HP PhotoSmart P1000/P1100 Printer May Experience Data Corruption with ECP Bi-Directional Communication Port

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SYMPTOMS

You may experience a loss or corruption of data when you are printing to a Hewlett-Packard (HP) PhotoSmart P1000/P1100 printer. This causes an incomplete print job. The problem may be intermittent.

CAUSE

The ECP port forward-to-reverse bus flip causes intermittent data corruption of the first byte during a reverse transfer. This is the forward and reverse (bi-directional) communication between the computer and the printer.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack



STATUS

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 2000 Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes


The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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Article ID: 256858 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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