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

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What's the difference between PCL6, PS, PPD, and XPS printer drivers? Which one's the best? [closed]

I'm installing drivers for a network printer, and during the installation process, I'm presented with these options: There was also a driver package I could have downloaded from the manufacturer's ...
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Ubuntu java application does not print

I have a issue a application that I'm using Pimaco http://www.pimaco.com/downloads Assistente Pimaco for label printing, I can make a preview of the document to be printed but the actual printing ...
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Prevent auto-start up of application that doesn't have a native setting to disable it

I install some software for my printer. The problem is that is that is auto starts with my computer. I checked the application settings but it doesn't have a way to disable it. Is there another way I ...
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Old DotMatrix Printer(parallel port) to USB

I have this printer. It has a 25 pin parallel port. To make it work with my pc,I purchased a Parallel to USB adapter. But nothing seems to work(the printer doesnt get detected) I have tried setting ...
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How do I get Windows to print to two printers in a pooled, round-robin fashion?

I want to install 2 Photosmart Printers USB to my Laptop and print from Photoshop so that my printers are pooled and will work round robin
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Printer prints text fine, but colors are misaligned

Got my hands on a used RICOH MP-C3000 printer. Below is a scan of a print of the Google homepage. There are two problems with the print (in addition toe the big scan error in the middle!): 1) On the ...
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Unable to connect to networked printer

I am trying to connect from another computer on the network but i keep error message saying the user account doesn't have enough privileges despite not having changed any settings/passwords and other ...
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Is there a way to trace which IP that access my printer?

I have one shared printer Epson TMU220 via LAN to print a bill. And sometimes it printed some random character from guest. I want to find which computer use my printer. This is my printer: Is ...
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How to find unused printers in Windows (or the last time a printer was used)?

We are looking for a way to find unused printers in windows (Windows 7 / Server 2008 and later). We tested this VBScript How To: List all unused printer drivers , and although on the system are ...
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Epson BX635FWD Black print poor

I have an unusual problem in that if I print a page of black text using the 'Fast' print configuration, then I get a poor print on every 6th line of text. If I print using one of the 'Quality' ...
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Epson sx515w wifi dropout

I have n Epson sx515w all in one printer which until recently, has worked as it should over my network. Now the printer drops wifi connection when it goes into sleep mode. (it turns the wifi off, as ...
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Canon Registry Keys Remain after Uninstallation

I have a Canon printer but have found that with it installed I can't correctly install MySQL (there are threads about this problem). So I uninstalled the Canon files, reinstalled MySQL and found that ...
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Conditions for driver with Samba+CUPS

What are the exact conditions (on Windows client, Samba, Cups etc.) such that Windows can automatically use a printer + driver from a Samba/Cups server? I have already a setup where I export 2 ...
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PC rebooting when trying to print

I have a client with a windows 7 machine. The issue is intermittent, but when she tries to print the PC will shut it's self down and then power back on. I have uninstalled and re installed the ...
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How to reset HP cartridge 802 if both the cartridges are showing empty after a refill

How to reset HP cartridge 802 if both the cartridges are showing empty after a refill. I don't have extra cartridges to swap and reset. Suggest any other method please.
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Canon printer print layout off-margin

I am fixing a Canon Printer ImageRunner 3230 And every time it print out the margin (left and right) is way off. I tried to change it via settings for Layout but unfortunately the margin of the ...
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Samsung printer successfully connected to wireless network but not pingable by client

I'd like to connect a printer to my wireless network which also serves three desktop client PCs. The only way to use the printer at the moment is to connect it directly to one of the clients via USB. ...
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stop sharing printer win 7

I have a laser printer in a lan with other computers and I want to be the only one able to print with this printer. I want to stop the print share function of Windows, but I do NOT want to stop the ...
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What would cause a printer to print noise instead of a document?

We've got a large MFP that the whole office shares. Everyone can use it fine as a general rule, but occasionally, a computer will start printing static instead of whatever was sent. If I re-install ...
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How do I make HP Universal Print Driver the default driver for certain printers

HP does not release individual drivers for certain printer models anymore. When Windows 7 goes to search for the driver(windows update), it does not find drivers. I have the HP Universal Print Driver ...
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Samsung CLX 3175 FN IP conflict

I installed a Samsung CLX 3175 FN. When I added it to the network it was found easy enough. But when I printed a test page the printer says IP conflict. I tried the trouble shooter but no help ...
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Can I refill monochrome laser printer cartridge with color powder?

I print a lot of documents with only cyan color (or Magenta). If I use a color laser printer, it gets very expensive. So now I'm wondering if I can refill my black/white printer's cartridge with ...
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What's wrong with my boss's laser printer? [closed]

The charity which I work for as a volunteer helping with ordering printers and supplies (and fixing them) has had a problem with printing black, on an OKI C5650, after buying some new aftermarket ...
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Shared printer keeps coming back after removal

So to start we have a domain with a single print server. The print server is running Windows 2008 R2. All our workstations (computers used by our end users) are running Windows 7 Professional. In the ...
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Printing a .ZPL file to generic/text printer automatically?

I'm trying to get this as simple as possible for our users. Currently I go to a website, program shipping info, and it gives me a file in .ZPL format to print. This is just a text file renamed .ZPL ...
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Broken laser printer prints full bleed, fixed printer has margins, why?

Like most printers, mine has minimum margins. My driver knows about them, and if I try to override them then the printer seems to enforce them. This seemed completely normal to me until my printer ...
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Printing sorted files in Mac OS X (wrong order)

I have many (about 100) files 1.pdf, 2.pdf, 3.pdf... In Finder I sort them by name and sent to print, but they are not printing on the sort order (always 2.pdf -> 1.pdf -> 3.pdf or something like ...
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How to scan without ink Cannon MP620

I don't have any ink cartridges which the printer isn't letting me scan anything (you have to be kidding me Cannon?) I would appreciate any help! I've done some googling and nothing seems to work ...
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How to change the copy quality to draft mode for copy for the epson SX100

I'm trying to change the quality of copy for my epson stylus SX100. The online manual does not give a clue on how to do that. I know this is quite simple on the espon XP 415 as there is a screen and a ...
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Error in foomatic-rip while trying to print a pdf with cups

I have the Samsung CLP-315 printer and it works perfectly with my Fedora 21 installation. Now I wanted to attach it to my Raspberry which is running Pidora. I installed CUPS on the pi and added the ...
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How can I fix an old HP LaserJet 4050N?

I bought an HP LaserJet 4050N printer from Craigslist for really cheap. The guy who sold it said the only thing wrong with it was the network card, but now that I've been trying it out, I'm not so ...
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Printer sends two jobs to the queue. One without a status or port. Won't print until ghost job is canceled

I have an HP LaserJet P1505 that has been giving me some grief on a 64-bit machine. After removing drivers and deleting devices, I reinstalled it. Test page works fine. If I print from another ...
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PDF Option Not Coming In Windows Printer Created

I have created a local pdf printer under windows with following settings : However, when I sent a print to pdf printer, I get this dialog box . As you can see, there is no PDF option in ...
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How can I connect to a printer through multiple routers?

My setup looks like the image below. I want to connect to the printer. I'm going through a Router/Gateway into another Router and finally to my Printer. How would I do this?
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Printer prints a blank page after every first page

I have new computer using Windows 8 and for some reason ever since I installed drivers for printers on it, it prints a blank page after the first page every time. Like, the thing I wanted to print ...
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Windows 7, Canon MF3010, Why I can't print from my computer?

I can't print anything from my computer. It was installed. the wire is connected. The device is on. It has ink. I already uninstall then re-install back but same result : cannot print anything but my ...
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Can’t connect to printer that is on my router

I’m currently trying to setup my Konica Minolta Magicolor 1690MF on my network for my dad so our family can print from it. My dad is trying to print via Wi-Fi and was able to print after he wired his ...
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Randomly printing gets very slow - Windows Update suspect n° 1

In our small office LAN, we use a Kiocera Mita KM-165FX for printing, configured as a network printer. Every now and again (may happen every couple months) ALL the computers (Windows 7 e Windows 8) ...
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How to find what version of Canon printer driver installed on OS X (Mountain Lion)?

According to the Canon website the current version of the MG7500 series CUPS printer driver is 11.7.1.0. When I open up the Print & Scan system preferences and view the Options & Supplies of ...
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Connecting Brother MFC-L2740DW to SMTP via SSL

Its very frustrating to see that I bought this MFC-L2740DW just a few weeks ago and its 2014 released printer with AirPrint support. I'm not able to activate a feature called 'scan to email server', ...
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printing documents is slow on 64 bit windows machine when compared with 32 bit windows machine

I have developed a Windows Service using C# which prints the documents from my C# windows application. The service prints the documents fast when my printer is connected to windows 32 bit ...
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Installing an HP Laserjet 4050 on Windows 7

In the past, I've installed the drivers for my networked Laserjet 4050 in one of two ways: Downloading the "Install Network Printer Wizard" from HP's web site and running it Downloading the driver ...
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Dot Matrix Printer - Paper Position

I'm trying print on Linux using lp and lpr with an Epson LX 300+II. The overall print works well, but sometimes my user leaves the paper in the middle at printer tray. Every document I send to the ...
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USB printer seemingly incompletely installed on WIndows 7

Running Windows 7 Home Premium, I plugged my HP DeskJet 812C printer into my HP desktop computer using an A–B cable, and Windows gave me the following error: I then (nonetheless) tried ...
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Canon Printer - Strange issue on Mac (ccpd wants to connect to the internet)

I am using Mac OS X Yosemite and my native firewall is active. Whenever I restart/open my computer, I see a messagebox that asks me whether I want to allow ccpd to connect to the internet or not. I ...
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Toshiba Satellite won't install printers; “There are no endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.”

I've tried installing 2 printers now, and while the drivers do not work, I've noticed that when trying to add the printers from the control panel, they give me the same error; Here is a screenshot of ...
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Fuji Xerox printer prompts for paper load

A Fuji Xerox Docuprint CM305df randomly asks to load more paper, even though it has paper in the tray. It will also ask to select a paper tray when the printer only has one paper tray. It will then ...
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USB 2.0 not recognized by USB 3.0

My old HP Laserjet 1005 USB 2.0 Printer is not recognized by my new DELL USB 3.0 socket. Printer is too good to replace.
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Solving Canon PIXMA MP190 E27 error

Suddenly our printer -- Canon PIXMA MP190 -- stopped working and it shows E27 (E ... 2 ... 7) error. From what I saw, this means Ink Absorber is Full. Most of search results recommend to put the ...
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How to remotely receive tray settings from a printer

I am looking for a way to query tray settings from printers, and then match them with the server settings. Is this possible all of the printers in questions are HP Printers using the PCL5 Generic ...