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Okidata Printer on Windows 7

I installed some new Windows 7 systems at one of my customer sites and hooked up their older printers - a Brother 4100 and an Okidata 5200.  I have each printer hooked to a different system and then I share them over the network (peer to peer).  All of the other systems (5) can connect to the Brother and Oki and they print fine.  I just have one system that can connect to both printers but will not print to the Oki.  On this paricular system, I originally loaded an Oki driver on there to try to get it to work and I think this is causing the issues.  I have shut down the spooler, tried to use Print Management/MMC to remove the printer and I have even tried to take it out of the registry and reload it but same thing - it connects fine but will not print.  It sits in the queue and nothing comes out on the printer.  It has to be something with this system since all the other systems print fine and the Brother prints fine from the system but not the Oki - any thoughts?
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Daren Anderson, MSIS
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Daren Anderson, MSIS
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uescompCommented:
I checked the microsoft website and it says this printer is compatible with windows 7.  Try downloading the driver from the following link and see if that works.

http://www.microsoft.com/Windows/compatibility/windows-7/en-us/Details.aspx?type=Hardware&p=OKI%20C5200n%20Laser%20Printer&v=Oki&uid=62421804&l=en-US&pf=4&pi=6&c=Printers%20%26%20Scanners&sc=Laser%20Printers&os=64-bit
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Daren Anderson, MSISPresidentAuthor Commented:
That is what I used the last time when I was having issues.  The odd thing is that this is the only system that will not print; all the rest of them work fine.
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Ivano ViolaSystem AdministratorCommented:
You can delete the driver/s on the client and try re-installing the printer.
Go to Start - Devices and Printers
Firstly remove the troubled printer from the computer otherwise you will not be able to delete the driver (driver in use error).
Select any printer in the list. This should display added entries to the menu toolbar, one being Print Server Properties. Click Print Server Properties then the drivers tab. Highlight the driver you would like to delete then hit delete.

Reboot then try re-installing the printer.
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Daren Anderson, MSISPresidentAuthor Commented:
I have everything twice now with the same results.  I removed the device, removed the driver package, rebooted, and reinstalled the printer using the drivers from the other system (dont see a place to use any other drivers - besides that is what I used on the other five systems) but when I try to do a test page, it says it is spooling and nothing ever prints....
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Daren Anderson, MSISPresidentAuthor Commented:
That should be have tried everything twice now with the same results.
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Daren Anderson, MSISPresidentAuthor Commented:
I was at the customer site again today and deleted the printer from all the systems and well as removing the driver packages on each system.  I started re-installing the printer using Okdata's drivers on the one that it is connected to, and then every other one - all installed fine.  On all of them except the one I was having issues with before, it would print - when I send a Test page on that troublesome one, it just spools - it never prints and the only way to delete it, is remove the printer from system where it is connected to and re-set it back up.  

I have taken off all McAfee virus protection, I have switched network cables, I have swapped cables in the swtich; I really dont know what else to try other than to format the system and try to start over...???
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ComputerTechieCommented:
Have you tried a new user. The profie could have a problem.

CT
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Daren Anderson, MSISPresidentAuthor Commented:
No, I have not tried a new user profile but I can certainly try that tomorrow morning.
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Davis McCarnOwnerCommented:
Because it could be a permissions issue, you might also try ysharing the public folder on the computer with the printer and see if the problem system can access it.  Try copying a file.
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