Click on Devices and Printers. When the computer which host the 2 network printers is up, Devices and Printers open normally a short second, like other items in control panel. The second screen shot is from my system, which does not have the drop down shown in the link you posted! If you have trouble installing a device, you can use a Windows 8. Reinstall the drivers latest via System Update and again takes longer than 30 seconds to open. Connecting Unrecognized Devices If you connect your device to Windows 8. In the Hardware and Devices screen that appears, click Next to begin the troubleshooter.Next
Connecting a Device You can also add a device by simply connecting it to your Windows 8. This tutorial was performed on a Windows 10 computer. Does anyone has the same problem? Edited September 1, 2016 by holdum333 We have been through this before. Guess it depends on your purpose but fwiw. Edited September 1, 2016 by holdum333 Heya I did a bunch of cleaning and installed updates history got deleted. Hi, I suspect the issue is caused by incorrect driver or third party software. Are you using Win Patrol to monitor what is in startup or msconfig? Are you saying Windows takes forever to open? It's everyone's favorite home page! I don't like losing and I'm going to keep trying to solve this for awhile longer before giving up.Next
There are reports of success going both ways. Devices and Printer is working again, but I've been there before. Microsoft has updated and released its Printer Troubleshooter to specifically fix issues being faced by users in Windows 10. This issues happens on every clean 8. Click on Start, type in services.Next
So content of the window is superset of content requested in the question, but the only difference is that filtering of Bluetooth devices is not applied this time. . I have disabled both Bluetooth entries in services. Same problem, when network printers are available I can eject devices really quick, if network printers are not available it take also 2 min. Afterwards, click Yes to add the information to Registry. Click the link displayed in the message to go to the Action Center, and follow the steps to download and install it.Next
Hopefully this issue will be addressed in the upcoming Windows 8. By that time, though, you have probably left and gone to lunch, possibly after punching a screwdriver repeatedly through the front of the computer. If the issue persists, I suggest using to capture the process. This will work with all major computer manufactures that are running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8. I also have the problem when I try to eject an usb device using systray icon.Next
I had this problem when using my phone for wifi via bluetooth. If you haven't noticed, this is a widespread problem experienced by users. Waiting five minutes for a printer icon is the teensiest bit frustrating. Both of them had Devices and Printers opening quickly when they were done. It should show up in the Reliability Monitor if it updates any drivers. The green progress bar seems to take an age to complete and display the devices granted there are quite a few network printers but I still think 15 secs is too long When devices and printers is opened I noticed in the task manager that the following process was waking up most of the cpu power.
I just hit the Windows key, typed dev and selected Devices and Printers on the menu and it opened fully in about 1. Scratch my previous suggestion, and disable everything bluetooth-related in services. Let us know if you need further assistance with Windows related issues. So I'm a happy camper for now. Update the latest drivers from manufacturer's website such as network adapter driver, printer driver.
Method 2: Open the Devices and Printers in Windows 10 from Control Panel and choose Large icons under the View by drop-down list. Method 1: Open the Devices and Printers in Windows 10 from Run or Command Prompt Simply press the Windows key + R shortcut to bring up the Run dialog, or. I can get as far as my first screen shot shows, but not to where it drops down and you uncheck the driver option, There is no drop down in my system like it shows in your link. No issues here, of course I don't keep all the devices I have under that particular dialogue plugged in constantly some I don't even own anymore so time to clean house I suppose. Please stop wasting everybody's time and patience with stock Microsoft cut and paste answers. Devices and printers take forever to load after the anniversary update.Next
If you know of a Solution, please let me know. We see this intermittently on our Win10 installs. I was quite surprised to find that it was the RealTek sound driver that did it. While the upgrade went smoothly for me on all my devices, several users have been facing a plethora of Windows 10 problems. When Devices and Printers eventually opens try right clicking and removing any printers or scanners that are no longer used. The problem is back and I have Bluetooth disabled? This solution will also resolve the issue in Windows 7 as well.Next