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Windows 7 comes with a new interface to manage your portable devices and printers. This is a great way to manage all the gadgets we seem to have these days and in this guide, you’ll get a sneak peak at the interface and learn some of the things you can do through it.

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The Devices and Printers Manager

To access the Devices and Printers manager, do the following:

  1. Click the Start button, type dev, and click on Devices and Printers
  2. From this interface, you can manage your devices

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Functions of the Devices and Printers Manager

I find this interface useful to do the following:

  • Run autoplay on your file storage devices
  • Troubleshoot faulty devices and printers
  • Manage print queues
  • Browse files on your devices
  • Add and remove devices and printers to and from your system

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