The %1 service could not be started.

Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 3523
Source: Eplpdx02
Version: 5.2
Symbolic Name: APE_StartFailed
Message: The %1 service could not be started.

The printer driver for your Epson printer could not identify which type of port, USB or parallel, the printer is attached to and tried to initialize both port types. This error was reported by the port that is not attached to the printer.

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To determine whether your driver has been updated, see the Epson Global Web site at