hpzstatx and lssimsvc

  effingpot 12:49 18 Aug 2003

Is anyone else having problems with these processes? I am using W98.

hpzstatx seems to have come with the HP Deskjet 950C and if anything hangs (particularly printing, but other things too) then killing this process often clears the problem. The process reappears and carries on.

lssimsvc is more recent - I thought it came with spam bully but they claim not. It is often in 'not responding' and hangs things like 123, which again are fine when lssimsvc is killed. It also prevents normal shutdown which is quite annoying.

Is anyone aware of ways to prevent these problems?

  temp003 17:25 18 Aug 2003

Can't find anything meaningful on issimsvc, although it might be some sort of disk utility?

Sometimes 98 can hang when it's low on memory and too many processes are running, or it has enough memory, but 98 doesn't manage it very well.

Use msconfig, go to the Startup tab, and untick any items which you don't need to run at startup. Things like printer software (your HP), scanner software, Office (which may be in you Startup folder), CD burning software, and so on, you don't need them to run in the background.

  jazzypop 18:21 18 Aug 2003

The only reference I could find was your post at click here :)

  effingpot 19:14 18 Aug 2003

Wow - pointing me back to my own question - that helped a lot. Gee thanks! I think you have too much time on your hands!

I have fixed the hpzstatx one - thanks to those who sent me USEFUL answers!!!

Info on lssimsvc still requested if anyone knows.


  jazzypop 19:20 18 Aug 2003

Wow - a sarcastic response to a light-hearted post. Gee!

That is about as helpful as misspelling the name of the service. You spelt it with a lowwercase 'L'. A quick search using an uppercase 'I' reveals -

ISSI EZUpdate Service "c:\sdwork\issimsvc.exe"

Source - click here

Ho hum

  effingpot 19:30 18 Aug 2003

Mmm fair cop!!

I even know what ISSI is!!!

Thanks for the pointer - though you have to admit - answering within 6 mins does prove you have a bit too much time on your hands, don't you think?

Anyway do you have any idea what the post you refer to means? I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do - though I'm guessing renaming the process to stop it will not do any harm.

What do you think?

  spikeychris 19:40 18 Aug 2003

jazzypop, you have too much time on your hands go and put some fires out ;o)

  birkdalite 19:43 18 Aug 2003

might I suggest that a change of attitude and name might elicit more help

  Meshuga 19:51 18 Aug 2003

Agree with you 100%. FE please take note of the
implied innuendo in the original posters name.

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