HP printer prints Images and pdf file slowly  


  1. Posts : 296
    Win10 10.0.18362 Build 18362
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    HP printer prints Images and pdf file slowly


    i have HP Deskjet 2136 it prints PDF file and Images slowly when printing from Win10 system while the print speed is fine when printing from MS Word & Excel

    however the speed is fine while printing from Win8.1 system no matter which file it is
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  2. Posts : 15,933
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 22H2 Build 19045.3324
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    Check your driver & firmware are the latest versions - use the HP website not Windows update.

    While you are on the HP site, search for your model by name in their user forums to see if there are useful reports from other users.

    Denis
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    Win10 10.0.18362 Build 18362
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       #3

    i installed drivers from HP Installation CD which is 5-6 years old
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 22H2 Build 19045.3324
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    So go to the HP website and get the latest versions for Windows 10 and check for updated firmware.

    Where they show a choice of driver or 'full featured software & driver' go for the full featured.

    Denis
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    Win10 10.0.18362 Build 18362
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       #5

    thank you Try3

    i downloded the latest driver from HP Website and bingo the problem is gone
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 22H2 Build 19045.3324
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    I'm glad.

    I also had a look myself and there is no firmware update to worry about so you've finished.

    Denis
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 21H1 (May 2021 build 19043.1083)
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    Avoid firmware updates in printers. First they are like upgrading the BIOS in your PC. If it is interrupted, the printer is dead! And second they frequently prevent using compatible inks and force you buy much more expensive HP (or whatever) original inks! Beware!
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 22H2 Build 19045.3324
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    I have had several HP printer firmware updates. I have never had a problem with them.

    So the previous post is correct. HP printer firmware updates are similar to bios updates for the computer. Updating bioses also used to be viewed with great anxiety. I have never had a problem with any Dell bios update; I have no experience of those from other computer makers.

    And don't walk under any ladders. Don't set sail on a Friday. Don't whistle on a boat.

    Denis
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 21H1 (May 2021 build 19043.1083)
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    I have seen many cases where printer refuses to print or doesn't recognize the ink (for compatible inks only) after a firmware update. I would not like to be forced to use original inks only that are double or more the price of compatibles, so I recommend to avoid firmware update unless it improves compatibility or adds some important feature.
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