PDF995 and Microsoft XPS Document Writer) but it does not show my HP OfficeJet 4500. Applications (like IE or Firebird) show it in the list of printer and can print to it. Edit: I forgot to mention, I am...
Hardware & Devices
Devices and Printers - Device Stage
How to Open "Devices and Printers" in Windows 7 and Windows 8 Device Stage, or Devices and Printers, gives you a quick view and access of all of your connected and wireless devices on your computer in one place. By viewing the contents of this folder, you can check to see which devices you...
Tutorials


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 00:14.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App