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

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Using Automatic Printer Switcher wit Internet Explorer

I am using Computed Synergy's Automatic Printer Switcher to change the default printer to an Epson receipt printer when printing from one particular web page. I also have to print other documents out ...
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Ricoh 5002 Turn off autoprint when faxes come in

How do I turn off autoprint when faxes come in? I'm reading the manual and it's not very succinct. Model Ricoh Aficio 5002
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Windows 7 Two Printers One Driver

I have 2 identical printers which have one driver that connects via USB. I need to share them like so: \\compname\\printer1 and \\compname\\printer2 because my application connects to printers via smb ...
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Find out if a printer supports postscript

I am trying to print to a Konica Minolta DiALTA di1611 printer from a linux desktop. There are not linux drivers available. I read that I can create the ppd file needed if the printer is a ...
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printing in window 7 client using Ubuntu print server

I want to share a printer under Ubuntu 11.04 with Windows 7. I have installed samba and configured it to allow the printer to be browsed across the network. I have also enabled printer sharing. But ...
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Linux printer setup opensuse no drivers

I am trying to setup a canon pixma mx459 on my opensuse 13.1 machine To set up a printer I opened yast>hardware>printers, however there were no drivers detected. I do have cups installed/up to date. ...
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Is there any way to get the name of a printer that used to be connected to a Windows computer?

I have Windows 8, and I used to have a printer connected to it. I loved it, but it broke, so now I'm trying to buy a new one, but I forgot to take down the model of it before it was thrown away. I ...
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mac keep on losing printer

My mac keep on losing printer. I set up a static IP for the printer. Everything works fine when I start the computer, but at some point (probably when the laptop get to sleep) it loses it. I need to ...
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Virtual PDF printer with customizable options

I am looking for something that lets me install a shared printer on my users and when they print they should be shown an options dialog whose options would get passed to the virtual printer. The ...
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Setting up Bluetooth access to HP AIO laserjet 2840 printer

I read somewhere that using the HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter I can wirelessly send and print documents from my Hp 2840 AIO printer. When I plug the bluetooth device directly to ...
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Samsung Printer Xpress M2880FW 2->2 Copying

Does anyone know if the Samsung Printer Xpress M2880FW printer can do 2 sided to 2 sided copying? Samsung support was not able to answer the question, and I was hoping someone who had access to this ...
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How to make the HP 6700 print with empty colour cartridges driver?

Is there a way to make the HP 6700 printer print with empty colour cartridges. It fails if the colour cartridges are empty. It is upsetting that they would mislead the consumer, is there a ...
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Windows Keeps Losing Wireless Printer - Needs To Be Re-Added Every Day

I have a wireless network with a number of laptops and a Deskjet 2540 wireless printer. The laptops are running Windows 7 with one of them running Windows 8. The wireless modem is a Netgear. If I, ...
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Brother MFC7360N keeps saying “replace toner”

We've just replaced the toner cartridge of our Brother MFC7360N, but the printer keeps displaying the message replace toner, what should I do?
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Third-party drivers?

Where can I find third-party drivers for a canon MG5450S? I am looking something like VueScan, that allows you to use the scan of the cannon without using their official drivers. I would like to know ...
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HP 6520 stops connecting to EnGenius ens202ext

We have multiple EnGenius ens202ext AP around campus and I connect our HP6520 printer no problem, Also connect iPads to AirPrint to the printer. Everything worked fine for about an hour. Then the next ...
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Print on continuous paper roll

I am trying to print a sequence of increment numbers on a continuous paper roll (length: ~50 meters) without margins or page breaks on EPSON LX-300+II printer. example: --------------- |Roll of ...
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Wrong fonts being printed

Im trying to print a simple document to an HP LaserJet P4015dn, but the fonts I need to use (Trajan Pro and Adobe Garamond) are being replaced by the printer. I get the same results printing the ...
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Windows 7: allow limited users to change network type

I'm an intern that admins Windows machines for a school in a charter school system. When I got here everything was a mess, mainly the students had admin accounts and were turning their machines into ...
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How to put data directly into the printer spooler?

I want to put data directly into the printer spooler. Is it possible? The intention behind this is to convert file or data to printer format, send that data to one computer and from there, a service ...
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HP LaserJet 1010 driver for OS X 10.7

I've been looking for a website where I can find the software of HP LaserJet 1010 driver for OS X 10.7. I found a source in the official website of HP but I couldn't find the download button or link ...
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OWA printing nearly blank e-mails from Firefox

Trying to deduce an issue in my office department: when printing e-mails from Outlook Web Access (Office365) using Firefox, some e-mails are coming out nearly blank (the headers--date/url/page numbers ...
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Printer Detected As USB Composite Device - With Warning

My parents have started to have a problem printing from their PC, and naturally as the go-to IT expert, I have been drafted in to have a look! Before they went on holiday a month ago, it was ...
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Canon MP240 does not work in Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 in place of Windows XP on my parent's computer. I used the Printing dialog from System Settings to install the printer. I was able to successfully print a Test Page, ...
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Print Job Leaves Users Print Queue But Some Documents Aren't Printed

We have a Kyocera c352 bizhub in our office that about 6 users print to. They are printing via tcp/ip ports from each of their computers with the drivers on them as well. We do not use a print server. ...
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Why do printers (e.g. Epson R3000) need to switch between black inks instead of using them in parallel?

The Epson R3000 has cartridges for both Photo Black and Matte Black. Both cartridges are physically in the printer at the same time, but if you want to switch from using one to the other, you need to ...
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How I can set public static ip address in network printer?

I'm looking for printer which supports (public static ip address). So I can send print command from Windows VPS. Thankx in Advance.
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Why does my Epson R3000 printer turn itself off?

After a period, my new printer turns itself off. The green light turns off, the display turns off and it doesn't receive print tasks.
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Windows 7 Pro dell 750 Computer parallel port FX-80 Driver

I have a special needs son. I want to install an Epson FX-80 printer on the parallel port and I can’t find a printer driver for windows 7. I am very knowledgeable about computers. Because it is so ...
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How should I set up a [DefaultInstall] for a vinyl cutter driver?

I'm trying to setup a default install for a vinyl cutter (printer) driver. It uses several files that I think need to be copied to use the driver. Normally when installing it the user would need to ...
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Script/Macro to print 1st page of 1000 pdf to same printer

I have a folder with 100+ PDF documents each of varying number of pages. I need to print the first page of each document to a printer which adds a VAT code to the document (kind of like an ...
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How do I Simulate a LPT Printer to a legacy 16b MS-DOS PC from a Host PC

I have to simulate a LPT Printer for a legacy PC on 16b running MS DOS, from another host pc running windows, in order to capture the print job and further process it. There is no access to the legacy ...
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How can I Get Zorin 8.1 lite to recognize my wireless canon pixma MP495 printer on the network?

I have zorin 8.1 lite as a dual-boot on an XP machine. Works great.. 'except' I can't get it to talk to my Canon Pixma MP495 wireless printer. The Ethernet comes in via a cable modem to a '4 Cat-5 ...
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Ubuntu CUPS printing

I've been fiddling with the for the whole day and couldn't figure out what the problem is due to my lack of knowledge about Ubuntu. It all started with me trying to set up a network printer in the ...
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Network printer prints gibberish

Throughout the day my network printer spits out a page that has a single line of characters at the top of the page. I used the navigator on the printer to pull up the print history and for all the ...
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Epson SureColor F7070 & Wasatch 7.0 Issues — Large Format Printer Only Printing a Few Inches, then “Media Out”

I work for a small business. We had an emergency and one of the only employees who knows how to do this is out. What: We have an Epson SureColor F7070 printer and Wasatch Version 7.0. We're printing ...
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Cannot connect to or ping network printer

I've just bought my first network printer and I'm having problems setting it up. I've walked through the setup procedure, and it's correctly connected to my home wifi, and it can connect to the ...
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Shared printer refuses to work on Windows 7, but works on Windows 8

I've spent hours trying to get a Oki C8600 printer working using Windows printer sharing. Let's call the three computers involved the following: WinXPserver - The Oki printer is connected to this ...
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Thermal printer black mark sensor

I would like to undestand how black mark works on thermal printers.. I'm usign a Zebra GK420 but I think this works like many others. This is what I think it should do for NON-Continous media type: ...
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How to make a networked scanner appear as a local scanner?

So we have a software system that we use here in our auto body shop that does all of our management etc. It has the ability to scan documents directly into our work files. We currently have a ...
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Printer barcodes PCL fonts

I have an old HP printer which has a DIMM on it which contains few barcodes fonts I'd like to use on a replacement printer. The replacement printer has no DIMM, but I see both have flash memory which ...
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Brother DCP-7040 will not scan from device button

I've install the software and from ControlCentral3 I can manually from the software side scan the documents. But when I try from the scan button on the scanner/printer, it does nothing. Is there a ...
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HP Photosmart C5280 black ink not printing properly

I just got a used HP Photosmart C5280 from my father in law. There is a problem with the black ink, though. Sometimes, it doesn't print and when it does, it's not really black. An example can be seen ...
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How can I print legible text in a font size <1.5?

For biological research, I need to print characters so tiny that 2 of them fit in less than 0.5 mm, which I will read under a microscope. I am currently printing from Excel at font size of 1.5, using ...
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How to delete printers from the Registry in Windows 7

How to delete printers from the Registry in Windows 7 please Thanks, Trevor
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How to add network printer remotely without knowing the IP?

Assume your friend from over 100km away asked you to add a network printer to his computer since you're so tech savvy. How would you add network printer remotely in this case? You would need: 0. ...
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Kodak Printer printing blank pages on XP

I have a Kodak esp 3.2 printer that prints test pages fine but will not print anything else. I have tried running the maintenance and even reinstalling the printer. Nothing has helped. Any ...
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Is file sharing and printers a “kill switch”?

The Settings menu for media and the public folders ask separately if I want to share them. Are those settings superior to "file sharing and printers"? For example if I deactivate "file sharing and ...
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Does HP LaserJet firmware update remove functionality?

I just got an old LaserJet 2400 series, retired from business use. Is there any reason NOT to update the 10 year old firmware? For example, is there a substantial chance of bricking the printer? Or ...
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Solid red light on Samsung CLP-325W

I'm getting a solid red light on my Samsung CLP-325W printer. The printer started showing this error when I was low on 2 color toners. I've bought the official toners from Samsung. however I'm no ...