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

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Why is copie count self incremented? [on hold]

How is it possible that the copy count of my device printer driver get more than 1 copy registered? I found randomly the copy count value=100 or more. Any idea why this is happening?
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Is there a printer setting for handbooks? [on hold]

I have a booklet that is in page order but when printed it is not in page order. I am guessing it is a printer setting that for the life of me can't figure out & this handbook is rather pressing ...
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Can't connect the wireless printer to the TP Link router

Gents, I have something wrong and i need help , I have Sansung printer ( SCX-3405W ) and TP Link modem router ( TD W8961ND ), i have the cd for the printer and its very easy to setup the wireless ...
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Can't connect to shared network printer with new router

Recently, we got a new router for our home network. However, this seems to have caused problems with printing. We have one desktop computer, connected to the router via a ethernet cable, which our ...
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HP3525n is printing same job daily from a week ago even though nothing shows in print queue

How on earth is it possible that my HP3525n printer which is used via wireless, continues to print a job from a week ago and nothing shows up in the print queue, therefore there is not job to cancel. ...
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Trying to make add printer script with user input [closed]

I am trying to create a script which allows user input to add a network printer to all user profiles. This script would be ran under an admin account. This is what I have so far and would appreciate ...
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I'm trying to install a printer and I'm getting an ambiguous “The specified module could not be found.” error message

Ok, so I'm trying to set up an HP OfficeJet Pro 8620 on a Windows XP SP3 machine. The HP software installs fine, no worries. The printer prints self-generated pages without a problem and doesn't ...
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HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn gives out error code 41.7 often

We have a HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn printer in our network. Every now and then (quite often) it stops/pauses the printing process and gives out the 41.7 error code which I looked up and it means a ...
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Microsoft Picture Manager wont print file names when printing multiple photos

I have tried to follow the instructions for printing contact sheets with Microsoft Picture Manager. Only problem I encounter is that no matter what subdirectory of files I choose from, or how many ...
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Is there a printer feature to combine printed documents to save paper?

Is there a feature on printers in general that would allow multiple documents to be sent to the printer, and have each document pick up where the last one left off, whether the next document is on a ...
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My printers are not working correctly

My computer has connected with 3 printers (1 Network printer-Kyocera) and 2 USB HP printers have directly connected to my computer. Now i cannot print on the directly connected printers (HP) as some ...
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Add Printer requires UAC to admin

I have several non-admin users on my Active Directory domain that need to be able to add printers without an admin entering their credentials at a UAC prompt. How do I use group policies to allow ...
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Cannot access print queue - Server side printing vs Local printing

Scenario : User works on a desk top that is locally configured and connected to Printer ‘A’. Any print given directly from the desk top like a word doc or email or a web page, prompts the printer ...
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How many pages can be printed continuously on HP LaserJet 1020 - 1020 Plus Single Function Laser Printer at 40 degree celsius

I am using HP LaserJet 1020 - 1020 Plus Single Function Laser Printer for printing books. When I give the command to print multiple pages two or three times the printer eventually stops printing. For ...
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Printing from IE pages blacks out text

When users are printing pages from a specific site (containing important data) the print preview looks fine but the resulting print has all of the text lines blocked out with a square of black ink, ...
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Mac printer name not showing up only model

At my school we run 6 Lexmark T650 printers theese printers have a name A,B,C,D,E,F. though in the printer menu they only show up as, T650 (1) T650 (2)... why doesent the proper name show up. the ...
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Put something between computer and printer

First of all, hi, my first question. I have a printer in my office and I want to make something that takes everything that is sent to the printer (it's wifi connected) and it copies it to my ...
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Printer stopped working on network and local W7 64 pc

For the last few years my home server has been an old WinXP box, to which I have had a Canon Pixma IP6700D printer connected, it has worked perfectly printing over the network from the various W7 ...
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Scan from multifunction network printer

I have printer HP LaserJet 3055 that is on network. I can print to it without problems, but I can't scan - windows 8 doesn't see it like scanner. Previously it was connected using USB port to my PC ...
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How to keep ink from drying out

I will not be using my HP Photosmart for 2 and a 1/2 months. Should I enclose entire printer (unplugged)in sealed plastic to prevent the ink and heads from drying out?
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How to install a dummy printer by command?

i need to install a fake/dummy printer on windows using a command or a batch file. I was able to install a dummy printer using the wizard and selecting a NUL port. The problem is that i need to add ...
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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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How to replace front cover of a Dell 2145cn printer?

I have a Dell 2145cn and the front cover has broken to where it won't shut anymore. I have bought a replacement front cover and after trying to open the printer and replace the old one, I realized I ...
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How do I enable 2-sided printing with a Xerox DocuCentre-II C3000 printer?

On Windows 8 installing the latest PCL (x64 / 64 bit) drivers from Xerox the '2 Sided Print' option only displays '1 Sided Print' despite this printer being capable of doing this.
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How costly is it to install lots of rarely used USB and print drivers? [closed]

Over the course of years, I keep sticking all kinds of USB drivers into my laptop, and connecting to all kinds of printers, to use it just once. Exactly how costly is it, when not in use? Should these ...
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HP Officejet 6700

I'm having issues with the HP Officejet 6700. I have removed all drivers and attempted to reinstall them but I keep getting the error that it failed to setup the Network printer. I'm using the ...
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How to save a copy of all printed file without using windows spool?

How do I save a copy of all printed file automatically without using Windows spool tool? Due to the constrain of Canon's irregular SPL driver RAW output, there's currently no any tool that can render ...
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Printer occasionally restarts documents

I have a Windows 7 System and a laser printer called OKI B431, connected via USB. Now sometimes when I try to print a larger document, say 20 pages, the printer prints 17 pages and then restarts the ...
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Printer Does Not Exist To Service (Windows Scheduler) on Windows Server 2012 R2

We use a program that automates stuff and uses the Windows Scheduler to do so. We have an issue where we can run the app to print output manually, but when it's scheduled in the Windows Scheduler, the ...
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Downloading Windows 7 HP Drivers (not through Windows Update)

We are setting up a print server with both x64 and x86 Windows 7 printer drivers. The server is x64 and we are installing all the drivers with x64 drivers there. Some of the x86 drivers need to be ...
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Xerox WC 4118 Prints XPIF XMLl Header Before Text

I just installed drivers from xerox website, there's no download for Workcentre 4118, but I downloaded WC5735-5790_5.196.12.0_PCL6 it works, but before printing anything it prints page with that XML ...
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How to add unsigned driver without prompt?

I want to install printer on a huge amount of Windows 7 machines. Some drivers are signed by recognized publishers, other not. When there are not, and I do the manual process, I get the message ...
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Pixma MX860 Printer - making horrid grinding noise

I have a pixma mx860 printer and something isn't right. I printed something a couple days ago and the font color was supposed to be black, but came out green and blurry. Then, the next time I try to ...
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How to perform print job on server?

Unfortunately, my old printer does not have a working driver in Windows 7. So I decided to install Windows XP Mode and install its printer driver in the virtual Windows XP. Then I attached the printer ...
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Brother MFC 7340 printer/scanner won't scan to email because it can't launch Outlook 2013

I launch it, and it doesn't default to use Outlook and requires me to give the path. I do the path to the program files/ms/office/outlook.exe Try again and it gives this error: Cannot start Microsoft ...
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Adding a printer to a Printer Server on Windows Server 2003. Drivers are only obtainable on Windows 7

I'm trying to add a printer to the network on our printer server. The Printer in question is a HP ColorLaser Jet 2840 printer. Every single PC on the network is Windows 7, the drivers for the ...
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Able to hide Printer in Guest Account but not User Account in Windows 7

I'm able to hide selected printer in Guest account by setting the printer security setting. However, doing the same thing doesn't hide the selected printer from other User account (Standard Type not ...
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Windows lpr implementation not finding printer

I'm trying to port a linux program to windows 7, that receives an lpr command from a websocket and sends the command to a local vinyl cutter. The windows lpr implementation is different and there is ...
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How to manually control internal printer hardware

How can a printer's internal hardware be directly controlled via a computer (with Linux)? Perhaps some command-line utility? With "internal hardware" I mean components such as the ink cartridge motor ...
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printing to 1980s Olympia typewriter/daisywheel printer from Windows 7

I'm trying to print to an old Olympia Compact S Typewriter/Daisy Wheel Printer from Windows 7. The typewriter/printer was manufactured around 1986. Does anyone know if this is possible? I can connect ...
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How to print with ghostscript in silent mode

I am using the following Ghostscript command to print a postscript document: C:\Program Files\gs\gs9.14\bin>gswin64c.exe -sDEVICE=mswinpr2 testprinter.ps This command opens a Print dialog where ...
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Seeing a message from CUPS “Attempting to set page size to letter is not allowed” on active print job, while printing on network badge printer

I have a CSS/HTML page that I am trying to print to a network badge printer. It is 300 dpi. I send a PNG (1016 x 642 pixels) and it prints badges just fine. However, when I try to print this html/CSS ...
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Cannot find network printer on Windows 8.1 desktop

I can't find my printer which is connected to our wireless network with Windows 8.1. I checked if Sharing was enabled in the Network configuration of my PC, the printer is on and connected and all ...
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Use USB interface to paste wifi password

I've just purchased an Epson XP-315 wifi printer. I've connected it to a Windows Vista PC with USB (so far so good) but I'd also like to connect the printer to my home wifi network. However, I can't ...
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How do I stop windows 7 from looking for network printers when I am disconnected from network?

When I boot my computer away from work I keep getting error message popups that say "Connecting to XYZPrinter on ABCfile01" then a second window pops with a red circle and an X in it saying "Connect ...
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How do I force a firmware installation on an HP printer?

How do I force a firmware installation on an HP Photosmart 2710? It's crashing a lot and USB isn't working (but I can network into it), is there a command through it's browser interface or a trick to ...
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Windows 7 Printer driver not installed

Im running windows 7 32 bit, trying to install a driver and i get an error saying " Printer driver was not installed. Operation could not be completed (error 0x0000001e).
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using color ink when printing only black documents

I have an hp photosmart 5514...I print 100% black.........I recently changed all color and black cartridges..........I made ONE copy of a printed letter (black) using the gray scale setting.........I ...
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A printer's SNMP community name is the default “public”, will changing it affect it's use?

I'd like to change it from the default "public" as a part of removing vulnerabilities in the workplace. Also, can the "read only", "read/write", and "trap" community names use the same strings?
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Network Printer going to Offline

I have a 80 networked computer running Windows-7. And a Canon LBP3310 printer attached to the system with IP=10.0.0.12 and shared. The problem is that sometimes,while it is online for most of other ...