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This article describes printing speed in Windows 98 and Windows 95. Please note that this article does not contain any troubleshooting information, and is provided for informational purposes only.
Printing SpeedPrinting speed in Windows 98 and Windows 95 is measured in 2 different ways:
For Faster "Return to Application" SpeedClick Start printing after first page is spooled. Note that typically, you should choose EMF as the spool data format.
NOTE: PostScript printers support only the RAW spool data format.
For Faster "Printer Page Drop" SpeedUse one of the following methods:
Print Directly To The PrinterClick Print Directly To The Printer.
NOTE: If the local printer is being shared, Print Directly To The Printer is unavailable. To resolve this, stop sharing the printer.
Printing After Last Page Is SpooledClick Start printing after last page is spooled. Note that this is how the Microsoft Windows 3.1 spooler works. In some cases, this option prevents laser printer engines from turning on and off during a print job.