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Windows 7: Question about the Devices and Printers window

21 Jan 2017   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
Question about the Devices and Printers window

The pc I am on shows up under the Devices and Printers window. From recollection, this did not happen in the past. I tried contacting Microsoft support and they ended my session before resolving the question. Do any of you know when this became a feature?

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21 Jan 2017   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 OEM

Hello and welcome to Seven Forums.
If you are referring to "Your PC Name-PC" then yes it has been there the whole time and you just have not noticed it.
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