Your Windows 2000-based client computer stops responding when you try to print a document that is stored on a network server

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SYMPTOMS

When you use your Microsoft Windows 2000-based client computer to print a document that is stored on a network server, your computer may stop responding (hang).

CAUSE

This issue occurs if the MicroStation program (Ustation.exe) from Bentley Systems is installed on your computer.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   ---------------------------------------------------------
   25-Mar-2004  01:33  5.0.2195.6897     408,752  Mrxsmb.sys
   25-Mar-2004  01:33  5.0.2195.6897     169,904  Rdbss.sys

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, use Windows Explorer to move the file that you are trying to print to a different network server or to your client computer. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Start Windows Explorer. To do this, right-click Start, and then click Explore.
  2. Locate and right-click the file that you want to print, and then click Copy.
  3. Locate and right-click the destination folder that you want, and then click Paste.
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 839083 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.6
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Keywords: 
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