[THIN] Re: OT: I *hate* HP Printer Drivers!

  • From: Steve Snyder <kwajalein@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2010 12:17:27 +0200

yep, it's referenced as a dependent file for the 4200, 4250, 4300, 4350 &
5100 printers. I'm resetting the printers' drivers to the microsoft drivers
so I can delete the HP drivers altogether, but I lose the printer settings'
device settings in the process.

On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 11:40 AM, Jan <tinybeetle@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Obvious question, but have you tried searching for that in the registry?
> Perhaps you can kill it there?
> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 5:35 AM, Steve Snyder <kwajalein@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Aarrgh, patched a W2K8 server to SP2 and the spooler service has gone
>> nuts; near as I can tell it's constantly trying to run an installer named
>> hpzbdi32.msi over and over. I can obviously delete the dang thing but that
>> won't stop it from trying to run it over and over.
>> Anyone ever run into this and solve it easily, i.e., not
>> uninstalling/reinstalling a driver user by 300+ printers?
>> gracias.
>> Thankfully I cloned the thing before putting on SP2 and it's a holiday so
>> I can hack and slash at will.

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