Slow Printing following a Windows update
Slow printing to your printer can be caused by a recent Windows Update.
The Windows update overrides the default driver settings (normally set to print via an IP address) and replaces it with a WSD port, this process has been shown to create significant amounts of network traffic and slow printing (up to an hour) for a single page document.
STEP 1 – Opening Control Panel
Click on the Windows icon (usually bottom left corner), then without clicking anywhere else, type in “control”, the search bar will automatically show multiple results, Click on “Control Panel” from the list.