Re: Windows not responding during print job
The printer is attached to my laptop. Previously, the default setting was on
spool and I changed it to print directly to printer because the print jobs
would get stuck in que and I had to restart my pc for the jobs to print out.
I will try your suggestion and see what happens.
"Tom Ferguson" wrote:
> Is this a network printer or is it attached directly to the computer you
> are using? If the latter, check the spooler settings and assure that it
> is set to spool print documents and to print immediately rather than
> print directly to the printer. Printing directly to the printer will
> cause printing to be faster but it effectively turns off multi-tasking
> and nothing else is done until printing is completed.
> Windows shell/User
> "dsmith" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >I have an HP officejet 5610 all-in-one. I recently got a new laptop
> > Vista on it. When I print from a page, document, or site the job
> > prints;
> > however, I can not navigate until the job is printed. While this
> > occurs,
> > Windows displays at the top of the page (not responding) until the job
> > is
> > printed. This is frustrating because it slows down my work production
> > especially when I have to print several pages. I have tried everything
> > that
> > I know to resolve this issue. Has anyone else experienced this
> > problem?
> > --
> > dsmith