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Yes, I have Bullzip installed on both machines.

 

As to upgrading to 2019 LTSC, that is an "if", since upgrades of this type are handled by my IT department.

 

As to my other comment about version 0.8, is there anywhere here I can find it? I am curious to see if the older version would work on the Home Machine. If so, it would indicate to me that there is something within version 0.9 that is not liked by the Home Machine.

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What other information do you need from me in order to get PrintIt working properly? I am currently using ThatOtherApp to print the current image in paint.net with MS Paint. However, this work-around will only work as long as MS Paint is an actual application rather than an Universal Windows App (which Microsoft keeps threatening to change). Also it seems a little strange to use a second image manipulation program to print out something from the first image manipulation program.

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2 minutes ago, Patrick W said:

I followed the instructions to install the 4 files, but when i try to use the plugin paint.net just freezes and i have to use task manager to kill it. i know i screwed up the install. I just don't now what to do ? please help

 

Sounds like the plugin is just broken. Many people have reported the same issue. There's nothing you can do about that.

I suggest using a different program for printing images.

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Nope. It's not broken. I have it running in v4.2.5

 

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Here are the installation instructions again. Check your paint.net installation folder for the two OptionBased files and your \effects folder for the *.dll and *dlc files.

 

Installation

- Copy the two files OptionBasedLibrary vX.X.dll/.dlc to the Paint.NET\ folder (NOT to Paint.NET\Effects\ !!!)
- Copy the two files PrintIt.Effect.dll/.dlc to the Paint.NET\Effects\ folder
- Do not remove older versions of the OptionBasedLibrary if they are required from other plugins.

 

After a restart of Paint.NET you will find the plugin at Menu->Effects->Tools->Print It

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You did not pass the security check. Please try again ??? 5 times - that's enough ...

 

"Sounds like the plugin is just broken." < correct   "Many people have reported the same issue." < correct

 

"Nope. It's not broken." < incorrect   "I have it running in v4.2.5" - probably so - but the plugin is still broken - installed correctly on 13 of many computers - wXP/7/8/10 -  which pdn works fine - with many other plugins installed - and only print it hangs/locks up - on ALL of them.

 

I have been messing with print it since 2014 - requests for older versions/option based libraries were requested from others but got no response.

 

Anyway, on one dell laptop - pdn had been installed since day 1 - multiple printers - multiple pdf printers - print it initially reacts very slow (1 to 2 min) to input or change selection - and  after awhile it just locks up - like other users have commented.  I keep on top of driver updates - and had installed 3 video driver updates (2016, 2017 and 2018) - and print it still hung-up.  But, the latest video driver (in August 2019) was installed and - amazingly - print it now works fine. Other computers had updates (not the same), but this is the only one that works with print it.

 

Intel-HD-Graphics-530-Driver_04WHN_WIN_26.20.100.6859_A15 from Dell on a inspiron-15-5559. Integrated Intel HD Graphics 520. It was a "security" update - so I don't know what was updated - but if you need any other info ... just ask -  I'd be happy to get the rest of my computers working, too.

 

 

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On 10/10/2017 at 7:51 AM, Ego Eram Reputo said:

I've rehosted the PrintIt dll.

 

The link in the first post should now take you to my Dropbox where the file can be downloaded.

Unfortunately the Dropbox link does not work.

 

EDIT:

I've found a saved copy of v.0.9.

If it's OK I can upload the zip here to be posted on the first post.

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Hi, it's my first post in the forum. Paint.net has been very good so far, much better than I expected. I do have Adobe Illustrator but wanted to give this a go, and have been able to produce some high quality work with it. One let down has been the "print" function, and lack of any comprehensive dialog/setting. Which led me to this plugin...well, I've had the same problem as many others have already mentioned here - running things in Windows 7, latest version of Paint.net, all plugin files are installed to the correct folders, no issues with printer, or any of the other plugins installed, it's just this plugin that causes Paint.net to hang/crash. Happens every time I've attempted to use it, with a variety of images, small or big. It's a great shame as this looks like a very useful tool indeed. I've designed some 1/400 scale buildings to print as card kits, so getting the actual Print Size is crucially important. It would be great if something else could be developed, to enhance this very basic and fundamental feature. 

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On 4/7/2020 at 1:30 AM, Djisves said:

Unfortunately the Dropbox link does not work.

 

EDIT:

I've found a saved copy of v.0.9.

If it's OK I can upload the zip here to be posted on the first post.

This sounds very hopeful! However, I cannot see the link here? 

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On 4/6/2020 at 6:30 PM, Djisves said:

If it's OK I can upload the zip here to be posted on the first post.

 

4 hours ago, barison82 said:

However, I cannot see the link here? 

 

My post was edited by forum moderator @Pixey.

She posted the link on the first post of this topic so it's easier for everyone to find.

Look for the link at the end of the first post.

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