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

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Make a remote printer available as a local printer - Google Cloud Print or Remote Printing without Dialogue box

I want to send a print job to a remote printer in an office in another city. I can achieve this using Google Cloud Print. However, every time I print I have to select my printer from the Google Cloud ...
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When two users try to send data to a printer

I have printer server I all user that send print request to this server so I want to know the source of each request that comes to my server and by the way my server OS is Microsoft Windows 7. For ...
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Print option for rotate 180° even pages only on Mac

I'm trying to print an horizontal Pages document (double-sided) or a PDF, but the even pages are always upside down. How can I set my HP LaserJet 2600n printer to print horizontal documents correctly? ...
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How to cancel all jobs from printer

We have network printer printing through a server, but some times some user tries to print the job locally instead of using the print server. In case the localy printed job is wrong or incompatible ...
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Constant flow of SMB packets

My Windows 8 computer (192.168.1.105) is constantly trying to communicate to my Raspberry LAN SMB server (192.168.1.150)(which has a printer plugged in). And I'm seeing the following block of packets ...
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How to change name showing up in print dialog for a shared printer

I recently added a shared printer to my system. Sharing is accomplished via my Homegroup in Windows 8. When I look at the printer in the Devices and Printers, the printer name shows up as "Samsung ...
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Printer driver needs to be installed on every reboot

Currently I have a Dell 1815n MFP printer to which is connected to my network via ethernet and a router to which the rest of my computers are attached to as well. I can install the printer fine by ...
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Different printing options for one network printer

We got a Canon MF6180dw multifunctional printer at the office. It is connected to the network through a LAN cable. Everything is working properly, but we don't want to change the printing options ...
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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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HP Printer MFP M880 randomly prints blank pages

I have two of these HP Color Laserjet Flow M880 printers in my office network. One of these units wakes up at random intervals and prints one line of random gibberish followed by blank pages. This ...
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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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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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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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How to share Xerox Workcenter driver with Samba?

I have a Xerox Workcenter. I would like to share its driver throught Samba and CUPS. The problem is that the drivers are delivered using a executable file that does not enable to exctract the ...
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Setting Up HP Designjet 450C On Network

I am looking for a way to setup a HP DesignJet 450C Plotter on a network so I can print from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 os'. My biggest issue is I do not see it appearing as listed in my router ...
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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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Windows refuses to believe printer is online unless I delete and re-add it

I have a Canon MP560. It is online, in the sense that I can connect to its internal web server. If I delete and reinstall it, Windows (Windows 7) will then recognize it. In all other cases, ...
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How to reset the Secure Function for Brother DCP 9020 CDW

I have a Brother DCP 9020CDW has been locked with the function lock and I do not have the password. The interface is different than for the MFC-9560-CDW. So this answer to a similar question doesn't ...
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Printer unable to print “blank pages”

I'm using Xerox DocuPrint CP305 d. For some reason, I'm unable to get "blank files" printed. If there are contents within the file —e.g. the word "test", or even just a blank space ...
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What IP address is a Linux printer queue going to?

I can get a list of printer queues with the lpstat command. How can I examine these queues to find out the IP addresses of the printers that they are going to?
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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 connect my HP Printer to my WiFi without WPS

I have a new HP printer WiFi-enabled. Model: LaserJet Pro MFP M125nw This printer has a configuration screen for network. It required me to use either WPS pushbutton or WPS PIN. But my router does ...
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Install printer driver for a wireless Canon Pixma MX340 on Fedora 21

How do I install and configure a wireless Canon printer on Fedora - specifically a PIXMA MX340 on Fedora 21? I've searched around and found that Canon provide RPMs for this printer but they're very ...
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cups-pdf prints anonymously, how to print as user?

On a RHEL 5.0, i installed cups-pdf package from epel, then i get the Cups-PDF printer, as indicated there http://www.commentcamarche.net/faq/32427-cups-pdf-pour-les-machines-windows (so HP/HP ...
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HPLIP broken with Acroread, or broken in general?

A HP printer that worked perfectly fine with acroread previously on the same system has stopped working when using acroread. Gentoo stable, running 3.18.11. Printer: HP Officejet Pro 8100 connected ...
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Windows printer doesn't show up, how to remove driver

I have a networked windows printer that I first tried to install in windows 7 with a 64bit driver wich was wrong, now the printer always results in an error trying to install it 0x00000c1 more or less ...
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Network printer loses connection, but not its fault

tl;dr: What could cause a network printer to lose its connection besides the printer or router or cable between them? I have had a Canon wired network laser printer for years with no issues, but ...
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Computer losing connection to shared Dot Matrix Printer

So, I have an OKI ML 5520 dot matrix printer connected via USB to a computer running Windows 7. I also have a server running Windows Server 2012. On the Windows 7 computer I have shared the printer ...
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Printing problems from Vista laptop to network HP OfficeJet 8500A

I have a network with some computers connected to it; one of those machines is a laptop running Vista. When I try to print from this laptop the documents just seem to pile up in the spool directory ...
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Printer firmware issue?

I think this is the right place for printer related questions. I have a network connected HP Officejet Pro X476dw MFP printer. A little over a week ago it starts acting *funnier than usual * after ...
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Unable to install Canon Pixma MG3250 printer drivers in Windows 8.1

When I install the drivers, I get an driver installation failed error message. The network tool finds the printer, but there is no driver. The printer can print from another Windows 7 machine, so ...
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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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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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Windows shared printer reprints jobs from the day before

I have two PCs here, one of which, PC1, runs Windows 7 Pro and shares a Samsung ML-1660 Series printer (\PC1\Samsung). The other PC, PC2, is running Windows XP Pro and has installed the shared ...
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MFC-J825DW printer doesn't accept the correct router password that works for computers

I try to enable WLAN (wireless), it finds my router network, but the password that works for all my other devices doesn't work for the printer. I tried several times, and I know the password is ...
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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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Print Spooler uses 50% CPU power and hangs, cannot print, Server 2012

We are having the same reoccurring problem at our company with the print spooler on Windows Server 2012, namely that it's consuming a constant 50% CPU power and we cannot print, accessing the list of ...
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Can't reliably ping network printer

Very strange problem with a networked Brother MFC9140-CDN printer. Some PCs on the network can reliably ping the printer which is on 10.0.0.203, however the majority of PCs sometimes get a response ...
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How to configure User access while printing from an workstation to an MFD

I have a Ricoh Multifunction Device. I have profiled some Users on the device's Address book with user codes. I also set up permitted features for copying, printing and scanning. Whenever I try to ...
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Add network printer as a local printer

I want to add a network printer as a shared printer. I am following the following instructions: Click Start > Devices and Printers. Click Add a Printer on the top. Select Add a local printer. Select ...
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Get Network Printers From A Remote Computer

I am using this to attempt to get a list of printers on a remote computer: Get-WmiObject win32_printer -ComputerName "$oldPcName" The problem is I only get local printers, not those printers from ...
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Connect a computer to the same printer via a direct USB connection and a network connection simultaneously?

Can I connect a computer to the same printer via a direct USB connection and a network connection simultaneously? The idea behind is that while I work from home and am connected to my work via VPN, I ...
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Access my home network printer while I am using VPN to connect to work

When I work from home, I am connected to the resources in my company via VPN. In my home network there is a network printer in the same local network. The problem is that when I open VPN to my ...
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Restricting certain printers to certain programs

At my place of business, we use desktop PCs as Point-of-Sale units as well as workstations. We have two networked laser printers (standard letter size) in the office as well as receipt printers at ...
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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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get the IP address of USB device in Linux

is it possible to get the IP address of a device connected via USB? The device in question is a wireless printer, its connect via USB and WiFi, the printer is assigned an IP address and its displayed ...
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Computer prints blank pages before and after content

This would seem like a pretty simple question but I have exhausted every idea I can come up with. I bought a brand new Dell Latitude E5410 not too long ago with Windows 7 OS. I installed office 2010 ...
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Windows 7 file and printer sharing doesnt work for me

Until a few days ago I hadn't had any problems, but now I can't use file and printer sharing in Windows 7 but everyone else on the network can. It is possible I installed some program that made a ...
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Confirmation before every print-out on HP Color LaserJet 3550 / Windows Server

A customer is experiencing this problem: There is a HP Color LaserJet 3550 (usb-)connected to a HP Jetdirect 3700 network printing server. The printing server is connected to a network switch. ...
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How to get printer IP addresses via the command line in Linux?

I’m trying to create a script to get all the IP address of wireless printers on the network. The problem is I’m not sure where to start I’ve looked into the CUPS but every document or tutorial only ...