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A Web Services for Devices (WSD) device may show the incorrect icon when viewed in Devices and Printers. For example, a WSD printer may show up with a Server icon and appear under Devices instead of showing a printer icon under Printers and Faxes.
This issue is caused by an incorrect Device Stage package released by Microsoft and available between June 8 and June 22, 2010.
To resolve this problem, clear out the Device Stage Metadata Store and download new packages. To have us fix this problem for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. If you’d rather fix this problem yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.
Fix it for meTo fix this problem automatically, click the Fix this problem link. Then, click Run in the File Download dialog box and follow the steps in this wizard.
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Note this wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
Note If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD so that you can run it on the computer that has the problem.
Let me fix it myselfTo fix this problem yourself, follow these steps:
1. Open an elevated (Administrator) Command Prompt.
2. Type del /s "%systemdrive%\users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Device Metadata\*.*" and press Enter.
3. Type Y to the Are you sure (Y/N) prompt and press Enter.
4. You may need to type Y to confirm several more deletions, depending on the number of Device Stage packages currently on your computer. (all of them will be freshly downloaded by Windows)
These steps will delete the cache contents containing the incorrect package and prompt Windows 7 to redownload the appropriate packages with the corrrect Device Metadata.
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Article ID: 2403006 - Last Review: August 16, 2011 - Revision: 3.4
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