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Enable setting to make your computer and printer run faster


What is causing my printer to take at least 30-45 seconds or more to print a noncomplex web page or a saved text from word 98? How can I increase its speed with the computer or whatever?




This question was answered on October 30, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.


In regards to your computer, you can speed it up by doing the


1 setup windows"generic text" printer driver This text printer driver can save/export ascII text from HTML and DAT files by printing to a file.

2 speed up the keyboard in DOS by adding this dos mode command in the autoexec.BAT"mode con:Rate=32 delay=1 Also set the keyboard to its fastest settings in all versions of the windows in the control panel.

3 remove drive compression

4 remove screen savers or performance monitors

How to speed up your printer!!!!

1 turn of spooling.(start,settings,control panel,double click printer,rt click printer,select detail tab,click on,spool settings,click on print directly to the printer,hit ok.

2 make sure you have the latest or most recent driver.

3 enable the ECP setting This stands for extended capabilities port.

contact the mfg of your printer to see if it has this capability.

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Posted by Dan of Mesa Community College on October 30, 2002