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HP LaserJet 9050n printing slow on Windows Server 2008 (32bit)

Having an issue with an HP LaserJet 9050 printer on Windows Server 2008 (32bit) printing slowly.
There are several other printers install on the server (LJ 4200, LJ8150) that are not experiencing this issue.

The same printer and configuration is running without the slowness issues on a Windows 2003 Server.

Driver Attempted.
HP LaserJet 9050 PCL 6 (61.74.561.43) (Currently in use)
HP LaserJet 9050 PS
HP Univerisal printing PCL 6
HP LaserJet 8150 Series PCL6

Other details.
Printing through a standard TCP/IP Port.
Primarily Printing PDF documents, but same issue with other Standard Documents.
Driver is configured to print directly to printer not spool.
The printer says processing job, but there is a pause between each page about (5-10 seconds)

Thanks for help in advance.
Printers and ScannersWindows Server 2008

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Hazem KUNNANA

8/22/2022 - Mon
Hazem KUNNANA

It could a network filtering issue on the 2008 box. Do you print to any other printer via the TCP/IP ? and how is the performance?

It might also relate to your network topology, meaning that the 2003 box has a better connectivity to the printer, while the 2008 box has some troubles.
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Thanks for the response.

There are 3 other printers on the server printing via TCP/IP, two HP 4200 and a HP 8150. None of these printers experience this issue.

Both of the servers are in the same VLAN, so network topology should not be an issue.
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The firmware was not up to date, it was V.28.46.  I updated to the latest on HP's site - V.33.20.

It seems to have helped the issue, but there is still 3-5 secs between pages, where it reads "Processing Job".

I know this may seem picky, but 3-5 secs between pages when printing 1500+ pages adds up.

Any other suggestions?
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