Re: Slow Printer in Vista
Hmmmm this problem still exists and from my googling it appears to be
no nearer a solution!
My Lexmark X2550 is still pants on Vista (though works fine on XP).
Lexmark tech support have given up on the issue (they still see no
From my researches to date, clearly the Lexmark driver is trying to go
over the net for some unknown reason, and then getting confused before
it finally prints.
Two more clues for anyone who knows about these things....
There is a hint on the Lexmark support site advising that problems
installing the Lexmark Imaging Studio software (utilities to drive the
printer, set scan properties, edit images etc.) can be fixed by
installing the correct version of .net 2
The second clue is that I get imaging studio to work fine on my XP
laptop - I am able to invoke scanning from the PC, change settings
etc. BUT if I fire up a secure VPN from my laptop to a remote
system.... effectively shutting off any other network connections from
the machine..... then I am no longer able to invoke scans etc. from
imaging studio - the software tells me that the network printer is not
available (or some such). Bizarrely, though, if I hit the "scan"
button on the printer, it is able to push the image onto my laptop.
I am just amazed that Lexmark remain in business as Vista becomes more