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When Vista connected to the printer, it attempted to install new print drivers but failed with the error message "The specified print monitor is unknown". open Windows Explorer a). No! Help! http://technologyprometheus.com/the-specified/the-specified-server-is-unknown-novell.html

solved Unknown cause of monitor not working Monitor went to sleep before specified time This specified module could not be found. I can go with that. The specified print monitor is unknown"I thank you for any help.Regards,Daniel 1 answer Last reply May 1, 2005 More about help printer monitor unknown AnonymousMay 1, 2005, 12:07 PM Archived from When you click "Add Local Printer," make sure to choose the correct port your printer is connected to. 9.

Sad… Reply ↓ KS August 13, 2007 at 5:06 am OK. be very careful using regedit - if you delete the wrong things, you may render your computer inoperative! Find the driver for your printer in the list and left-click it. Clean up the print keys as follow: Warning!

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Reboot. 4. Very useful… Reply ↓ Bob Loblaw January 5, 2008 at 11:21 pm Thanks for the help… nice to see that Microsoft is its usual helpful self. 😛 Reply ↓ Bob Loblaw The install fails.

I HATE UAC!! This will install your printer. 10. Reply ↓ Trevin Post authorAugust 8, 2007 at 1:51 pm Daniel, coincidentally I just updated my blog post to give a pointer to the Performance and Reliability pack that contains the All rights reserved.

It may prompt you to reboot if you have any print jobs spooled before it will let you delete the printer. 3. Mowing down innocent shoppers is NOT the solution! It may prompt you to reboot if you have any print jobs spooled before it will let you delete the printer. 3. Things like this also make me want to mow down shoppers at a mall with a machine gun.

Tony Reply ↓ KS August 13, 2007 at 1:06 pm OK. Clicking Here ding28, Dec 14, 2003 #7 Dan O Joined: Feb 13, 1999 Messages: 8,974 Thanks for sharing the good news. I tried it and it worked great!"I eventually found that the service "LEXbce server" had been disabled, I changed the startup to automatic and then scanned for new printers and all When it connected to the printers, it attempted to install new print drivers but failed with the error message "The specified print monitor is unknown".

Right click with your mouse somewhere in the dialog, and click on the last option, "Server Properties" in the context menu. 5. I have a Lexmark X1150 series and Windows XP. It will get better though, I hope! Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file.

Reboot your computer. 8. Until clear guidance from MS is given (how about a hotfix, Bill?), I'm now going with a general rule: whenever anything that provides a service is installed, have UAC enabled. Do a test print to see if that works. this contact form a).open regedit (e.g.

Reply ↓ eah October 4, 2007 at 5:04 pm Wow… after almost reinstalling xp I found this site. At the time, I thought UAC was so annoying that disabling it will be the first thing that many people will do after they install Vista. After that if you upgrade to the latest drivers it should work.

it cant hurt and it might fix the problem.

Thanks! You can follow me at @trevin. error! Would it be too much to ask Microsoft to consider the end user in their OS's?

Reply ↓ Trevin Post authorNovember 3, 2007 at 9:57 am Atef: Try this: 1. No! The specified Printer Monitor is unknown" AnonymousMay 1, 2005, 10:58 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)Hi. The printer used to work, but he started having problems with the OS (BSOD's) so I repaired his XP install and that fixed his OS problem, but now that printer won't

August 12, 2007 at 5:43 pm NO! Reply ↓ Atef October 30, 2007 at 12:26 am all the Vistas desktops works with minolta photocopier, execp one PC, it print one and stops the second, the message is "spooler When instructed to install your driver, browse to the location of your driver (.inf) and open it.