troubleshooting Question

Terminal server print problem

Avatar of hatzitha
hatzitha asked on
Microsoft Legacy OS
9 Comments1 Solution889 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi everyone

I am using terminal services to connect to a terminal server 2008 to a remote location.
on my LAN I have printers connected on windows XP workstations and windows 7 workstations.
Through the terminal session I have connected the printers by using \\ip address\sharename format (same way to all workstations).
The problem is that on windows7 printers there is lag. A simple print on winxp printer takes 20 secs but on win7 can take 120 secs.
There is a lag even when I open printer properties. On winxp is instant but on win7 can take up to 30 secs.
On printer properties on port tab I notisted, the winxp printer has a port like: \\192.168.5.10\hp2200 description:local port but at the win7 printer has port:USB001 description:virtual printer port

I think am missing something simple, please advice
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 9 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 9 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros