Data type Range Default value
REG_DWORD 0x0 - 0xFFFFFFFF milliseconds 0x3A980 (240,000 msec = 4 minutes)


Determines how long the port thread waits for an application to send more data before pausing the current print job, and then moving to the next print job. This entry is used when the Start printing immediately option is selected to synchronize the port thread with the spooling application.

Change method

To change the value of this entry, right-click the printer in the Printers folder, and then select Properties. Click the Advanced tab tab, and then select or clear the Start printing immediately radio button.

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Windows 2000 does not add this entry to the registry. You can add it by editing the registry or by using a program that edits the registry.