[Samba] Samba Printing Extremely Slow from Windows XP

Mark Dowling mark-dowling at hicksmorley.com
Wed Sep 7 20:22:00 GMT 2005

Jerry Carter wrote:

"This is an XP client bug.  It has been covered before in the Samba ml 
archives.  You need to clean out the cached devmodes from the HCU portion 
of the registry on the client machine."

We use this workaround but it's pretty annoying as if you change the 
driver or add another printer (the latter happens often) you have to go 
into the reg and fix it.  Is it known which XPSP2 patch caused this and 
whether a patch is due to resolve it?

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