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

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Using wireless router to connect the computers to a printer

I have a TP-Link N600 wireless router. The individual laptops are in a office network. How can i connect a single printer to these laptops(wirelessly) without having to pay for a static IP for the ...
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Can ZT410 printer print 600 dpi?

So, my client asked me to buy a 600 dpi printer (Zebra ZT410) but I don't know much about printers... Datasheet says ZT410 optionally prints 600 dpi, but is there a different model for each dpi or ...
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What does Lexmark mean by 25W universal power supply?

I have a Lexmark x5650 printer/scanner combo but I lost the power supply when moving. Lexmark's site says the following regarding the power supply: Power Supply 25 Watt Universal Power ...
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Why my Panasonic KX-MB2030 starts printing blank pages?

My Panasonic laser printer starts printing blank pages. Same issue after I replaced drum and toner. What could it be?
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D-Link AC3200 router does not recognize USB printer

I'm attempting to connect a D-Link AC3200 (dir-890l) to an HP 2540 printer with a USB cable. Currently the router does not recognize the printer at all. The router is not connected to the internet, ...
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What would be causing white streaking issue when printing?

I'm sorry if this has been posted before. I tried searching here and on Google, but couldn't figure out what I should even be searching for. I'm attaching a photo to illustrate what is happening when ...
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How to insert a black and white (i.e. no color information) image to Microsoft Word?

When printing a document on a printer with separate color and bw page counters for billing purposes, it's important to get the printer to not print color unless absolutely necessary. In this case I'...
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why does my HP deskjet ink advantage 2515 printer always show empty black ink levels despite new branded cartridges?

I have an HP deskjet ink advantage 2515 printer which recently started printing blank pages (I was able to hear the motions of the printer). then suddenly i got empty ink level warning for black ink ...
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Printer Setup can not find printer over wireless connection

I'm using the Canon IR-ADV c5030 setup program and when it comes to the point of searching for the printer, it can not find it, if my PC is connected to the network by WIFI. If I'm connected by an ...
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Want to print “as color” on a black and white printer [closed]

I have 2 black and white printers, and I want to print a color document. When I print with one of them, the print preview shows me color, and the black and white hard copy it prints is to my liking. ...
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“Start Scan” has disappeared from the context menu of my printer/scanner in Devices & Printers

Windows 7 64-bit. I have a Brother printer/scanner which I installed many months ago. For a while, I was able to start a scan by right-clicking the printer under Devices & Printers from the ...
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Brother 3150CDW wifi printer goes offline after reboot in Windows10

Short version Can't make the "offline" status go back to "online". Long version I have a Brother 3150CDW and works perfect. When I reboot my laptop with Windows 10, I get the printer offline. It'...
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Why can't I adjust the label size on a Zebra GK420T?

I have a Zebra GK420T connected to a Windows 7 host with 2" x 2" label stock using the stock ZDesigner driver. Whenever I print a document to the printer, only the top 1.2" prints. No matter what ...
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How to use printer Toshiba e-studio 163 when there is no drivers for windows 10?

I have good printer : Toshiba e-studio163 and computer with windows 10. There is no drivers for windows 10, even from toshiba page. I have googled with no results. How can I solve this problem ? ...
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Printer info removal

I removed a printer, its icon, and anything connected to it, yet each time I log on, there is a message stating: C:\Program Files\HP\HP Officejet Pro 276dw MFP\bin\HP Status BL.dll The ...
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How do I make a generic BAT file to global add/delete printers from one server?

How do I make a script to global add/delete printers? I have tried using below but I keep getting a syntax error or some other error. @echo off set /p _global="[a]dd/[d]el :" set /p _print="Printer ...
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Uninstall Canon MP280 drivers

I have Windows 7 home premium. I am trying to uninstall canon MP280 series drivers from my machine. I am using "uninstall or change a program" in the programs and features section of the control ...
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Are our prints being recorded or monitored in an office printer? [closed]

I was reading a joke about someone doing a prank via the office printer. In the end they found him via the printer queue. I was curious do companies record all documents we send to the printer? So if ...
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Can a Zebra printer return SNMP page counts?

Since it sounds like they are mostly compatible, I'm guessing it likely applies to most if not all of their line. However, specifically, I have a ZTC GK420t on hand that I'm trying to get "page ...
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Enable - Disable Camera and Printer

How can I enable - disable all kind of cameras and all kind of printers for a specific user? Not in kernel space, so not using modprobe. OR Is there a way to use kernel module (like uvcvideo) for a ...
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Windows - Set a Printer's Processor Programatically via batch or regedit

is there a way to automate the change of a printer's processor via batch file or a registry key \ policy ?
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My bixolon srp-350ii printer print every thing twice?

I have a bixolon srp-350ii printer, any time I try to print or test print it printed the recipient twice, since number of copy=1.When I put number of copy to 2 it print 4 times, if 3 print 6 times and ...
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Can I connect a printer directly to a router via USB to Ethernet adapter?

I need to connect an old printer to a router. The problem is that the printer is far away from the router and the only available output is USB. Near the printer I have an Ethernet port that is ...
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Copying and sending data from receipt printer [closed]

Let's say I have a typical restaurant setting.  A customer places an order (from the menu) and an employee (server/cashier) enters the order into a point-of-sale (POS) system.  The system receives the ...
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How can I stop my printer from printing a test page after every turnon?

I have a HP Photosmart C3180 and Windows 10. The color ink cartridge is empty and I do not want to replace it because I never use color anyway. The thing is, since I replaced my black ink cartridge, ...
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How to dIsable automatic install of printers in network?

Is it possible to hide a printer from the network or configure the router, in order to print from specific computers that have the printer installed manually and prevent from being automatically ...
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Can't connect HP DeskJet 3050a J610a over WPS to a new Wireless Router

I have this nifty little inkjet printer from HP, but it's unable to connect to my new wireless router ASUS RT-N12 (quite a common one). The only way to connect the printer is via WPS. So, I've tried ...
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Stuck on “plug the usb cable” while printer driver installation

I tried to install Full Driver & Software Package from brother website. But when "plug the usb cable" appears - I hear the windows usb connected sound and windows start to install its own driver. ...
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Epson WF-3620DWF turns off during startup

I have an Epson WF-3620 and recently it couldn't print anything, as it sounded as if the paper was stuck, then the printer rolled the paper through and displayed an error on the screen, it told me to ...
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Windows 8 shows Lexmark CX420de to be offline after going into sleep mode

We have a Lexmark CX420de printer connected to a LAN. I am accessing the printer through the network from my laptop running Windows 8. For some reason after the printer goes into sleep mode it appears ...
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Laser printer 'bends' paper

My Brother 1210w 'bends' the paper that comes from it. It seems to deform the paper due to heat: printing more pages yields higher deformation. Is this a common issue? Did I get the wrong printer? Is ...
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Printer won't install

I bought a new HP officejet 5740 E AIO. It is connected to my wireless network router, but I can't get it installed on my laptop computer.I called HP and they want to charge me $299.99 to install the ...
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Bixolon SRP-350 III sometimes starts hanging on “printing” status on a Windows 10

I have several Bixolon SRP-350 III's two of them are used with two ASUS All-in-one PCs ET2220I with Windows 10 installed -connected with USB-. One configuration works fine, the other sometimes stops ...
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lpd printer configuration in osx prints, but not when using windows. Why?

I'm using a really strange print server, from win-star, model WS-NU78W44, trying to share a HP LaserJet M1120 MPF. When I tried to use the print server's installer, on windows, it worked well, but now ...
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color print job where one has to pay for color

Document: 2 legal size pages, color graphic on 1/2 of one page Print job is 2 legal pages, front/back, with one color graphic. All other graphics are either grey scale or black & white. Both ...
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Automate import of drawings into network design software then printing to PDF

The company I work for uses Stardraw Design 7.1, an AudioVisual design software. However, its level of power-user options seem to be quite limited. I have to import thousands of drawing files to print ...
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Default printer changes when another computer on the network prints to specific printer

So I have a problem at a client site. They have two computers (both Windows 10 Professional) and two printers. When computer A prints to printer 1 it changes the default printer on computer B to ...
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How can I correct for the incorrect scaling my printer applies along the long axis of a page?

This is a photo of a letter-size printout of a 4" x 4" text box printed from Microsoft Word on an HP Laserjet M602: When I measure the box along the short dimension of the page, the dimension is ...
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Epson WF-2540 won't print black ink [duplicate]

My Epson WF-2540 printer won't print black, at all. When I send a document with just black text, the page prints out blank. I've tried Head cleaning and nozzle checks multiple times, replaced black ...
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Converting PJL/PCL to pdf

I have a non-readable PJL file, which I try to convert into something human-readable (e.g. pdf). The PJL commands are as follows (followed by the actual print-job): %-12345X@PJL JOB NAME = "{**...
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Laser printer cardridge has a plastic foil

I have a color laser printer Samsung CLP-365. I noticed that yellow is showing signs of low supply, roller is not entirely covered in powder, showing lines. Perhaps this is simply due to higher usage ...
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How to find (the path of a) network folder to print to with a HP printer

I have a HP printer and would like to scan to a network folder that I can access on multiple computers in the network. On the HP Embedded Web Server (which you can open by typing the printers' IPv4 ...
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canon ip 2870 does not print light yellow cayan

I have canon ip2870 with cl 746 cartridge. but after some light magenta,cyan and yellow colors are not printed. Nozzle are not clogged because ink is completely coming out from nozzle but light colors ...
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Install .dl_ Files

I'm trying to install a Ricoh printer and the drivers are a bunch of compressed .dll files. How would I install that? I've googled and can't figure out how to install a printer with .dl_ files.
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Printing multiple XPS Documents (.oxps) according to their file names

I print so many files (XPS Document (.oxps) format) on daily basis, that are named with assigned numbers, for example, 1.oxps, 2.oxps, 3.oxps and so on. The problem is, when I select multiple files ...
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How do I clean just one color of my inkjet printhead?

I've got an Epson SX235W printer that has four separate ink tanks - black, cyan, magenta and yellow. I recently had to replace the cyan and subsequent prints didn't come out properly - the cyan was ...
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We're having our receipt printer provide a very unusual subnet mask. Has anyone experienced anything like this before?

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me out with this. We're using a custom receipt printer which was bricked in DHCP for quite a while. Every method we used to change this gave no result. We've ...
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Connect LPT printer to serial port

I have a printer with LPT port and it needs to be connected to serial COM1 port via adapter. Printer output is being rerouted to serial port COM1 with a command: mode LPT1=COM1 mode COM1: 9600,n,8,1 ...
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How to print a barcode model on a computer from Android, Windows RT or iPad 1 device using network barcode printer?

My problem is this : I have Bartender, which is a barcode editor and printer software on my computer. I need my employee to print a barcode label on a network barcode printer (Toshiba B-EXT4T1) using ...
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Copy printer settings from one pc to an other

I have a small web app that runs on a local server. I use it to generate pdf files and then send them to the required printer without the user to select the printer, paper tray etc. I've used ...