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Programs Lock until Printing Finished


O.P. Hi All,
I hope somebody out there can Help me.
Just the Last few Days, No matter what Program I Print from , the program locks up and a White Space the size of the Print Preview, that was just there remains.
If I print a Page from Paint Shop Pro with just a Full Stop (a Dot) on it no problems,....but anything Larger or to Print a Full Page then the Full GUI is white with just theProgram Header Visible and accessible, with the Mouse Pointer.....
But for the Rest of the Screen (white space) the Hour Glass is there waiting for the Printing to finish. ,
I can go and open up another Program and do some other work , but ifgo back to the Program I'm printing from ,it's still Locked with theWhite Space still there.
I have run a Virus Scan and have found nothing.

I have a Free Ram indicator, in the Tray on the bottom of the Screen, that tells me I have 1450 mbs free. out of 2GB .

If I Close the Program I am printing from , sometime it stops printing immediately.
which could be ½ way through a Printing of Page.
I am using :
Windows Pro SP3
Dual Core 2 E4500 CPU
2 GB Ram.
Epson Stylus Photo R310



Has anybody any suggestions Please ?

Cheers Ron.

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  • Ronny Ponny Aug 14, 2008

    Edit :
    As soon as the Printing is finished everything goes back to normal

    Ron,


  • Ronny Ponny Aug 22, 2008







    Hi ,Madbin ,

    Thanks for your help re the White Space Locking.

    I have another Problem...




    Since I have been using Refillable Cartridges , and the Bulk ink.

    Every time I Print something I get the Epson Warning .

    "The installed Ink Cartridges differ from the Original do you want to continue using them"

    -------------




    Before changing to the Refillable Cartridges, I used Generic Cartridges...
    and I only ever got the Warning when I First replaced the Cartridge,


    Now I get it every time I want to Print something,

    I cannot Line up 2 or 3 Print Jobs , without being there to Cancel the Warning .






    It comes up every time.

    I have an Epson Stylus Photo R310

    The Cartridges have an Auto Rest Chip in them,.... I wouldn't mind if it only came up when the Chip Reset.... but every time I print something , I can't just Click Print and Leave ... I have to wait for the POPUP.

    Have you any Suggestion how to prevent this Popup


    I Don't get it when the Print is Directed straight to the Printer,







    I have removed all the Warning options Via



    *Maintenance.

    *Speed and Progress.

    *Monitoring Preferences.

    *Select Notifications.








    Thank you Ron


  • Ronny Ponny Sep 01, 2008

    Hi MadBindus,
    I have R/Clicked the Icon in Bottom R/Hand Tray, In Ink Monitor, there was No Tick in Enable Ink Monitoring.

    In Monitor Preferences ... All are Unticked.

    In Printer Settings, In Maintenance , nothing to untick to Stop.

    I did Stop Progress Monitor but still got PoPuP warning

    This is very annoying

    Cheers Ron.


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1. Click on START, CONTROL PANEL, PRINTERS AND FAXES (or PRINTERS AND OTHER HARDWARE).
2. Right click your printer, and select PROPERTIES. (If your printer is not listed, click on VIEW INSTALLED PRINTERS first).
3. Select the ADVANCED tab.
4. Select SPOOL DOCUMENTS BEFORE PRINTING.
5. Click on APPLY (if applicable), then OK.
6. Restart your computer.
7. Try printing now.

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

  • Mark Simpson Aug 22, 2008

    Hi Ron,



    I know you indicated that you tried "speed and progress" did you select the option for "Disable Status Monitor"



    Mad

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