Windows XP forum: slow print commands

by: mauifrankie October 21, 2007 8:28 PM PDT

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slow print commands

by mauifrankie - 10/21/07 8:28 PM

when I choose "print" it takes a long time for the printer info window to open. then it takes even longer to choose and activate any further command. whether I want to choose another printer I have installed or even if I simply click "ok" for it to print the document. every step is very slow, the pc almost looks, feels frozen. eventually printing starts and the printer prints just fine.
I have 2 printers a canon i950 and a hp photosmart c6150 allin one. this last printer is hard wired to my main computer but it is also shared with a mac wirelessly. In addition, just to give more info. When I have MS Word open, it also responds very slowly to commands, like "save" or any other command. same feeling of "frozen"
thank you for any help

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