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

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linking a network printer to a different network [on hold]

I'm working in a big enterprise company ,in my company we have two types of employees (Staff,contractor).so far we have a two WiFi and LAN network one for staff (Staff network) ,and one for contractor ...
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Add network printer as a local printer

I want to add a network printer as a shared printer. I am following the following instructions: Click Start > Devices and Printers. Click Add a Printer on the top. Select Add a local printer. Select ...
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Connect a computer to the same printer via a direct USB connection and a network connection simultaneously?

Can I connect a computer to the same printer via a direct USB connection and a network connection simultaneously? The idea behind is that while I work from home and am connected to my work via VPN, I ...
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Access my home network printer while I am using VPN to connect to work

When I work from home, I am connected to the resources in my company via VPN. In my home network there is a network printer in the same local network. The problem is that when I open VPN to my ...
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get the IP address of USB device in Linux

is it possible to get the IP address of a device connected via USB? The device in question is a wireless printer, its connect via USB and WiFi, the printer is assigned an IP address and its displayed ...
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Restricting certain printers to certain programs

At my place of business, we use desktop PCs as Point-of-Sale units as well as workstations. We have two networked laser printers (standard letter size) in the office as well as receipt printers at ...
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Confirmation before every print-out on HP Color LaserJet 3550 / Windows Server

A customer is experiencing this problem: There is a HP Color LaserJet 3550 (usb-)connected to a HP Jetdirect 3700 network printing server. The printing server is connected to a network switch. ...
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How to get printer IP addresses via the command line in Linux?

I’m trying to create a script to get all the IP address of wireless printers on the network. The problem is I’m not sure where to start I’ve looked into the CUPS but every document or tutorial only ...
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How to configure User access while printing from an workstation to an MFD

I have a Ricoh Multifunction Device. I have profiled some Users on the device's Address book with user codes. I also set up permitted features for copying, printing and scanning. Whenever I try to ...
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How to upload Lexmark network driver into Samba?

I have a Lexmark C950DE, i go to the Lexmark official website and get an huuuge executable (98Mo) then I run it. I set a CUPS printer with a raw queue, then share it with samba 3.6.6. It share ...
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Print Server, Drivers and pop-ups?

When sharing a bunch of printers from Windows Server's Print Server role, am I to install a special driver on the Print Server itself or same as the clients? One printer I share, it's driver shows a ...
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How to track print, scan and copy from a network printer?

I have recently installed a network printer in my office, which is accessible by all users in the network. I want to track the usages, and i know tracking copy is difficult, but at least i want to be ...
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Configure printer on WAN port

I have a network where router 1 is connected to Internet and has a network printer. Router 1 is a home router with default settings. A second router (router 2) is connected to router 1 on it's wan ...
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How can I get my printer to duplex on the long edge?

My HP Photosmart 6525 printer refuses to duplex on the long edge. Whenever it's asked to duplex, it duplexes along the short edge even if asked specifically to duplex on the long edge. I'm printing ...
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Removing KDE Printer Applet warnings, or removing a network printer locally without lpadmin

I'm in a company which has many many network printers that I can see, most of which I never use. I keep getting billions of annoying popups, very frequently, by KDE's Printer Applet: Printer ...
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Extend home network via wireless bridge

I'm trying to set things up so that devices can print wirelessly from anywhere in the house. However, they seem unable to find the network printer when connected to the downstairs access point. Any ...
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Printer “Windows Update” - Why always so slow?

In every version of Windows I've tested, when you click the "Update Windows" button, before adding a printer, it is always so slow to complete updating. Even if you have top-notch hardware and a super ...
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Can I connect a printer directly to a router and send prints through home Wi-Fi network?

I was looking for a good multifunction budget printer for home use. HP 1515 seems good, but it does not support Wi-Fi. This will be an issue if I need to send prints from my laptop. Can I connect ...
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shared W2003 Laserjet 4250 glitchy on 1 specific Win7 station

The LJ4250 is installed on a WinSvr2003 machine. No problems there or on any of the other W7 workstations. This process of installation has always worked. LJ4250 is somewhat dated, necessitating the ...
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Wrong printer adress in cups

I want to connect to my printer connected to a host in my local network running cups. I managed to add the printer via the webinterface. The printer was successfully located and listed in the add ...
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Get Network Printers From A Remote Computer

I am using this to attempt to get a list of printers on a remote computer: Get-WmiObject win32_printer -ComputerName "$oldPcName" The problem is I only get local printers, not those printers from ...
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How do I stop a printer from printing a cleaning page?

So I got an HP M451dn to replace an old P4014, which our office used for printing a number of things. Whenever we go to print a check, we have to switch the cartridge from standard toner to a MICR ...
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How to share local network printer over internet?

I want to share my office printer L555 Epson printer over internet[this is a network printer]. I know about Google cloud print, but that requires my pc turned on. Is there any way to share the printer ...
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Printer “Flapping” with CUPS

Using a brand new installation of Linux Mint 17.1, I've been trying to connect my workstation to the shared printers on my server. The workstation is using CUPS 7.2 and the server (Debian Wheezy) is ...
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I've installed the prnter using window 8 I now need to set up valid access. Where do I find the place to do this?

I have successfully installed my network printer using a laptop equipped with Windows 8. I not need to tell the installed printer who is using it. We have set up codes to track usage. I can't find ...
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connect a usb only printer to router without usb port via usb to ethernet adapter

I have cisco linksys router which does not have a usb port and a usb to ethernet adapter. When I am trying to connect the printer to the router using the adapter the router does not shows the device ...
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Unable to connect to networked printer

I am trying to connect from another computer on the network but i keep error message saying the user account doesn't have enough privileges despite not having changed any settings/passwords and other ...
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How do I view printers of other Windows user profiles?

As an admin, remote desktopped to a clients computer, how would I find out what their saved profile network printers are? Is this a registry entry I have to look for? Or is it saved in a specific ...
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Samsung printer successfully connected to wireless network but not pingable by client

I'd like to connect a printer to my wireless network which also serves three desktop client PCs. The only way to use the printer at the moment is to connect it directly to one of the clients via USB. ...
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Printing from HP printer in Excel with 2 trays

I am working in Excel 2013 and have an HP Officejet Pro X476dw printer. The issue that I am having is that when I select multiple worksheets to print, the first page is always printing from tray 1 and ...
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Can Office Network printed Documents be read by network admins?

If we print documents in an office network, are they stored somewhere on the servers or can network admins access those documents at some later point in time ?
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How to print to a home network printer?

I have a Windows 7 computer with a USB direct to a printer. I want my Surface Pro 3 (SP3) to be able to print to this printer over the network. The printer works from the computer that is directly ...
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How can I fix an old HP LaserJet 4050N?

I bought an HP LaserJet 4050N printer from Craigslist for really cheap. The guy who sold it said the only thing wrong with it was the network card, but now that I've been trying it out, I'm not so ...
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Copying Printer Shortcuts From Windows to Mac

All my school computers have a folder that has the drivers for each printer in the building. If I type up a project or essay on my Mac, I have to transfer the document from my Mac to the school ...
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Canon printer does not print over the network at times

We've been having this printing issue for the last two months where the printer stops taking prints over the network at a certain point. Each and every time we need to reset the printer by powering it ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8625 sends document to the printer, but doesn't print

We have an HP Officejet Pro 8620. It connects to the WiFi and we installed the driver on our Windows 8.1 x64 systems without any issues. However, when we try to print documents, even though it says ...
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Settings for printing remotely over the internet to HP Laserjet from one IP address

I'm trying to print from an Amazon/AWS EC2 instance running WinServer 2008 R2 to an HP Laserjet on our network. These are the steps taken so far: On EC2, the server services ‘LPR Port Monitor’ and ...
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send print command to printer using putty

I'm install a printer in my windows system. Printer name is "Star-TSP100-Cutter". Then Make it shared. Possible to take print a text file form another windows system. Now i installed putty in my ...
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net use \\server\printer_name does not show in Device and printer

I used the command net use \\server\printer_name To mount a cups shared printer into my client computer. This printer is visible with the command net use but still not visible neither in the ...
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Can't connect to shared network printer with new router

Recently, we got a new router for our home network. However, this seems to have caused problems with printing. We have one desktop computer, connected to the router via a ethernet cable, which our ...
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Is it possible to group cups print jobs so they will not be interrupted by other users print jobs?

I am working on printing very large images on a custom type printer, in linux, using cups. Because of memory limitations, the images are broken in chunks. Each chunk is sent to printer using ...
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Add Printer requires UAC to admin

I have several non-admin users on my Active Directory domain that need to be able to add printers without an admin entering their credentials at a UAC prompt. How do I use group policies to allow ...
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Cannot access print queue - Server side printing vs Local printing

Scenario : User works on a desk top that is locally configured and connected to Printer ‘A’. Any print given directly from the desk top like a word doc or email or a web page, prompts the printer ...
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Orphaned printers on Windows Server 2012R2

Somehow all my printers (which are shared) is missing on my server. If I click "Add a printer", then all my printers are shown even though they were deleted... I've tried to manually install one ...
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Printing to Canon Uniflow Printer; no error, but not printing

We've recently migrated to a Canon Uniflow follow-me print solution. When I try to print to this, from my machine it looks as if all's worked (i.e. a print dialogue pops up, I click OK, the sending to ...
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How do I enable 2-sided printing with a Xerox DocuCentre-II C3000 printer?

On Windows 8 installing the latest PCL (x64 / 64 bit) drivers from Xerox the '2 Sided Print' option only displays '1 Sided Print' despite this printer being capable of doing this.
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HP Photosmart7280 won't work on the wireless network, tho it has before

I've tried many ways to fix this problem, and as the cable receptacle doesn't work, I can't connect that way. ANy ideas? Computer is imac running 10.9.4
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Downloading Windows 7 HP Drivers (not through Windows Update)

We are setting up a print server with both x64 and x86 Windows 7 printer drivers. The server is x64 and we are installing all the drivers with x64 drivers there. Some of the x86 drivers need to be ...
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Adding a printer to a Printer Server on Windows Server 2003. Drivers are only obtainable on Windows 7

I'm trying to add a printer to the network on our printer server. The Printer in question is a HP ColorLaser Jet 2840 printer. Every single PC on the network is Windows 7, the drivers for the ...
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Seeing a message from CUPS “Attempting to set page size to letter is not allowed” on active print job, while printing on network badge printer

I have a CSS/HTML page that I am trying to print to a network badge printer. It is 300 dpi. I send a PNG (1016 x 642 pixels) and it prints badges just fine. However, when I try to print this html/CSS ...