[WinPrnDev] Re: Windows LPR and Spool File Order


I believe each print job gets a dedicated thread inside the spooler process
(or print job isolation process in more modern versions of Windows). It is
not unnatural for the smaller sets of data to be processed faster than
larger ones on the multi-core platform.

On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Paul Tykodi <ptykodi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> Does Windows offer a mechanism to preserve the order of spool files in a
> Windows printer driver queue when transmitting the files to the ultimate
> destination via LPR?
> What a customer is reporting to me is that smaller spool files are
> sometimes
> processed and sent in front of larger spool files that are going through
> their LPR preparation process.
> The Windows operating system in this case is Windows Server 2008 and the
> Windows driver is for a Kodak Digimaster 150.
> Thanks.
> Best Regards,
> /Paul
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