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Windows 7: Program crashed when trying to print with wireless printer

18 Dec 2017   #1
TheOtongs

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Program crashed when trying to print with wireless printer

i have windows 7 ultimate installed on my laptop, and my problem is i'm using wireless sharing printer from my another pc but when im try to print on my laptop every program crashed example like when i want to print from microsoft word it crash and when i try to print test page windows explorer crashed too, and im using HP Color Laserjet 2605 PDL, can anyone fix this? i try to check printer spool but the folder is empty, and i already reinstall the driver many times but it still crashed. and i already try everything i've search on the internet but still not working, please help me

Thanks before


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18 Dec 2017   #2
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

How do you do printing? Is your wireless printer connected through the router, or is it connected directly to the computer?

If you are printing directly from the computer to the printer, I would advise you to change that, so that the printer connects to the router. Once you have done that, your printer becomes a wireless printer on the network, rather than a wireless printer that is directly connected to the computer.

Going through the router is, in my opinion, a better option; there is less possibility of problems, because the router is managing the flow of traffic, as opposed to Windows managing the flow of traffic to the printer.
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