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Windows 7: can not open Devices and printer PLANK

13 Jun 2015   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Nice find, good job! :)

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14 Jun 2015   #22

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

If it was indeed Defender causing the problem, it's likely that the machine is infected.

Please downloadand install Malwarebytes Anti-malware(free version) from UNtick 'Enable free trial of MBAM Premium' at the end of the installation- and update it, then run a fullscan in your main account, and Quickscans in any other user accounts.

Quarantineeverything it finds
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14 Jun 2015   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Adding to what Noel recommended, also check root kit scanning.
I wouldn't know of this behavior, curious of the outcome now.
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