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Why's our printing so slow when printing to a printer hooked up to a print server?

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Ok, well we have to printers setup on our 2000 server as printer servers.  we also have three other printers set up as but not setup on the server.

The two printers setup on the server are:
TOSHIBA e-STUDIO3511-4511 PCL5c
SHARP MX-2700N PS

Everytime we print to these printers is takes for ever to print, but if we print to say our Oki7300 printer thats not setup on the server it printer within seconds.

Does anyone know whats causing this slow printing from the printers setup on the server?

And also when we print does it some how save data on the local disc?  Cause our local disc c on the server keeps getting full.  The disc. has only 7.99 G of space, which is a problem in it self, but twice or soe a week this disk keeps filling up, I know we are not saving anything to it.... So I was wondering when we print to a printer setup on the server could that cause the disc. spaced to be used?

Is there anyway to speed up the printers setup on the server, cause the way I understand it when there is a print server the document what I would want to print would be send across the network to the server and then from the server to the printer?  Is that correct?

But anyway I would greatly appreciate any help you all can give me.

Thanks,

Nathan
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