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Documents spool but don't print over network from Mac to Windows

I recently got a new MacBook Air with Mavericks 10.9.2. The printer I'm trying to print to is an HP LaserJet P1005 connected to a Windows XP laptop. When installing the printer, I used the 'Generic ...
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3answers
106 views

Making Win XP as future-proof as possible [closed]

So Win XP is finally going off life support. Unfortunately, the Print Shop I work for has equipment that requires XP (i.e. no drivers are supported in the newer OSes) We have upgraded most of our ...
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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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124 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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2answers
302 views

CP1515n printer prints images in color but text in greyscale

I am trying to diagnose an extremely strange problem. We have an HP Color Laserjet CP1515n network printer. We need to connect to it from 3 computers; 2 of the computers run XP, 1 runs Win7. The ...
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2answers
841 views

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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1answer
930 views

Is there a limit as to how many clients can use a shared printer shared from an XP workstation?

We have over 20 workstations using a shared printer on an XP workstation (not a server OS). Could the 10 inbound connection limit potentially cause problems here? Or does that only apply to shared ...
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1answer
140 views

Can't print to network printer from Windows shell

I have a networked printer (HP DeskJet 712C) that is shared via a Windows XP host. I'm able to print to the printer from applications such as Word, gVim, and Notepad, but when I try and print to it ...
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970 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
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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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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
257 views

HP 6L with JetDirect prints single line of garbage

I added an HP 6L with JetDirect (network printer) to Windows XP as a local printer and created a standard TCP/IP port with the IP address of the printer. I used HP > HP LaserJet 6L as the driver. ...
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1answer
423 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
565 views

HP 5200tn installation error with Windows XP

I have an HP LaserJet 5200tn printer. I successfully installed it using USB port and ran smoothly. I tried to use it as a network printer, plugged it to an Ethernet switch with one PC to examine the ...
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1answer
299 views

How to grant free access to network printer A while keeping access restrictions for network printer B

I have an Windows XP network with 2 printers, both of them connected to the same PC. I need the first printer to be freely available to all the network, that is: no user name, no password, no ...
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1answer
129 views

Giving a printer a more meaningful name

Is it possible in Windows XP SP2 to give your prinetr a friendly name? I print to 10 printers, all the names look the same and usually only one is working or not backed up at any one time.
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2answers
332 views

Printing command leads to crash

Every time I try and print a document the software I use crashes for some reason. I'm running Windows XP 64-bit Professional. I have a HP network printer and other computers can print fine, it's just ...
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1answer
1k views

How to troubleshoot a wireless printer

I have windows XP and I am trying to setup my new Epson NX420 wireless printer. I already have a wireless router set up and I am able to connect to the network from the printer after entering in the ...
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1answer
1k views

Installing a network printer twice with different settings

A Windows XP Professional client within a domain has a network printer (HP LaserJet 1320n) with a static IP installed. The employee told me that previously he had this printer effectively displayed ...
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1answer
333 views

Computer freezes for 30 seconds when print is clicked

I've just installed new printer drivers on 5 existing computers. For some reason, 4 of those 5 computers have not had a problem, you click print and it prints. However, the 1 remaining computer ...
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0answers
145 views

I can install a shared printer within a workgroup only using IP

Yesterday I faced a problem for the first time. I was working on a workgroup where all the clients have Windows XP Professional. I shared a printer on a client then followed the wizard to add this ...
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1answer
798 views

“Permission denied” when installing printer driver on Windows Server 2003 domain workstation

I have a Windows Server 2003 domain running with 30+ workstations. I have a couple of network printers that are on the AD. These are shared (everyone has print permissions). When I try to install a ...
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2answers
776 views

Windows printing: printer works locally, but over network it can't find driver

A friend has a Epson Stylus RX500 printer. She wants to share it between her WinXP desktop and her Win7 laptop. The printer is connected direct to her WinXP desktop, and she can print fine from ...
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1answer
758 views

Printer randomly going offline

I have 6 networked computers running Windows XP Pro, 2 of which have a Shinko CHC-S2145 attached and shared. The driver in use is v1.4 and, although I can't find reference to it on the website, was ...
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Network printer suddenly stopped working on one computer, even “Test page failed to print”

The network printer is working fine from the print spooler (Windows Server 2003) and other computers on the network. It's just one XP computer that is having a problem. The user was printing several ...