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On a Windows Server 2003 based computer that has HP LaserJet Printers installed, the following symptoms may occur:
1. The server responds slowly, or even stops responding.
2. In the System Event log, Event 2019 may be logged:
Type: Error Date: <date> Time: <time> Event ID: 2019 Source: Srv User: N/A Computer: <ComputerName> Details: The server was unable to allocate from the system nonpaged pool because the pool was empty.
3. In the System Event log, Event 333 may be logged:
Event Type: Error Event Source: Application Popup Event Category: None Event ID: 333 Date: dd/mm/yyyy Time: <time> User: N/A Computer: <computername> Description: An I/O operation initiated by the Registry failed unrecoverably. The Registry could not read in, or write out, or flush, one of the files that contain the system's image of the Registry.
4. If you open Task Manager and check the "Processes" tab, you see that multiple instances of the HPBPRO.EXE process are running.
NOTE: To launch Task Manager, click Start>Run, type "taskmgr" (without the quotation marks) and click OK.
5. Closing or killing the HPBPRO processes or rebooting the server solves the issue for the time being.
This issue occurs because of a problem with the HP Printer driver.
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