ISA Clients >> Slow Printing with Firewall Client

by Phippo » Fri, 14 Dec 2007 18:46:19 GMT

Hi There

ISA 2006 in DMZ
WinXP SP2 with newest Fireall Client (April 2007).
Universal Printer Driver PCL5 4.1 from HP.

When i try to Print form Word, Acrobat, Paint...ect., the preparation of the
Printjob takes about 30 to 40 sec. The current Programm hungs at this time.
I don't have this problem with other print drivers form HP or when Firewall
Client is uninstalled. Disabling Firewall Client and its relevant Services
doesen't help.
Any ideas?
Thanks Phippo

ISA Clients >> RE: Slow Printing with Firewall Client

by Y21weQ » Sat, 16 Feb 2008 05:56:02 GMT

I'm experiencing the same problem with clients printing to Toshiba e-Studio
print drivers. For my clients, print spooling can take over 3 minutes when
using ISA Firewall Client Build 4.0.3442.654. The delay is much less with
Build 4.0.3440.276. The slow spooling does not occur when they print to
their HP printers.

Server OS: SBS 2003 w/ SP2
ISA: ISA 2004 w/ SP3
Client OS: Windows XP Pro SP2

After uninstalling the Firewall Client, jobs are spooled immediately.


ISA Clients >> RE: Slow Printing with Firewall Client

by Y21weQ » Sat, 23 Feb 2008 01:34:02 GMT

I found a solution. The copier vendor was using an old printer driver. I
downloaded the latest Driver " target="_top" rel="nofollow">[Driver Robot fixes your driver problems] from Toshiba's website and it fixed the slow
spooling. I have learned never to assume a vendor keeps current on drivers.


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