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Word 2007 hangs at startup waiting for network printer

Often happens to me (in the office, only place where I use Windows) when I am in a VPN and want to open a Doc. I only have network printers. No local one. Solution? Add a PostScript printer (use a HP Color Laserjet PS driver) and set its port to FILE. Set this as the default printer. This one is always available and thus Word doesn't hang itself waiting for it.

posted on 2009-08-07 15:06 CEST in Code | 0 comments | permalink