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Wireless Printer causing slow boot of laptop

I have bought a Lexmark X6690 wireless all-in-one printer/copier/scanner/fax. When installed it worked perfectly but once my laptop was restarted, it took over 17 minutes to boot up. The desktop appeared after about a minute, but no taskbar and no icons for over 17 mins. Using msconfig, I have found that by preventing a file called 'LexBce Server' (under services tab) from operating, my laptop boots as normal in about 1 min 30. By stopping this file from running though, it prevents the print server from operating and I have no print/scan/copy function. I bought the printer from PC World who will not refund as they say all functions work and there may be a compatibility issue. Any ideas.

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  • youngtommo Jan 13, 2009

    Paulo2, Its Windows XP with SP3.

  • youngtommo Jan 13, 2009

    Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 3

  • youngtommo Jan 21, 2009

    Found a solution to my own problem by searching other help forums. So just in case anyone else has the same problem, copy the following link into your browser and select the correct fix for your Lexmark printer. It certainly worked for me, It downloads a program which opens a dos prompt and perfoms alterations to how the print spooler operates. It definately made the boot process of my laptop speed up incredibly.



    Ian

  • youngtommo Jan 21, 2009
  • Ross K Apr 07, 2009

    Youngtommos fix was good.
    I have Lexmark X4950 and three WinXP Pro SP2 machines, two of them required Youngtommos fix for slow boot:
    ftp://ftp.lexmark.com/driver/inkjet_drivers/slowboot/32bit/

    This fix was very hard to find.
    Some keywords for the searchers:
    Lexmark 4900 X4950 X4975 slow boot slowboot problem




  • paulo2 May 11, 2010

    Which windows version do you use?

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Same problem here on wo of my customer's laptops. Both running WinXP.
After hours of running around, Lexmark Tech Support suggested fix that youngtommo above posted. Instant fix!

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