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The printer is printing so slowly.

I have the "quality" set on normal, but for some reason it's just chugging along taking a minute or more to print a page. I've had the same problem before but I forget how I fixed it! Can you help?

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I think what happens with these printers is Spyware and virus scanners etc... on our own machines remove the odd file..

Try putting the CD in the carriage when you are about to print something. Make sure it does not get stuck on the auto start page. Cancel and leave in carriage. Have found the odd time if the PC is looking for a file it will grab it off of the CD!

My Printer properties - Ports. Have configured mine for two ports Virtual USB and the dot4.... USB. I have enabled bi-directional printing and printer spooling. Enable printer spooling. Ensure start printing immediately is selected. Not sure if this will work but give it a go. Then Printer properties - Advanced - Always available - Spool print docs. so program finishes printing faster - Start printing immediately - Print spooled documents first - Enable advanced printing features.

Not sure if this will work but hope it helps.

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