A network printer is a printer that is installed and available over a network.

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Adding a network printer for all users on a single Windows 7 machine

Is there a simple way to make sure that anyone that logs into a single machine will have access to a network printer without going out to download the printer drivers from the print server? I've tried ...
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I cannot add a network printer to my windows 10 machine. Access is denied even when I set no username or password

I posted this on serverfault, but they have voted I move this question to this forum and I am unable to delete the question. Here is my scenario: I have two computers, one a windows 8.1 machine that ...
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Cannot add a network printer to Windows 10 machine. Access Denied

Here is my scenario: I have two computers, one a windows 8.1 machine that hosts the HP LaserJet 4100 printer. It has a LPT port, which is used by the printer. I have printed pages on the printer ...
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Connect to an upper level network's device

I have the following local network: My laptop is running windows 8.1. When I connect to the network through cable (B) windows automatically detects the printer and I am all set to print, But when ...
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brother printer firmware update password reset

While trying to update my brother printer (DCP-8080DN) firmware, the java program asks for a admin password, and says that it could only have been altered by a BRadmin program, otherwise the default ...
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My wireless Epson printer appears offline, often. Why?

I've got an Epson WF-3540 printer. It is connected to our network wirelessly. It used to not give us any problems until I had to reset the router. Now the printer hardly ever works for us, because it ...
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Windows 7 network printer to automatically print to a folder on the server

I manage a small cyber cafe at a library and we want printing support for all the clients on the public network. However, most of the equipment that we have access to doesn't allow any form of ...
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How to delete non-existing printers in Windows?

A few network printers have been removed from the print server and I wish to automatically remove them by a script (e.g. using objPrinter.delete_ in vbs) from any client still referencing them; ...
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How to monitored Network Printers and dedicated printers?

Im using a some network printers. there around 10 network printers around me. Some printers are shared through the Print Server and some printers are Dedicated. Im trying a solution for Monitor ...
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Cannot upload drivers to Samba : printer name is empty string

I use CUPS web interface 631 to create a printer, reload samba, then try to upload driver to it. Unfortunately, even if printer name appears on the server root, it does not appears as an empty string ...
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Connect printer via IP using print server

I have a problem connecting my PC with a printer via IP. This printer doesn't have network adapter so I purchase a print server to make it available in my network. What I have done: I assigned a ...
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About printer name

I have a printer installed and sharing on a server, which is having a meaningful naming When I right click the printer and connect it then go to Device and Printers, it becomes the printer model ...
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Network Printers, Group Policy & Normal Users

I have a strange issue and I am wondering if someone can explain the answer to me. My system is running a GPO with a security policy. Within that policy I have the following setting enabled: Devices: ...
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Sharp MX4101N trouble, Kubuntu 15.10 Printer Setup

I'm having trouble specifically adding a Sharp MX-4101N printer to my Kubuntu 15.10 install. This printer is networked but is not recognized as similar networked printers are on my machine. Most ...
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Printer Works Fine, Refuses to Show Up in Devices and Printers

I've been having this problem for months, and for a while I was ignoring it. It all started when I wanted to share my HP Deskjet 1050, connected to my desktop via usb, over my network to use on ...
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Windows 10: How do I print to an HP LaserJet 1320?

I have an old HP LaserJet 1320 that is shared on my home network via CUPS and Samba. It has worked well until I recently upgraded to Windows 10. Windows does not automatically detect the drivers for ...
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CUPS/IPP shared printer on Windows can't see queue, nor “no paper” dialog

I have an OpenMediaVault home server where I've configured a HP LaserJet 1018 printer via CUPS, and shared it via IPP. On a Windows 8.1 machine I could add the printer with an appropriate 1018 ...
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Ubuntu14.04 not publishing printers on network

I have two ubuntu machines. One has a usb connected printer and works fine from the computer it is connected. I set up a remote printer on the second machine with a url of ...
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Can't unpause network printer

Just 2 computers in our workgroup (still works under windows 10). We have a HP 1102w installed on one computer on a USB port. This works fine from that computer, connected using a USB cable. An ...
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Is it possible to sign all print jobs coming out an HP Laser Jet 3015 printer?

Is it possible to sign all print jobs coming out of a network printer? i want to print the user id of the user who requested the print job on the footnote of the every document that comes out of the ...
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Migrate users from old print server to new print server

I am trying to script out a method of moving users from our old 2003 server to our new 2012 server. The clients are using Windows 7 and 8.1. The trouble is I am new to scripting, and googling hasn't ...
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LibreOffice won't change printer settings

So we recently installed LibreOffice on one of our PCs (recently upgraded to Windows 10), and every time we print, it will ignore the settings that we have changed. I.e. When we want to print a file, ...
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IP Address last octed with “_” character

I have an IP address of 192.xxx.xx.208_3 the last octet has an _3 what does this mean? It is a printer that I cannot ping. I want to add it to other computers but it does not list as a selectable ...
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How to fix printing from a networked printer in Windows?

I have a shared printer connected to a machine running Ubuntu server. The printer is shared and does print properly time to time. When I start my laptop running Windows 10 it prints fine, no hassles, ...
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Is there a setting on an HP P4014n printer to disable printing multiple copies?

There's a shared printer that is getting abused by people printing tons of copies. I would like to restrict them to just 1 copy. I've looked into the "mopier" mode but I didn't seem to have luck with ...
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Samsung CUPS network printer not working from some computers

I have a network printer set up with CUPS. Exactly, it's a Samsung M2022. It's working perfectly from one computer, running Windows 10, on which it is setup with the driver for that printer. On ...
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unable to print rpt file in SAGE 100 ERP

Issue I have a use who is trying to a sales order out of SAGE 100 ERP and that user gets unable to print .rpt. Background The setup is simple. The software is installed on the local machine, ...
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Will a WSD Port monitor block the detection of a TCP/IP port?

I have a printer set up on our print server that inadvertently diverted to a WSD port monitor. The intention was for it to be configured pure TCP/IP. When I went to add a local printer and use the IP ...
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Improve network setup

My network looks like this: modem -> switch -> router -> laptop -> other devices -> printer -> desktop I'm not able to ...
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Deploy network printers to specific users or computers

What is the best way to deploy network printers on a specific computer or user. Like add HR printer to only HR users. and IT printer to IT users or PCs. etc ... Thank you.
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Add a remote Linux printer to Windows print dialog

I have this printer that is connected to a remote server that runs Linux. I can print anything to it by first printing to a PDF file and then SSHing to the Linux server, sending the PDF and then ...
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HP2035 printer prints gibberish

Issue We have HP2035 on our network that for no apparent reason, on its own accord will print this gibberish: Additional Background Now, it'll print other documents just fine, it's just between ...
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Print Server Role Confusion

I am trying to upgrade to a Windows Server (2012) setup from the current Win 8.1 we are using as a server for our small network of 5 users. Also from a Workgroup based to a domain based network. We ...
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Setup postscript printer in Windows 10 to print to cups 1.7.2 on linux system

I am onto 64-bit MS Windows 10 and want to print, double-sided if possible, to an older inkjet printer with no windows support attached to a linux Debian Jessie system. In theory, it would be enough ...
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Debian ARM and Brother MFCJ5320DW with CUPS

I am trying to use a Brother MFCJ5320DW printer with Debian ARM, which is similar to: Debian ARM and Brother DCP195C with CUPS ...
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Why can I authenticate to my gmail account neither from my printer, nor from my manually configured mail user agent?

I'm trying to set up a print that will send its scans by email. I created a gmail account specifically for the purpose. However no matter which way I configure the SMTP settings, I cannot get it to ...
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How to set up Brother MFC 7460DN printer on network?

I bought Brother MFC 7460DN and wanted to print things wirelessly. The printer itself does not have Wifi, so I wired it to my router. Things I have tried: reset the printer's network setting ...
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Windows 10 Upgrade Breaks access to Home Network Printers

I have just upgraded from WinPro 7 to WinPro 10. Our home network printers are connected to a WinPro 7 machine. As soon as I upgraded I lost access to the home network printers. I deleted them and ...
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No ping to a network printer connected to a laptop on home wireless network

Given: Laptop Alice Laptop Bob Wireless Router Network Printer (LAN, no wifi) Alice and Bob are connected to the Router on a wireless network The Printer is connected to Bob by an ethernet cable ...
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How do I add another printer to Brother ControlCenter4?

I just installed a second printer on my computer. The first printer was a Brother DCP-7065DN, while the second is a Brother MFC-L2740DW. On opening ControlCenter4, I am not able to see the second ...
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No usable font available CUPS job printing error

Couldn't find the question being asked RE: Print Job - stopped "No usable font available" Am I missing some fonts maybe? what packages would I need if that is the case? I'm getting the below errors ...
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Customize separator page with client computer name

I have a shared printer in a private network and I want to customize a separator page so that whenever one of my clients sends a page to my printer a separator page prints with his computer name in ...
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How to make my printer use 2.4 GHz on dual band WiFi?

I have an Epson XP-800 wireless printer. It has worked well until I got a dual band router from Netgear. After installing the router, the printer worked well at first and then stopped. Netgear tech ...
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Set Default Printer Option Missing in Windows 10

Typically, in Windows 10, you can right-click on a printer and then the context-menu will provide you an option to set that printer as default. Today, one of my Active Directory users reported ...
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Printer Only Print One Page

I have a printer Canon LBP6230dn and I am on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). My printer is on the network. Other computer with same specs and OS is fine. I can print 12 pages with duplex okay but if there ...
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Can the Samsung SL-M2835DW be configured to work with Windows 2000?

I have a client using Windows 2000 and they'd like to get a networked SL-M2835DW working with their configuration. Is this possible?
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How to print from a data center?

I have servers in a data center (Windows servers in a cloud-based service such as AWS or Azure), and they need to talk to dedicated office network printers. In other words, there will be processes ...
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Network printer used on multiple platforms?

I have an HP M251nw. It is currently connected to a wired network with certain securities for business purposes. We also have a separate wireless network that it can connect to as well for laptops ...
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I have to press a button on my printer to make it print

I own a Samsung CLP-415NW laser printer and I connected it on my Windows 10 PC. I basically did nothing as far as driver installation goes; I merely connected the printer in the Settings app. Now, ...
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“The specified printer has been deleted” message

Attempting to print or even view printer preferences has been throwing this error all afternoon and there's been no sign of any relevant troubleshooting solutions on a google search. Any ideas what ...