[Samba] Samba, WinXP and slow printing

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 14:27:35 GMT 2007

> So, here you go:
> *  Using regedit in winXP, find
>         HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers\   and
>         HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers\DevModePerUser
> * Look for DevModes and DevModes2 and there delete all entries for Samba printers.
> That's it.  Sorry, don't know what it means but there are no problems
> and it started immediately printing fast.
> //
I consider that a bug with windows. The problem is that windows
remembers your old network printers, keeps them in a list and tries to
contact all of them on every print operation. This occurs even if the
printer has been deleted from windows.


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