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Trouble with printer not doing anything

One particular computer seems to have lots of printer problems. Right now the Lexmark CX410de isn't printing. When you print something it appears to go through fine, nothing is stuck in the queue, but ...
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Vista VM cannot connect to printer shared from Win 7 VM - Error code 0x00000102

I'm running two OS's using Oracle VM Virtual Machine. One has Windows 7 Pro x64, the other Windows Vista Business x86. I have to try and connect a printer installed via USB and shared inside of the ...
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Shared printer refuses to work on Windows 7, but works on Windows 8

I've spent hours trying to get a Oki C8600 printer working using Windows printer sharing. Let's call the three computers involved the following: WinXPserver - The Oki printer is connected to this ...
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1answer
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Can I view print job history on a shared network printer?

I have a printer that is shared over my network from my Windows 7 PC. Several other computers in the network print to it, and I would like to be able to go back and see what they've printed. I know ...
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1answer
46 views

Printer properties of network printer (SAMBA) takes a long time to load on Windows 7

Whenever I open the printer properties of a shared SAMBA printer (to change the paper size, orientation, print quality, etc.) the dialog box takes a long time (approx. 1~2 second "choking" delay) to ...
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When printing to Dell 5130cdn, document shows up on LCD screen but nothing prints

I have a user who is unable to print to a Dell 5130cdn. When she tries to, the name of the document will show up on the LCD screen and the rollers will start spinning as if it is going to print, but ...
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0answers
31 views

Wired network printer works perfectly on one computer but has printing problems with the second computer

I have two new computers (one 6 mo old w/ Win 7 Pro, the other 2 weeks old w/ Win7 Home). A linksys E2500 router connects the two computers on a wired Homegroup LAN. I connected an HP Officejet Pro ...
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135 views

Windows 7 IPP printing slow - several printers on same IPP server

I manage a university network where several printing queues are defined on a Cups server (protocol : IPP). Our client computers are Windows 7 Pro workstations. We observed that more we configure print ...
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57 views

An extremely strange phenomenon

Today i experienced a rather strange phenomenon. There may of been a simple reason behind it but i can't seem to graph it, i am hoping someone else can pinpoint the cause of this. Initially i planned ...
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1answer
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How to add a network (IP) printer using command line or a script?

My company will be deploying a bunch of laptops that will be used during a seminar for people to sign up for services on our website. At the end of the signup process they will need to print out a ...
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1answer
134 views

Setup daily printing quota

Is there a way to enforce daily printing quota on a PC on a shared printer network. The OS on the PCs are either WinXP or Win7.
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1answer
851 views

Sharp MX-4101N MFP for 64-bit

I am having absolutely no luck getting the Sharp MX-4101N network printer drivers to work on 64-bit operating systems (Windows 7 and Windows 8). I had already installed some Windows 7 32-bit ...
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2answers
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How to backup printers driver?

As a network administrator I sometimes have to do a clean windows install on a system and I want to know if there is a way to backup up printers driver that were installed in on old version of windows ...
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0answers
95 views

On Windows 7, is there a way to map a printer such that it is available for all sessions?

While logged in as the normal console session user (i.e. no elevated privileges) I can start a custom Windows application the normal way, and I can send a file to a printer by pressing a print button ...
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2answers
30 views

Allowing LAN users to send requests to a printer

I have a Xerox Phaser3500N printer. I have connected it to my PC using a USB cable. I now want users on my LAN to to be able to send print jobs to this printer via my machine. How can I set this up?
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1answer
84 views

use linux printer configuration in windows

I'm having the following problem: I have a ubuntu 12.04 lts machine and a network printer. The network printer is correctly configured in ubuntu, so I can print from my ubuntu machine. Furthermore I ...
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0answers
136 views

Paper size in paper setup of Excel 2010 grayed out

i have a workstation with a network printer installed that i use to RDP to another machine. while the printer works fine on the host, within the RDP session the redirected printer seems to gray out ...
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1answer
6k views

How do I use Brother software to scan to Email?

I have a Brother MFC 6490CW and we recently installed the software for it on Windows 7. Before it automatically opened Outlook 2010 when we told it to scan to an email because it was the default mail ...
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3answers
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How to connect to network printer with Windows 7

Network printer is legacy HP LaserJet 6MP, plugged into a Windows XP workstation that is acting as our network share and the gateway to our shared storage devices. Others @ office are using the ...
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1answer
98 views

Windows 7 Network printer is not saved

I installed a samsung clx printer, connected it to my switch. I set the printer to have static ip, all definitions are OK. On windows i go to "Device and printers" and click "Add a printer" After it ...
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2answers
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Which remote printing protocol to use?

My network-enabled printer supports several network printing protocols: LPR/LPD - The "traditional" unix printing protocol "Raw" TCP/IP printing IPP WSD In addition, several network discovery ...
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1answer
1k views

Cannot access network printer from windows 7 PCs

We have several printers in the office - 2 are connected to the network via ethernet cables, and another is connected to our "server" (which is actually a Windows XP machine). The problem is that none ...
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1answer
119 views

Installing driver 32bit on win7 64bit [closed]

I need to get to work network scanner, printing already works via drivers from canon site, I installed scangear toll as well but when I add scanner from control panel it's not showing canon printer ...
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1answer
130 views

Remote Desktop Printing

I use Remote Desktop with a VPN to my office. Sometimes I want to print documents created on the office machine to my remote location printer. The printer is a new Canon wireless unit. I checked the ...
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7answers
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Windows refuses to believe printer is online unless I delete and re-add it

I have a Canon MP560. It is online, in the sense that I can connect to its internal web server. If I delete and reinstall it, Windows (Windows 7) will then recognize it. In all other cases, ...
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1answer
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Remote desktop connection to network printer

I'm trying to print a document from a remote WinXP machine to a network printer I use on a local Win7 machine using Remote Desktop. The network printer does not appear in the list of those available ...
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2answers
543 views

Windows 7, Printer is unavailable until PC reboot

We are having a problem that I haven't seen before and can find no answers to online. A desktop running Windows 7 is unable to print using network printers. When the user tries, no matter what ...
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1answer
104 views

Printer Drivers on a Server

It's a query more than a problem. As we know Windows Update houses lots of drivers for Printers by default, and when adding a local printer, you can merely select from that list, point it to an TCP/IP ...
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1answer
768 views

Windows 7 computer doesn't see wireless printer unless router is rebooted

I have a Dell laptop running Windows 7. It is directly connected to a Zhone combination DSL modem/router. I also have an Epson all-in-one printer connected wirelessly to the router. Most of the time ...
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2answers
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Unable to remove network printers via script in Windows 7

I've tried removing several network printers via rundll32 printui.dll, PrintUIEntry /dn /dd /q /n \\SERVER\PRINTER also tried the /dl but nada and WSHNetwork.RemovePrinterConnection ...
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1answer
74 views

Driver for shared network printer

I have a printer installed on Windows XP PC and this PC also connects to a network that all other clients have Windows 7. Do I have to install Windows 7 driver of this printer on XP PC to have access ...
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1answer
2k views

Display print 'File Sent to Printer' message

I recently reinstalled Windows 7, and not when a user prints, it doesn't display the notification that the document has been sent to printer. This message is important because when they don't see it, ...
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1answer
849 views

PowerShell script to re-install printer, set to default if it was default

We have a printer at work that is giving us problems. We have tried a few different solutions but when a user goes to print to this printer Windows 7 will sometimes display something like: Windows ...
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5answers
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Windows 7 file and printer sharing doesnt work for me

Until a few days ago I hadn't had any problems, but now I can't use file and printer sharing in Windows 7 but everyone else on the network can. It is possible I installed some program that made a ...
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1answer
5k views

How to flush printer queue via command line on Windows 7?

How can I flush the printer queue with cmd.exe on Windows 7?
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3answers
5k views

Scanning a document: device not ready error

I recently bought a Samsung SCX-4623F Printer-Copier-Scanner-Fax machine. Printing and copying work fine, but I have been unable to scan anything with it. The device is connected to a PC running ...
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3answers
783 views

Which network drivers to install in which workstations of workgroup with different operating systems?

A network of 8 Windows workgroups contains workstations with MS Windows 98 32 bit MS Windows Vista 32 bit MS Windows 7 32 bit MS Windows 7 64 bit MS Windows XP SP3 32 bit MS Windows XP SP 3 64 ...
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4answers
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Why am I not able to print to a LaserJet 4250, but others can?

We've got an HP LaserJet 4250 network enabled printer on our network. I normally can print to it, as can anyone else in our office. For some reason I can't print to it now. It appears, to my PC, to ...
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1answer
216 views

Sharing Canon Inkjet IP4000

Let me first start by acknowledging that this question has been asked in very similar ways previously, I am aware of them but none of them have been resolved in a way that's relevant to me or that I ...
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0answers
669 views

Samsung ML-2850 Series Printer & Win 7 - Miscellaneous and Vague Errors

I could bore you all to tears with an elaborate story of my hardships, but here's the deal: Small office (15 users) Windows 7 Professional Samsumg ML-2850 Series Printer Printer shared on a server ...
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0answers
315 views

Windows 7 will not release ports until printer is uninstalled

I have Windows 7 installed on about 45 PCs, and about twice a week this happens to someone. The symptom people come to me with is that they suddenly cannot print to one of their printers. If it's ...
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1answer
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How can I provide a local alternate name for a printer in Windows 7?

On my work network, each of the printers has a very generic name, the only unique part consisting of a number at the end of the printer name. Is there a way to allow me to provide a local name or ...
2
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1answer
431 views

Share printer with Win XP server and Win 7 client

I have a 32 bit Windows XP computer with a installed Epson R200 printer. I shared this printer and want to use it with a 64 bit Windows 7 system, now. But the problem is, that the Windows 7 client ...
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2answers
3k views

Finding the necessary details to add a network printer(DNSSD) in Windows 7

I'm a Linux user who is rather ignorant about Windows. We have a printer at work that is connected directly to the network. It has its own IP address and isn't configured as a printer share on some ...
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1answer
816 views

Oki Microline 320 printer + network print queues + windows 7

We have a Ubuntu database server with raw print queues for multiple connected dot matrix printers (Oki Microlines) Our software maps these print queues to networked printers installed on the local ...
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2answers
3k views

Printer shared via Windows 7 Homegroup still requires authentication

Printing from a netbook to a shared printer attached to a desktop fails silently. The desktop is running Windows 7 Professional (64-bit), and the netbook is running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit). ...
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2answers
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Network printer connection issues with different subnet on Win 7 Pro?

So we have a mixed node set on our network with Win XP Pro, Win 7 Pro, Ubuntu 11.04, Win 2k3 Server Std, etc all within in an Active Directory Environment. We also have network printers that are ...
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0answers
1k views

HP Laserjet 1300n standalone drivers for Win7 64bit, copy from windows update

I've just got a new laptop with Windows 7 64bit. I share my printers out from a CUPS server and under Windows XP it was easy to connect to my shared printers. I would just navigate to \\server and all ...
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How to rename network printer on Windows 7?

This question is similar to How do you rename a printer device in Windows 7 64 bit, except the answers there do not work, and I'll provide more information. This is a home network, not a domain. I ...
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5answers
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IPP Printing from Windows 7 Ultimate

I have network IPP working on Ubuntu and Windows XP. On my Windows 7 instance, it refuses to acknowledge the remote server connection. Can anyone suggest how to configure this correctly? My install ...