Printers Virtual Folder Not Created When SPOOLER Is Restarted

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SYMPTOMS
When installing IIS on a Windows 2000 print server to enable Internetprinting, a necessary virtual directory in IIS may not be createdimmediately. A restart of the SPOOLER service does not force the creationto take place. This may cause the computer to report an error when arequest is made to http://%servername%/printers for a period of time until the SPOOLER service forces the update and creates the virtual directory in IIS.
CAUSE
This problem is because of new performance-related behavior in SPOOLER forWindows 2000.
RESOLUTION
The update may be forced to take place immediately by performing a SPOOLERrelated event such as printing, managing printer documents, or managingprinter permissions either remotely or from the console.
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Article ID: 196059 - Last Review: 10/11/2013 15:44:49 - Revision: 3.2

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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