Try out this….
- Right click on Start button & select Properties
- It opens Taskbar And Start Menu Properties, click on Customize button
- The Customize Start Menu dialog that opened contains all the settings and options try to find “Devices And Printers” checkbox, near the top.
- If it is checked, make it uncheck & click OK to apply the setting and again click OK
Now, check by clicking start button.
There is another way ! You can install XP MODE / Windows Virtual PC in Windows 7. Visit Windows 7 Compatibility Center to find software that works with Windows 7.