Sorry to confuse you. Actually I was confused myself when I wrote
"Multiposted" instead of "Crossposted" in my OP! That is where this problem
has led me, total confusion.
"Mick Murphy" <MickMurphy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Sorry; you DID cross post!
> Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
> "LVTravel" wrote:
>> I originally posted this 6-24 on only the Vista Printer_fax_scan NG with
>> response. Multiposted now to broaden the range of people seeing the post.
>> Really need assistance. TIA.
>> I have a laptop (new HP) with Vista Home Premium SP1 preinstalled, 3 GB
>> 250GB HDD, AMD Turion 64 processor. Using Zone Alarm free as firewall
>> AVG 8 free as antivirus. Know that firewall is not issue since have full
>> access to printers (can ping the network connected printers) and all
>> networked computers without problem. I understand that AVG has had a
>> printing issue in the past but I totally turned off AVG by uninstalling
>> and this did not clear the issue with printing.
>> Out of the box I have connected the new laptop to the following printers
>> using the latest drivers available from the manufacturers or using
>> built in if the drivers aren't available from manufacturer's web site.
>> The following are connected through the home network via wireless and
>> flawlessly with 3 laptops running XP Pro (2) and XP Home (1).
>> HP 2200DN - B & W Laser (network with Cat5e cable through WAP/Switch)
>> OKIDATA 5150 - Color laser (network with Cat5e cable through WAP/Switch)
>> Epson 1280 (connected through a Sony XP computer share)
>> Epson R260 (also connected through the Sony XP computer)
>> The last printer is a Canon BJC80 which is connected via a USB to
>> printer cable (Belkin) which works great with no delay on any of the
>> running XP.
>> My problem. When I print to any of the printers with any of the XP
>> the print job starts immediately and printing is accomplished quickly
>> the queue clearing immediately after the job is done. Whenever I print
>> of the same documents (Word, Publisher, emails (Live Mail), web sites,
>> PowerPoint, etc.) to any of the printers using Vista it may take as much
>> an hour to start printing and may not close out the job in the printer
>> at all or it may take up to another hour for Vista to clear it. Some
>> printing the same job twice the first job prints immediately but the
>> job may take that hour.
>> I have attempted to play with the settings on the BJC80 (which is what I
>> on the road) and again it will occasionally print quickly but most times
>> takes at least 15 minutes for the print queue to be "loaded" with the job
>> (even a one page print from Word with only one word on it.) I have
>> the settings on the driver to print directly to the printer, rebooted and
>> tried to print and this didn't change anything so changed that back (I
>> this works better for this printer under XP and have it set that way on
>> of the XP machines for this printer.)
>> I haven't found anything on any of the Vista newsgroups that would assist
>> in finding an solution to my problem, so any suggestions to try?