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Steps to reproduce Problem (with a system that is not working correctly):

  1. Click on "Devices and Printers"
  2. Click "Add a Device"
  3. The screen with "Select a Device to Add to this Computer" hangs with the message "Searching for devices... Make sure your device is discoverable."

Result: The last screen hangs forever and never lists ANY devices.

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As a workaround, the Add Hardware Wizard can be accessed directly using hdwwiz.exe

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