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

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How to replace front cover of a Dell 2145cn printer?

I have a Dell 2145cn and the front cover has broken to where it won't shut anymore. I have bought a replacement front cover and after trying to open the printer and replace the old one, I realized I ...
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How do I enable 2-sided printing with a Xerox DocuCentre-II C3000 printer?

On Windows 8 installing the latest PCL (x64 / 64 bit) drivers from Xerox the '2 Sided Print' option only displays '1 Sided Print' despite this printer being capable of doing this.
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How costly is it to install lots of rarely used USB and print drivers? [closed]

Over the course of years, I keep sticking all kinds of USB drivers into my laptop, and connecting to all kinds of printers, to use it just once. Exactly how costly is it, when not in use? Should these ...
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HP Officejet 6700

I'm having issues with the HP Officejet 6700. I have removed all drivers and attempted to reinstall them but I keep getting the error that it failed to setup the Network printer. I'm using the ...
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How to save a copy of all printed file without using windows spool?

How do I save a copy of all printed file automatically without using Windows spool tool? Due to the constrain of Canon's irregular SPL driver RAW output, there's currently no any tool that can render ...
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Printer occasionally restarts documents

I have a Windows 7 System and a laser printer called OKI B431, connected via USB. Now sometimes when I try to print a larger document, say 20 pages, the printer prints 17 pages and then restarts the ...
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Printer Does Not Exist To Service (Windows Scheduler) on Windows Server 2012 R2

We use a program that automates stuff and uses the Windows Scheduler to do so. We have an issue where we can run the app to print output manually, but when it's scheduled in the Windows Scheduler, the ...
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Downloading Windows 7 HP Drivers (not through Windows Update)

We are setting up a print server with both x64 and x86 Windows 7 printer drivers. The server is x64 and we are installing all the drivers with x64 drivers there. Some of the x86 drivers need to be ...
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Xerox WC 4118 Prints XPIF XMLl Header Before Text

I just installed drivers from xerox website, there's no download for Workcentre 4118, but I downloaded WC5735-5790_5.196.12.0_PCL6 it works, but before printing anything it prints page with that XML ...
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How to add unsigned driver without prompt?

I want to install printer on a huge amount of Windows 7 machines. Some drivers are signed by recognized publishers, other not. When there are not, and I do the manual process, I get the message ...
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Pixma MX860 Printer - making horrid grinding noise

I have a pixma mx860 printer and something isn't right. I printed something a couple days ago and the font color was supposed to be black, but came out green and blurry. Then, the next time I try to ...
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How to perform print job on server?

Unfortunately, my old printer does not have a working driver in Windows 7. So I decided to install Windows XP Mode and install its printer driver in the virtual Windows XP. Then I attached the printer ...
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Brother MFC 7340 printer/scanner won't scan to email because it can't launch Outlook 2013

I launch it, and it doesn't default to use Outlook and requires me to give the path. I do the path to the program files/ms/office/outlook.exe Try again and it gives this error: Cannot start Microsoft ...
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Adding a printer to a Printer Server on Windows Server 2003. Drivers are only obtainable on Windows 7

I'm trying to add a printer to the network on our printer server. The Printer in question is a HP ColorLaser Jet 2840 printer. Every single PC on the network is Windows 7, the drivers for the ...
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Able to hide Printer in Guest Account but not User Account in Windows 7

I'm able to hide selected printer in Guest account by setting the printer security setting. However, doing the same thing doesn't hide the selected printer from other User account (Standard Type not ...
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Windows lpr implementation not finding printer

I'm trying to port a linux program to windows 7, that receives an lpr command from a websocket and sends the command to a local vinyl cutter. The windows lpr implementation is different and there is ...
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How to manually control internal printer hardware

How can a printer's internal hardware be directly controlled via a computer (with Linux)? Perhaps some command-line utility? With "internal hardware" I mean components such as the ink cartridge motor ...
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printing to 1980s Olympia typewriter/daisywheel printer from Windows 7

I'm trying to print to an old Olympia Compact S Typewriter/Daisy Wheel Printer from Windows 7. The typewriter/printer was manufactured around 1986. Does anyone know if this is possible? I can connect ...
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How to print with ghostscript in silent mode

I am using the following Ghostscript command to print a postscript document: C:\Program Files\gs\gs9.14\bin>gswin64c.exe -sDEVICE=mswinpr2 testprinter.ps This command opens a Print dialog where ...
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Seeing a message from CUPS “Attempting to set page size to letter is not allowed” on active print job, while printing on network badge printer

I have a CSS/HTML page that I am trying to print to a network badge printer. It is 300 dpi. I send a PNG (1016 x 642 pixels) and it prints badges just fine. However, when I try to print this html/CSS ...
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Cannot find network printer on Windows 8.1 desktop

I can't find my printer which is connected to our wireless network with Windows 8.1. I checked if Sharing was enabled in the Network configuration of my PC, the printer is on and connected and all ...
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Use USB interface to paste wifi password

I've just purchased an Epson XP-315 wifi printer. I've connected it to a Windows Vista PC with USB (so far so good) but I'd also like to connect the printer to my home wifi network. However, I can't ...
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How do I stop windows 7 from looking for network printers when I am disconnected from network?

When I boot my computer away from work I keep getting error message popups that say "Connecting to XYZPrinter on ABCfile01" then a second window pops with a red circle and an X in it saying "Connect ...
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How do I force a firmware installation on an HP printer?

How do I force a firmware installation on an HP Photosmart 2710? It's crashing a lot and USB isn't working (but I can network into it), is there a command through it's browser interface or a trick to ...
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Windows 7 Printer driver not installed

Im running windows 7 32 bit, trying to install a driver and i get an error saying " Printer driver was not installed. Operation could not be completed (error 0x0000001e).
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using color ink when printing only black documents

I have an hp photosmart 5514...I print 100% black.........I recently changed all color and black cartridges..........I made ONE copy of a printed letter (black) using the gray scale setting.........I ...
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A printer's SNMP community name is the default “public”, will changing it affect it's use?

I'd like to change it from the default "public" as a part of removing vulnerabilities in the workplace. Also, can the "read only", "read/write", and "trap" community names use the same strings?
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Network Printer going to Offline

I have a 80 networked computer running Windows-7. And a Canon LBP3310 printer attached to the system with IP=10.0.0.12 and shared. The problem is that sometimes,while it is online for most of other ...
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epson stylus SX430W, run out of ink?

OK I have to print this evening ready for a hospital visiti in the morning, and my epson SX430W say's it has run out of blue and red ink... IS there anyway to fool it into thinking it has ink so it ...
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Hide printer in Windows 7 but able to print programatically

I would like to achieve the following requirement on Windows 7 with Guest Account The user will not be able to see/select a particular printer while printing with eg : Microsoft Word, Adobe Reader, ...
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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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How are the laser printer CMYK colors mixed when printing

I'm writing an application which should analyze a PDF page and tell based on the toner prices and other costs how much does this page cost. The problem here is that I don't know how colors are mixed ...
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How to truly print a borderless PDF if border still shows with Mac Keynote

I'm using Mac Keynote. I've set my paper handling to 8.5" x 11 US Letter borderless. I've tried multiple combinations related to this, but I still have a quarter inch white border at the top margin ...
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Canon MG5450S Printer won't print or copy black

MY Canon MG5450S printer won't print or copy black. I have checked that all ink cartridges have sufficient ink. Prior to this fault occurring, I replaced the cyan cartridge. The fault occurred after ...
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Quantity of Toner powder for 12a

I want to refill a 12a toner. i have no idea about the quantity of the toner powder required for refilling it. How much Quantity of Toner powder required to refill a 12A toner ?
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Samsung Xpress M2625D Prints Random Black Lines

I recently purchased a Samsung Xpress M2625D toner printer. After going through the process of setting up the printer and installing the driver on the provided CD, printing a test page yielded nothing ...
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HP Laserjet P1005 driver installed but not working

In my office we have HP Laserjet p1005 USB printer. It was installed to a computer and it was working fine. But I removed that printer accidentally. Now I can't install it back. I downloaded and ...
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What do I need to make my Ethernet-connectible printer accessible by wireless?

I use a 802.11 wireless network. I have a printer which has an RJ-45 Ethernet port, which is no physically close to to anything like a Wireless-to-Ethernet router. I would like to add as little ...
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How can I stop OpenOffice from changing the page size?

I am designing a book in OpenOffice Writer. The book is 6x9, and that needs to be the page size -- the logical page size, if you will. But while working on it, I need to print pages on 8.5x11 paper, ...
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Trouble with printer not doing anything

One particular computer seems to have lots of printer problems. Right now the Lexmark CX410de isn't printing. When you print something it appears to go through fine, nothing is stuck in the queue, but ...
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HP Laserjet CP1025nw

I am running 32 bit Win7 on a Dell Optiplex 790. I recently acquired an HP Laserjet CP1025nw printer. I downloaded the correct 32 bit drivers from HP and installed them and set up the printer per ...
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Whats wrong with my HP LaserJet 8100 DN. Duplexer keeps causing a jam in different places

It's really doing my head in to be honest! The printer works fine without the duplexer installed, and also works fine with the duplexer is installed, but set to print single sided. The intermittent ...
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cost of printer ink per page? [closed]

I want to buy a new printer for home use (mainly for school work). I guess these requirements mean ink injection printer. I'm wondering if there's a reference that shows the cost of the ink for a ...
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Printer Job Language --> PDF

I have received a non-human readable file which I would like to make human readable. How would I go about getting the text content from the following file: thufir@dur:~/Documents$ ...
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Printing non-built-in font in dot-matrix printer

I have a problem with reporting software unable to print with specific font FIXEDSYS on dot-matrix printer Epson LQ2180. I also tried other fonts as well but there is no effect (the same font is ...
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Canon BJC 4000 Printer not recognized in Windows 7

I need some help please. I recently upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit). I discovered that one of my 2 printers, the one mentioned in the title has not been recognized. I know that this printer ...
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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 ...