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

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Connect wired and wireless client using ASUS router

I have an ASUS RT N66U wireless router and a Canon wireless printer. Is there a way to configure the router so that a PC that is connected to the router via cable (but doesn't have a wireless card) ...
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Share Internet & printer

I have two laptops and one desktop with me.Desktop is situated at the basement, my internet router is at the first floor.I needed internet in my Desktop too. So I had purchased TP-Link WLAN Usb device ...
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Shared printer between Windows Vista and Windows 10

Is it possible to share a USB printer on a network of Windows10, Windows Vista, and Windows XP? Currently, the printer is on a Windows Vista machine and is shared with other Windows Vista computers.
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Kodak 9810: OS X 10.10: Not allowing me to select the driver in 'Printers & Scanners'

So, I have OS X 10.10 on an older Mac Pro (2012, I think). And today I tried to plug my Kodak 9810 printer into it to do some quick prints. I downloaded Kodak's drivers, firmware and updates and ...
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Printer issue in windows 7

My Printer Spooler stops working automatically. I have restarted Printer spooler many times, but it just stops automatically. Due to that I cannot properly use my printer. Please help me.
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How can i get my colors to print out solid and not half toned?

I notice that my colors are printing out with little dots like a half tone or newsprint. I've looked in my settings and I don't know how to fix it. I want my colors to be solid. Does this mean my ...
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Hp psc 1210 all-in-one printer and windows 7

I have recently upgraded my computer from windows xp to w-7. Trying to use my HP psc1210 all in one printer with w-7 but can not find driver
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Problems during a T2265+ printer installation

I have a Tally 2265+ printer and I am facing the following problems: The printer only "prints" by applying force and not ink from the ribbon at all. It "prints" chinese symbols instead of letters ...
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Virtual PDF printers don't render text background color

I noted recently that a Win10 box that I have, stopped printing text background color in virtual PDF printer. At first I charged it on the virtual PDF printer used (Bullzip), but that same printer ...
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Printer and UPS (Uninterruptible power supply) are not friends [closed]

I have an APC UPS. Don't know the exact model, but I've got it a few years back. It's connected to one electrical outlet. It is not networked in any way. Then I have a Samsung ML-2165W printer, which ...
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Windows Server 2012 Printer spools but does not print

I have an application on our server, the application's job is to print a file. When I run the application I see the printer start spooling in the printer window, I see files (briefly) get written to ...
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How to tell if a program or process tried to print or print info

I'm trying to work with third party support on a financial program called Mercury. The program says it has successfully printed a report through its "scheduler", but never physically prints anything. ...
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Unable to print on network printer from WIFI connected device

I have a small network with WIFI router. My printer is connected to WIFI router via LAN cable. I can see in the admin page of WIFI router that printer is connected through DHCP with assigned IP ...
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Create a printer USB port in Windows without a printer installer

I have an HP Laserjet 1020. I plug it into a Windows 7 Pro 32 bit Dell via USB. Under Devices and Printers, it shows up as a fully recognized USB device however it does not show up as a printer. I go ...
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Windows 98 App cannot list printers on Windows 10

I have an old Text editor (similar to Word) that was written for Windows 9x. It also works correctly on Windows XP. But after update to Windows 10 when I open it an error saying "No printer is ...
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HP OfficeJet 6600 printer color too dark

Images from from OfficeJet 660 are consistently dark, printing from any computer. HP Genuine cartridges installed and I've gone through all 3 stages of cleaning. Is there a way to change the color ...
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Shared Printer to Gain Access

Can a person access your network by way of a Shared Printer Path? What info would they need to have in order to accomplish this? thanks
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Netbios name resolution fails intermittently in mixed environment

I'm hoping for some tips and suggestions for resolving some issues I've run into connecting to our shared printer. I have a network with a network attached storage box, a windows 10 workstation, two ...
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Laserjet P-1006 goes to sleep

we have a shared printer at office between 3 laptops which is connected to one of them. all of them has the same driver and same windows. when we're in the middle of the day, we send print, it works. ...
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Epson XP-100 Black colour not printing

Black not hardly printing. so I replaced all colours and have done about 6-10 cleans. colour printing ok but black is a bust in that it is only printing very patchy and faint; not discernible. Any ...
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HP Photosmart C7280 showing error for ink cartridge even after being replaced

The printer is displaying Cannot print - replace the following empty ink cartridge(s) to resume printing (Light Cyan). First, the ink cartridge is not empty, but changed anyway with a new cartridge. ...
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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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Printing 2 x A5 onto one A4 in Word

I have tried the various solutions to this and have managed to get from only one A5 doc on A4 to 2. However, the problem is that the A5 docs are tiny. I have tried numerous different settings and ...
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What does this ink level indicator mean

I am using a Canon MX922 printer through CUPS on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18. When I open the Printers dialog under Settings, I see an ink level indicator. There is 3 sections of the bar: ...
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Printer sharing without driver

I have a problem with a Canon LBP-810 printer. It doesn't have Win8.1 driver, last I found is for WinXP. So I made a VMware Player guest machine, installed an XP on it, then istalled the printer's ...
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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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Page in Word not printed completely (to edge of paper)

I made this page in Microsoft Word Then, when I printed it, a little of the graphics in the margin are not printed and it is blank near the edge of the paper. How can I get my page to print all ...
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Should you switch your Inkjet printer off or leave it on standby for ink cartridges to not dry?

I did read that inkjet printers need to regularly clean their cartridges so that their tip don't dry. The common recommendation therefore is to not remove the power supply, which I'm not doing. What ...
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Windows 8.1 is not detecting a HP Laserjet Pro 200 M251MW Color printer

I got recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 - I know, my company is a little slow to change OS. and my color printer was not setup, so I downloaded the driver from HP and I keep getting this weird message: ...
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Windows 7 local User can't print from software to a printer that uses a virtual port

I am running Point-Of-Sale software called RecTrac on Windows 7. My local User is locked down because of the nature of the software. The receipt printer runs over USB with a virtual port, COM3. This ...
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Paper feed stopped working in my HP Laserjet 2420dn

Recently the paper feed stopped working in my HP Laserjet 2420dn. You can hear the electric motor that it is trying to grab the paper, but usually noting happens and the printer reports a jam in tray ...
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Accessing a printer through a router, with complications

My development network is divided into production and proving. Once things are proven they are moved off to a hosting service. It used Internet service from the local ISP. So, the Internet is ...
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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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Use a shared printer x86 (Win XP) to Windows 7 (x64

Well, I'm in front of a rather annoying problem! I have a printer that is shared on an XP PC. I wish I could use the printer from the PC and Win7 so for that I am a simple \ PCXP and I click on the ...
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Using windows-only hardware in a windows virtual machine with a linux host

I have a printer that will not work properly with CUPS on my Linux host, so I need to use windows to print things. I want to do this using a windows virtual machine, as opposed to having to dual boot ...
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Disable “Scan to computer has been deactivated”

I have a laptop which isn't always connected to the internet. I also have a printer driver which insists on always being connected to the printer, and if it's not, popping up a message that says ...
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Using wine for window printer driver on Linux

We have some old printers with Windows drivers only at my work space. Is there any general way to use their drivers through wine? I have not found any decent and new documentation about the problem. ...
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Changing printer settings via command line

I have a Brother PT-9800PCN label printer that uses 6mm to 36mm tapes. Is there a way of changing the default paper size (width, length, orientation) via command line? I'm generating 18x113mm and ...
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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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Cannot list printer for hours after restarting Windows 7 computer

I have one Windows 7 computer which does not enable printer to be listed during the first two hours (approximation). After this delay, the printer listing is made in the instant. I use the ...
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Understanding Letterhead for printing -MSWORD

I've got an request in which user is saying. "I need a letterhead formatted into a word document so that when we work on the word doc, the doc is formatted to work within the parameters. I then need ...
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Hp deskjet f4280 paper jam without a paper E error

It was working fine and some how it just stop working... the flashing lights are, Ink lights(Orange), Paper Adjust(Green), Resume(Orange), it has new ink, I have open it and clean the headers., I have ...
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Can't give VirtualBox guest OS access to host physical LPT1 port

Preface: I've just put a 64-bit Windows 10 machine (a Dell Optiplex 760) in an office to replace an old 32-bit Windows XP PC. The PC needs to be able to print to a very old dot matrix printer - a ...
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Paper crumples or jams after laser printer fuser unit reassembly

Printer: Samsung Xpress M2070W monochrome laser printer Fuser part number: JC91–01077A. Problem: paper james when passing through some guide rollers that are meant to guide the paper out of the ...
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How can I use my printer with Windows 10?

I have Windows 10 installed as my main OS, but my printer (Canon LBP-810) is only supported by Windows 7 32bit. Is there a way to get the Win 7 driver to work in Win 10? For example, something like ...
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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 ...
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Why does my printer Epson printer frequently appear offline?

I've asked about this before My Wireless Epson printer appears offline often, but the problem is bigger than I thought. It appears that my Epson WF-3540 printer always appears offline whenever we ...
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Outlook print differently from other application

When I print my outlook mail message on this printer A, it print it quarterly on four different A4 pages instead of print it as a whole on a A4 page. When I print any other thing from any other ...
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Printing Emails Automatically with a Wireless Connection?

I have a Canon iP110 and I'm setting up google cloud printing on it in order to address the wireless component of this issue without a direct wifi connection. However, is there anything I can do to ...
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Network printer shows as ready but won't print

everyone! I had set up a printer (HP 4500) as a network printer. It is connected via USB to the router (Asus RT-N16). It seems like the router's EZ sharing doesn't work with the HP. So, per Asus's ...