Slow Network Printing after SP2

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

Ever since I installed XP SP2 on my computer, printing
from my computer to an HPLJ1200 that is connected and
shared from my kids Windows 98 machine, has been
EXTREMELY slow. It seems to be just XP trying to FIND
the printer. Once the dialog box is up the actualy
printing is as fast as normal, but the actual looking for
the printer and bringing up the print dialog takes
upwards of 60 to 90 seconds -- each and every time.

Any ideas what it might be and any ideas how to fix it.

Murray Lahn
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

    I have had the same problem it takes around 30 secs for the printer
    selection dialog box to open ??

    Bud


    "Murray Lahn" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:<271a01c49cf0$d19df290$a401280a@phx.gbl>...
    > Ever since I installed XP SP2 on my computer, printing
    > from my computer to an HPLJ1200 that is connected and
    > shared from my kids Windows 98 machine, has been
    > EXTREMELY slow. It seems to be just XP trying to FIND
    > the printer. Once the dialog box is up the actualy
    > printing is as fast as normal, but the actual looking for
    > the printer and bringing up the print dialog takes
    > upwards of 60 to 90 seconds -- each and every time.
    >
    > Any ideas what it might be and any ideas how to fix it.
    >
    > Murray Lahn
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

    If you are printing with a non Microsoft application it is trying to
    negotiate the XP firewall. A Microsoft application will be quicker, but
    still has to negotiate its way through.
    --
    Cari (MS-MVP Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
    www.coribright.com

    "Murray Lahn" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:271a01c49cf0$d19df290$a401280a@phx.gbl...
    > Ever since I installed XP SP2 on my computer, printing
    > from my computer to an HPLJ1200 that is connected and
    > shared from my kids Windows 98 machine, has been
    > EXTREMELY slow. It seems to be just XP trying to FIND
    > the printer. Once the dialog box is up the actualy
    > printing is as fast as normal, but the actual looking for
    > the printer and bringing up the print dialog takes
    > upwards of 60 to 90 seconds -- each and every time.
    >
    > Any ideas what it might be and any ideas how to fix it.
    >
    > Murray Lahn
    >
  3. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

    Have disabled the firewall and stil see the same behavior ??

    Bud

    "Cari \(MS-MVP\)" <Newsgroups1@coribright.com> wrote in message news:<ubeWnrmnEHA.3072@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl>...
    > If you are printing with a non Microsoft application it is trying to
    > negotiate the XP firewall. A Microsoft application will be quicker, but
    > still has to negotiate its way through.
    > --
    > Cari (MS-MVP Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
    > www.coribright.com
    >
    > "Murray Lahn" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:271a01c49cf0$d19df290$a401280a@phx.gbl...
    > > Ever since I installed XP SP2 on my computer, printing
    > > from my computer to an HPLJ1200 that is connected and
    > > shared from my kids Windows 98 machine, has been
    > > EXTREMELY slow. It seems to be just XP trying to FIND
    > > the printer. Once the dialog box is up the actualy
    > > printing is as fast as normal, but the actual looking for
    > > the printer and bringing up the print dialog takes
    > > upwards of 60 to 90 seconds -- each and every time.
    > >
    > > Any ideas what it might be and any ideas how to fix it.
    > >
    > > Murray Lahn
    > >
  4. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

    I'm having the same problem with slow printing over the network from a
    non-SP2 computer to a printer connected to an SP2 computer.

    The same 30-40 second delay occurs when trying to access a file on the
    SP2 computer from my non-SP2 system.

    zbud@cfl.rr.com (Bud Zielinski) wrote in message news:<2ed8fa21.0409201210.63e0b6db@posting.google.com>...
    > Have disabled the firewall and stil see the same behavior ??
    >
    > Bud
    >
    > "Cari \(MS-MVP\)" <Newsgroups1@coribright.com> wrote in message news:<ubeWnrmnEHA.3072@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl>...
    > > If you are printing with a non Microsoft application it is trying to
    > > negotiate the XP firewall. A Microsoft application will be quicker, but
    > > still has to negotiate its way through.
    > > --
    > > Cari (MS-MVP Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
    > > www.coribright.com
    > >
    > > "Murray Lahn" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:271a01c49cf0$d19df290$a401280a@phx.gbl...
    > > > Ever since I installed XP SP2 on my computer, printing
    > > > from my computer to an HPLJ1200 that is connected and
    > > > shared from my kids Windows 98 machine, has been
    > > > EXTREMELY slow. It seems to be just XP trying to FIND
    > > > the printer. Once the dialog box is up the actualy
    > > > printing is as fast as normal, but the actual looking for
    > > > the printer and bringing up the print dialog takes
    > > > upwards of 60 to 90 seconds -- each and every time.
    > > >
    > > > Any ideas what it might be and any ideas how to fix it.
    > > >
    > > > Murray Lahn
    > > >
  5. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

    Anyone come up with an answer for this ???

    Bud


    jerryabrams@yahoo.com (Jerry Abrams) wrote in message news:<998771e7.0409211157.4e2ab0a6@posting.google.com>...
    > I'm having the same problem with slow printing over the network from a
    > non-SP2 computer to a printer connected to an SP2 computer.
    >
    > The same 30-40 second delay occurs when trying to access a file on the
    > SP2 computer from my non-SP2 system.
    >
    > zbud@cfl.rr.com (Bud Zielinski) wrote in message news:<2ed8fa21.0409201210.63e0b6db@posting.google.com>...
    > > Have disabled the firewall and stil see the same behavior ??
    > >
    > > Bud
    > >
    > > "Cari \(MS-MVP\)" <Newsgroups1@coribright.com> wrote in message news:<ubeWnrmnEHA.3072@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl>...
    > > > If you are printing with a non Microsoft application it is trying to
    > > > negotiate the XP firewall. A Microsoft application will be quicker, but
    > > > still has to negotiate its way through.
    > > > --
    > > > Cari (MS-MVP Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
    > > > www.coribright.com
    > > >
    > > > "Murray Lahn" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > > news:271a01c49cf0$d19df290$a401280a@phx.gbl...
    > > > > Ever since I installed XP SP2 on my computer, printing
    > > > > from my computer to an HPLJ1200 that is connected and
    > > > > shared from my kids Windows 98 machine, has been
    > > > > EXTREMELY slow. It seems to be just XP trying to FIND
    > > > > the printer. Once the dialog box is up the actualy
    > > > > printing is as fast as normal, but the actual looking for
    > > > > the printer and bringing up the print dialog takes
    > > > > upwards of 60 to 90 seconds -- each and every time.
    > > > >
    > > > > Any ideas what it might be and any ideas how to fix it.
    > > > >
    > > > > Murray Lahn
    > > > >
  6. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

    We are seeing printing problems on the updated XP systems. Sometimes
    slow even printing to a LOCAL printer! Have to set it to "print
    directly to printer" instead of spooling.

    If you have that option under "Print Properties - Advanced" disable
    spooling and print directly!

    Let us know if that works. Thanks!
  7. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

    On the computer that is having the problem of the print dialog box
    appearing after 30 seconds, try looking in the printer and faxes folder
    of the control panel. See if there are any problems with any of the
    printers listed. Remove any printers that have errors or have the
    status "Opening". For some reason the print dialog is slow to
    determine what to do with these.


    Austin Rents wrote:
    > *We are seeing printing problems on the updated XP systems.
    > Sometimes
    > slow even printing to a LOCAL printer! Have to set it to "print
    > directly to printer" instead of spooling.
    >
    > If you have that option under "Print Properties - Advanced" disable
    > spooling and print directly!
    >
    > Let us know if that works. Thanks! *


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