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

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Printer always offline

Since last week I began having problem with a wired network printer. My network is AT&T Uverse gateway -> pfSense box (set to DMZ plus on Uverse gateway) -> switch -> OpenWRT AP (bridged). The ...
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Is it possible to group cups print jobs so they will not be interrupted by other users print jobs?

I am working on printing very large images on a custom type printer, in linux, using cups. Because of memory limitations, the images are broken in chunks. Each chunk is sent to printer using ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Canon printer does not print over the network at times

We've been having this printing issue for the last two months where the printer stops taking prints over the network at a certain point. Each and every time we need to reset the printer by powering it ...
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Prevent Network Printers Automatically being added to 'Devices and Printers' in Windows 7

I think my question is a duplicate of this one, but the original question was never properly answered (the steps described are for Windows XP). I am aware of the option to "Turn off Network ...
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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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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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Copying Printer Shortcuts From Windows to Mac

All my school computers have a folder that has the drivers for each printer in the building. If I type up a project or essay on my Mac, I have to transfer the document from my Mac to the school ...
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Settings for printing remotely over the internet to HP Laserjet from one IP address

I'm trying to print from an Amazon/AWS EC2 instance running WinServer 2008 R2 to an HP Laserjet on our network. These are the steps taken so far: On EC2, the server services ‘LPR Port Monitor’ and ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8625 sends document to the printer, but doesn't print

We have an HP Officejet Pro 8620. It connects to the WiFi and we installed the driver on our Windows 8.1 x64 systems without any issues. However, when we try to print documents, even though it says ...
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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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send print command to printer using putty

I'm install a printer in my windows system. Printer name is "Star-TSP100-Cutter". Then Make it shared. Possible to take print a text file form another windows system. Now i installed putty in my ...
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net use \\server\printer_name does not show in Device and printer

I used the command net use \\server\printer_name To mount a cups shared printer into my client computer. This printer is visible with the command net use but still not visible neither in the ...
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Can't connect to shared network printer with new router

Recently, we got a new router for our home network. However, this seems to have caused problems with printing. We have one desktop computer, connected to the router via a ethernet cable, which our ...
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Add Printer requires UAC to admin

I have several non-admin users on my Active Directory domain that need to be able to add printers without an admin entering their credentials at a UAC prompt. How do I use group policies to allow ...
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Strange network quirk for ethernet-connected Brother DCP Printer, Buffalo Router (DD-WRT)

I have Brother DCP-7065DN all-in-one hooked up to my Buffalo WHR-G300N router, which is running a recent (though not quite latest) build of DD-WRT, using an ethernet connection. For computers ...
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Orphaned printers on Windows Server 2012R2

Somehow all my printers (which are shared) is missing on my server. If I click "Add a printer", then all my printers are shown even though they were deleted... I've tried to manually install one ...
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Cannot access print queue - Server side printing vs Local printing

Scenario : User works on a desk top that is locally configured and connected to Printer ‘A’. Any print given directly from the desk top like a word doc or email or a web page, prompts the printer ...
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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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Printing to Canon Uniflow Printer; no error, but not printing

We've recently migrated to a Canon Uniflow follow-me print solution. When I try to print to this, from my machine it looks as if all's worked (i.e. a print dialogue pops up, I click OK, the sending to ...
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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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How do I enable 2-sided printing with a Xerox DocuCentre-II C3000 printer?

On Windows 8 installing the latest PCL (x64 / 64 bit) drivers from Xerox the '2 Sided Print' option only displays '1 Sided Print' despite this printer being capable of doing this.
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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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HP Photosmart7280 won't work on the wireless network, tho it has before

I've tried many ways to fix this problem, and as the cable receptacle doesn't work, I can't connect that way. ANy ideas? Computer is imac running 10.9.4
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Adding a printer to a Printer Server on Windows Server 2003. Drivers are only obtainable on Windows 7

I'm trying to add a printer to the network on our printer server. The Printer in question is a HP ColorLaser Jet 2840 printer. Every single PC on the network is Windows 7, the drivers for the ...
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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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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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How to install Panasonic KX-FLB883 network printer on Ubuntu?

I have a Panasonic KX-FLB883 similar to this one on the Panasonic website and I am trying to install it on Ubuntu. The computer detects it but it asks me for a driver or PPD file and I can't seem 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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Cannot find network printer on Windows 8.1 desktop

I can't find my printer which is connected to our wireless network with Windows 8.1. I checked if Sharing was enabled in the Network configuration of my PC, the printer is on and connected and all ...
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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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how to manage or alert user that google print send in which type of paper with third party tools or g.p setting.?

with Google print we can define a printer on our smartphones or other systems. when I send the print to g.p the file uploaded to Google Docs and another day (tomorrow or next working day) when we ...
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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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Xerox D95 support on linux?

I failed to find any official or unofficial driver for this printer. Usually for my brother and canon printers i can get away by using a close model (e.g. using the driver for DCP-8060 to print on a ...
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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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How can I restore the network connection to my Epson SX235W?

My Epson SX235W has lost it's network connection for no apparent reason. The settings for my wireless network haven't changed - other wireless devices can still connect - and (as far as I can work ...
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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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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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control and manage order of files that google print sent

with Google print we can define a printer on our systems like smartphones or other systems. when I send the print to g.p the file uploaded to Google Docs and another day tomorrow or next working day ...
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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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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 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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Why can this one user not print to a printer that someone else in the same office can print to?

Ok, here's the details guys: I have 2 users in one room Hooked up to an Epson Printer. The printer is relatively old, old enough that it has to be plugged into the Old Printer port in a relay box ...
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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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Printing non-built-in font in dot-matrix printer

I have a problem with reporting software unable to print with specific font FIXEDSYS on dot-matrix printer Epson LQ2180. I also tried other fonts as well but there is no effect (the same font is ...
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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 ...