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

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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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Windows 8 shows Lexmark CX420de to be offline after going into sleep mode

We have a Lexmark CX420de printer connected to a LAN. I am accessing the printer through the network from my laptop running Windows 8. For some reason after the printer goes into sleep mode it appears ...
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Printer won't install

I bought a new HP officejet 5740 E AIO. It is connected to my wireless network router, but I can't get it installed on my laptop computer.I called HP and they want to charge me $299.99 to install the ...
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lpd printer configuration in osx prints, but not when using windows. Why?

I'm using a really strange print server, from win-star, model WS-NU78W44, trying to share a HP LaserJet M1120 MPF. When I tried to use the print server's installer, on windows, it worked well, but now ...
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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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Default printer changes when another computer on the network prints to specific printer

So I have a problem at a client site. They have two computers (both Windows 10 Professional) and two printers. When computer A prints to printer 1 it changes the default printer on computer B to ...
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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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How to find (the path of a) network folder to print to with a HP printer

I have a HP printer and would like to scan to a network folder that I can access on multiple computers in the network. On the HP Embedded Web Server (which you can open by typing the printers' IPv4 ...
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How to share Brother USB label printer through Tomato router?

I have a Brother QL-500 label printer, which works over USB. I have an Asus router running Tomato firmware (Shibby 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-131 K26 USB VPN-64K). From what I have read, the configuration ...
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Print Server Role Confusion

I am trying to upgrade to a Windows Server (2012) setup from the current Win 8.1 we are using as a server for our small network of 5 users. Also from a Workgroup based to a domain based network. We ...
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Delay with ipp prining in windows 7

Delay with ipp prining in windows 7 After disabling auto detection from IE its working fine with windows 7. I am looking for solution without disabling auto detection settings. Its ok with windows ...
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Canon LPB-6020 printer not working in LPR/LPD over ASUS RT-AC3200 router

I just bought ASUS RT-AC3200 and I realized that it does not work with my Canon LPB-6020 printer over LPR/LPD protocol on Mac (Mac OS X El Capitan). I have installed it using this docs https://www....
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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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Why can my iMacs see a networked printer but not Windows machines?

I seem to be having issues connecting Windows machines on my network to networked Xerox Phaser 6180 printers. These printers show up and print just fine on all of our iMacs. I've checked and re-...
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Copy printer settings from one pc to an other

I have a small web app that runs on a local server. I use it to generate pdf files and then send them to the required printer without the user to select the printer, paper tray etc. I've used ...
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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 Discovery"...
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Brand New HP Color LaserJet M452dn will not print out of box

I have a brand new Color LaserJet M452dn and I just plugged it in. Gave it a manual IP address. I can get to the homepage for the printer on the address. I can add the printer by IP address but when I ...
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Windows won't recognize network printer

So this has been driving me crazy. I've set up a shared printer via Samba on Ubuntu using this very helpful guide. Everyone using a Mac can connect and print perfectly. Windows on the other hand will ...
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How to allow guest access in SAMBA

So basically, I'm having the exact same issue as the guy in this thread. I can see the samba print share, but not access it from windows. The top answer, which looks promising states that I must do ...
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HP printer will print and scan from browser but not from printing utility

I am trying to fix a friends printing issues with his HP Envy 5530. He switched internet provider earlier this week and since then he has not been able to scan or print. His computer is on a wired ...
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Do I need a LDAP Server For RICOH Scan to Email?

We have a RICOH Aficio MP C2051 at my workplace. Our office does not have its own server or domain, and I noted that in the manual, it says we need to Set Up LDAP in order to use Scan to E-mail. Also, ...
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Windows - two printers with different formats

I've run into a weird problem. We have a computer with two printers installed from server; one standard A4 and one which prints small labels. When printing from Internet Explorer to the default A4-...
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Setup network printer with 2 routers (modem-router and wireless-router )

I have a network printer (HP Office Jet 6000), I want to setup this printer in my network. This is my network structure: ISP --> Modem (10.0.0.2) --> WIFI (LAN: 10.0.0.3, WAN: 192.168.0.1) --> ...
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Non Compatible Print server

i have a HP P1006 and a TP-Link TL-PS110U my printer is not in compatibility list of this print server. and it's said on top of its list "Not compatible with host based printers" i was just wondering ...
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Print job error information on Windows 7?

When a print job goes to "error" status, is there any way to get more detailed information on what exactly went wrong?
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HP Laserjet printers do not work in a specific office network, works in others

We have a HP LJ 3055 at a branch office which stopped printing. Replacement LJ 3055 also didn't work there. RAW, port 9100. Printing problems affect a single LAN. Same printers work in other office. ...
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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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Windows 10: How do I print to an HP LaserJet 1320?

I have an old HP LaserJet 1320 that is shared on my home network via CUPS and Samba. It has worked well until I recently upgraded to Windows 10. Windows does not automatically detect the drivers for ...
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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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Print on Airprint Printer on Ubuntu Linux stopped working

I have a Kyocera FS-1320D connected to an Apple TimeMachine. I were able to print on it from my Ubuntu machine but one day (possibly after an update) it stopped working. The windows machine from a ...
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Suddenly can't print to network printer--except via telnet/browser connection to port 9100

I have a laptop running Windows 7 64-bit and an HP 7310 OfficeJet. I've been printing to this printer for years. It has a fixed IP address on my home network. The printer configuration on my computer ...
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Can't print from network printer, same computer, different user

2 computers and a server.. Network printer shared by server, User A can print using this network printer fine from computer B User B can print using this network printer fine from computer A User A ...
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Multi-function printer losing wireless connectivity

My Richo MP C2550 multi-function printer is losing wireless connectivity. It is hooked up wirelessly to my home router for printing from two Mac computers at home. About half the time we can't ...
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Windows 10 printing only working locally. Shared printer doesn't print

after updating to windows 10 I have a problem with one of my printers. Both printers work locally but only one works as shared printer. The second printer receives the printing job but it just ...
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Obtain MAC Address from network printer via CMD

I'm trying to find the MAC address for my network printer using cmd. I've tried using nbtstat -a (ipaddress) and it says host not found. But the IP works when I ping it. Is there another command ...
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Network Printer spool ; spool speed ; twice normal and then once slow

Network Printer spooling ; twice normal and then once slow. My printer is Konica Minolta photocopier like bizhub283. I have some problems. That is about speed to spool printing. I am very ...
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Is is possible to use Brother MFC-J5720DW with Linux?

I read some good reviews about this network printer/scanner, and noticed that it can scan to email or FTP. So I made the flawed(?) assumption that the printer would work independently without a ...
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Disable SNMP Status on all TCP/IP Printer Ports

On Windows 7 / 8[.1], you can configure printer and port information via the command line as the administrator, for example: cd /d %WINDIR%\System32\Printing_Admin_Scripts\en-US prnmngr -s computer-...
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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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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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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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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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Network Printer works on LAN but not on Wifi

We have an Asus laptop (ASUS ZenBook UX305UA), fresh from the box, windows 10, all the drivers are the latest ones. Connects to our Wifi, and can connect to the internet fine. but when I try to ...
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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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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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Sharing Canon lbp2900b printer from Win 10 to Win Xp

We have a Laptop with Win 10(64bit) and a pc with Win Xp(32 bit). We have connected the pc and the laptop via the lan cable, the laptop is connected via wifi and the pc with xp via lan cable to the ...
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Can Only Print When Local Admin

We have a user on our domain that just of over a week ago that printing stopped working to our network printers. All other people can print to these printers without issue and if someone else logs ...
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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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Cannot upload drivers : printer name is empty string in Windows

I use CUPS web interface 631 to create a printer, reload samba, then try to upload driver to it. I use RHEL 5.6, samba 3.6.21. Unfortunately, even if printer name appears on the server root and ...
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Adding a network printer for all users on a single Windows 7 machine

Is there a simple way to make sure that anyone that logs into a single machine will have access to a network printer without going out to download the printer drivers from the print server? I've tried ...