PC shutdown on printing in network

Posted on 2006-05-21
Last Modified: 2010-03-19

I have a small network ob 2 computers one desktop connected to the main printer and another laptop through a hub. i used routinely to print documents in my laptop and print it through the printer which is attached to the Desktop pc. I noticed recently that when i write document in word and print document in printer the desktop pc shutdown suddenly and I have to switch it off and on again from main power to start again. desktop is running smoothly and it shut down only when i send documents from my laptop. any advice

Question by:Ebrahim
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    try removing & reinstalling the device drivers for the prtr on both the desktop & the laptop
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    also try changing the prtr's prop's from emf to raw, or to print directly to the printer instead of spooling

    how exactly is your hm netwk setup?

    broadband or dial up? if broadband is it like: modem - router - pc using cable & laptop using wireless

    Author Comment

    thanks for help
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    no prob, just glad you got it working

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