Devices and Printers window won't populate

#1
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
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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UBF

New Member
#3
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
@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
 


UBF

New Member
#5
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
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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