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How to change the language of driver interface for Canon Pixma printers?

Is there a way to change the language of the driver interface for Canon Pixma printers? Which language is used seems to be determined by the language of the OS or the Windows localization settings. I ...
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833 views

Test Page failed to print, Access denied

"Test page failed to print. Would you like to view the print troubleshooter for assistance? Access Denied." One of my friend is getting this error while trying to print the test page using my Epson ...
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No printer driver for Windows 7 - is there a way to use Vista's?

I have an Olivetti d-copia 150d multifunctional printer and I recently updated to Windows 7 on my computer, but I can't seem to find the printer's drivers for Win7. Their webpage does have Windows ...
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How do I get a Print Driver to load to my computer that will not load?

I have a Kodak ESP C310 printer that I just purchased. I have tried to use the CD, I have used the Kodak and I have tried to use a independent web site for loading my print driver but is fails. It ...
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Vista laptop loses wireless connection when printing

I have a frustrating problem involving a brand new Canon MX885 printer and a Sony Vaio laptop running Vista Home Premium. Both the laptop and the printer are connected to the same wireless network. ...
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535 views

HP5550 DN prints stacks of pages with one line of wingdings looking symbols

We have an HP5550 DN networked printer using Windows Vista systems to print, and for some reason (seems to be exclusively with large documents) the printer will decide to spit out a few hundred pages, ...
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Unable to delete printer, status stays on 'Deleting - Offline'

On Windows Vista, after right-clicking on a printer and choosing to delete it, the printer stays on 'Deleting - Offline'. Even after several restarts, the printer remains there. Is there a way to ...
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6k views

Printing from Windows to Ubuntu Shared Printer

I have two printers, a Dell V715w and a HP LaserJet P2015, connected by USB to a computer running Ubuntu for sharing to all of the laptops in my house with CUPS. I installed both printers locally on ...
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1answer
210 views

sharing printer from mac with windows vista

I'm trying to share a printer from my new iMac with my wife's PC which is running Windows Vista Home Basic i have followed this howto and when I select the printer in the wizard i get the error ...
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How can I solve Canon MX870 printer only printing blank pages?

I have a Canon MX870 printer which I have connected to a Windows Vista laptop via a USB connection. Whether I print or copy, the result is the same: blank pages. The result is the same when I use a ...
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182 views

Can I stop application remember last printer used

Sometimes applications remember which printer you last use (or which setting eg 2:page). I find this rather a pain - I would rather go back to the default (and give me the option to change default if ...
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1answer
778 views

HP Deskjet 3600: Offline and won't stop blinking and won't print

Using Vista and an HP Deskjet 3600 on USB connection Normally when I unplug the printer, I open the printer queue and in the title bar it says "HP Deskjet 3600 - Use Printer Offline" then the offline ...
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1answer
681 views

Can you share a LAN printer from a Windows 7 homegroup to a Windows Vista domain?

I have a work laptop computer at home running Windows Vista that is on work domain group that it uses when it connects to a work VPN. The laptop is on a local LAN that has a connection to the ...
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Print spooler consumes over 1GB of memory

Suddenly, on a Windows Vista Business workstation I manage, the Windows print spooler service is consuming over 1GB of memory. I got the call this morning that the user could not print. I discovered ...
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315 views

Setting up Konico Minolta 1400w printer on Windows Vista 32-bit

One of my neighbors asked me to help them setup this old printer on their computer (their other printer is broken) so after fighting with it for about an hour but to no avail. Every time I try to ...
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361 views

Send documents to printer without waiting for Vista to handle queue

I got a print server on our old printer. Vista has its own queue which presents a problem. I want to bypass this queue and send everything straight away to the printer so the print server deals with ...
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1answer
121 views

On Windows Vista administrator account how can I make a printer the default for all other accounts?

I "administer" a Windows Vista Home Premium machine for my brother's family. After installing a printer using my admin account, I then have to log in to each of the other accounts to set the printer ...
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2k views

Printer offline until spooler service is restarted

Has anyone experienced a situation where a printer appears as offline until the Spooler service is restarted? Any thoughts? Steps I have tried: Updating to the latest print driver (for Vista ...
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1answer
1k views

USB Printer Sometimes Shows Up As Printer Name (Copy 1)

Is it possible to prevent a printer from being 'installed' in Windows XP/Vista as Printer Name (Copy 1) when it already is in Printers as just Printer Name after unplugging and plugging in the USB ...
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2answers
918 views

Connecting a network printer via a Thecus N2100 - works in Vista, not in Windows 7

I have a Lexmark E250d printer attached to a Thecus N2100 NAS. On Windows Vista I've managed to configure this using an "Internet" printer port with the URL of http://thecus:631/printers/usb-printer. ...
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1answer
98 views

Deskjet F4200 Vista compatibility

I have just bought an HP all in one deskjet F4200. There is no indication that it is suitable for Vista x32 in the manual. I´m a novice and don´t want to unpack the whole thing before taking it back ...
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2answers
462 views

My laptop can't share a printer with my PC

I have a Belkin wireless router and all devices including my laptop can connect to the internet. However I can't get my laptop running on Windows XP to connect to my printer through my PC running on ...
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1answer
543 views

Network MP600 printer asking me to install new driver on laptop

I have windows 7 home 32-bit on my desktop which is connected to my mp600 via USB. I have Vista 64-bit on my laptop. The MP600 is set for sharing and appears under printers in network under my pc's ...
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1answer
57 views

HP Printer odd behaviour in Vista Home Basic (further information)

I asked a question some time ago and now I have some further information. I have been doing this for weeks now so I am sure that this is really happening this way. I have an old laptop where my ...
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1answer
530 views

Clean Print Cartridge Heads

I have a HP printer and I remember that on Windows XP the drivers had a section to clean printer head cartridges. On Windows Vista, I don't have this option. Do you know any general software which ...
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271 views

Is proprietary vendor software required to use a wireless printer?

On Windows Vista, other than the driver, one can use a regular printer w/o any extra software, either plugged in via USB or over the network. I don't have to install extra software from the printer ...
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3answers
178 views

HP Printer odd behaviour in Vista Home Basic

I Have a HP 1018 printer. In my previous PC (with vista home premium) it worked just fine, and still works. In my new PC, which came with vista home basic, the printing almost never works. What ...
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Install Additional Printer Drivers (x86) on Vista (x64) - Can't find suitable (x86) ntprint.inf

I have a printer connected to my computer that I'd like to share on my home network - shouldn't be a problem. The computer the printer is connected to is running Vista Ultimate x64. The computers I'm ...
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Nt4.0 Printer Driver not compatible with Vista?

I've got a Brother Fax-8360P printer that has a standard printer port so it can be connected to my WindowsXP machine. I've found some drivers on the net that work and it is a pretty decent laser ...
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986 views

OS X 10.4.11 hosting USB printer; Vista machines need to print to it

I have a home network in this configuration.... Mac desktop with OSX 10.4.11 with a USB printer Windows Vista Home Basic desktop Windows Vista Home Premium laptop I want to be able to easily print ...
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Connecting to Canon PIXMA iP4000R over the network

I have a Canon PIXMA IP4000R printer, with a normal network connector. I've connected it to the network, and verified with my router that it has an IP address, and responds to pinging while connected ...
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2answers
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Vista Forgets Default Printer after Reboot

Every time I reboot my Vista machine it forgets the setting that I had for the default printer. I have tried setting more than one type of printer as the default and that doesn't appear to matter. ...