Erratic Printer Behavior
Posted on 2011-03-21
I'm working with an HP Laserjet 5L printer that is giving me fits. It is connected via parallel to a centrally located XP computer in the office and is shared to everyone. This is a parallel-only connection model that has no LCD display.
The problem is that it will intermittently turnoff when a print job is submitted to the printer. The print jobs are for printing prescriptions. They are simple text on a small piece of paper, so the file size is quite small. I recently replaced a faulty NIC but the problem still persists. I can't seem to find any settings configurable for power savings directly related to the printer.