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

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Epson L210 printer

Few weeks ago I bought this printer but only yesterday I unboxed it and start testing it. The problem comes when I want to print something. Firstly, it printed out a blank page. So I thought of giving ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot connect to one specific device on LAN

I just changed out an old Linksys WRT54GS wireless router for a TP-Link TL-WR841N wireless router. I immediately flashed the router to use DD-WRT. Everything went seamlessly except that my Windows ...
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universal print add-on for firefox won't print more than 1 tab

I used it in the past but it seems to lose the ability to print all open tabs. I'm using FF on mac I choose File --> print --> print all tabs a print dialog opens with only 1 page to print how ...
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Configuring Printer UI [on hold]

I am devloping a V4 driver for a monochrome printer. I want to print images using the printer. In printer properties UI, I want to have the ability to change threshold of the image and show its ...
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Are off-brand toner cartridges dangerous for laser printers? [duplicate]

I've heard horror stories about off-brand inkjet cartridges, and I'm wondering if similar dangers apply to off-brand toner for laser printers. I've found online stores with good ratings on Google ...
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Printer driver needs to be installed on every reboot

Currently I have a Dell 1815n MFP printer to which is connected to my network via ethernet and a router to which the rest of my computers are attached to as well. I can install the printer fine by ...
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printer error waste-receptacle-full

The image displays an error I receive when trying to print out from the printer. I am running Ubuntu and am trying to connect to the printer for the first time. Here are some settings: I ...
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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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How to prevent the last page of an odd number of pages to be printed upside down on letterpaper?

I have a problem with my HP LaserJet 500. When I print a single page on letterpaper (pre-printed with a logo in the top left) there are no problems, when printing an even amount of pages in duplex, no ...
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Epson Thermal Printer Printing Terminated [closed]

I have a Epson tm-t82 thermal printer, when the receipt is long enough, about 30cm, the printer will terminate the printing. The sample code doesn't work properly when document is long. Anyone has ...
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How do I edit the printing margins \ borders of a PDF, in Adobe Acrobat Pro or Soda PDF Pro, in order to print the PDF?

I'm running Windows 7 I have a PDF doc that is a 48 page users manual. I am wanting to print it, but 48 pages would be a waste. So I tried to combine 4 of the PDF pages onto one printed page. I am ...
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Is there a website that help me compare MFP (Multifunction Printers) [closed]

I have a problem here. Basically, I am trying to find all MFP that can perform duplex scanning, duplex printing and does not weight more than 9 Kg. The speed for scanning is at least 30 pages (duplex) ...
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Why computer prints random characters if I print more than 5 pages?

Why computer prints random characters if I print more than 5 pages? Whenever I want to print a lot of pages, the printer prints the first 5 pages correctly, but them goes on a rampage an prints non ...
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Save printer drivers locally in Windows 7

I am making an image using Sysprep for windows 7 64 bit. I want to save printer drivers for commonly used printers. Can I just place them here C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository? I want to ...
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Printing through VPN, 2 ubuntu installs, one behind firewall

I have a cubox running Ubuntu 14.04 and would like 2 Laserjet pro 1102w printers be connected to it (USB connection). The cubox is behind a not accessible router connected to the internet. From my ...
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Unable to scan with IrfanView (SAMSUNG Xpress M2070)

I have recently installed the drivers from the disc, but i'm unable to scan with IrfanView. I did some screenshots of the problem: How could I solve the problem? Windows 8.1 x64 SAMSUNG ...
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Samsung SCX 3205 is not working [on hold]

Printer and scanner Samsung SCX 3205 does not work as it shows red light for Status. It cannot print or copy anything and when I try to scan something I am getting following message: Scanner device ...
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Is DPI over 600 useful for text quality? [closed]

There are many cheap color laser printers. When it is color, the text quality should be worse than a similar monochrome laser printer. I need some color graphics, but my main need is high quality ...
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Paper error HP Officejet Pro 8620

We want to print on company paper (it's got a big dark green block on the right corner) and that blocks the paper sensor. Other paper goes fine.
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Alignment issues with desktop printer GC420d

I am having trouble with my desktop label printer model no: GC420d. When I need to print a label, I make sure to choose the following print settings: Choose correct Zebra printer Choose print size of ...
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Libre Office (Writer) printer setting with HP 300

Am setting out a marketing flyer, and need to print it to prove the format. Somehow Office Writer has set up the printer so that everything printed is about one quarter of the nominal size and in ...
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Order print requests, group print requests

I have a following system in place One of 12 emails arrives between 5 and 7 am, in a random order Outlook rule picks up the email, and runs a VBA script that modifies, and prints parts of the some ...
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Linux printer proxy server

I have an old laser printer I found for $7 at a thrift store (Dell 3100). However, the drivers are not compatible with Windows 8.1, which my main PC runs. (I tried to install it anyways and it ...
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WIFI printer, network security

I have two printers that were connected using the WPS method. I want them to be security restricted but I am unable to stop them being accessed by other people on the network. The computers are all ...
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Printing a non monospaced font on 130 columned dot matrix printer

There's an old system built using Oracle Forms here in our office that utilizes 130 columns continuous dot matrix printers. When printing report made by this system, I've noticed that it only prints ...
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Dynamically set printer based on page size

I'm looking for the solution for my problem with two printers. One of them is thermal printer, and second one is laser. Is it possible to route documents (PDF) with smaller width to thermal printer ...
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Printer wasn't working. Gave it a Static IP and now it works! But why?

I was toying with my printer to get it to work. Originally, the printer was automatically given an IP of (169.254.248.206) However... I read that manually setting the printer's IP outside my ...
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Adding custom paper size to printer driver

I am attempting to print on an OKI Microline 5520 dot matrix printer. I am trying to print on a custom sized form, however I cannot select any custom paper sizes in the printing preferences. I have ...
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HP CP3505: printing random blue/cyan lines

I got the HP CP3505 printer. Its printing random blue lines all over whenever Cyan toner is used. Now it took me 5 hours to follow youtube guide to screw open the big printer, service the lens, and ...
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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 ...