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

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TextPad printing to incorrect printer

I have tried to find an answer on Google, and searched SU, but have not found anything on this particular issue. I Looked for a setting in the TextPad menu and didn't see anything that seemed ...
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Second WAN/LAN in office, want to share printers between them

My business is growing so I've decided to purchase a second DSL line, to separate two departments to allow for more bandwidth usage. Previously I had a network printer that served both departments. ...
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Printer - can't access through Centreware Internet Services

We have three network printers (Xerox WC 7125). We also have YSoft SafeQ installed on our server (we add new printer for our users by always entering the same IP - server's). Two of printers are fine, ...
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Large documents spool, but don't print

Well - essentially I have a network printer on a Std. TCP/IP port which has been working flawlessly for the last 6 months or so. Recently though it's been (randomly) failing when trying to print large ...
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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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How to connect computers to a network printer behind a router?

General question: How to connect computers to an IP printer behind a router? Particular question: How to connect C-1 and C-2 to PRI? What? Where? [ISP] | | ...
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CUPS server taking a long time to print certain jobs

I have a CUPS server set up, to which Windows machines can print. Everything seems to work well (Microsoft Office and some other programs I've tried), except for Adobe Acrobat Pro. It takes a long ...
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How do printers receive documents from computers? Internal Queueing?

I have had trouble finding any actual information of how printers actually handle printing data. All OSes as far as I know have a "print queue" which seemingly buffers printed documents out to the ...
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Sometimes need to turn printer on/off to process print queue?

I've got a rather annoying problem. Our laser printer at work (HP CP3525) will only print one document at a time. After that, it needs to be turned on/off to process the next document in the queue. ...
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Send Email through sanono machine

I have canon advance running advance c5045 machine I'm try to setup my machine to send copy of scanning items through my gmail account. suppose when i scan any file and click send items through ...
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How-To Build a Printer Setup

My Current Printer Photosmart C3100, with a inbult scanner. I plan on upgrading it. I want to build a Printer Setup. Something I can attach to the printer, via thin pipes or tubes to the Ink ...
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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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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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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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Panasonic DP-3030 not connecting to Macs

Alright, I have been trying for a couple of days to set up the Macbooks in our office to our Panasonic DP-3030 printer, with little to no success. The printer is hooked up to our network and has its ...
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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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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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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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Print server for Xerox 5016

What print server is compatible with Xerox WorkCentre 5016 ? So far I found an Edimax PS-1206U but this Xerox model is not listed as supported. Printing is the most important thing that I want to ...
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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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Printer is connected and online, but can't print

I'm on a Toshiba Satellite Laptop with a Brother printer, I have successfully connected the two and the printer shows up online in my "printers" selection page. My whole family also uses the printer ...
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A network printer sometimes prints white paper – how can I find out which computer is using it?

I have a room full of computers and just one printer. Sometimes the printer prints white paper and I would like to know from what computer that is coming. Is it possible to know?
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Why can't print to a network printer?

In the office we have a Canon MF4570dn printer connected through a switch to the LAN. At the same switch there is a computer running Vista which regularly prints to this printer. In the past, I was ...
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How to enter dollar symbol in HP Officejet 4500 Wireless?

I recently bought the HP Officejet 4500 Wirless Printer. I'm trying to connect it to my wireless network but I'm unable to enter a dollar symbol which I need for my password. Does anyone know how I ...
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General Network construction

Im looking for some guidance in creating a home network from someone with some time and patience. It would be much appreciated. I currently have the following materials... Server with OS windows ...
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Assign IP address to a Virtual Printer

Is it possible to assign an IP to a virtual PDF Printer? Is there any Virtual printer software that automatically can do this?
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Windows: Add samba printer at each logon

All, I currently have a samba printer shared at \\%ServerIP%\Printer1 which requires credentials to connect. Users can easily add the printer with the printer wizard. However, the printer will stop ...
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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 ...
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Using a label printer on a print server and the print constantly comes out microscopic.

I am using a StarTech print server. I have tried using both Dymo LabelWriter 400 and a SII SLP 400 with the same result. It prints microscopic(Totally unreadable). I've tried everything I can think ...
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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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How change printer IP address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How restore ip in the HP printer? I have a HP Office Jet Pro 8000 A809 which have 192.168.0.150 IP, but I change the gateway to 192.168.1.1 so the printer should have ...
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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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Wireless printer going offline upon entering power save mode

I recently bought a printer, a Samsung ML1865W wireless laser printer. It works very well, wirelessly until after a while, it goes to power save mode when the printer goes offline. I then cannot ...
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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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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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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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Make Sending Alternate Username to Printer Queue Permenant

I am currently having trouble to print file to a userid protected network printer. The problem is that my username is not what they want. Well, I can print files from terminal: lpr -p [printer name] ...
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CUPS as a single printer for network pdf printing

I have some equipment which has the option to print the results of a run, to a networked printer; however the only option provided to configure the printer is IP/port. Presumably this is OK if ...
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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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OSX - Toubleshooting WiFi Scanner/Printer

My Brother MFC-J410W Scanner/Printer used to work fine with my MacBook Pro for both scanning and printing. Originally, the printer was detected automatically by OSX (Snow Leopard) with no special ...
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“file sharing” vs “File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks”

What's the difference between "file sharing" (first image) and "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks" (second image) ? Initially I thought they were the same thing - just a different ...
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how to print on an ethernet printer over the internet

I have a speedport w920v router and I have connected an ethernet printer to it. I have also forwarded the correct port to the ip address of the printer and I can ping the IP address but I can't ...
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How can I share a printer in Windows over a MiFi router?

We're running an event in a couple of weeks and will need to set up a small ad hoc office. We're planning on using a MiFi for our light internet use (mostly email and updating the event's website). If ...
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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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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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Best Solution for a Printer Specifically for Visitors

In our conference room there isn't much space for cabling all we have is easy access to ethernet ports. The HP printer is not wireless. I was wondering what the best discrete solution would be other ...
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Motorola SBG6850 / Linksys WRT54G network problem

I am trying to resolve issues with connecting my desktop and LAN capable printer to my network. I recently upgrade to the Motorola Cable Modem Gateway SBG6580 and have TWC coming into it, this works ...
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Why does a Remote Desktop Redirected Printer Doc appear every time I connect to Windows Server 2003 SBS?

I've run into a weird, persistent issue regarding a remote desktop connection. Every time I successfully log into a server running Windows Server 2003 SBS, without taking any further action, after a ...
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Why does my Xerox network laser printer silently fail to print some documents?

I've recently encountered a mysterious problem with my Xerox Phaser 6180N networked colour laser printer in which certain documents fail to print from Microsoft Word. When the problem appears the ...
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osx change printer ip address without adding new printer

Is there a way to change a printer's IP address in OSX (Lion) without having to add a new printer? I did find Printer IP Remedy, but was curious if there was an 'official' method.