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  • Al Buchholz
    Re: cannot initialize printer database

    Originally posted by lameass1 View Post
    Say my old computer died, and had solved this problem years ago, but my new old computer
    Xp - running a4v8 (still) (have it macroed well)
    Get error "cannot initialize printer database" and cannot remember how I solved this problem many years ago
    Should you increase the file handles?

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  • lameass1
    Re: cannot initialize printer database

    Say my old computer died, and had solved this problem years ago, but my new old computer
    Xp - running a4v8 (still) (have it macroed well)
    Get error "cannot initialize printer database" and cannot remember how I solved this problem many years ago

    Leave a comment:

  • mihalo
    Re: cannot initialize printer database

    Helpful , put not solving the problem,

    Using Xp, 4v8, Hp 3 and 1 printer

    Increased handles in the config.nt

    but at last no go,

    Got some problem here,
    anyone in know willing, to give me a ph# and a good time to call , to walk me through this ?


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  • John Oesterle
    Re: cannot initialize printer database

    File handles is the likely on this and you'll get a bunch of hits.

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  • mihalo
    Re: cannot initialize printer database

    Exact problems of Junaita, just can't get link to work,
    Yep, cut and pasted, to url spot, just get error message, wondering if tread still there ?

    Need the answer, please


    in review, did recommeded search, XP running 4v8, getting
    "cannot initialize printer database" error message,
    Running HP 3 in 1 printer, won't mind getting a updated printer list ?

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  • Al Buchholz
    RE: cannot initialize printer database


    Look at this message. It has the answer for you.

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  • Juanita
    started a topic cannot initialize printer database

    cannot initialize printer database

    I am working in Alpha 4 v7. When I try to view a report I get an error message "cannot initialize printer database" when I hit continue, I get another error message "no more file handles left"

    Can anyone give me suggestions. I am at a standstill at work.