Printing Word Document -- Eventually Runs Out of Memory or Reboots

Posted on 2006-05-18
Last Modified: 2010-05-01
I have a Word document that when I print it multiple times (like three), it starts garbling memory. If I do it programmatically (VB6), it even reboots Windows XP machine. This happens with at least three different printer drivers (two PDF and one Black Ice). Any ideas?
Question by:GivenRandy
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    Perhaps if you 'program' to print 1 time and loop it through 3 times you may not run out of memory.  You can even code a 'pause' in the loop to allow for things to happen.

    Sometimes things seem to run a little differently when you call programs from other programs.  Oddities can occur that may not happen if you run the program stand-alone.  Sometimes you must 'hack' your way around some of the things you are trying to do.  My suggesting is a 'hack'.   Maybe it will work

    Scott C.

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