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

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Printer not Showing in Printers and faxes (Windows 8.1)

Good day! I successfully added printer Epson L210 with my Windows 8.1, there is no problem with the printing. The issue is it does not show in Devices and Printers windows. Thank you.
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Printing colorful syntax highlighting to paper

I want to print out some code on paper including syntax highlighting. After some research, I found out, that I could do this in the command line with pygments and enscript, but don't know how to ...
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Force epson printer to print without replacing cartridge

I've been getting a screen like this for a while now whenever I print: I thought nothing of it as the pages being printed looked just fine - if I were to replace the cartridge I probably wouldn't ...
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Mint not recognizing my USB Lexmark printer

I have a Lexmark X1250 printer, which I'm trying to get working on my box, which is running Linux Mint 17 Qiana itself. Some info: # uname -a Linux grid 3.13.0-24-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 ...
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HP deskjet 3920 not printing after paper jam [on hold]

cleared paper jam from front and now printer is not working Product Name: HP Deskjet 3920 Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit) The paper got jammed and when i opened the rear access door ...
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Could I print a long continuous sheet of A4-width paper on a regular home printer?

I should say that I don't mean splitting a long image onto separate pieces of paper, but rather literally using a very long piece of paper, onto which images/text/whatever could be printed. I am aware ...
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get the IP address of USB device in Linux

is it possible to get the IP address of a device connected via USB? The device in question is a wireless printer, its connect via USB and WiFi, the printer is assigned an IP address and its displayed ...
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How to configure my Brother MFC 9125cn printer to output on the front tray instead of the back tray?

I am using OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and Brother Control Center 2.12.3. I have no problems using the printer. My wife is using Win 7 professional with Control Center 3. Any idea where I can configure ...
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HP ENVY 5530 e-All-in-One Printer seemingly not connected to Wi-Fi… Yet somehow is?

I am struggling to figure this out. When I attempt to print from my Mac running Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) it says it is not connected. On the printer—an HP ENVY 5530 e-All-in-One Printer—it says it is ...
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What is the suitable receipt printer for POS system? [closed]

i m Develop software for POS system.but I have No idea what is the suitable printer for receipt printing.
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How do I add printer to AIX menu choices. (Unix operating system)

I need help assigning an alias name (printer name in menu) to a printer already installed in root mode on AIX 5.3/Unix operating system. I have added ip address and host name to etc/hosts already. I ...
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Confirmation before every print-out on HP Color LaserJet 3550 / Windows Server

A customer is experiencing this problem: There is a HP Color LaserJet 3550 (usb-)connected to a HP Jetdirect 3700 network printing server. The printing server is connected to a network switch. ...
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Buffer problems Adafruit Thermal Printer connected to Raspberry Pi B+ [migrated]

My Raspberry Pi B+ is hosting a PHP website and that is connected to a thermal printer through serial interface (RS232 Adafruit thermal printer). So I used the library PHPSerial to write to my ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8600 prints or scans only 1 page under Linux Mint

My HP Officejet Pro 8600 only scans or prints a single page after that the system says that the connection to the printer cant be established. If I restart the printer I can print or scan another ...
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How can I print to a printer connected to a computer over my LAN

I have a printer connected to one of my computers (computer A).The computer is connected to my LAN. There are two other computers on my LAN (computer B and C). I want to print from computer B and C to ...
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Cups Brother DCP-195C not printing

I am trying to convert my Raspberry Pi to a printing server. I have connected my Brother DCP-195C on the Pi using USB link. I have installed cups (via apt-get). I configured the printer on the CUPS ...
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Location of unidrv.dll in Windows 7

I am trying to install some fairly old printer software onto a Windows 7 machine and I keep getting prompted for the location of "Unidrv.dll". All the sites I googled try to tell me how to fix some ...
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PCs and printer are unable to communicate with each other even if they both can communicate with the router over wifi

both my printer and my PC are connect to the router (DLink DIR-605L) using WIFI and internet is working on my PC. My printer works only if I connect my PC to router over a ethernet cable but it ...
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Software Won't Open

I've got a program on my computer, Canon MF Toolbox 4.9. It's used with my printer to initiate scans, settings for those scans, and misc operations, and allows the settings to be changed on the ...
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Sony Vaio shows printer as offline over WIFI

I have a SONY VAIO SVS15126PGB (http://www.sony-mea.com/product/svs15126pg) It is joined to a domain and it runs Win 8.1 pro. Over the LAN we have zero issues, but every single time he disconnects ...
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Problems with wireless printing with a dual band Linksys WRT1900AC router

I have a Linksys WRT1900AC router. I have both 5.0Ghz and 2.4Ghz wireless set to the same SSID name. The wireless printers don’t seem to connect (they’re both older printers) Can I get them to ...
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How to configure User access while printing from an workstation to an MFD

I have a Ricoh Multifunction Device. I have profiled some Users on the device's Address book with user codes. I also set up permitted features for copying, printing and scanning. Whenever I try to ...
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How to upload Lexmark network driver into Samba?

I have a Lexmark C950DE, i go to the Lexmark official website and get an huuuge executable (98Mo) then I run it. I set a CUPS printer with a raw queue, then share it with samba 3.6.6. It share ...
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Canon Pixma B200 error; what is it and can I fix it?

I have an MG 5300 series Canon Pixma printer. Halfway through printing a page, an error - B200 -came up and it says: printer error has occurred. Unplug the power cord and contact the service ...
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IEs Print Dialog shows more printers than the 'Devices and Printers' Control Panel tab [duplicate]

Yesterday, once again, I struggled against the same problem: I needed to install a network-printer on a computer. The network-printer is attached to another computer and shared using the normal ...
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Is there a way to make the connected printer the default printer in Windows?

I generally use two printers, my HP printer at home, my Canon printer at work, both local printers connected via USB. It is a minor pain to keep changing / selecting the right printer in the list in ...
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How to disable HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dne from going into standby mode after inactivity?

We've had this HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dne printer in our office for about a year now and it's been working really fast. For some stupid reason I decided to check for an update on the HP site and ...
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How to track print, scan and copy from a network printer?

I have recently installed a network printer in my office, which is accessible by all users in the network. I want to track the usages, and i know tracking copy is difficult, but at least i want to be ...
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adding USB support to a Designjet 5500ps 42" using J4135A jetdirect card

I have a designjet 5500 ps. It is 42in wide. I usually print through the parallels port, but always wanted to print through USB. Recently my computer started not printing through the parallel port ...
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Tapping data into a USB printer

I don't know how to ask the question so I will describe what was done previously with serial and I'd like to know if it can be duplicated with USB. In the old days, POS systems spit out ASCII data ...
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How do I find out if a printer is scan to email compatible with Office 365?

I have a Toshiba e Studio 282 that previously had scan to email going through an Exchange server. The Exchange server was decommissioned and the company got Office 365 instead. I tried inputting the ...
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How does my Epson printer automatically install its software when it connects to my network?

I bought an Epson XP-410 printer earlier this week. I connected it to my Wi-Fi network and got it set up. I tested it by printing to it after installing the drivers that came on a DVD to a computer on ...
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Workaround for unsupported printers in Windows 8

My mother's old beloved printer is not supported in Windows 8 so it no longer works. Now what to do? (using Linux, OSX or any other OS is not an option - buying a new printer is the last) I was ...
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Dell C1765fnw printer print job deletes before printing

I have a new Dell multifunction laser printer C1765 nfw and it all seems to be in working order till I try to print, then job goes into print queue and in seconds disappears without printing. It ...
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Accessing wifi printer on a 2nd wifi network which is connected to 1st wifi network via ethernet

Ive been trying to work out the setup below (see image) where ive got a main wifi router / modem combi in one part of a house and then a ethernet cable going to another point in the house which is ...
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How to force autodiscovery of lan printers?

I have lan with about 10 computers - all Win XP prof. I add new printer attached to one of them, and on two computers appears Auto HPPrinter on Computer4 and on rest - not. I suppose, that after some ...
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HP LaserJet showing up as CD drive

So I am hooking up an HP LaserJet P1102w to a local computer via USB. I have not installed driver/software yet, but interestingly, the printer shows up as a cd\dvd drive. Granted, a DL of the ...
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Scanner is only detected and not the printer

OK. I have a new Epson L210 printer, a multi-function printer. But whenever I connect it to my Windows 7 64-bit computer, the only detected function of the printer is the scanner. There is no ...
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Windows 8.1 and the phantom Canon PCL6 Driver - Print spooler crashing and no removal

Situation: trying to install a Canon IR1133A printer on Windows 8.1 (64bit). Having tried most every driver under the sun, I'm now presented with two printers - Canon Generic PCL6 Driver and Canon ...
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GPO issue with Print Management

After adding all of our printers to their proper security in print management, the deployed printer only shows one of the security groups they have been assigned. Most other printers in this network ...
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Network Epson printer prints a page of configuration details instead of job on Linux Mint and Ubuntu

I've tried using lpr and the GUI menus in Writer and Document Viewer in Linux Mint and Ubuntu. The printer is EPSON XP-200, connected by network. lpstat -a lists it as accepting requests. Each time, ...
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HP Laserjet 4l paper jam - probably electronics behind phototransistor defect - how to check?

I have a problem with our old HP Laserjet 4L. The paper jam indicator flashes after the printer fed the 2nd sheet of paper a few centimetres into the machine. The first page after powering on the ...
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Canon Maxify MB5020 scan above 600dpi

My Canon Maxify MB5020 specification indicates max optical scan as 1200 dpi or up to 19,200 interpolated: However, with drivers installed I cannot select above 600 dpi: 1200 x 1200 dpi ...
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Computer Communication with HP Color Laserjet CP1515n

I have an HP Color LaserJet CP1515n. It prints a test page in full color when prompted to from the printer's own buttons, but it won't print from the computer. One time it printed a page, but every ...
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Emulating an older OS to use printer on windows 7

I've searched the internet inside out for windows 7 compatible drivers for my printer HP Color LaserJet 3550. I've also tried using a version lower and higher drivers to no avail. Windows 7 still ...
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Plugging laser printer into the other wall socket next to a UPS?

Based upon the question: Should you plug a laser printer directly into a wall socket? Given a normal US wall plug with two sockets, it is okay to plug a laser printer directly into one socket (with ...
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How can a printer installation change the default printer of other computers?

I have a Canon MG3550 installed on my network. I went through the Canon setup on the computer I wanted to use it on and it took the SSID and password and saved them in the printer. It then proceeded ...
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How to fix unwanted ink trails when printing?

My brand new printer Epson L120 is having the same problem as my old Epson T10. Here's an example: This happens almost every time I print. Anyone knows how to I fix this?
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Can I connect a printer directly to a router and send prints through home Wi-Fi network?

I was looking for a good multifunction budget printer for home use. HP 1515 seems good, but it does not support Wi-Fi. This will be an issue if I need to send prints from my laptop. Can I connect ...
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How to install a network printer on powershell?

I've been trying to install a network printer using Powershell on Windows 7 so that I can automate the setup of our development machines using Puppet. I found a couple of instructions around but none ...