Acceleration of the start process

Description of the problem

As in some environments there might be delays during the login process of the steadyPRINT Agent due to different libraries and program dependencies, Microsoft offers the option to have *.dll-files loaded to the so-called Global Assembly Cache (for more information click here.

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steadyPRINT Agent is offline, steadyPRINT Service without function

Description of the problem

With some client operating systems we realized that the steadyPRINT Agent is permanently offline.

Symptoms:

  • The steadyPRINT Agent is offline
  • The steadyPRINT Service is being performed
  • The credentials for the database connection are not hashed in the registry under computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\steadySUITE\steadyPRINT\PAS.
  • The PAS does not create a debug-log

Reason: The reason is a bug in the .NET Framework.

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Replication – Driver was not found and needs to be downloaded

Description of the problem

We have realized that with some drivers the error message „The specified printer driver was not found on the system and needs to be downloaded“ (error 3019) is displayed during the replication via the steadyPRINT Center. After a manual installation of the driver on the target system and the new printer replication, it works as usual. Could you provide further assistance?

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Printer mappings under Win2008R2 terminal server

Description of the problem

We are using the steadyPRINT Agent on a terminal server with Windows Server 2008 R2.
Printer assignments with vName, vPrinter and vDirect are created via the Agent and are visible for all users with s server session, but not for the assigned users.
Can you provide further assistance?

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VPD causes blurred printouts

Description of the problem

We have realized that the printing quality of documents printed via VPD is partly poorer than usual. Can you provide further assistance?

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Installation of 32 bit VPD printer driver to 64 bit print server

Description of the problem

We are in the process of installing the VPD printer driver to our 64 bit Windows print server. Currently we are facing the problem that the 32 bit steadyPRINT VPD driver cannot be installed.
The system is looking for the ntprint.inf that I cannot find locally or on the Windows DVD. The x64 driver can be installed without any problem. Can you provide further assistance?

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steadyPRINT Agent freezes after network change

Description of the problem

We have increasingly rolled out the steadyPRINT Agent on usual Windows workstations. We have realized that after a network change the Agent sometimes freezes. Is this a known problem?

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Logging for FollowMe printing

Article description

The file log.xml is stored in the directory of the steadyPRINT FollowMe installation (with a default installation C:\Program Files (x86)\steadyPRINT\FollowMe).
This file determines the output path and the configuration of the log file (steadyPRINT.log) which is created in the output path.

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Known Problems during the installation and setup of steadyPRINT VPD

Description of the problem:

This article describes known problems that might occur during the installation and/or the setup of steadyPRINT VPD as well as appropriate solutions. The basic and detailed installation guide from https://www.steadyprint.com/user-manual/virtual_printer_driver_vpd.htm serves as the basis. For installation and setup, please follow the steps described.

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