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XP  Pro Sr3
 Networked printers HP4250N & Imagistics IM3511
Intermittently Print jobs will not  spool until the user logs off.
I have modified the spool settings but no change.
Any help is appreciated
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Question by:rthesse
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by:David-Howard
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Have you checked Event Viewer on this system?
You might also try running SFC /SCANNOW or a Repair. Both require your OS CD and about fifteen minutes.
SFC SCANNOW
http://www.updatexp.com/scannow-sfc.html
XP Repair:
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
A Repair is not designed to overwrite data but you should take precautions.
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by:sk_raja_raja
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probably user profile is corrupted.Can you create a new user account,login and see if you get the same issue
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by:rthesse
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The issue is on more than one PC & more than one Printer.  I will try the Scanow on Monday Nov. 24  Thanks
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I restarted the SonciWall TZ170 firewall.  It serves as DHCP provider for the network.  After 2 weeks the problems has not returned.  Some how the Firewall was causing this issue.  I will take it up with Sonicwall to help better understand.  Thanks for the suggestions but they were not the culprit.
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