A printer is a device used for printing text and/or graphics from the computer.

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How to map a virtual COM port to a physical USB port?

My question is similar to Setting up a virtual Com Port?, which has no answers. I have software that can only print to a printer on COMx, a printer with a USB port, and a computer with a USB port but ...
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When printing duplex, how would I fix the fact that the back page prints upside down?

I am running Windows 8 with Microsoft Word, and I am making a booklet. When I try and print duplex, the first side prints fine, and then the second side prints upside down. I have tried the thing ...
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Issues automating printer driver update (printer settings) and printer preferences in Win7, using a PS,cmd,vbs,etc script?

WMI can do it, but I have an issue, PCs are on, but logged off. If I try to run: wmic /node:%strIP% printer where DeviceID="lp1" set DriverName="Lexmark Universal v2" It fails with a message about ...
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“Black Ink” light keeps blinking in MG3270 and printer cannot print

As title, my Canon PIXMA MG3270 keeps blinking its "Black Ink" light, I sent print job to it but it doesn't response. Photocopy function is still working now, but not printing. Anyone tried this ...
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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 8620 - EWS Web Interface won't load on https

Probably a bit of a niche issue, but I have a brand new HP 8620 multifunction inkjet printer. It's connected by network cable and has a static IP. When accessing the web interface (EWS), I can access ...
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How can I put page through printer without cartridge?

It might sound like a strange question, but I noticed that my printer is folding paper. So I would like diagnose it, whether it's because of cartridge or the problem is somewhere else. If I could put ...
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Networked user cannot user local printer

I have a user on our network has a purchased a Dymo label printer. I am able to install the software that runs the printer; install the printer which is then visible in device manager. When I ...
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How can I emulate a dot matrix printer using a Raspberry Pi [on hold]

As a volunteer for a charity, I've been tasked with managing an old security system for the building. The security system outputs the security logs to an old dot matrix printer continuously. This has ...
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Printer hangs when printing emails from Outlook

We have a Canon printer[1] that has so far worked fine. Recently, one of my colleagues has run into a weird problem - if he prints from Outlook[2], the printer hangs. This is not visible from his ...
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Using Dataflex in the DOS environment of Windows7

For many years we have been using Dataflex Data Base software as our "Company System" on our NT network. It is run by all 8 users running 'XP' and invoking the DOS environment running in "XP". Run ...
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Network printing in FreeDOS (VirtualBox) to a Shared Windows Printer?

I have a scenario with a printer on a Windows 8 machine that needs to be shared to a FreeDOS instance that is running on same said machine via VirtualBox. Initially I'd hoped that there was a printer ...
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How can I print 2 pages per sheet on word 2010

I tried setting the printer to two pages per sheet but it did not come out the way I expected the printer indeed did print 2 pages but not on the long side, it printed 2 pages but on the short side ...
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using scan on windows 8 remote connection

I have a printer HP deskjet 1510 and it works fine in my windows 7 laptop I can print and scan. but when I connect to windows 8 server I can only print but I can't scan, although that I already ...
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Mobile printing on Epson TM P60II (552)

I installed the driver of the Epson TM P60II (552) printer on my Windows desktop and it works fine but I can't seem to make it work on mobile devices (iOS, Android). I need to print something from a ...
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Prevent printing to offline printers

Is there some way to prevent printing to printers that are offline (possibly, but not necessarily by making them not able to be selected until they are online again)? The situation is there is a ...
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Epson won’t print black with all new cartridges; won’t acknowledge replacement [closed]

I have an Epson XP-400 series printer. All of the cartridges have been replaced, to the tune of 41 dollars. The black ink will not print at all. The cartridge was half full when I replaced it. The ...
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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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HP Deskjet USB Printer prints pages twice from Windows7

I have an HP Deskjet printer / scanner combo that has lately developed a weird problem that it will often print the same page twice. It doesn't always happen but say with a 50% probability. Any idea ...
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How to use a backup printer?

I have a check-in application that uses a label printer. When the printer runs out of labels I would like to simply unplug it and connect an identical label printer with a full spool of labels. My ...
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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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Do Epson inkjet printers actually use up the ink before claiming “out in ink”?

Do Epson inkjet printers consider themselves "out of ink" after a predefined number of pages, or after the ink actually runs outs (or comes close)? Some people claim it's a predetermined number of ...
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Bottom page border not being printed on Legal sized pages with an HP LaserJet

I've been facing this problem for the past few days. My printer is an HP LaserJet M1005 MFP. Currently I am using Word 2013. Whenever I try to print a "Legal" sized page with borders, it prints ...
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Canon MP237 converted to continuous ink

My printer was converted into continuous ink when purchased. Then, I keep on encountering problems with the magenta colored ink. The problem is that this ink color would not go up the tube to the ...
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Paper jam on laser printer

I have a Samsung SCX-4623F that takes two paper sheets at time. What happens is that if I insert just one sheet in the tray it takes that sheet correctly and prints out everything. When I put more ...
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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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Deskjet 2540 wireless connection Linux

I'm testing the following printer HP Deskjet 2540 which has wireless capabilities. I have connected it and install it no issues via USB using the hplip which is a brilliant bit of software for Linux ...
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Is this a toner fault or a printer fault? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung M2825DW Mono Laser Printer that has started to print with about an inch of the left hand side faded or sometimes ghosted (an "after image" from further up the page). Good old tricks ...
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Photoshop Borderless printing doesnt seem possible

I am using Windows 8.1 pro with Photoshop CS6 Extended I have a HP Envy 120 Printer (capable of Borderless Printing) I have tried adjusting many different settings within photoshop and via the ...
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Print 100's of documents to 35 different printers daily

Imagine having ~35 clients that demand that their reports be sent to printers (not faxes, not email), but nice color high resolution printers. You have 20 to 30 reports per client .... so around ...
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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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USB PPD Printer (Sharp AR-M160) does not show up on OSX 10.10

I have an old Sharp AR-M160 Multi Functional Printer and I want to get it to work on OSX 10.10 Yosemite. Here they offer PPD-Drivers for 10.4 which I suppose should be fine and installed. I checked ...
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Receiving “The requested operation requires elevation” when updating printer drivers

Today all users trying to print to a shared printer from the server are receiving a prompt to update printer driver. A UAC prompt appears and asks for Admin credentials. Once the credentials have been ...
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Get error 3019 while trying to connect a network printer

I made a powershell script that connect printer user may use. While trying to connect a network printer shared with Samba to my windows 7, I got one error as user but not as administrator : ...
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New HP Network Printers Problems with Barcodes

a few days ago, i replaced some old HP Laserjet 1300 printers with new HP Laserjet Pro 400 printers. As manufacturer, driver and settings are the same (i checked it multiple times) i didn't see any ...
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Add Canon Pixma MX472 to Chromebook connected via USB

I am confused by the difference of a "Classic Printer" as defined by Google when adding a printer to the Google cloud? I have a chromebook with the printer connected via USB. When I turn on the ...
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GhostScript print to network printer in silent mode

I'm trying to print PDF from command line to network printer in silenta mode. Unfortunately, Ghost Script opens Windows printer dialog. I use Windows 2008 R2 Server. My command is: gswin64c.exe ...
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Lan printing issue HP 8600 pro

I'm having random issues with lan printing. Network composition: 2 PCs (Windows 8) are connected by Ethernet 2 Macs (10.9 & 10.10) are connected by Wi-Fi 1 PC (Windows 8) is connected by Wi-Fi ...
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Which PCL 6/PCL XL driver?

I'm trying to setup a print server via CUPS. I've been told that a generic PCL6/PCL XL driver will work fine, but in CUPS there are a million versions listed: Generic PCL 6/PCL XL LF Printer - ...
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Unable to select printer as default (Error 0x00000709​)

Technical Question Guys: HP P1102w printer on Windows 7. On "device and printers" I got a list of printers but do not have a "Default printer". If i set one out as default it gives me 0x00000709. I ...
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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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How to solve white stripes issue on printer

I have an old Lexmark x502n Laser Multifunction color printer. It works perfectly, except it stripes everything I print with white lines: I searched on internet and it seems that whenever ...
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Force color printing to use only black for greyscale areas

I have an Epson WF-7610 that I'm printing to from Ubuntu (from a PDF with Adobe Reader, over the network). I'm printing out a lot of mainly black and white documents with greyscale images, but with ...
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Ricoh Aficio MFP transfer documents from document server

I need to transfer documents from Ricoh Aficio 5001 document server to Ricoh Aficio 5002. Is there any quick way of tranferring these onto a USB perhaps and then upload them to 5002 MFP? Update - ...
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PC takes a long time to print since joining domain

I have a computer that exhibits strange printing problems. When I print from a domain account it usually takes a long time (30 sec to +1 min) for an application to send the job to the printer. During ...
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Debian can't communicate with network printer

We have working Konica Minolta Bizhub C224e connected to Wi-Fi. Windows computers don't have problems with it, so I assume that it's configured properly. On my Debian Wheezy I can see this printer ...
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chrome book to printer directly?

to avoid logging into google just to print something over cloud print, why not make a document able to print directly as if my computer and printer were linked, because obviously they can be over the ...
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Creating a Package installer that will run an already made package installer

I am new to creating package installers. I am looking to create a package installer that First Runs an already created .pkg file (printer Drivers) then runs a post bash script that configures the ...
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Brother DCP-9055 CDN over samba color/BW property is disabled

We have bought i color brother DCP-9055 CDN and downloaded the latest drivers from the manufacturer website. Then we are using Samba and CUPS to deploy thoses printer driver. We only aim at printing ...
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“Universal print” for firefox sends only first tab to printer

I want to print few tbs into pdf file\s. I downloaded Universal Print for firefox and then i would print with "Cups-pdf" or "pdfWriter" applications for Mac. It used to work, but today it prints ...