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Having to reset (unplug) daily

Our D-Link DP 300U print server has been working flawlessly for 5 years--recently we are having to reset (unplug) it several times a day to get documents to print. The printers have not changed. What's going on? Is it worn out?

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Check the Printer spool service. If documents are getting increase in que, restart the Printer spool services. It will definatly solve your problem.

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4) Dust off your Quick Install Guide and go through the unintuitive configuration process. If you no longer have your Quick Install Guide you can find it on D-Link's website.

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Here is the link to download PSAdmin:
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