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Print Job Size Issue


We've got a very strange issue. We have a page containing plain text, some of it in tables and some in css layed out divs, and 2 small images (the 2 images have a combined size of 11. 5k). If we print it under vista it produces a 391k print file, which is roughly what would be expected, but if we print the same page under windows 7 it produces a 293mb print file. Obviously this may, once windows 7 gets a wider install-base, start to impact on our network performance. Why would it be doing this?

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Printer Problem - Print Job In Print Queue Is Preventing Other Print Jobs

Cannot print from new laptop to shared printer - "a print job in the print queue is preventing other print jobs from printing". I recently bought a new laptop and want to print to a printer (hp color laserjet 1600) i have shared over the network from a windows 7 (x64) machine. When i try to print from my laptop it stays in the print queue and i have to run the troubleshooter on the host computer to resolve the issue and allow it to print.

If i run the troubleshooter on the laptop it tells me it could not identify the problem while on the host it tells me "a print job in the print queue is preventing other print jobs from printing" and it says it fixed the problem and prints the document but i have to do this every time. I also have this printer added to a laptop and a netbook and they both print the document just fine and have no issues. The laptop i am having the problems is running windows 7 (x64).


Posted On: 2010-07-20 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Printer Doesn't Print, But Job Shows Up In Spooler

The printer doesn't print, but job shows up in spooler when printing by network (lpr) - unless i restart the spooler! Same problem here. My epson d120 does have a compatible win7 driver and prints nicely via the same router configured in winxp (or 7, resp. ) Identically. In win7, no go. That is, unless i restart the spooler service/daemon under computer-manage-services manually. But not every time. When it restarts & will print correctly, epson's status window will pop up und inform about the progress.

I'm getting tired of the spooler restarting - please fix this (it works in xp)!?

Further details: win 7 rc (build 7100), updated printer drivers by clicking windows update button (added loads more, took ages). This btw also added another option under printer ports : customized/user defined (i'm using the german version, don't know the equivalent name in english). This wasn't present before the windows update procedure. It also exists in xp, though. Finding the printer via discovery of the port doesn't work - probably a upnp issue.

Will definitely not buy (though i think it's a great system/os) until this is fixed for good. Or is it, that your company doesn't like fully functional rc versions out there that users will eventually hack to get a freeby?

Don't get upset about the latter suggestion - it was just inspired by what other software vendors have been doing in the past. Not a good sort of behavior, if it ever leaks to the media/community.


Posted On: 2009-10-23 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Hp 3700 Color Laserjet / Unable To Store Job At Printer

I have a hp 3700 color laser jet printer that i used with windows xp pro. I recently purchased a new computer with windows 7 pro. The printer prints single pages with no problem but does not print muliple pages of the same job. For example, if i am printing 25 copies of the same page, the first copy prints and the second copy has a message about job storage status page.

Error: unable to store job at printer
Reason: printer does not suppport collation at printer

Solution: turn off mopier enabled in your printer driver
I have no idea how to solve this problem so i can print muliple pages of the same job.


Posted On: 2010-05-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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This appears to have also been a problem with windows vista (64-bit). Suggestions to remedy the problem are welcomed.


Posted On: 2010-01-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-12-26 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-08-08 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

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I was going to leave teh computer for a while so i set it to sleep to conserve energy. When i returned to teh computer, i found that (when i logged back on), the size of things had seemed to change. (The icons on screen and many of the windows i opened, including aol, were much bigger). I went onto the control panel, on appearance and personalization, and tried to set teh screen size back to small(default), however, the computer seemed to think that it was already on small. I managed to get the icons back to small and some programs are normal, but other are huge windows. Can anyone help me get the size back to normal please?

Posted On: 2010-03-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

C: Drive Size Is Becoming Large

I used an upgrade disc to upgrade to w7 from vista (clean install) 2 days ago and the size of c drive (w7) is 116. 52 gb! What is causing it to be so large ? Shouldn't it only occupy 25 gb or so ? The windows old file has been deleted. So what is causing the upgrade installation of w7 to take 116. 62 gb ? ( That is not counting the 14. 65 gb recovery partition the system partition  alone is 116. 62 gb. In total the upgrade took an entire 131. 27 gb. What is wrong?

Posted On: 2009-12-17 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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My cruzer contour is of 16gb. To use it in mac operating system i had to format it and it worked fine but now when i am trying to use in my windows laptop, when inserted the size capacity is detected just as 200mb! I tried formatting but nothing works. It stills shows 200mb.

Posted On: 2010-08-01 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

File Size Issue

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I'm on win 7 professional 64 bit on a intel i7 920 processor. Is the 64 bit playing around with the file size? I'm new to 64 bit stuff. I have the latest firmware update installed for the dvd/cd drive. All programs are to their latest releases. I'm stumped.


Posted On: 2010-02-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Window Size Problems

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To explain better, here's a photo:

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So you see, at facebook (as an example), is the line of applications, chat and notifications quite hidden. It's not the start-line's fault. Nothing wrong about that. Can anyone help me fix this?


Posted On: 2010-01-06 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Hopefully this makes sense.
I'm using vista, ie8 on a laptop.


Posted On: 2010-01-01 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I get a 'move' icon but it doesn't seem to do anything. Everything else, including aero, seems to work. I haven't been able to find any help on this command. By the way it's difficult trying to search help about windows in windows. Is there any easy way to use the keyboard to reduce the size of, but not minimize, a window please? If not are there any other workarounds that spring to mind?


Posted On: 2010-07-15 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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I also lowered page resolution, but that doesn't work because the system has it set at the max, which is the suggested setting. Any ideas as to why windows 7 and internet explorer and firefox looks so different than xp or vista, etc?


Posted On: 2010-02-12 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

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Using windows 7 & internet explorer 8  with bell canada  services. There is a limitation of attachment size of 20mb. A one page scanned document in tiff format is 22mb. Therefore, i can't attach the file. I do not want to upload my files to someone else's server because even if it is password protected, i can't assure the security nd privacy of a computer which i don't personally have control over. Is there a solution? Or do i need to go back to using rogers yahoo service? Today's computer capabilities need to be matched by the services provided. Any solutions?

Posted On: 2010-05-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Cannot Set A Paging File Size

The paging file wont set on the main drive (c:). I get a dialogue box on start up saying that it needs to be set. Each time i try to set it either manually or clicking on 'manage automatically' it wont set and i get the same message on each reboot. It doesn't matter what option i set it always comes back to "no page file" after i restart. This is a new windows 7 install on a new hp desktop. I noticed that several people have posted having the same problem, any ideas? I have more than enough disk space. And i'm using the suggested size.

Posted On: 2010-01-12 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

File Increasing In Size Continuously

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Afterwards i was at about 4. 15 gigabytes. After minimal web surfing today and only playing 1 game (bf: bad company 2) for about an hour, i noticed that the avail hard drive space went down to 3. 8 gigs!How could this happen, it seems like something is going on in the background, but i just can't figure it out. The windows file seems to be where all the big files are located, but i don't know if i can delete any of those.


Posted On: 2010-05-31 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Size Of Windows Image Backup

I have win7 ultimate and i have 26 gb of data to create an image from. I made an image to the hard drive which was about 20 gb. I then immediately made another image to a blu-ray disk but the size of the image is only 10 gb on the blu-ray. Why does the same image vary so greatly in size depending on where you save it. Can i rely on the 10 gb image to be able to restore everything properly? Additionally 6 gb of compression seems about right but 16 gb of compression seems too good to be true.

Posted On: 2010-05-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Change Size Of Window Or Drag It

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Posted On: 2010-05-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Fix For Winsxs Folder Size

I am considering using a 40 gb ssd in a small new win7 system. The only thing keeping me on the fence about this is that the winsxs folder may quickly cause the os to take up well over half the space, due to copying dlls and other files.

Note that i already understand the explanation for the existence of winsxs (whether or not it is a good implementation is not at issue in this post). So do not post links to general information about winsxs. I would like an answer to my questions. Here they are:

1. Is there any fix planned by microsoft for the extreme file size use in this folder, so that win7 will become a more suitable os for systems with "small" data storage (i.e. 60-80 gb or less)?  As of today, winxp actually seems far more suitable than win7 or vista for such "small" storage due to this bloat issue.

2. As i understand it, the total size reported to/by windows 7 for the winsxs folder is inaccurate, in that less physical space is actually being used (due to how file links are counted up, etc. ). Is this true? If so, is there any fix planned for this terrible bug that leaves a good portion of the disk idle and unusable?


Posted On: 2010-02-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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There has to be some way to correct this as at one time the images with the desktop icons were all correct. Also looked high and low through all folders for a possible location of the icon images and come up with nothing. It is as though the actual image within the icon is pulling from the favicon and not a larger image.

The system is a 64 bit and using ie8 in 64 bit is not possible in the adobe flash does not support 64 bit and you spend all your time clicking the mouse to accept images when ever you go to web pages.


Posted On: 2010-03-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Win 7 Backup File Size Exceeds

I'm using the win 7 backup to backup files and system images and i'm running into an issue with space usage. I've selected "let windows choose" option for "what do you want to back up?", And "let windows manage the space used for backup history (33. 20 gb max)".

However, when i look at the actual space being used, it's reporting 20. 3 gb for data file backup and 62. 95 gb for the system image - way more than 33. 20 gb. Any idea what's going on?  And how do i set it to automatically keep my total backup space usage in check?


Posted On: 2010-01-27 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-18 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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I've recently upgraded from vista 64 to windows 7 64, but have encountered a very annoying problem. I can't seem to edit files (mainly . Wav) without the error message saying i don't have enough memory. This is not true seeing as i got 2x 1 tb hard drives and 8 gb of ram. Also transferring files to, for example, my iphone will only work if the number of files is lower than 200 mb in total. The transfer usually stops and i get a time-out message on my phone. As i said very annoying. Has anyone encountered this as well?

Posted On: 2010-01-20 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-07-22 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-05-31 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .