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What application are you using to print text? Word? Try a simple application, like Notepad or Wordpad, to print some simple two-liner text. Does printer print ALL the text on left side or just the half of printable material? Even if you are indicating that page size is correct, looks to me some problem with the selection of print area.
Please double check your model name and number on your printer. I have checked and do not find anything under PR 4RT. There are several other models which have available drivers, but this model is not found.
I've printed images over 500kb. Can you print a small image? If not, perhaps the driver is the problem.
If you're trying to send a text file of IPL commands to the printer, set up a Generic Text printer driver, to to send the file as ascii characters instead of as a graphic image. You can set this up in addition to your Intermec driver.
Go to Printers and Faxes, Add Printer, Next, Select the Port, Select "Generic" Manufacturer, "Generic / Text Only" Printer, and give it a name like "Text". Cycle the printer power to clear previous attempts, then print the file to this printer name.
Need to know more about the printer make and model to diagnose this completely. But the first step is to take the third party applications and software issues out of the equation.
For PCL printers setup and print to the printer using the "generic-text only" driver in Windows. For any PS laser printer, you can usually use the laserjet4 PS driver. If attached USB, unhook and plug the printer into a different port first.
If you still can't print, the print monitor in Windows was probably corrupted and you will have to run a repair using your original system disk. This happens often with virus which replace system files in order to hide from AV scanners.
If can print, then you (1) probably have an injet and (2) probably have a failed uninstall of the print applications. Third party print applications still running as a service can cause this same issue.
possible issue is port configuration. if the generic text driver works, apd driver should work too.
what may be happen is that when you install the apd driver the other printer drivers that you have were still using the same port that your apd driver were using. example, you have generic txt assigned to lpt1 and then the apd were assigned on the same port, this is were you get the trouble.
what you must do is, first, check any printer driver that you have using the lpt, say for example, you generic text is using lpt1, when you install the apd driver set it to lpt2. apd drivers will create a new port normally called esdprt. try to use that port but if that will not work reassigned the port of your apd driver to lpt2 printer port then uncheck bi-directional support. from there you should be able to print..
as i understand, DPL will works if you are using a serial comunication. When you say "using Generic Text Driver" i can see you are trying to print snce parallel port, as any other prnter. If that is the case, you can forget the DPL. Install an apropiated DATAMAX printer driver, and print from Wordpad.