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Windows 7: Device Manager : Hidden Devices

13 Dec 2014   #40

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 (32bit)
small typo in the screen-shots

[I can't seem to view the thread while I'm writing this reply, so I'm quoting from memory here:]

In the screen-shot-snippets of the Environment Variables dialog, I believe that you set a variable named


to have a non-zero value. As you yourself note in the text before these screen-shot-snippets, the correct name of the environment variable is


(no "period" or "full stop" at the end of the variable's name.

I'm sure it's a PITA, but perhaps you should make a new set of screen-shots, for the sake of correctness and clarity. (If you do, you might as well erase this post).


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13 Dec 2014   #41

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Scott, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Thank you. The image in the tutorial has now been updated. :)
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