Comments field for network printer no longer available in Windows 7

Windows 7 printing, add comments/location heading when adding printers & printing.

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In windows XP when you add a new network printer it displays the name & comments, but in Windows 7 it only displays the name, we use generic shared names for all printers & add the hp name in the comments box. Is there a way to display the comments heading when adding new printers.

 Also when going to File Print from any program, when you click on the drop down box to select required printer is there a way to display the comments heading, as it only display the printer name.


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Last updated February 5, 2020 Views 11,796 Applies to:

You would be better off trying the feedback program.  I am just pointing to the old printers folder designed by the print team rather than the Devices and Printers folder created by another group.

Feedback program site

Alan Morris Windows Printing Team; Search the Microsoft Knowledge Base here:
Formerly with Windows print team

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