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Windows 7: Add a Printer button quits working...

05 Jan 2011   #1
pkerr

Win 7 pro 32bit
 
 
Add a Printer button quits working...

I click on "add a printer", tell it my printer isn't listed (I don't want to wait for it to be discovered), browse to the print server, install the printer and click the "add a printer button" to add a second printer and nothing happens.

I have to reboot and then the "add a printer button" will work again to install ONE printer.

If I want to install 4 network printers I have to reboot 4 times.

Suggestions?
Thanks


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05 Jan 2011   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

I've found it easier just to browse to the system the printer is attached to and double click on it. That kicks off the printer installation for me.

I know that doesn't answer your question but it's a good work around.
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05 Jan 2011   #3
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Why don't you want to wait for them to be discovered?
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05 Jan 2011   #4
pkerr

Win 7 pro 32bit
 
 

It takes multiple minutes... as compared to XP it took only a few seconds.
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05 Jan 2011   #5
pkerr

Win 7 pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
I've found it easier just to browse to the system the printer is attached to and double click on it. That kicks off the printer installation for me.

I know that doesn't answer your question but it's a good work around.
Thanks... I'll give that a try.
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