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Printing on two different printers at different times windows 7 firefox

Ok, I am a greeting card maker, and this is what I'm trying to do: I have two printers. One is an ink-jet (color, of course). One is a laser jet that only prints in black. I need to be able to ...
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Hp 3635 inkjet not detecting ink cartridge

I am having a really hard time with the newly bought hp 3635 all in one printer. I have set it up and installed the software, but I have one problem. The ink cartridge is not detected. I keep ...
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Canon MP258 not printing DARK YELLOW color

I am using Canon inkjet printer PIXMA MP258 color printer (with CISS) Since yesterday it is not printing yellow color. In nozzle check it prints light yellow but not the dark yellow. scanned nozzle ...
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HP OfficeJet 6600 printer color too dark

Images from from OfficeJet 660 are consistently dark, printing from any computer. HP Genuine cartridges installed and I've gone through all 3 stages of cleaning. Is there a way to change the color ...
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Why is my Epson L355 printing slightly faded?

I recently bought an Epson L355, refurbished, on Ebay. It uses a continuous ink system, with a block of four refillable, non-replaceable ink cartridges outside, connected by rubber tubes. The ...
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how to install refilled hp 3545 printer ink cartridge

Unfortunately I bought hp 3545 printer without knowing that this printer doesn't allows us to install refilled cartridges by install I mean we can put it at the right place but it just won't print. ...
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Refilling Epson printer cartridge with genuine Epson inks

Epson's latest printer inkjet series finally replaced cartridges with external ink tanks that users can refill with their ink. This is great, as it pushes ink prices as low as possible while ...
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Why inkjet printing speed is always slower than laser? [closed]

I just wonder for a technical explanation about why at same quality level (Best, for example), inkjet printing speed is always slower than that of laser one? Can inkjet be made to print as fast as ...
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Are there any Font Types featuring Digital Ink Traps?

I am interested in knowing if there has been development for the modern-day equivalent of platen press ink trap typeface / font-types (i.e. Bell Cent.) to be used for inkjet technologies?
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Colors print very dark from an HP Officejet Pro 8610

The colors on my print outs from my HP Officejet Pro 8610 are appearing very dark. It was printing fine a week ago. Levels are near full. I've cleaned the print head the max of 3 times. And I've ...
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My canon MX340 has suddenly been printing sideways on the 8 1/2 side

My canon mX340 has suddenly been printing sideways on the 8 1.2 side. Is there a control I can use to have it print upright?
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How can I get to the “Install the printer driver” screen?

I have an HP Envy 5530 printer. I went to "Add a printer" and selected my printer from the network. I then selected the driver from a list that looked like this: Later, I uninstalled this printer. ...
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Do Epson inkjet printers actually use up the ink before claiming “out in ink”?

Do Epson inkjet printers consider themselves "out of ink" after a predefined number of pages, or after the ink actually runs outs (or comes close)? Some people claim it's a predetermined number of ...
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How do I get my Canon Pixma printer to just use PGBK cartridge

How do I get my Canon Pixma printer to use just black pigment (PGBK) ink for black and white documents?
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Error 0x88 epson expression photo xp-750

I've a printer: epson expression photo xp-750. When i turn on it an error is displayed in screen of the printer. The error is 0x88. Does anyone know what is the error 0x88 and how to fix it?
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Do Ink-jet printers emit harmful particles into the air? [closed]

They say laser printers emit toxic particles into the air. Laser printer without harmful emissions? How about ink-jet printers? I am using an ink-jet printer in my room. As it is a cold winter, I ...
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Factory reset EPSON EXPRESSION PHOTO XP-750

Is there any way to make a factory reset to EPSON EXPRESSION PHOTO XP-750? The problem is that the printheads are really not aligned, and there is no way to align them. The print quality is well but ...
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Brother MFC-J6510DW-No normal Black printing

Frustratingly my printing in Normal plain paper black does not work. It will print on inkjet or matt setting BUT just would not print in normal print paper setting. I tried cleaning using iso-propyl ...
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Why do printers (e.g. Epson R3000) need to switch between black inks instead of using them in parallel?

The Epson R3000 has cartridges for both Photo Black and Matte Black. Both cartridges are physically in the printer at the same time, but if you want to switch from using one to the other, you need to ...
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Why does my HP printer think it is jammed, when the printer is not jammed?

I have a strange problem with my HP F2480 printer. The printer always thinks it is jammed. It starts completely normally, and when it gets halfway down the page all the light start flashing, which is ...
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Why does my Canon inkjet printer require two black cartridges?

I am curious why my Canon printer, an MG6320 (but I have also seen this on MG5320 and MG5220), requires me to use two black ink cartridges, one labeled BK and the other labeled PGBK. When I do a ...
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Controlling your printer with .ps files

I am trying to construct a laser cutter and I have chosen the motor mechanism from an old inkjet printer to be my X axis. I have also been wondering if I can control it via .ps scripts. Is it possible?...
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How to factory reset an EPSON Stylus Photo 1290 printer?

How do I do factory reset on an EPSON Stylus Photo 1290 printer? The printer is refusing to work. It seems to be in some error state. I've tried re-installing drivers etc, but the printer itself ...
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Kodak esp 5020 new cartridge not printing [duplicate]

Just installed new cartridges neither will print anything tried cleaning the print heads multiple times with no results and copying a b+w/color page multiple times then stuck my finger on them they ...
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How to tell if an inkjet printer can print on shrink plastic films?

How should I know if an inkjet printer can print on shrink plastic films? Although printers do mention their acceptable thickness/weight, but Unfortunately shrink plastic suppliers doesn't say much ...
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Where I can found driver for HP3940 Printer

I have HP Printer 3940 and given driver doesn't support windows 7 and windows 8. please help me where i can get driver for my printer. Thanks
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HP F370 - All lights are on & stable, printer not responding

My printer HP F370 isn't working. When I power it on, all the lights namely Power, Error (Paper & Ink)...
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does an inkjet printer size a pdf differently than a laser printer?

I developed a script to generate a sized PDF template for customers to download. On my laser printer it prints to size. But my customer just printed it on a inkjet, and it's smaller by about 1/4". I ...
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Why does my printer take so long to turn on? [closed]

I've noticed over my ~20 year history in computing that (certainly home-market) printers are getting slower and slower to turn on as technology 'progresses' - by which I mean that they take longer and ...
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Does my printheads need cleaning / changing?

I've just put new ink in my old printer that wasn't printing well. This didn't solve the problem. I'm thinking I may have to clean or change the printheads but I'm not sure this will solve the problem....
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Different model number ink [closed]

Can i use a different model number ink cartridge in my hp all in one? The cartridges appear to be identical in appearance and size, just different model numbers.
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How to disable ink management when printing duplex

I own a brother MFC-J6910DW printer. when printing one-sided pages, the colors are great (dark and saturated), but when printing duplex, the colors look faint (specially black, it looks grey-ish and ...
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HP All-in-one inkjet printer doesn't print well

I'm trying to fix a problem with an HP All-in-one inkjet printer. It might look like the ink should be replaced, but a new ink cartridge doesn't make a difference. The ink levels of the old cartridge ...
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Brother J515W won't print Black

I assume I have some sort of ink clogging. The cartridge going in is new (brother brand), but no amount of print clean cycles are getting me any black ink printing, so I assume the clog is within the ...
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How can I alter the region lock on a Canon printer?

I have a Canon Pixma MP560 and some new, genuine cartridges from Best Buy. When I install them, the ink cartridge lights light up, as if the printer recognised them, but when I close the printer lid, ...
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Lexmark 7170 printer keeps complaining about left cartridge incorrect.

Lexmark 7170 printer keeps complaining about left cartridge incorrect I was using a new 34 cartridge when this happened. I changed to a new 32 cartridge and it keeps complaining. Is my printer dead. ...
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Does an All-in-One printer need to be connected to a PC to photocopy?

I need to buy an All-in-One Printer just for photo-copying some documents. Since my dad gonna use it and he doesn't know much about computers, all I want to know is if the printer needs to be ...
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How to print in black and white when a color ink cartridge is out of ink

I'm getting the following error message in HP Photosmart C7200 series print dialog: The printer is out of ink. The following ink cartridges are empty: Magenta. Replace these ink cartridges ...
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“Clean unable 46” message on Brother DCP 145c printer

The LCD screen on my Brother DCP 145c printer shows a message clean unable 46 I changed cartridges and the printer does not respond on pressing the buttons. What shall I do?
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Occasional printing with inkjet [closed]

I am looking for an inkjet that will allow occasional printing without having problems with the printer heads clogging. I do most of my printing with my laser jet but keep a multifuction printer for ...
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Canon MP980 prints wrong colors

My Canon MP980 printer recently started printing color incorrectly. At first, all colors were pinkish. I changed the color inks as some said this might fix it. Now green prints as a grayish color, ...
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Will the Canon Pixma MX882 Wireless Multifunction Printer allow you to keep printing once one ink cartridge has run out?

My wife's Epson Workforce 600 has died, and I'm thinking of replacing it with a Canon Pixma MX882 printer/scanner/copier/fax. One of the most annoying things about the Epson is that once it has ...
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Inkjet printer: fixed head vs disposable head

I know that a fixed head inkjet printer Is more precise Doesn't require calibration Replaced only when faulty While a disposable head inkjet printer Has a cheaper replacement cost But I don't ...
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No black ink printing for MFC 490CW Brother printer?

I have a Brother model MFC 490CW color printer than has three color ink and one black ink cartridge. I've replaced the black ink cartridge, but I still get no black ink being printed, the three ...
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Are Ink Cartridges Manufactured In USA Compatible With Printer Purchased Outside Of USA?

I have Brother MFC-240C machine. I want to order compatible ink cartridges and Brother original ink cartridges, but don't know if they will work in my machine. I once ordered ink cartridges from UK ...
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Does printer ink evaporate with time?

I have an HP Photosmart C6300. I bought brand new colour cartridges half year ago and have not used the printer since then. Yesterday when I tried to print something, the ink levels were about 20% ...
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My printer does not print light magenta. (Canon MP220 - CL-38)

I have a Canon MP 220, with new cartridges. Prints fine everything, but it won't print light magenta. I cleaned it and deep cleaned it many times. I have no idea what could be the problem. Cartridge ...
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Can a Canon MX870 printer be made to work with Windows 98SE?

My client's workplace, which is chock full of legacy equipment and software, recently purchased a Canon MX870. Up until now they've been using it for faxes and for printing from the lone piece of ...
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Laser printer without harmful emissions?

Laser printers, generally speaking, have a higher print quality and lower operating costs than inkjet printers. I've hesitated to replace the inkjet in my office because I'm concerned about harmful ...
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I have some printing problems. I get some black stains all over my pages. Help?

This a scanned page printed by me: I refill the cartridges myself with a syringe, but I've never had this problem after 3-4 test pages. It usually goes away and prints fine. This time it just doesn'...