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Printing very slow

Posted on 2003-11-07
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I am currently printing through a capture printer witch is connected to the LPT1 port of another computer.

The problem is that I when I send a document it is really slow, even when I send word documents without images. Any ideas on how to solve it?

Thanks.
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Question by:ralmada
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by:patrickab
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Can you give us some idea of the hardware spec of the two machines you are using and the OS on each machine. Got a suspicion there may well be anumber of things going on at the same time which is in effect slowing down progress. So info please.

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by:VladFilipovici
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Go to printer's Properties/Advanced and choose Print directly to the printer.
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by:ralmada
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I already have the option "print directly to printer"

I am working with a Window XP OS, and the machine which has the printer is running with Windows 98. The printer is a HP 1100A.

Thanks.

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Mahendrabr earned 30 total points
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Try Disabling the bidirectional support

Click Start, Settings, and then Printers from the Windows desktop.

Right-click to open the printer driver and select Properties from the drop-down menu.

Select the Ports tab.

Uncheck Enable bidi and click OK.

also if the issue persists try using a pcl5e or a PS driver

if nothing works install a Laserjet 4Plus drivers this would resolve the issue.

good luck....
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