[SDP 3][d92078bc-87a3-492b-978e-1f91d4eaaed9] Windows Printing

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Summary

The Printing - Windows troubleshooter collects such information as event logs, Printers and Print Drivers information, and spooler-related component information to help troubleshoot most of printing problems.

More information

This article describes the information that may be collected from a computer when you run the Printing - Windows troubleshooter.

Information Collected

Printer and Print drivers information
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DescriptionFile Name
Information about Print drivers and printers, including print monitors, processors and print driver file version information{Computername}_PrintInfo.*


Event Logs
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DescriptionFile Name
Event Log – Application – text, csv and evtx formats{Computername}_evt_Application.*
Event Log – System – text, csv and evtx formats{Computername}_evt_System.*


Memory Dumps and related information
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DescriptionFile Name
Information about Machine Memory Dumps, User memory dumps and memory dump configuration{Computername}_DumpReport.*
Spooler service user mode memory dumps generated by Windows Error Reporting from past 30 days{Computername}_dmp_*.zip


Hotfixes and Updates
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DescriptionFile Name
Installed Updates/ Hotfixes{Computername}_Hotfixes.*


Networking Basic Information
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DescriptionFile Name
Basic IP networking configuration information, such as Tcp/ip registry key, ipconfig, netstat, nbtstat and netsh output{Computername}_TcpIp-Info.txt
Basic SMB configuration information based on output of net.exe utility{Computername}_SMB-Info.txt


File Version Information
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DescriptionFile Name
File version information from %windir%\cluster\*.*{Computername}_sym_Cluster.*
File version information from %windir%\system32\*.dll{Computername}_sym_System32_dll.*
File version information from %windir%\system32\*.exe{Computername}_sym_System32_exe.*
File version information from %windir%\system32\*.sys{Computername}_sym_System32_sys.*
File version information from %windir%\system32\drivers folder{Computername}_sym_Drivers.*
File version information from %windir%\system32\drivers\*.*{Computername}_sym_SysWOW64_sys.*
File version information from {Program Files (x86}}\*.sys{Computername}_sym_ProgramFilesx86_sys.*
File version information from {Program Files}\*.sys{Computername}_sym_ProgramFiles_sys.*
File version information from {Program Files}\Microsoft iSNS Server\*.* and %windir%\system32\iscsi*.*{Computername}_sym_MS_Iscsi.*
File version information from all drivers currently running on machine{Computername}_sym_RunningDrivers.*
File version information from all processes currently running on machine{Computername}_sym_Process.*
File version information from print spooler folder %windir%\system32\Spool\*.*{Computername}_sym_PrintSpooler.*


Registry Keys
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DescriptionFile Name
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
{Computername}_reg_CurrentVersion.TXT
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall{Computername}_reg_Uninstall.TXT
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\ProductOptions{Computername}_reg_ProductOptions.TXT
HKLM\System\MountedDevices{Computername}_reg_MountedDevices.*
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AeDebug

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting

HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting
{Computername}_reg_Recovery.TXT
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunonceEx

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run

HKLM\ Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunonceEx

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad"

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Load

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\Run

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\UserInit
{Computername}_reg_Startup.TXT
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print{Computername}_reg_Print.HIV
HKCU\Software\Policies

HKLM\Software\Policies

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies
{Computername}_reg_Policies.txt
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\TimeZoneInformation

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Time Zones
{Computername}_reg_TimeZone.txt
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Terminal Server

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Terminal Server Web Access

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\TermService

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\TermDD
{Computername}_reg_TermServices.txt
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MRxSmb

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SMB

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MRxSmb10

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MRxSmb20
{Computername}_reg_SMB.txt
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters{Computername}_reg_TCPIPParameters
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VSS{Computername}_reg_VSS.TXT
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\iScsiPrt

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\iSCSI Target

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\iSCSI
{Computername}_reg_iSCSI.TXT
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\MPDev

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\iSCSIPrt

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSiSCSI

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSDsm

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MPIO

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4d36e97b-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip
{Computername}_reg_Storage.TXT
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum{Computername}_reg_Enum.TXT


Virtualization
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DescriptionFile Name
Basic information about machine virtual environments{Computername}_Virtualization.*


Other
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DescriptionFile Name
Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP) generated by gpresult.exe utility{Computername}_GPResult.*
System Information - MSInfo32 tool output – txt and nfo formats{Computername}_msinfo32.*


Additional information

In addition to the files collected and listed in this article, this troubleshooter can detect one or more of the following situations:
  • The computer is running in a virtual environment
  • The presence of a computer memory dumps within the past 30 days
  • The presence of user mode memory dumps within the past 30 days
  • Problems related to computer memory dump configuration
  • Unexpected Shutdown Event Logs in the System log within the past 30 days (Events 41 from Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power)
  • Computer memory dump-related event logs in the System log within the past 30 days (Events 1001 from Save Dump)
  • A pre-release version of Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

References

For more information about the diagnostic tool, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
973559 Frequently asked questions about the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) when it is used with Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Note This is a "FAST PUBLISH" article created directly from within the Microsoft support organization. The information contained herein is provided as-is in response to emerging issues. As a result of the speed in making it available, the materials may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. See Terms of Use for other considerations.

Properties

Article ID: 2027424 - Last Review: January 21, 2014 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Enterprise E
  • Windows 7 Enterprise N
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Home Premium N
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Professional E
  • Windows 7 Professional N
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems
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