Print Server problem:
Posted on 2002-05-06
People complain that printing is very slow. Two people seem to be printing at a good speed; the other two people have to wait for 15 to 30 seconds before printing takes place. They try to print the same stuffs from these different computers which resulted in two different speeds. Now they are moaning and groaning!!!
They try to print a database from Access 2000. For problem computers, it says, "Running query, " before printing. For computers that print fast, the message "Running query" is not shown; "Calculating" is the message and then it prints very quickly after that.
Any idea why the print server favors certain computers even though they set up the same thing? And these computers have the same spec - IBM Netvista, P1.4GHz, 256 MB RAM, 40GB HD. Windows 2000 Professional running with W2k Server that set up as Print Server.
Thanks in advance.