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Windows 7: devices & printers

20 Oct 2012   #1

devices & printers

Hi, I have a Samsung Rv515 Laptop upon trying to acsses devices & printers to view my printer to make some adjustments. When i try to open devices & printers the progress bar at the top which a green strip runs along gets near to the end then just hangs cosequently it wont open. CAN ANYONE HELP ME PLEASE. Thanks Megroy.

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20 Oct 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Have you tried just going to Start and then select Devices and Printers. If that is what you tried I would run sfc /scannow.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Have you been using any Tune Up or fix my computer programs?
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20 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Do have any devices/printers installed on the laptop?
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20 Oct 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Put any USB stick in and see whether it works then.
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05 Jan 2013   #5

Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
Devices & Printers not loading

I have had this problem on my desktop but not on my laptop. I was blaming my printer which was only in use with dt. I bought a new printer 10 days ago, connected by usb first, but then decided to use the wireless facility and have it working with both machines. Still the no loading problem with the desktop, but would load in safe mode with an error symbol on the printer.
I did a lot of research on the problem, tried the usual Bluetooth/Print Spooler/SFC as advised on many sites, but still no progress.
Then I found a suggestion of creating a second user account, and behold, I can open Devices & Printers in this account.
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