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After you sent a print job by using LPR to the TCP/IP Print Server, the TCP/IP Print server stops responding (hangs) and causes over 90 percent CPU usage in TCPSVCS.
This behavior occurs when the print job contains a value of 0x1B (ESC) in any of the following conditions:
Windows NT 4.0To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
Terminal Server EditionTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 5 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 5.
Article ID: 197253 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 3.0