This article was previously published under Q310897
This article describes a new package that makes the Microsoft Windows XP Pscript and Unidrv files available to Windows 2000-based clients. These files introduce additional functionality, and also resolve a number of issues.
Service Pack Information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft 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
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:
274295 Some Fujitsu DL Series Printers May Not Print Graphics Correctly
306336 UNIFONTOBJ_GetInfo(GETINFO_GLYPHSTRING) Function Does Not Work in the IPrintOemUni::DownloadCharGlyph Method
New Functionality Included in This Package
Printer-specific updates that are new in this release include:
Developers of Pscript printer minidrivers can add support for two features: AddEuro and TrueGray.
Windows XP supports versioning in Unidrv and Pscript printer minidrivers, as well as in IHV monolithic printer drivers. This feature ensures that when users upgrade to newer operating system versions, the most recent printer files will be installed. For more information, see Specifying Printer Driver Version Numbers.
Several COM interfaces for printer user interface and rendering plug-ins are new for Windows XP. The interfaces for user interface plug-ins include:
IPrintOemUI2 COM Interface IPrintCoreUI2 COM Interface
The interfaces for rendering plug-ins include:
IPrintOemPS2 COM Interface IPrintOemUni2 COM Interface IPrintCorePS2 COM Interface