Devices and Printers window won't populate

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  1. ashmicro

    ashmicro New Member

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    Hi all

    As in the thread title really. I did a clean install yesterday of b.7100 x64, and the window did populate yesterday with my game controller, printers, BlackBerry etc., but today nothing. I just get the progress bar in the address bar moving slowly, but no devices.

    Weird.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks in advance!

    Andy
     
  2. ashmicro

    ashmicro New Member

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    I may have answered my own question here - Devs & Printers populates fine until I installed Office 2007 SP2. Removal of SP2 cures it, but then the outlook connector doesn't work. Ho hum

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    This must be from something else... On my Laptop the Manager works perfectly with Service Pack 2 for Office installed! Does anybody know something? I really need to get into the Manager!

    Regards,
    UBF
     
  4. ashmicro

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    @UBF

    I think you're right, and that the Devs &Printers was just randomly working irrespective of what else I did.

    I did another clean install, and of course it worked, and then performed a "1 Click Clean" with Vista Manager x64, and it stopped working again.

    I've ditched RC1 as it's basically falling apart on my PC - on installing programs, it wont create start menu shortcuts (*.lnk), and my Symantec AV Corp x64 10.2 will neither update nor autoprotect.


    Asus P5N-MX
    4GB RAM
    2 x Hitachi 500GB
    Q6600
    Radeon PCIe HD3650
     
  5. UBF

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    Well actually the RC is working perfectly on my PC exept for the Devices&Printers Manager. I'll just search around for solutions because I really don't want to go back to Vista!!!

    Regards,
    UBF
     
  6. ashmicro

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    I've reverted to an image of b.7068 x64 which has no such issues on my rig. And it doesn't expire until March 2010 so I'm not panicking.

    Saluti!


    Andy
     

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