Epson WorkForce Pro WF-4630 All-in-One Printer

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Q:
Printing is slow or the printer stops printing when I try to print. What should I do?
A:
If printing becomes slow, try the following:

  • Make sure your system meets the requirements for your operating system. If you are printing a high-resolution image, you may need more than the minimum requirements. If necessary, increase your system's memory.
  • If you're using Windows 7, close the Devices and Printer window before you print.
  • Clear space on your hard drive or run a defragmentation utility to free up existing space.
  • Close any programs that you're not using when you print.
  • If your product is connected to a USB hub, connect it directly to your computer instead.
  • If printing becomes slower after printing continuously for a long time, the product may have automatically slowed down to protect the print mechanism from overheating or becoming damaged. Let the product rest with the power on for 30 minutes, then try printing again.

If the above steps did not improve your print speed, delete the EPAUDF01.AUD file.

Note: Removal of this temporary file is not an option in Windows 8.x or OS X.

Follow the instructions below to delete this temporary file.

Windows 7 and Windows Vista:

  1. Click the button and click Computer or My Computer.
  2. Double-click the C: drive and locate the ProgramData folder.
  3. Open the ProgramData folder and double-click the EPSON folder.
  4. Double-click the PRINTER folder.
  5. Right-click the EPAUDF01.AUD file and click Delete.
  6. Restart your computer.
  7. Try printing again.

If you do not see the ProgramData folder, try the following to unhide it:

  1. Click the Organize button on the Menu Bar.
  2. Scroll down and click Folder and search options. A Folder Options window appears.
  3. Click the View tab. Under the Advanced settings section, locate the Show hidden files, folders, and drives option and select the radio button. Click OK.

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start and select My Computer.
  2. Double-click the C: drive and open the Documents and Settings folder.
  3. Double-click the All Users folder.
  4. Open the Application Data folder and double-click the EPSON folder.
  5. Double-click the PRINTER folder.
  6. Right-click the EPAUDF01.AUD file and click Delete.
  7. Restart your computer.
  8. Try printing again.

If you do not see the Application Data folder, try the following to unhide it:

  1. Click the Tools option on the Menu Bar and select Folder Options. A new window appears.
  2. Select the View tab. Under the Advanced settings section locate the Show hidden files, folders, and drives option and select the radio button. Click OK.
Published: May 15, 2014

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