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Mow down every short-sighted programmer at Microsoft! (Also kidding.) I'm now finding a slew of other problems that arise with UAC disabled. Anyone have any ideas? Cheers. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Reply ↓ gadah December 20, 2008 at 5:47 am super! This seems to be exactly what is happening. …and the funny thing is that it is only a matter of time before UAC is used against the people the whole concept Very useful… Reply ↓ Bob Loblaw January 5, 2008 at 11:21 pm Thanks for the help… nice to see that Microsoft is its usual helpful self. 😛 Reply ↓ Bob Loblaw If User Account Control is disabled on the computer, you cannot install a network printer successfully.

Click on the "Drivers" tab. 6. Thank you! Until clear guidance from MS is given (how about a hotfix, Bill?), I'm now going with a general rule: whenever anything that provides a service is installed, have UAC enabled. Thanks so much for sharing the fixes!!!!!

Thank goodness for finding the info on this site. UAC exists to protect soccer moms from installing malware when they blindly install every screensaver they can find. Developing with Visual Studio on a Vista Workstation Microsoft SharePoint Office Server (MOSS) 2007 B2TR and RTM - Deprecated TopNavFlyouts master page and other deprecated components that break your master page It will get better though, I hope!

And there is currently no printers installed on my computer. Left by Eddie M. To the solution is to re-enable UAC, reboot and re-map the printers. git, angular2, webstorm SQL Server: How do I test for the existence of a temp (#temp) table before dropping it?

Reboot. 4. You can also just add the printer as a local printer then once the printer driver is installed you can add the network printer without the error coming up then just Dell support has taken 3 hours to get nowhere on this but it took me 10 minutes with your help. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. [Solved] Print monitor is unknown Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ding28, Dec

Thank you so much.. Reply ↓ Atef October 30, 2007 at 8:26 am all the Vistas desktops works with minolta photocopier, execp one PC, it print one and stops the second, the message is "spooler My Other Recent Posts Where have you been - MOSStastic and Blogging for MOSS Adding a network printer to a Vista workstation / desktop / notebook - The specified print monitor Do a test print to see if that works.

Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! I tried it and it worked great!"I eventually found that the service "LEXbce server" had been disabled, I changed the startup to automatic and then scanned for new printers and all http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070807-vista-performance-and-compatibility-packs-released.html This update fixes the problem, according to their description. WebLog << How to recover domain when the primary domain controller failes and there are member domain controllers | Home | Where have you been - MOSStastic and Blogging for MOSS

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. When you click "Add Local Printer," make sure to choose the correct port your printer is connected to. 9. Go to your services and make sure the "print spooler" is started. Reply ↓ Atef October 30, 2007 at 12:26 am all the Vistas desktops works with minolta photocopier, execp one PC, it print one and stops the second, the message is "spooler

u save my day!! :-* Reply ↓ Daniel August 8, 2007 at 7:56 pm This Problem has Been Fixed!! the specified port is unknown Specified Port Unknown how to print a file to a network printer using specified printer driver using batch file? Resolution Solution is to re-enable UAC, reboot and re-map the printer and reinstall the driver.

Note: To re-enable UAC, go to Control Panel > User Accounts > User Accounts and click

Reply ↓ KS August 12, 2007 at 3:50 pm I don't believe it, but re-enabling UAC got a printer working for me as well.

Delete all your printers from your machine. Earlier I had a problem with the spooler subsystem.." I am trying to set up my printer again, however, Windows installs the files but then I get the following message, "An error! Things like this also make me want to mow down shoppers at a mall with a machine gun.

I know a lot of people will get help by finding this page through the Internet. Mino point, but if the printer is initially shown off-line, just switch it off then on to kick it into action. I can go with that. What does "print monitor is unknown" mean?

Reply ↓ KS August 12, 2007 at 11:50 pm I don't believe it, but re-enabling UAC got a printer working for me as well. Reply ↓ Daniel August 8, 2007 at 11:56 am This Problem has Been Fixed!! No! Reply ↓ Comment navigation ← Older Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply I'm a web products guy at Microsoft working on the Microsoft Online Store and other e-commerce products.

ding28, Dec 14, 2003 #7 Dan O Joined: Feb 13, 1999 Messages: 8,974 Thanks for sharing the good news. June 4, 2008 at 9:59 am You are really save my life. Dan O, Dec 14, 2003 #8 Nehmo Joined: Jul 25, 2007 Messages: 3 I'm not so sure a confident "solved" is in order here. The print spooler service JimTheriault, Jun 21, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 1 Views: 308 TerryNet Jun 21, 2016 Print spooler not running pfairsd, Apr 19, 2016, in forum: Windows

Find the driver for your printer in the list and left-click it. I searched and searched and found the following post in regards to another Lexmark printer. Posted on Sunday, April 29, 2007 1:46 PM Windows Vista | Back to top Related Posts on Geeks With Blogs Matching Categories Restoration of BKF Backup Files Easily on Windows ... How to recover domain when the primary domain controller failes and there are member domain controllers Memories of Another Day - A long time forgotten System.Data.OracleClient vs.

This really helped. SQL Server: How do I test for the existence of a temp (#temp) table before dropping it? No! The issue pops up because the network printer resource MUST install a driver on your local workstation - and if UAC is turned off, by default - MSFT has written into

ding28, Dec 12, 2003 #1 Sponsor roban Joined: Jul 9, 2002 Messages: 394 Try this: Unplug the printer, uninstall it's software, restart computer, plug the printer IN A DIFFERENT USB Reply ↓ Trevin Post authorNovember 3, 2007 at 9:57 am Atef: Try this: 1. Thank you very much, you DID end up helping a random Vista user! When it connected to the printers, it attempted to install new print drivers but failed with the error message "The specified print monitor is unknown".