HP officejet 8500 A909a: HP OFFICEJET 8500 a. slow to START printing. Runs fine once it begins to print.

My officejet 8500 A909a worked fine on windows Vista.  Suddenly he began to hesitate for a minute or two before starting to print.  Once it starts printing it seems to work ok.  I installed the new drivers and firmware to try and solve the problem but to no avail.  It almost seemed to get worse after that.


Hi @officejet8500,

Welcome to the Forums of HP Support!  I understand that your Officejet 8500 printer seems to react slowly once you sent a print job to it.  I'd like to help that.  If you find that I'm helping solve you your problem, go back and click the button "acceptable Solution".  If you just want to say 'Thank you' please click the "Thumbs Up" button.

Please first as part of the procedure described in the document of the all-in-one printer HP Officejet Pro 8500 (A909a) - slow Windows printing .

If you still experience the issue after you complete the steps above, please download and run HP Print and Scan (PSDr) doctor.  HP printing and doctor Scan is a free utility (tool) that allows to quickly solve common printing, scanning and connectivity problems.  After you run the PSDr, if you have all the icons that do not have a green background, please take note of them and the name of the element for this icon.  Here is a document that will help you during printing and the doctor Scan HP.

I can't wait to hear your results.

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