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Reboot your computer. 8. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Plastic cards Printing January 9, 2013 at 1:43 AM Free Poker Capital said... I HATE UAC!! his comment is here

Disabling and then re-enabling UAC allowed me to add the printer.It doesn't seem to matter but it was an HP Laserjet 2550 shared from a windows 2003 server. How many years of development and they didn't know about this?! Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this: Toggle navigation Search for: Home Work Graphic Design Contact About Print Monitor is Now click the "Remove" button to remove the driver from your PC. 7.

And there is currently no printers installed on my computer. UAC exists to protect soccer moms from installing malware when they blindly install every screensaver they can find. I guess the number of people trying to network a printer with Vista is really small -- sort of like the number of mosquitoes in Louisiana in the summer !

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... If not, then start it manually. 2. Reply ↓ Whatever-ishere November 21, 2007 at 5:57 pm thanks for the GREAT post! I can go with that.

Anyone have any ideas? Would it be too much to ask Microsoft to consider the end user in their OS's? March 12, 2007 at 8:00 PM Ale said... https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-print-monitor-is-unknown.186929/ This fixed worked with one small adjustment.I received this error with UAC turned on and having never been turned off.

Things like this also make me want to mow down shoppers at a mall with a machine gun. When I try to install, all I get is the Lexmark software, there's still nothing under Printers and Faxes. 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 Tony Reply ↓ KS August 13, 2007 at 1:06 pm OK.

Reply ↓ eah October 4, 2007 at 5:04 pm Wow… after almost reinstalling xp I found this site. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/80467-45-help-printer-monitor-unknown When you click "Add Local Printer," make sure to choose the correct port your printer is connected to. 9. 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!

Thanks Jason Reply ↓ eah October 5, 2007 at 1:04 am Wow… after almost reinstalling xp I found this site. Now click the "Remove" button to remove the driver from your PC. 7. December 24, 2012 at 7:48 PM shamraiz said... This will install your printer. 10.

Installing Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 Nero 7 & COM Surrogate errors About Me dw Auckland City, New Zealand Currently Working at Gen-i New Zealand View my complete profile Reply ↓ abuseena ahamed January 20, 2008 at 12:42 pm im a vista user.some times internet explorer cant be closed but can be minimised.what should i do to close the page Mow down every short-sighted programmer at Microsoft! (Also kidding.) I'm now finding a slew of other problems that arise with UAC disabled. June 4, 2008 at 5:59 pm You are really save my life.

after getting the monitor error i read this post. Reply ↓ Comment navigation ← Older Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply I'm a web products guy at Microsoft working on the Microsoft Online Store and other e-commerce products. Reboot. 4.

Seems the trend continues HP software=BAD>> Lori Beth says: March 16, 2007 at 10:29 pm Thank you so much!!!

Thank you! There is no uninstall in add/remove programs to remove the software from the previous install, so I had to remove most of the entries from the registry. Sometimes when UAC is off, it interferes with installing drivers and programs. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.

The print spooler service JimTheriault, Jun 21, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 1 Views: 251 TerryNet Jun 21, 2016 Print spooler not running pfairsd, Apr 19, 2016, in forum: Windows I'm out of ideas for what to try, short of reformatting and reinstalling Windows. I guess everyone else just disables it right away. I played with Vista Beta about a year ago and thought for sure that this UAC would become more seamless and intuitive by the time Vista went retail.

just send a job to your printer.Victor June 6, 2007 at 2:04 AM Property Group said... Turned on UAC, rebooted, added printer just fine. I liked this blog entry the most though, the way you said it was just amazing! It may prompt you to reboot if you have any print jobs spooled before it will let you delete the printer. 3.

laptop to the network. Your help would be greatly appreciated. All Rights ReservedTom's Hardware Guide ™ PROBLEM: Error Msg: "The Specified Print Monitor Is Unknown" When Installing A Network Printer On Vista (Article: 1362) Summary Error Msg: "The Specified Print Monitor Related articles How To...

it cant hurt and it might fix the problem. Find the driver for your printer in the list and left-click it. roban, Dec 12, 2003 #2 cahallmxj Joined: Feb 13, 2003 Messages: 158 ding29: hopefully what roban said will work, if it doesnt though make sure that when you remove the drivers My hats off to you and your awsome blog!

Mow down every short-sighted programmer at Microsoft! (Also kidding.) I'm now finding a slew of other problems that arise with UAC disabled. Forum HP USB printer always detects as Unknown Device Forum This specified module could not be found. To the solution is to re-enable UAC, reboot and re-map the printers. No one from either MS or my printer company (Canon) seemed to know about the problem.

After that if you upgrade to the latest drivers it should work. It will get better though, I hope!