Network Printer problem
Posted on 2014-01-23
Having a strange problem with a new network printer. We got it gave it an IP installed the drivers on the server, shared it and connected the workstations and at first it worked. Now 2 days later if I print to it the app (any app) it stalls for 5-6 min and then eventually does print. On the server if I right click on that printer and select printer properties it does open but again after 5-6 min. Other printers I can access fine. I have done the standard things deleted and readded it to the server. When I re add it it takes 10 min of 'installing printer' I can add other printers in 30 sec. So thinking maybe its a server problem I try and install the printer locally to a few PC's. With the driver installed it still takes 10 min of 'installing printer' and then installs. From there if I right click on it to adjust the trays etc it takes 5 min for that right click menu to open. I can put in the printers IP in the browser and it connects instantly. But anything else theres an extreme delay. is there anything I haven't checked beyond just having a bad printer?