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

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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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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 ...
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HP Laserjet network printing problems

I have the excellent HP Laserjet 1536dnf printer MFP in my office, and recently decided to order another one for my little network at home. The new one is experiencing problems, however, and when I ...
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Windows 7 Printer driver not installed

Im running windows 7 32 bit, trying to install a driver and i get an error saying " Printer driver was not installed. Operation could not be completed (error 0x0000001e).
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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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How to log which process is printing?

I have Windows 2008 R2 server which has an Epson Docket Printer driver installed on it. The server is running Remote Desktop Services, and mostly runs point of sale terminals who are using Epson ...
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Printing from Centos (CUPS) to a windows print server over HTTPS takes forever

I have a Centos server setup up to print to a Windows server 2012 (though version may not matter) across the internet. When I use HTTP to make the IPP call the process is nearly instant and works ...
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cannot get Mac to do dns-sd to CUPS print queue

I'm trying to create DNS records so that Macs on our network can auto-detect available printers via dns-sd (broadcast alone isn't an option due to our WAN environment) If I manually "Add" the CUPS ...
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Printer unable to use Gmail SMTP server

I've been following this Google Apps support page to be able to set up scan-to-email using the Gmail SMTP server. The printer is a Samsung CLX-6260 FW. I've configured it with the following ...
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Use wifi for internet but access a printer over ethernet

In my office I have a Wifi connection and a LAN connection the printers are connected via LAN. LAN and Wifi both have internet but the LAN internet is slower. I want to use internet through Wifi but ...
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My network printer isn't being discovered by other PCs

My Canon LBP 800 is successfully installed on the print server, and prints as a local printer, but 'add printer' on the other PCs will go through the motions yet the printer does not appear on the '...
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Printer added to cups, but can't see it on the printing dialog

I have a Debian server and a Debian laptop, and I'm trying to use a cups server to print pages from all my home computers. So I added the printer to the server's cups successfully with the correct ...
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Intercept and modify print jobs

I need to apply some modifications (mostly replace some text a la s/foo/bar/) to everything that gets printed from a specific Windows application. My guess is that most of the building blocks that can ...
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Ubuntu CUPS printing

I've been fiddling with the for the whole day and couldn't figure out what the problem is due to my lack of knowledge about Ubuntu. It all started with me trying to set up a network printer in the ...
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Network printer prints gibberish

Throughout the day my network printer spits out a page that has a single line of characters at the top of the page. I used the navigator on the printer to pull up the print history and for all the ...
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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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How to calculate the StartTime / UntilTime parameter using Get-Printer in Powershell?

I have an printer setup using the GUI and set the printer availabilty from 18:40 until 3:00 As well i got the PS command "Get-Printer Printer1 | format-list" The result of the command puts out: ...
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How to add network printer remotely without knowing the IP?

Assume your friend from over 100km away asked you to add a network printer to his computer since you're so tech savvy. How would you add network printer remotely in this case? You would need: 0. ...
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Canon LBP-810 in modern os

I have an old but working printer (Canon LBP-810 LPT+USB). Is there a way to use it in windows 8.1? I can connect it to my laptop and install any Linux distribution, but I want to print to it from my ...
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Network printer - can each computer connect directly to the printer?

Our printer died, and we ordered a new printer, a network printer this time. The previous one was connected via USB to one Windows computer, and the other computers could print using the shared ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I install HP network printer in Windows 8?

I have an old HP LaserJet printer connected to the home LAN, which I would like to use over the Jet Direct protocol. How can I connect it to a Windows 8 device? Windows now seems to only allow to ...
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Network printer randomly printing html headers at night while lab is closed - how to trace/stop?

I administrate a computer lab with 6 computers and a printer. The computers are connected to the HP Laserjet CP2025 printer via TCP/IP. Sometime during the night after I shut physical access to the ...
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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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A Printer that has multiple MAC Addresses?

I have a Lexmark printer that for some reason shows multiple MAC addresses when its connected to a switch. Thats so weird. Anybody had the same problem? How can I solve it and how come it has ...
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Is there a need to install print server services on Windows 2012 if the printer will be shared? [closed]

We currently have a Windows 2012 server connected to a network printer and we would like to have centralized management of the printer rather than installing it on each workstation. As this is a ...
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Printing problems with libreoffice and (remote) cups server

we have cups running on an ubuntu server managing all printing jobs. on the ubuntu clients the server is set in client.conf Printing works from every tested program, but not from libreoffice. (tested ...
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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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Unable to print to print using CUPS on Xerox WorkCentre 5755 from Solaris

I am trying to print on network printer Xerox WorkCentre 5755 from Solaris with CUPS 1.4.5 installed. Due to lack of any Solaris related information I have set the printer up with manufacturer ...
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How can I add a Bonjour printer manually or via a different protocol in OSX?

There are 6 macs on my home network, 2 of them on Mavericks. The 10.9 macs cannot see my cannon MG5200 that is connected to the router via WiFi but the others can. I experienced this problem with my ...
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Print leaves queue but does not physically print

I am printing from Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) through a TCP/IP printer which is hosted on Windows 8.1 (64-bit). The remote network is connected to use with VPN. The problem is that the print ...
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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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Is there any printing app for ios that supports Hp laserjet 4050 N Series [closed]

Is there any printing app for ios that supports hp laserjet 4050 N series. I tried printer pro but when i print a test page a message says on the screen of the printer saying "chosen language not ...
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Network Printer shows as “Offline” in Windows 8.1

Driver is installed, printer is OK and printing. Then after some reboots, the printer is shown as offline, or does not print, in Windows 8.1 Only returns if reinstall it or NET STOP SPOOLER NET ...
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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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Testing IPP Printing with ipptool

I'm trying to send an IPP print job using the ipptool. Using the sample .test files, I can send commands to the printer, but I am unable to successfully use the print-job.test file. Here's an example ...
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Adding a Printer to my Print Server Failing

So, on the Windows Server page I read the following. Step 4: Add Network Printers Automatically Print Management (Printmanagement.msc) can automatically detect all the printers that are ...
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No job routing in cups

I have just bought a new printer Lexmark C950de and i have instal a hardisk of 320 GB in it. I have in the past configure printer HP to do job storage from cups but now on Lexmark printer, i don't ...
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route print jobs to different printers based on page count

Is it possible to route any job X pages and under to Printer A, and have any documents over X pages go to Printer B? Preferably at the workstation itself, and not at the router/network level. ...
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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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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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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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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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Lock out TCP/IP Printer with username/password?

Is there a method for ensuring people do not print to a TCP/IP based printer that shouldn't be? I am assuming that I only have control over a few computers, but the small group of us needs access to a ...
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Printer driver will not work under Linux

I am attempting to use a Ricoh Aficio MP 2000 printer on Kubuntu 13.04, to no avail. It sees the printer (and other printers) and can print successfully to other printers, including another Ricoh ...
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Why can't I map a network drive if I can ping the server?

I have a server running Windows 2003 R2 SP2. I can ping it from any computer on the network. My problem is that it acts as a file and print server, but none of the other computers on the network can ...