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Fix Windows 11 Devices and Printers Missing in Control Panel After 22H2 Update

Fix Windows 11 Devices and Printers Missing in Control Panel After 22H2 Update

From September 20, 2022, Windows 11’s latest update 22H2 is available for all Win 11 users to install and download. It is the major update of the new generation of Windows. It features the enhanced version to improve productivity, security, and the overall user experience. However, many users are facing several problems with this latest update. In addition, many players report performance degradation while copying large-sized files. In addition to these issues, many players are now reporting that the ‘Devices and Printers’ tab is missing in the Control Panel. If you experience the same issue, let’s learn how you can fix this issue.

Fixing Windows 11 Devices and Printers Missing in Control Panel After 22H2 Update

According to several reports, when users attempt to open ‘view devices and printers’ under Hardware and Sound option, it is opening ‘Bluetooth and devices’ settings

So, to open ‘Devices and Printers’, here is a temporary method to try.

– If you want to open ‘Devices and Printers’, then copy the following command.

shell:::{A8A91A66-3A7D-4424-8D24-04E180695C7A}

– Go to the run box by pressing Win + R keys on your keyboard, paste the above command, and then press ‘Ok” and the Devices and Printers section will open.

Until Microsoft finds the hotfix to resolve this issue or add it in the Control Panel, try the above given temporary solution to fix devices and printers missing in the Control Panel after the 22H2 update in Windows 11.

Read more: How to fix update KB5018496 not installing or downloading on Windows 11.

Prasiddh Thakkar
I am a trainee at QM Games.

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