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Computer not turning off after windows shuts down printer driver

The power is not shutting off my computer after windows shuts down. Windows shuts down and I hear my computer case "click" but the power and fans all stay on. This seemed to start after I installed ...
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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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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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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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1answer
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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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42 views

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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44 views

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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371 views

Save Print Job in Queue as PDF

I am trying to print coupons from a coupon website that only allow you to print the coupons once, and of course whenever I want the printer to work the best, the print job gets stuck in the queue. ...
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33 views

Why do drivers for windows change for each release?

from my experience it seems that comparability between windows versions is reasonably good, especially for the average home user, businesses not included. why do the hardware manufacturers have to ...
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71 views

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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21 views

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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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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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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332 views

Batch Printing TIFF Files in Windows

I am trying to batch print .TIFF files efficiently. I have found that I can drag files from windows into the print job queue window and it will print them right from there. With PDF's of varying ...
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25 views

tool to see/snoop communication between Java application and printer

I am working a Java application on windows. Customer reports that printing is slow in the very first time after application restart. It works fine in subsequent printing. I used VisualVM to find ...
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1answer
99 views

Wi-Fi printer keeps changing local IP

I use a Brother 7860dw Wi-Fi printer with a Windows 8.1 64-bit PC. The printer is off most of the time to save electricity. When I turn it on, it acquires an IP from the router. The problem is, ...
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253 views

Group Policy Confusion (Printers configured under users?)

I'm befuddled. Active directory usually makes a bit more sense than this. The Problem: Referencing the images below (with private info removed), it appears that Printer Connections are being defined ...
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1answer
226 views

Getting the pages count from a printer through command line

I'm planning to automate the process of getting the page count collection of every single printer connected to the network (about 40 printers). Right now I'm using SmartDeviceMonitor for Admin (by ...
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1answer
47 views

Can I use a PC to fake a printer?

So if i want to do a print job on another machine,the print job is sent to the "dummy printer",nor to a real one.I want to get the print image on the "dummy printer" and do some analysis.
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1answer
61 views

Printing works from Word but not Wordpad

I have a printer attached to the network with a lot of devices able to print to it. One of my desktops, however, will only print to it in Word 2013 or from Chrome. Using Notepad, or Wordpad, or ...
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Unable to remove redirected printer

I don't know what these redirected devices are on my Windows Home Server. One is a printer which I can't print to and the other a fax (which I don't have). The shared printer in the picture is ...
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200 views

Printing over the network without a driver (for that printer)

I'm in a bit of a situation where I have an older printer that's quite good (it was very high end originally) and I also have a stockpile of toner for it. Obviously I'd like to keep using this. In the ...
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1answer
58 views

Sharing a USB printer securely

I have a printer on a server connected via a USB on Windows 8. I allowed it to share the printer. However, I could only find it after I went under the network and went into that computer and typed in ...
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1answer
292 views

Is it possible to emulate printing to a specific printer?

I'm developing a Windows application that should support printing to a group of specific printers (for instance, Bixolon SRP-350, etc.) Those are special printers with special paper dimensions, etc. I ...
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12 views

Forward windows print jobs from one printer to another [duplicate]

Is there a sensible way to forward print jobs from one printer to another (both having them print out) in windows?
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288 views

How to delete parallel ports on Windows XP SP3

Im trying to delete the extra parallel ports that come with Windows XP SP3. I've tried deleting the ports through the method recommended by Microsoft ie through Printer & Faxes/File/Server ...
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45 views

Printer printing a small picture on top of same big picture

I am trying to print out a picture, and for some reason the printer is printing out a small picture in the corner of the same big picture. I can not find any help on how to fix this. I am sick of ...
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43 views

Select different printer based on paper size automaticly

I have the following problem: I have got two printers (an A4 printer and an A3 printer) I created 2 printers on the computer named very clearly A3 Printer and A4 Printer. But apparently that's too ...
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1answer
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How can I see a log of printed files?

In my office, we have a great laser printer/hole puncher/stapler/duplexer that I use for 99% of my printing. Unfortunately, it is at the other side of the building. While the exercise is obviously ...
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2answers
39 views

Remove last page from printjob

I have an application that recently received a patch that added a page I don't want to the end of every print job. Is there a virtual printer that removes the last page, and then prints to the ...
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1answer
822 views

How do I share a printer that is attached to a Fedora computer?

I have a computer running Fedora 17 with a Xerox Phaser 6360N attached to it. I need to share that printer to a LAN computer running Windows 7. How do I do this? Preferably without Samba.
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1answer
1k views

Cannot access network printer from windows 7 PCs

We have several printers in the office - 2 are connected to the network via ethernet cables, and another is connected to our "server" (which is actually a Windows XP machine). The problem is that none ...
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398 views

sharing a USB printer in SOHO environment

Here is a situation I am facing, there is USB printer which works only on a Windows XP machine, there are other devices in LAN it is a Small Office Home Office environment. How can this USB ...
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How to find the INF file in an installed printer driver

I had installed a printer driver on a Window 7 x64 machine using the selection Windows offer. I do not have the driver disk, nor can I download the driver one the web or the vendor website (I don't ...
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1answer
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Computer does not have USB001 Virtual Printer Port for USB

Win 7 Pro x64 machine on a company domain network does not have the ability to add a USB printer for some reason. All other computers do. In the Add Local Printer section, there's no USB001 (Virtual ...
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Print job leaves queue but document isn't printed

I'm dealing with an HP Deskjet F380 All-in-One printer. It's connected via USB to a desktop running Windows 7 Enterprise x64. If I attempt to print something like a web page or a word document, the ...
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1answer
2k views

How to set printer permissions using PowerShell / some other script?

I need to update printer's permissions in a script, i.e. do the same as I would manually do this way: Open Devices and Printers applet Double-click the default printer (open its queue) Go to Printer ...
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555 views

Windows 7, Printer is unavailable until PC reboot

We are having a problem that I haven't seen before and can find no answers to online. A desktop running Windows 7 is unable to print using network printers. When the user tries, no matter what ...
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HP Laserjet 1320 drivers for Windows 7

Background I replaced som XP computers with Win 7 computers. We have a HP Laserjet 1320dn printer attached to the LAN. The XP computers could print to it from Word in duplex mode without any issues. ...
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129 views

Printer interfacing - colour data

How does windows send colour data to printer and how does printer translate the data into ink proportions? e.g. If I have some text in MS Word with font colour of some RGB values and my printer has ...
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1answer
356 views

How can I get network printer autodiscovery working on a LAN network?

I am working in a small company running Windows 7 with Active Directory, and we have two self-hosted printers on the network (a Dell 2335dn B&W MFP, and a 2155cn color MFP). I can connect to ...
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694 views

What's the Windows “PORTPROMPT:” printer port?

When selecting the port for a new printer in Windows you can pick LPT1, COM2, etc. There's a FILE: option that does a "Print to File" (it's been around for many versions of Windows). I see on my Win8 ...
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1answer
3k views

Mac Bonjour "You do not have sufficient access to your computer to connect to the selected printer”

Have Mac desktop with USB printer. Attempting to share with PC over the network. However I get the message: You do not have sufficient access to your computer to connect to the selected printer. On ...
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Windows 7 Busy Icon won't stop spinning

In windows 7 you have the busy icon that is a little blue wheel spinning beside the cursor when it is doing something. It has started to spin for about a second every 3-5 seconds. There is noting ...
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1answer
5k views

How to flush printer queue via command line on Windows 7?

How can I flush the printer queue with cmd.exe on Windows 7?
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2answers
3k views

Having the same printer installed two times with different configurations

We have a networked laser printer at work which we use for two different tasks. One of them needs high quality printing, and for the other we prefer to use the lowest quality available, mainly for ...
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1answer
2k views

HP CP5225 print colour with Windows 7 64-bit drivers

According to the HP website, the following operating systems are supported: Compatible operating systems Microsoft® Windows® 2000 XP Home XP Professional Server 2003 XP Media ...
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8k views

Is there a way to allow standard users to restart (stop/start) the Print Spooler?

For some reason, multiple laptops on our wifi network often lose the ability to print to a device attached to a server on the network. Restarting the Print Spooler on each laptop fixes the issue. ...
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294 views

How to enter a printer command in the printer driver?

A client is using an Epson TM-U590 single sheet printer. This printer has a top print margin of 18.9mm, but I need to print prior to that. There is a way to achieve this by reverse feeding the paper. ...