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

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How can my Mac print to an HP network printer on another network segment?

I've got a network comprised of two segments: Segment 1: IP adresses xx.yy.178.n - my main segment which is connected to the internet via DSL Segment 2: IP adresses xx.yy.1.n - WLAN segment used for ...
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Would installing memory in my Samsung ML-2851ND Black and White laser make it print PDFs faster?

I've got a networked printer, a Samsung ML-2851ND, which I bought from NewEgg this most recent Black Friday. It's an awesome little printer -- small, fast, and inexpensive to operate. Perfect for ...
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Removing an unknown linux printer

Linux printing appeared to be working fine up until yesterday. Today typing lpq gives the following: lpq Printer 'sdst@other.domain' - cannot open connection - Connection timed out Make sure ...
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can't see/ping other PCs in wireless network

Network setup: telephone socket | |cable | ____|-------| |---------------| / : |ClientZ| |Wireless-Router|------------- : |_______| |_______________| ...
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How do I share a home printer under Windows if the computer is part of a domain?

I do have my work laptop at home and I want to share an USB printer in order to be able to print to it from my MacBook. Currently Windows 7 is refusing to share the printer because the computer is ...
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HP Photosmart C4780 doesn't feed the Paper

My photosmart wireless printer boots up fine but when I send it a job it attempts to 'grasp' at the paper in the tray and while it appears to catch the top sheet as normal at first, it only succeeds ...
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What is AirPrint and how is it different from existing network printing protocols?

I am about to buy a new printer and I want to buy network (WiFi) enabled printer. I've seen different models from different vendors - Some of the printers explicitly marked with AirPrint support. But ...
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Windows 7 HP Color Laserjet 1600 on home network doesn't print

I've got Windows 7 and shared printers in my homegroup which I can see in Windows Explorer. I've also installed the latest HP drivers. But whenever I try to print to the networked Laserjet on the ...
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Have OS X send wake on lan before printing to shared printer

I have a MacBook that prints to a shared Windows 7 printer. Sometimes the Windows machine is asleep, and the Mac will just queue up its print requests. I recently created a script to send a ...
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I can't get my Macbook Pro to print to an IP addressable printer

Running Macbook Pro OS X 10.6.3 Accessing an HP OfficeJet 5610 plugged in the USB port of a US Robotics router. I tried several combinations of: Protocol: Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) Line ...
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How can I make notepad printto not print binary under Windows Server 2008?

The following command works fine for the default printer on Windows Server 2008. notepad.exe /p "filename" However, it does not work properly when I modify it for a network printer, like this: ...
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Why are we having problems printing to our network printer?

(I hope this is the appropriate place to post this question.) At home, I've got 6 Windows machines (a mixture of Windows 7 and Vista) connected in a simple peer-to-peer network. A workgroup, in ...
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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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Windows 7 add printer, cancelled, but port still in use. How to remove?

I tried to add a network printer at www.xxx.yyy.zzz, but halfway it when it asked for a driver, I cancelled it because I do not have the driver at hand. Later when I try to add again, it tells me the ...
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Network printing — setting up and printing over network using Mac OS X

I've connected a USB printer to a Mac OS X (10.4) machine -- this computer is connected to a network with a registered IP address -- and enabled sharing through the System Preferences setting (under ...
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Print to a local Multi-Function Printer while connected to Office network with Remote Desktop

User trying to print locally to a Multi-Function Printer while connected to Office network with Remote Desktop (Windows 7) Local printer (MF device attached to LPT1) does not show up in list of ...
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Kyocera Mita 4030 problem printing envelopes

My Kyocera Mita 4030 network printer will not print envelopes. My operating system is Windows XP. I have tried to print envelopes from both Microsoft Word and WordPerfect 12, matching the printing ...
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Accessing Windows 7 Printer from Ubuntu Linux via LPR/LPD or Samba

I'm having difficulty printing from my Linux (Ubuntu 10.04) based PC to a printer connected to a Windows 7 machine. I was trying to connect using Samba (version 3.5.6) but this always brings up an ...
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Make default printer choice location aware, i.e. based on WiFi network, without Windows 7 Professional

I have two printers, one at work and one at home. I'd like Windows to make the appropriate printer the default printer based on what WiFi network I'm connected to or at least in range of (home or ...
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How do I set up HP LaserJet 4050 T and a Belkin Wireless N+ Router?

I have a HP LaserJet 4050 T and a Belkin Wireless N+ Router. I'd like to make my printer available on the network. I've looked at both HP's and Belkin's website, and I've not found the information I ...
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Using Zebra LP 2844-Z over the network

I am looking for a network-based label printer. I am looking at this Zebra LP-2844-Z printer. Unfortunately, it does not come with a network interface like the lower-end LP 2824 Plus. The ...
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What's the difference between 48-bit depth and 24-bit depth in a printer?

What's the difference between 48-bit depth and 24-bit depth in a printer? I'm about to purchase a printer but there is a little difference between two possible candidates. One has 48 bit depth, ...
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Mac remote desktop printing to local printer

I have a printer attached to a Mac mini who works locally. From the Mac I connect through remote desktop to a Windows Server 2003 and I want to be able to print from the remote computer to the locally ...
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How do I connect to a remote printer using IPP from Vista?

I am trying to connect to a remote printer using IPP protocol from a Vista machine. Can anyone point me to some instructions. IPP stands for Internet Printing Protocol - ...
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Print Dialog Box Slow to open

I have a client that we just migrated them from Server 2003 to Server 2008 and whenever they press the print button to open a print dialog box, it takes literally 30 seconds to open. They are using ...
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Local Port for network printer

I want to use a local port/ tcpip port for my network printer. But so far, have managed to set it up, but no matter what I did, was unable to even do a test print. below are my steps: 1)Local Port- ...
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Un-install network printer drivers from Windows 7 64 Home Premium

I recently bought a NAS device that has print server functionality through USB. The printer was already installed and fully working on another Windows XP box, set up that box to see the printer over ...
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Setting wireless printer (Epson SX210) up?

I'm having some problems with my new Epson SX210 All-in-one. It should have wifi-compatibility. However, there are no any kind of instructions for setting up the wifi sharing. I got the machine ...
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Installing network printer without user interaction

Can i install a network printer from a .BAT or some other automatic method?
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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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Printing to HP LaserJet from Mac Issue

I have a networked HP LJ 2100 that I can print from Windows with no problem. When I try to send print jobs from my Macbook Pro (just purchased new) to it, the printer starts spitting out pages and ...
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Printer installation

Scenario : Four PCs on LAN connected to each other. Printer (HP Laserjet 2100/M/TN with Parallel(LPT) Port and Rj45 female connector) directly connected to one of the PCs through Parallel ...
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How do I monitor network traffic for IPP (LPD/LPR)?

I'm writing an application that sends print jobs over IPP to an LPR print server. I need a way to monitor the traffic going between that server and my development box. Right now I'm just sending jobs ...
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How to print in Windows (Vista) using a different user?

Is it possible to print as different user in Windows (Vista) without switching user? I don't want to create profile for another user. (I need this because of some printers that are accessible only ...
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What should I install for my print server

I have two standard HP printers in my house - one downstairs, and one upstairs. There is a desktop computer by each of the printers - the upstairs one runs Ubuntu, and the downstairs one runs Windows ...
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Network printer's LCD display

I read on line that it is possible to change the LCD display of most printers by simply sending a TCP packet to it. I tried that, and It works. I have been wondering why printer's manufacturers have ...
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Can you print from a MS Remote Assistance session to your local printer?

Can you print from a MS Remote Assistance session to your local printer?
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what makes a printer a printer in a network?

I am scanning a network using nmap. I assume that this network has copy machines and printers with IP addresses. Is there a way I can differentiate the regular computers from the printers? nmap can ...
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Wireless USB Print Server for use with both Linux and Windows

I am looking for a wireless usb print server that will work with my netbook running ubuntu and my main pc running windows. There seems to be little information on anything that works with both ...
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Printer in a AD double side print problem

ive got a printer in my Active directory but its standard set to double sided printing but the problem is the printer doesnt support that so you have to switch it manualy Ive found the setting for ...
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How to configure a network printer using command prompt under Windows 7?

I have a network printer that is properly shared under Windows 7 on network with Windows 7 computers, but when configuring it in command prompt with: net use lpt1: \\zzzz\laser /persistent:yes then ...
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Driverless printer sharing on Windows

I have a printer hooked up to a computer running Windows XP. It prints fine from that computer, but I'd like to set up other computers (running Vista and 7) to print from it as well. I tried setting ...
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Networking: Adding specific route for printer, on Mac Connected to Two Networks

I have a Mac connected to two different networks (wireless en1 and ethernet en0 ). The ethernet network is the preferred (System Preferences->Set Service Order). I'd like to be able to print to a ...
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HP Officejet 7310 scan from network how to

Does anyone have an idea how to scan over a home network or have documentation about this? I can't find a good sollution. It's a Officejet 7310 All in ONE capable of network scanning and printing on ...
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Intermittent: XP & OS X can't access file share / printer on Windows 7 workgroup server

(Just documenting my experience for the benefit of the community / Google searchers experiencing the same issue.) Problem: In my house, I had a Windows XP computer that shared a printer and some ...
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HP OfficeJet driver for Windows 7

I'm trying to get a printer setup on a Windows 7 laptop. The printer is a network printer being shared from our desktop that is next to it. Under Add Printer in Win7, I can see the network printer ...
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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 ...
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HP LaserJet P4014 PCL6 Network Printer - Print Queue Stalls

I am connected to a HP LeserJet P4014 network printer in Windows 7. If I send multiple print jobs to the printer, say 3 single page prints from Word, the first page prints no problem at all but any ...
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Virtualbox share guest (windows xp) printer to host(linux)

I have a weird situation. I own a printer that has 0 support in linux, but of course, it works in windows. So I have installed VirtualBox 3.1.2 with guest additions to provide access to my usb ...
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Kyocera Mita KM-4030 Network Printer EXTREMELY slow to print from Windows 7

I have a network with 4 computers and 1 server. The server is running Windows 2008 x64 Standard (Domain Controller). IT IS NOT A PRINT SERVER. The four client computers print directly to the printer, ...