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Trying to print to a network printer from a DOS program; partial success

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by diablo75, Jan 2, 2012.

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    A client of mine recently bought a new printer; an HP P1102w laser. I have it setup to connect wirelessly over the LAN.

    Following the instructions (Method #1) from Microsoft (at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314499) I was able to get a print job to appear in the printers spooler queue when we would attempt to print from a DOS based program they have running on their computer, but the printer wouldn't actually do anything. Test prints from Windows itself or other applications always worked, but these jobs simply show up in the queue, say they are printing in the status column, but then disappear about 2 minutes later with nothing having been printed at all.

    I'm not sure what to do. It seems like I'm so close to getting this fixed. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
     
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