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Usually uninstalling and reinstalling the printer with the latest drivers
cures the problem.
Printing & Imaging
In Loving Memory of our dear friend Alex Nichol MVP
"Sandy M" <SandyM@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> We have a new PC running Windows XP Service Pack 2 that is also
> being used to share an HP LaserJet 4000 printer to other users on the
> After the user complained that it takes forever to open a window, I
> looked at task manager and the spoolsv.exe is taking 98% of the CPU.
> We have many other shared printers and I have not seen this before.
> What should I look at to be the cause of this problem?
> Sandy M