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HP Laserjet 1320 - Acrobat problem in XP

OK this one is doing my nut. I have a networked HP LJ1320tn on a W2003 Server which prints PDF's fine however, try printing PDF's from an XP workstation and it hangs up Acrobat. Have tried both the PCL6 and PS drivers but cannot resolve. Anyone had this issue?

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  • briser Sep 20, 2007

    Done that and even recreated the printer a few times, changed most settings etc - it is a timeout issue of some kind (leave it long enough and every so often it prints, other times just breaks Acrobat).

  • briser Sep 20, 2007

    Update: Ended up downgrading to the 1200 driver and at least it will print PDF's but incredibly slow. Not impressed.



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OK, have this printer at work, it is pretty good, not top of the line but economical. Had an issue with PDF files printing VERY VERY SLOWLY from my XP machine. I spent probably a total of 3 hours troubleshooting, and figured out the following...

Open a PDF doc, and when you go to print it, make sure under Advanced that the box beside print as image is NOT marked. This slows down the printing time A LOT. Some printers need to have the "print as image" box checked - we have a large all in one machine that will not print PDFs unless the box is checked. But not this monster... I also had to reinstall my driver and use the PCL6 driver.... hope this helps anyone that may be pulling their hair out over this.

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Please reinstall the printer driver and also reinstall your window

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Please note: Instructions only applicable to the network printer which supports telnet protocol.
HP Mono and Color LaserJet Network Printers - Sleep Mode Problem
Network printers may not print when a job is sent to the printer while in sleep mode.
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