RE: Printing problems to Network Share Printer after SP2 upgrade



Matt
07-09-2005, 09:30 PM
Same here as well!

"irpworks" wrote:

> Sandy:
>
> We have experienced the exact same problem on our peer-to-peer networks but
> with our large Minolta document center which has an on-board printer server.
> Other printers which are slaved off of other machines and shared still work
> but the Minolta requires opening the printer properties and printing a test
> page then it will printer most of the time. Otherwise, the print jobs just go
> into space. No machines other than those upgraded to XP SP2 fail. Failure
> comes immediately after upgrade. Have you heard of, or found, a solution yet?
>
> Robert
>
> "Sandy M" wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have recently installed Windows XP
> > SP2 on 2 of our PC's. Since doing that,
> > they are experiencing problems printing
> > to an HP Color Laserjet 4500n printer
> > which is shared on a PC running Windows
> > 98 (really).
> >
> > They use Excel 2003 and when they
> > try to send a print job to the 4500 printer,
> > it takes about a minute to switch printers.
> >
> > They can print one job, but when trying
> > to send the 2nd job, Excel stops responding.
> >
> > We have found out by trial and error that
> > if you go to Services and stop, then re-start
> > the Print Spooler everything works "fast"
> > for one print job.
> >
> > I finally gave up and un-installed SP2 from
> > one of the PC's because she really has to be
> > able to print to the 4500 printer, and everything
> > is working great. No problems printing to 4500.
> >
> > One thing, just for info, we have some HP
> > LJ 2200 shared printers (on Windows 98 PC's)
> > and these 2 updated PC's have no problems
> > when printing to those.
> >
> > We also have some new PC's with Windows
> > XP Pro that came with SP1. Before updating
> > them to SP2 I was able to print to the 4500
> > with no problems.
> >
> > I know that SP2 is new and that you guys
> > are working on the bugs, but does anyone
> > have any info on this problem? I have seen
> > posts on the web for the same issue, but no
> > answers.
> >
> > Any help would be appreciated because
> > we'd really like to be able to take advantage
> > of the great features in SP2.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Sandy M
> >


RE: Printing problems to Network Share Printer after SP2 upgrade