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Printers missing in Devices and Printers

  1. #11

    Quote Originally Posted by stevejum View Post
    I found the problem. I removed the CutePDF printer, and all of the devices now show up. It seems CutePDF Printer has a new release out, when I installed that the devices still show up. So, it seems the problem was the previous release of CutePDF Printer breaks Devices and Printers in Windows 8/8.1.
    It was probably taking real printers default slot.

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  2. #12

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    When printer drivers are installed from M$ they do not show in Ctr. Panel/ Devices and printers when they are not connected, on and initialized.
    ? That seems to be different from my setup? I have just checked, after seeing your post. At the moment I have three devices/printers (among others) showing, which are not connected in any way.
    Anyway, not important any more. The OP has solved his own problem.
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