Using SNA Server Print Server and LPR Degrades Performance

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When you use the Microsoft SNA Server Print Server feature on a Windows NT-based computer that is configured to use the line printer remote (LPR) print service, you may experience slow computer performance and your computer may stop responding (hang).


This issue occurs because there is a memory leak in the remote print server service.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 5.


Article ID: 219362 - Last Review: October 14, 2013 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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