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PhilCory
19-07-2005, 11:40 PM
I have a standard 3 PC Windows XP Workgroup. PC1 has a printer connected to
it's USB port. This Printer is shared and set to allow "Everyone" full
controll.
PC2 is able to connect and print to the shared printer on PC1.
PC3 is also able to connect to the shared printer but it takes 4 minutes to
connect and then another 4 minutes when you try to display the printer
properties. Even when connected, you can not print to the shared printer.
All 3 PCs use the same user name and password. All 3 PCs have the local
user name in their Admin group. All three PCs are connected using the same
192.168.x.x/255.255.0.0 IP address range.
I have seen this happening with shared folders as well.
Does anyone know how to fix this "Feature" of Windows XP?
Thanks.

Mark L. Ferguson
20-07-2005, 12:30 AM
My guess would be some 'timeout' thing. You might be able to tweak that.

Mapped Drive Connection to Network Share May Be Lost - timeout:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297684



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Mark L. Ferguson
FAQ for Windows Antispy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
"PhilCory" <PhilCory@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4AA06C1B-3872-4889-B226-B1D46475B911@microsoft.com...
>I have a standard 3 PC Windows XP Workgroup. PC1 has a printer connected to
> it's USB port. This Printer is shared and set to allow "Everyone" full
> controll.
> PC2 is able to connect and print to the shared printer on PC1.
> PC3 is also able to connect to the shared printer but it takes 4 minutes to
> connect and then another 4 minutes when you try to display the printer
> properties. Even when connected, you can not print to the shared printer.
> All 3 PCs use the same user name and password. All 3 PCs have the local
> user name in their Admin group. All three PCs are connected using the same
> 192.168.x.x/255.255.0.0 IP address range.
> I have seen this happening with shared folders as well.
> Does anyone know how to fix this "Feature" of Windows XP?
> Thanks.

PhilCory
20-07-2005, 12:40 AM
Thanks Mark. A good idea but no go.
The network drive does not disconnect, it just takes a long time for you to
be able to brows the contents once you click on it in explorer. Up pops the
torch (a cup of tea and a biscuit later) the contents are displayed.
Applications using the share don't seem to have any problem just explorer.
Thanks. Phil.

"Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:

> My guess would be some 'timeout' thing. You might be able to tweak that.
>
> Mapped Drive Connection to Network Share May Be Lost - timeout:
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297684
>
>
>
> --
> Mark L. Ferguson
> FAQ for Windows Antispy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
> "PhilCory" <PhilCory@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4AA06C1B-3872-4889-B226-B1D46475B911@microsoft.com...
> >I have a standard 3 PC Windows XP Workgroup. PC1 has a printer connected to
> > it's USB port. This Printer is shared and set to allow "Everyone" full
> > controll.
> > PC2 is able to connect and print to the shared printer on PC1.
> > PC3 is also able to connect to the shared printer but it takes 4 minutes to
> > connect and then another 4 minutes when you try to display the printer
> > properties. Even when connected, you can not print to the shared printer.
> > All 3 PCs use the same user name and password. All 3 PCs have the local
> > user name in their Admin group. All three PCs are connected using the same
> > 192.168.x.x/255.255.0.0 IP address range.
> > I have seen this happening with shared folders as well.
> > Does anyone know how to fix this "Feature" of Windows XP?
> > Thanks.
>
>
>

Mark L. Ferguson
20-07-2005, 01:00 AM
Not much in the KBase on this:

Your USB 2.0 printer may be slow to print in Windows XP 64-bit Edition 2002 and Windows XP 64-bit Edition 2003 on an Itanium-based
computer:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;888426

I would email MS for some hint. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;[LN];CNTACTMS


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Mark L. Ferguson
FAQ for Windows Antispy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
"PhilCory" <PhilCory@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:D5CEFB47-BA12-4A28-A110-69E532D36335@microsoft.com...
> Thanks Mark. A good idea but no go.
> The network drive does not disconnect, it just takes a long time for you to
> be able to brows the contents once you click on it in explorer. Up pops the
> torch (a cup of tea and a biscuit later) the contents are displayed.
> Applications using the share don't seem to have any problem just explorer.
> Thanks. Phil.
>
> "Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:
>
>> My guess would be some 'timeout' thing. You might be able to tweak that.
>>
>> Mapped Drive Connection to Network Share May Be Lost - timeout:
>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297684
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Mark L. Ferguson
>> FAQ for Windows Antispy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
>> "PhilCory" <PhilCory@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4AA06C1B-3872-4889-B226-B1D46475B911@microsoft.com...
>> >I have a standard 3 PC Windows XP Workgroup. PC1 has a printer connected to
>> > it's USB port. This Printer is shared and set to allow "Everyone" full
>> > controll.
>> > PC2 is able to connect and print to the shared printer on PC1.
>> > PC3 is also able to connect to the shared printer but it takes 4 minutes to
>> > connect and then another 4 minutes when you try to display the printer
>> > properties. Even when connected, you can not print to the shared printer.
>> > All 3 PCs use the same user name and password. All 3 PCs have the local
>> > user name in their Admin group. All three PCs are connected using the same
>> > 192.168.x.x/255.255.0.0 IP address range.
>> > I have seen this happening with shared folders as well.
>> > Does anyone know how to fix this "Feature" of Windows XP?
>> > Thanks.
>>
>>
>>

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