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JSI Tip 1214. SFM clients documents print only as an error message?

When your MAC clients print to a Windows NT server running Services for Macintosh (SFM), they receive a printed document, similar to:

%%\[Error: undefined; OffendingCommand: Volume \]%%
%%\[Flushing; rest of job (to end-of-file) will be ignored \]%%

The document is actually spooled and is cleared from the print queue, no errors are generated on the client or the server.

A likely cause for this feature is that the SFM printer is not using a driver made for the exact printer model.

As an example, you might be using an HP LaserJet 4M driver on a HP LaserJet 4 printer.

To correct the problem, install the proper drivers and make sure that the clients have the latest Apple Laser Writer 8 driver installed.

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