Printer icon not showing in Devices and Printers in Windows 10

1] Having done this, type regedit in Start Search and hit Enter to open the Registry Editor.

Now navigate to the following key:

Right click on NameSpace > New Key.

Name the key as:

This is the CLSID for the Printers folder.

Now in the right pane, edit the value of ‘Default’ to ‘Printers’.

Exit Regedit and restart your computer and see if it has helped.

2] Run the Printer Troubleshooter.

Type the following in Start Search and hit Enter to open the Printer Troubleshooter :

msdt.exe /id PrinterDiagnostic
3] Uninstall and reinstall the Printer using the Devices Manager.

4] Update Printer Drivers.

5] Run services.msc to open the Windows Services Manager and ensure that the following device-related Services have the following Statup types:

Device Management Enrollment Service – Manual
Device Association Service – Manual (Trigger Start)
Device Install Service – Manual (Trigger Start)
Device Setup Manager – Manual (Trigger Start)
DevQuery Background Discovery Broker – Manual (Trigger Start).
This is the default Windows setting.

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