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Usb Printer Not Listed In Devices And Printers Folder


I'm using a desktop box with windows 7 home premium to manage a small home network and share an epson printer/scanner/copier. The printer and a webcam connect to this computer via usb ports and have disappeared from the devices listed under devices and printers. However, i can still print from any computer on the network and i can use the webcam with skype.

If i click on device manager/view/show hidden devices, the printer and webcam show up under imaging devices and the printer shows up under printers. However, when i click on the printer name and then the settings tab i get a button that links back to the devices and printers folder which does not list either of the devices. How do i restore these hidden devices to the devices and printers folder?


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