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After sending document to print, the document shows on the printing queue, but printer won't print unless I restart the computer. This can happen serveral times a day, from all programs (i.e. word, excel, from outlook express etc.)

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Delete driver, download latest from oki, reinstall, is this networked or USB?

Is printer free from error lights, check page settings.

more I think about it, it seems to be a network/driver issue.

If printer can stand alone print ok ie menu map, then it is either the cable but more often the driver.

Check IP config if network.

Fixya or post back

Posted on Jan 02, 2008

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    Soulvisitor Jan 02, 2008

    Delete usb driver, unplug usb cable, download driver to suit correct op system? and reinstall fresh.

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The printer is one of the slowest devices in a computer system. If you had to wait for it to print your document before you could resume writing, you would quickly go back to using a typewriter. To eliminate the delay, Windows reserves a portion of memory for something called a “print queue” (or spooler). The queue works on a first-in first-out basis. You can continue to use the computer and send jobs to the spooler as it feeds a steady stream of data to the printer.
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This should solve your problem, Let me know how it works for you..

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