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

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Print leaves queue but does not physically print

I am printing from Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) through a TCP/IP printer which is hosted on Windows 8.1 (64-bit). The remote network is connected to use with VPN. The problem is that the print ...
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Upgrade to mavericks and incompatible printer drivers

After Mavericks upgrade, my Brother 1040 and HP H470 no longer work. I can see them in printer list, jobs are sent, but nothing happens at the printer. I've installed latest available drives. Is ...
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Why don't I have any Canon printer drivers on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

I'm migrating from a 10.7 Mac to a new 10.9 Mac. I have a Canon Pixma iP3000 printer hooked up to an Airport Extreme, which works fine on my old machine. However, when I try to set it up on my new ...
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Adding ram to a consumer printer?

A friend of mine needs to print an 180 page PDF using a basic HP laser printer. Halfway through the printing process the printer starts printing blanks. What could be issue? The friend is thinking ...
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Laser printer pages covered with toner powder. What to replace first?

I'm working on a Dell 2150cn color laser printer. It is only about two years old but the one year factory warranty has expired. Symptom: When printing a page the paper comes out covered in dry toner ...
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How can I get an HP Officejet to stop claiming ink cartridges are defective every time I replace them?

Here's my problem. I have an HP Officejet 6600 e-All-in-one. About two months ago it displayed that my magenta ink cartridge was low. I began hunting around for an ink cartridge and found a magenta ...
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Generating Thermal Printer (Zebra Printer) Sized PDFs for FedEx Labels

Background I own a company which does a lot of FedEx Ground shipping. We have a 3rd party fulfillment center, which stores some of our inventory and at our request ships it. Zebra/Thermal printers ...
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Removing torn bits of paper from printer

I tried feeding a thin, soft paper through an Lexmark X215 and it crumpled up and jammed. I removed the paper, but I think some of it tore. Now whenever I try to print it says Paper Jam 0. I can't ...
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Brother 2270DW network setup

I recently got a Brother 2270DW laser printer for my dorm room. Since I am at college and I don't want to put my personal printer on the campus network so I just got a USB cable to wire it to my ...
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Print payslip with old printer Panasonic KX-P1121 through Google Chrome

Let's say there are 2 PCs and 1 printer,the printer is connected directly to PC1,PC2 connected through router,and I will use PC2 to print documents. PC1 is using Window XP while PC2 is Window 7. I ...
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Windows 8.1 printer changes - some printers not working after upgrade. Why?

Last week I upgraded from Windows 8.0 to Windows 8.1. Yesterday I wanted to print something and the Print button was disabled on my printer. I checked some other printers and some of them had also ...
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How to configure Xerox Workcentre to create one mail with one attached PDF while scan documents

We use a Xerox Workcentre 6605 new in our office, if we try to scan a document to a email address from address book we get 4 E-Mail for one document (with 2 pages) two mails contain the scan as ...
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HP Laserjet waking up randomly

Has anyone ever seen an instance where a printer (in this case a HP Laserjet 500 colorMFP M570dn) wakes up randomly even though no print job is being sent to it? I'd like to make it stop this.
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How to print 1-bit tiff (bypass printer's screen) to ink jet printer?

I want to print 1-bit tiff (black color) or CMYK (four different 1-bit tiff) image to ink-jet printer. I want to use the printer's resolution (ie. 2400dpi x 1200dpi for an HP printer), so I can create ...
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installing printer driver on Microsoft Surface 2

I'm trying to install a driver for my networked Epson NX420 printer on my Microsoft Surface 2 tablet. Of course I get the error: This APP can't run on your PC. Now after searching for information, ...
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Why does clicking on Windows 7 Printer Properties Result In Driver Not Installed?

The question I need to ask is has anyone heard of getting a "driver not installed" error when clicking on a printer's properties on Windows 7, and is there a workaround? Here are the details of the ...
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Receiving faxes on printer even while computer is shut down?

I normally send faxes with a very old fax machine and I was thinking it takes so much time for every fax to be scanned for all the numbers so I would like to send faxes with a printer. I already have ...
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Testing IPP Printing with ipptool

I'm trying to send an IPP print job using the ipptool. Using the sample .test files, I can send commands to the printer, but I am unable to successfully use the print-job.test file. Here's an example ...
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SSL access from UPnP printer

I hope this is the correct site for this form of question. I am primarily concerned with the technology behind, than any programming solution. I'm writing a UPnP controller to print a basic document ...
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Adding a Printer to my Print Server Failing

So, on the Windows Server page I read the following. Step 4: Add Network Printers Automatically Print Management (Printmanagement.msc) can automatically detect all the printers that are ...
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Epson XP-600 will not print properly with all new ink recently installed

I just installed brand new Epson 273 ink cartridges ($64 worth!) in my Epson XP-600 printer. One box had all the colors plus black, and one had the fatter black cartridge. I am not getting ANY black ...
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Virtual Win XP Mode stopped HP LJ Pro M1212nf MFP printing in Win 7 Pro

Virtual Win XP Mode stopped HP LJ Pro M1212nf MFP printing in Win 7 Pro: I am running Windows 7 Pro with Virtual Windows XP Mode. My printer is HP LaserJet Pro M1212nf MFP attached directly to a USB ...
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Can a printer print white color?

I was reading about different color models, when this question hit my mind. Can the CMYK color model generate white color? Printers use CMYK color mode. What will happen if I try to print a white ...
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Preventing Gigabit Loss due to printers [closed]

HOW CAN I MAINTAIN Gigabit Ethernet integrity given this situation: What I have to work with: ** AC-router w/4 port gigabit N-600 router w/4 port gigabit Switch w/8 port gigabit All PCs have ...
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Full buffer serial printer

I have a Zebra GK420 printer connected with a serial cable. It works for few labels jobs but if I send many many labels I get a "Full buffer error". I tought it can be the host handshake than I ...
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Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W on windows 8

How can I make Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W work on windows 8 ? I tried to install drivers, restarted, disconnect connect, change USB cable but even the driver installer is not able to detect the ...
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Audit tab in advanced security setting of printer does not appear in Windows 7

I want to audit printer access failures on Windows 7. But when I go to printer properties->security->advanced, there is not Audit tab there. If I try to audit folder, Audit tab is there, but for ...
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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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Same name for a printer for multiple users in Terminal service or Citrix ?

I have a problem in a Citrix environment, which could be the same in a TS environment. We have 5 different citrix users on the same virtual machine (2012 Server). A software, used by the 5 users, ...
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No job routing in cups

I have just bought a new printer Lexmark C950de and i have instal a hardisk of 320 GB in it. I have in the past configure printer HP to do job storage from cups but now on Lexmark printer, i don't ...
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Print on Ubuntu via Windows 7 printer share without additional printer drivers

i got a problem: i got a Shinko CHC-S2145 printer and have to print from Ubuntu 12.04 (x86) - i need some special features that are only aviable with a linux machine. I installed VirtualBox and ...
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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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I'm having trouble hooking up a new printer. It says it is not communicating

The above image shows the error I am getting. This printer worked fine previously for a short time, however now whenever I attempt to print from a web page the error box displays. I have printed a ...
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I'm having trouble hooking up a new printer. It says it is not communicating

That is the error I am getting. This printer worked fine previously for a short time, however now whenever I attempt to print from a web page the error box displays. I have printed a test page from ...
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How do i configure Printer Accounting (input copy code) for Xerox printers in Windows 8?

I am trying to follow instructions for setting up a printer with a copy code, but I cannot the "Configuration" tab in Win8, and cannot find the "Accounting" place where I can input a copy code. What ...
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route print jobs to different printers based on page count

Is it possible to route any job X pages and under to Printer A, and have any documents over X pages go to Printer B? Preferably at the workstation itself, and not at the router/network level. ...
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Cups line printer skip page after printing one line

I have a cups line printer (Epson 9 pin).Printing works fine but it skips the page after one print. I'm using echo "Hi" | lpr -P myprinter command to test. It prints the message,But when I again ...
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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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Word 2010 won't rotate sideways page when HP LJ 8100N paper manual feed head first

I need to fill in a form by generating text in Word 2010 at the right positions and feeding the pre-printed form through an HP LasetJet 8100N printer via the manual tray. The special sized form will ...
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Hp4250 printer starts off fast then slows to a crawl

We have a HP4250 network printer on a Windows 7 Pro computer, that each day prints the first two or three print jobs quickly. Afterwards, it slows all printing to a crawl. Have set the resolution to ...
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canon advanced printing technology printer status window

I need uninstall or disable canon advanced printing technology printer status window (CNAB5SWD.exe). Does anyone know how?
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How to Factory Reset a Canon Pixma MG3100 Printer?

I bought a Canon Pixma MG3100 series Wireless Printer+Scanner in around June/July this year. I had been using it since then and everything was great... then I had to change my Wireless Router ...
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CP1515n printer prints images in color but text in greyscale

I am trying to diagnose an extremely strange problem. We have an HP Color Laserjet CP1515n network printer. We need to connect to it from 3 computers; 2 of the computers run XP, 1 runs Win7. The ...
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Brother MFC-J825DW can't print more than one copy

My Brother MFC-J825DW printer works fine if I only ask it to print one copy of a document at a time. Any time I ask it to print multiple copies it just sits there and does nothing. The spooler systray ...
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Is it possible to use USB print server with LPT printer using LPT/USB adapter?

I would like to share my old Laserjet 6P printer (LPT only) in home network. The printer is really old but still working well and enough for our needs. However I do not want to buy LPT print server ...
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Printer only works after switching it off and on every day

We have an older printer, an hp Laserjet 1300. The printer is installed on a windows xp (32 bit) machine. When trying to connect over the network to the printer, my machine (windows 7 64 bit) cannot ...
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How does legacy software which writes to LPT1 address a USB printer? [duplicate]

I have a program which I have used for many years which manages the printing of text files according to control statements within the text file. For instance, it will print headings at the top of ...
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How to backup printers driver?

As a network administrator I sometimes have to do a clean windows install on a system and I want to know if there is a way to backup up printers driver that were installed in on old version of windows ...
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How do I fix “unable to clean 46” error message with Brother DCP-540CN

How do I fix "unable to clean 46" error message with Brother DCP-540CN How do I fix this message? I have seen various answers for other Brother machines but not this one.
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Kodak esp 5020 new cartridge not printing [duplicate]

Just installed new cartridges neither will print anything tried cleaning the print heads multiple times with no results and copying a b+w/color page multiple times then stuck my finger on them they ...