Windows 2000 Direct and Indirect Printing over Infrared Port May Not Work

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Neither direct nor indirect printing over an infrared (or IrDA) port may work.
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: 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.The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time    Version        Size          File name        ----------------------------------------------------------   4/21/2000  4:22   5.0.2195.2060  57,168 bytes  Irda.sys   4/21/2000  4:22   5.0.2195.2060  19,920 bytes  Rasirda.sys    4/21/2000  4:33   5.0.2195.2060   8,464 bytes  Wshirda.dll 				

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
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

Article ID: 262286 - Last Review: 11/03/2013 00:10:00 - Revision: 3.0

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