[WEB4LIB] IE 5.5 and printing problems?
razl00 at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 12 14:33:44 EDT 2000
We haven't had a bit of problem printing with IE 5.5 &
networked HP5's. What you had *sounds* like a printer
driver problem (corrupt or wrong) but I'm figuring you
thought of that. Strange that it worked with 5.0.
Electronic SErvices Librarian
NW Ga Regional Library System
--- Randy Souther <southerr at usfca.edu> wrote:
> Has anybody run into printing issues using IE 5.5?
> I "upgraded" our
> public workstations from IE 5 to 5.5 and shortly
> thereafter began having
> an intermittant, but continual printing problem
> (networked HP printers):
> a print job would come out with one line of garbage
> characters on a
> blank page, and would continue printing page after
> page until the job
> was cancelled, or the paper ran out. The problem
> happened often enough
> to be a true headache for both patrons and staff,
> and seemed to be quite
> random as far as happening on a certain workstation,
> or with a certain
> web pages. I removed our security software for a day
> with no change.
> Finally after a couple of weeks of tinkering, I
> "downgraded" everything
> to IE 5, and we haven't had the problem since.
> Randy Souther
> Reference Technology Librarian
> Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center
> University of San Francisco
> Email: southerr at usfca.edu
> Phone: (415) 422-5388
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