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

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What and how often to print to prevent head blockages

It's fairly common knowledge that you need to use an inkjet printer every so often to ensure the heads do not block. My question is, what is every so often; Similarly, what should be printed, clearly ...
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Send file in color to printer

I know how to send a file to a printer like this: print /d:\\%COMPUTERNAME%\printer file.bmp However this does not print in color. Is there any way to print in color using the command line (or a ...
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Replace pickup roller on Canon mf8080cw, cannot access service menu

I have a Canon mf8080cw printer that I need to change the tray pickup roller (not the ADF). This roller needs to be rotated in order to be removed. It is my understanding that this is done through a ...
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I have an excel document that will not print the lines with a some cells being grey

If I pick black and white under sheet/page setup when I'm trying to print it will print the lines. If I don't pick black and white I the grey cells show up but not the lines.
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Set printer preferences

I am writing a script setting up printers and drivers. One of the driver I install, contains a bug for old printers used with platforms further than Windows Vista. I need to update the preferences of ...
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Installing OKI ML 3320 on linux

I have an old 9-pin OKI ML 3320 dot-matrix printer and i can't get it to work properly with cups. When i send any document, the printer prints one line every ~13 seconds, often adding some random ...
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Setting up Konica7020 on a Network

This printer has been the bane of my existence for the past two days. I am supposed to get the Konica7020 setup so that it will work with Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 and I can send print jobs to it and ...
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How to Install Network Printer with dynamic IP

"We can install network printer by its NAME and with dynamic IP but how it works?" I would like to know the steps to insall the network printer by its name with dymanic ip.
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Mysterious reprint document in dot matrix printer [closed]

This morning, I have a report from one of our user, that her dot matrix printer suddenly printing the document that already successfully printed yesterday, just after she turned on her computer. ...
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How to connect wireless printer to router?

I've just bought a wireless printer Canon MG3560 and tried to connect it to my router TD-VG3631. So far I tried 3 ways: a) press the wireless button until the light flash once using WPS connect to ...
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Why won't the Epson SX130 driver install on my PC? Any ideas?

We have just purchased a Compaq PC from my brother - roughly 2-3 years old - that has windows 7 installed. I have restored the computer back to it's original state, managed to install the Epson scan ...
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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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How to enlarge a printed page and then reprint as two?

I have some printed sheet music on an A4 page and I need to scan it in with my Canon MP620 and then print out to A4 paper on a hp Laserjet M401 at double the size for easy reading. I realize I will ...
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What is a Linux compatible line printer? [closed]

Despite it being 2015, there are still a lot of line printers for sale, some branded as “form printers”. Is it possible to run a line printer under Linux, and what kind of restrictions are there in ...
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection - Manage 1111 Errors In System Log

I have a Windows 7 Pro 64-bit machine that acts as a host for several remote Windows 7 Pro machines that connect to the host machine using the Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection client that ships ...
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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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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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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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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 - ...