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Konica Minolta Magicolor 2400W -- Only Prints on Reboot!

I have a Konica Minolta Magicolor 2400W on a HP laptop, connected via USB, running Vista. If you send a job to the printer, it queues it and says "printing" but nothing happens until you reboot the computer, when it finally does print. I updated the drivers using those listed on Konica's website to no avail, though the software recognizes the printer and says it is ready for printing.

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  • splach Dec 02, 2008

    Deleting the extra copies of the printer doesn't always work though. I have the same problem and I often have to delete the extra copies, turn off the printer, reboot, etc until I finally get it working. Basically the Konica 2400 DOES NOT WORK WELL WITH VISTA.

  • matzwolf Dec 26, 2008

    Had the 2400W working for years with windows XP and windows 2000 and never experienced any problems. With a new vista based HP Laptop I make the experience that printing hardly ever works. It looks like the spool processes on the computer and on the printer do notm communicate well. Sometimes after reboot there is a print issued. In addition the status monitor tends to run into a dead loop.

  • croc_12 Apr 12, 2009

    Turns out, all I had to do was disable "User Account Control" in the control panel... go Vista.

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I've had that problem before too, and found out that there were copies of the printer that had somehow installed themselves on my computer. All I needed to do was to choose to print with "konica minolta copy 1" instead of the one that I *thought* was installed and it worked. I then deleted the original printer and just stuck with the copy.

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