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

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AddPrinterDriver failed but completed successfully

I have downloaded Konica Minolta Magicolor 2530 DL printer drivers for Windows 7 x64 from the Konica Europe Website (mainly because it's not available on the US website). During installation via ...
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Open Source / Freeware Windows Driver for creating PDF [on hold]

I'm need to create .PDF from IE, Excel, Word and etc. How would one go about it? I'm not looking into buying software such as: Adobe Acrobat, I need it to be FREE and easy to use. Thanks in advance! ...
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Any Color Laser Multifunction can Scan-to-email without local email server on network?

I am trying to get a color laser multi function center (MFC) for my very IT limited parents. I only have one MUST HAVE feature: the MFC can send emails out without a local email server (during a ...
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Redirect output to printer via device file?

Is there a way in Linux to print a file with a modern printer (a Canon MX870 in my case) by redirecting text to a device file? I imagine the command to look something like this: cat my_notes.txt ...
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Why is Laserjet P2035 driver for Windows 7 failing to install?

I have been trying to install the printer drivers for a Laserjet P2035 on a Windows 7 64 bit system. I am trying to use the website available install packages since I don't have the CD. This is a ...
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Add printer from different subnet

i.e My pc ip is 11.19.20.3 with gateway 11.19.20.1 I have a printer with ip 11.19.22.25 with gateway 11.19.22.1 How can I add this printer to my pc?
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How To Calibrate MacBook Pro with Epson 4880 Stylus Pro

I would like to know how to calibrate my MacBookPro with my Epson 4880 Stylus Pro. In other words how to make the colors I see on my computer screen, print out with the same colors on my Epson. I ...
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wireless printer on secondary wireless router

I'm having trouble with the following configuration: cable modem----wireless router 1----wireless router 2----wireless printer Wireless router 1 has IP 192.168.0.1 with DHCP enabled ...
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Printer properties of network printer (SAMBA) takes a long time to load on Windows 7

Whenever I open the printer properties of a shared SAMBA printer (to change the paper size, orientation, print quality, etc.) the dialog box takes a long time (approx. 1~2 second "choking" delay) to ...
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Wake laptop on lan via wireless printer?

I know how ridiculous this sounds, but I am curious if it would be possible. Basically, I have a laptop that I would like to wake on lan, but I dont want to have to run a cable through my house. There ...
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HP t610 plotter disk failure

I have two HP t610 plotters. One of them has a disk failure. Is there a tip to clone the first hard-disk to blank hard-disk? Note that I have tried to clone using active boot disk , but it gives ...
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Installing Dell v313 printer/scanner on Ubuntu 12.04

I've been searching for hours now, trying to find a working driver for a Dell 313 printer/scanner (v310 - 510 series) on Ubuntu 12.04. But I can't seem to find a working one. I really need this to ...
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HP Designjet 5000ps timeout error

Here is my previous question, which was resolved. HP Designjet 5000ps not "recieving" Print Currently my issue is that after the file is uploaded, the printer goes into a faze where it ...
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Is There an Monochrome Inkjet Printer That Will Print in “Black only” with Automatic Duplex Printing?

Problem: I print 99 % in Black Only - text and automatic duplex printing. I want to avoid having to constantly replace color cartridges in order to print black only. Question & Need: Is there a ...
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How to install printer which should be accessible from windows service?

My application started as a windows service which does not see printer installed on my PC. But if this application is started as a regular windows application it can see this printer. How can I ...
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Connecting two system via lan cable & printer issue

I have two users connected via lan cable. one laptop with wifi access connected to internet & sharing internet via lan cable & other desktop connected to lan cable & accessing internet ...
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How can I install HP network printer in Windows 8?

I have an old HP LaserJet printer connected to the home LAN, which I would like to use over the Jet Direct protocol. How can I connect it to a Windows 8 device? Windows now seems to only allow to ...
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printing a regular PDF document to virtual PDF printers (with Ghostscript engine) always generates output file with text converted to image

I've suddenly found out, that when I "print" any regular PDF document to a PDF virtual printer, it always converts a source regular (textual) PDF document into an image only document. It applies even ...
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What was invented first, computer monitor or computer printer? What was the first output device for a computer? [closed]

What was invented first computer monitor or else computer printer? My question means, which was the first output device for a computer? And the same way what was the first input device for the ...
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Scan picture by folder by month

I bought a new printer HP pro 8600. With my old printer I could scan pictures,for every month there would be a folder by the name of the month and the pictures would be inside of this folder. The new ...
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Can't add shared printer to my Win 8.1 laptop due to missing driver

I have a simple wireless home network. My base computer runs Vista and has an Epson Stylus Photo R200 printer USB connected to it. My laptop runs Win 8.1. The printer is shared on the network. When I ...
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HP Printer Thinks its jammed, when its not

I have a strange problem with my HP F2480 printer. The printer always thinks it is jammed. It starts completley normally, and when it gets halfway down the page all the light start flashing, which is ...
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When printing to Dell 5130cdn, document shows up on LCD screen but nothing prints

I have a user who is unable to print to a Dell 5130cdn. When she tries to, the name of the document will show up on the LCD screen and the rollers will start spinning as if it is going to print, but ...
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Can't reset password for HP Deskjet EWS

I have an HP Deskjet 3510. I am trying to use wifi direct to setup wireless networking on my printer. I connect to the printer without issue. When trying to access the wireless setup function, it ...
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Why does my Canon inkjet printer require two black cartridges?

I am curious why my Canon printer, an MG6320 (but I have also seen this on MG5320 and MG5220), requires me to use two black ink cartridges, one labeled BK and the other labeled PGBK. When I do a ...
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Can't find other networks when tethered to phone

I've been trying to connect my pc to my wireless printer. My pc has no WiFi card so I use my phone by connecting it by USB and going into setting, more networks, Tethering and portable hotspot then ...
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computer ping only one side

In my organization network each resource are shared with network such as printers faxes, etc some times to share printer between two computers 1st computer ping 2nd pc but 2nd pc cannot ping 1st ...
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Using Dosbox to use wps program that only uses lpt1, need to use usb printer

ok so I have a friend that is using an old wps program using dosbox.. the options on the program only allow print to serial or parallel but I guess that doesn't matter since I read dosbox doesn't ...
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Printing on transparent sheet

I am using Samsung CLP 365. Can I use it to print on all transparent sheets or there are any special transparent sheets for printing using laser jet printers.
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Maximum non-Canon paper weight for Canon PIXMA printers?

In the specifications of the Canon printers, such as PIXMA MG7150, it is said that we should not use papers that are too thick (weighing more than 28lb or 105g/m²), except for Canon genuine paper. ...
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A Printer that has multiple MAC Addresses?

I have a Lexmark printer that for some reason shows multiple MAC addresses when its connected to a switch. Thats so weird. Anybody had the same problem? How can I solve it and how come it has ...
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Why does attempting to delete from Windows print queue get stuck?

This is similar to Document stuck in printing queue but I'd like more detail as to what's going on behind the scenes here. So far I have yet to successfully delete a document from Windows print ...
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serial port communication with epson tm-t88iv ubuntu

I am trying to establish low level communication with an Epson tm-t88iv thermal printer via shell but I can't figure it out. I'm working on ubuntu 13.10 64 bit with a Dell vostro 1510. I have it ...
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Controlling your printer with .ps files

I am trying to construct a laser cutter and I have chosen the motor mechanism from an old inkjet printer to be my X axis. I have also been wondering if I can control it via .ps scripts. Is it ...
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Windows Server 2012 cannot access web sites

I have a Windows Server 2012 that has gone a little crazy in the last 24 hours. It can't access any websites, internal to the network or on the web. I can ping google.ca for example and it resolves ...
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GPO printer allocation

scenario: AD domain with multiple remote OUs with fairly robust communications. I allocate printers per location via GPO. Some of the Work Stations in the OU allocate the printers on login (5 of ...
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Print copies - Prints the last job's amount

Strange one here. Never seen this before. When you print a document from Photoshop, it will print but it prints the number of copies specified on the previous job. For example: Document 1: set ...
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Is using generic toner detrimental to laser printers?

Printer manufacturers usually recommend that you only use their branded, OEM toner cartridges in their products but generic ones are commonly available for far less cost. Print quality will of course ...
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I want to stamp every single print, how can I do that?

Is there any universal solution which one stamps/adds watermark automatically on every printed page on any printer and document type?
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Going to print multiple cards in fixed size

I need to print out about 80 "cards" for an invitation and to fit the envelope I need to print them in a very exact size. Each "card" has to be 5cm in width and 7.5cm in height. Instead of just ...
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Cannot Delete Unwanted COM ports - Windows 7

I recently installed a Cannon wireless printer for temporary use, the drivers of which set nearly all my COM ports to be constantly in-use (an occasionnal bug noted in the ReadMe after installation ...
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Print the IP address of a printer through a USB connection

I am connected to a network printer with a USB cable. Is there anyway to make this printer print its IP address? The printer is an HP LaserJet P2015.
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Is any special maintenance required for an edible ink printer?

Is there any special maintenance required in order to maintain food safety and keep the printer operating correctly? For example, do I need to manually clean the print head periodically to prevent ...
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Aside from higher resolution, what are the benefits and drawbacks of a printer with 1 picoliter droplets vs 2 picoliter droplets?

I'm looking at inkjet printers, and some higher-end models have 1 picoliter droplets. The lower-end models have 2 picoliter droplets. I assume the smaller droplets allow higher-resolution printing, ...
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HP LaserJet P1102w Wireless not working

Wireless printing works when I install the drivers, but the next day when the printer is turned back on the wifi light doesn't turn on and the printer is not connected to network and I have to install ...
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Set Teamviewer Remote Printer as Default

I am using TeamViewer, and need to print something from the remote computer to the local printer to which the computer I am actually on is attached. The thing that I am trying to print does not give ...
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Canon Pixma MG3150 not printing in colour. Any ideas?

I have been given a Canon Pixma MG3150 printer. I have installed the printer on my XP SP2 laptop and the printer works perfectly, using the black cartridge but will not print in colour. The printer ...
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How is a WSD printer different from a non-WSD printer?

I installed my printer today (Epson Expression Photo XP-750) and I saw that Windows 7 was asking me to choose between two different printing devices, even thou they both belong to the same physical ...
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Getting a USB printer to stop after a line of text (with CUPS)

I'm using CUPS to print to a USB inkjet printer (HP Deskjet 1010) from command line, like so: lpr filename.txt I'm looking to have the printer stop feeding paper through after it prints the text ...
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What is a fail-proof way to finally set-up and use a printer over the network?

This is how things are; I'm sure most of you are familiar with it: PC A has a USB printer installed on it. PC A is connected to the network. PC B is connected to the same network. It can access PC ...