2006-03-07, 18:08 #1
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Network Printers Disappeared (Pro/SP2)
Mid-morning, and after I had successfully printed several documents, all my printers disappeared. I attempted to print a document from Word and received an error message that there were no printers installed. I tried printing from Excel and also from a non-windows program, with the same result. Sure enough, checking my control panel reflected that there were no printers available. I don't have any local printers, however there should have been four networked printers(2 HP 4250s, an HP 2200 and an Imagistics IM4720), as well as Adobe pdf listed in my printers.
I rebooted prior to reinstalling my printers, and everything appeared as it should be. But now I'm nervous. What could cause such an event, and is it a harbinger of worse to come?Samantha
Everything in excess! To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites. Moderation is for monks!
Robert A. Heinlein - Time Enough for Love
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2006-03-07, 20:05 #2
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Re: Network Printers Disappeared (Pro/SP2)
Perhaps a temporary network glitch?