Slow Remote Desktop Performance in Windows 7 or Vista

Symptom:  When connecting to a server running Terminal Services using the Remote Desktop client in Windows 7 or Vista, the connection is slow and lags despite a fast network connection. Problem:  This is usually, but not always, caused by the way TCP “Auto-tuning” is handled in Windows 7/Vista. Solution:  As stated above there are several …

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Quicken 2011 Printing Problems on 64bit OS With HP Universal PCL Driver

I was working on a strange problem with Quicken 2011/Windows 7 Professional 64bit/HP Laserjet 4050T. The only driver available is the HP Universal PCL5/PCL6 driver. Everything works great with printing, except when printing from Quicken. Quicken would crash referencing splwow64.exe as the culprit. This is the Thinking Spooler APIS from 32 to 64 Process. As …

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