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

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Print Spooler service terminated unexpectedly

Every time I try to install a printer on this one PC, the Spooler crashes and the installation fails. PC is brand new. Through troubleshooting, I found out that anytime I try to do anything with the ...
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What is the part of a printer called that holds the ink cartridges?

What is the part of a printer called that holds the ink cartridges? I believe it is called a "carriage," but I have seen other names for it. What is the official or actual term for it? Thanks!
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Unable to connect printer connected to bridge network

My PC and printer are connected to a wifi router operating in the bridge mode. This router is in turn connected to a central router (operating in normal mode) through a LAN cable. Both Printer and PC ...
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How to store away toner powder long time? [closed]

I bought a cheap toner powder 200g in a plastic bottle. I opened it once for refill and it still has enough powder for few more refills. How should I keep the powder bottle stored long term?
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My printer in /dev/usb/lp0 always disappear after few seconds, and can't print, how to fix it? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Please, help... I have a 'EPPOS Model EPT-58H' thermal printer. When I plugin via usb, it detected as /dev/usb/lp0 with ls -l /dev command. Then I run echo "sometext" > /dev/usb/lp0 in terminal to ...
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All applications do not respond when I try to print

I used a broken printer to print now all applications can no longer print. When I hit print in any app, the app no longer responds.
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Force printer policy

Some times my users printers just disappears. If they log off and back on, the GPO printers are re-created and the printers work fine again. Is there a way, I can force the re-creation of printers ...
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How to share an Ethernet connected printer on different home networks via Wi-Fi?

I’ve got the following network system at home: The Wi-Fi devices we use are TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND routers. A little explanation: We have a 3 story high building and instead of using repeaters, we use ...
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raspberry pi (armhf) printing

i migrated my installation of point of sales (basically generic keyboard mouse i/o) from old e2200 pc to raspberry pi. everything going smooth until the driver of the printer cannot be installed as ...
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How do I use my Windows 10 laptop to access the printer connected to my Windows 10 desktop?

My printer is connected via USB port to my desktop PC. A few days ago, I upgraded the desktop from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Prior to the upgrade, I had been successfully accessing my printer from my ...
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Strange printing issue with an Inkjet HP 2600

This Inkjet HP 2600 printer started acting up this morning. I tried resetting / (built-in) cleaning (menu - service), still same issue. What do I need to replace / fix? Here are some sample pages ...
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How do I refill a CD887A inkjet cartridge?

(Question was edited to reflect: Why is a question on Inkjet refill Off Topic for Superuser?) I have an HP Inkjet printer with a CD887A cartridge. How do i refill it? Here's a photo:
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Print Server Role Confusion

I am trying to upgrade to a Windows Server (2012) setup from the current Win 8.1 we are using as a server for our small network of 5 users. Also from a Workgroup based to a domain based network. We ...
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“Print Spooler Service isn't Running”

For some reason, my printer doesn't show up in applications such as Microsoft Word or Libre Office, although I'm sure that it's connected properly to the computer because it still lets me scan ...
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Word 2013 - Landscape / Portrait issue, Word forces portrait on landscape layout

I'm running Windows10 on Dell XPS laptop. I've just bought a label printer from Dymo - the Labelwriter 450. It works great except... If a label orientation is a conventional portrait layout then ...
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Setup postscript printer in Windows 10 to print to cups 1.7.2 on linux system

I am onto 64-bit MS Windows 10 and want to print, double-sided if possible, to an older inkjet printer with no windows support attached to a linux Debian Jessie system. In theory, it would be enough ...
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Re: Samsung MultiFunc M2875FD - Repeating Horizontal Lines Every 7.8cm

This combo printer scanner fax machine was printing flawlessly 1 year ago. I put this printer in its box and stored it for 1 year. Then I connected it to the computer and printed. EVERY page has the ...
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Brand new Epson L210 doesn't print blue at all

I set up this printer last night. It is a model that is continuous ink - there are reservoirs connected to the heads by fine tubes, and you just fill them with ink. It came with a starter bottle for ...
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how to migrate custom printer forms from windows xp home edition win 7

I have old pc running with windows xp home edition in my office and we use it to print special papers with custom sizes. I would like to use newer computers with win 7. I can install drivers without ...
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Windows 8 installed laptops can't see my network printer

To be more precise, I have an MX435 but I don't think that's the problem because my locally connected Win7 PC can see the printer, print stuff and get scanned files as well as connect directly to the ...
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Printing to a Zebra Printer on a Mac running Remote Desktop

I am running Microsoft Remote Desktop on a Mac (OS 10.7) and remoting into a Windows 2008 Server. I am printing a Crystal Report label on a Zebra Lp2844 printer. The driver is installed on the Mac ...
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How to connect Canon iP110 WiFi printer to a Huawei E5331 Hotspot/Toshiba Chromebook?

The WiFi hotspot I am using is a Huawei E5331, and it does not have a WPS button function. So is it possible to connect a Canon iP110 WiFi printer to a WiFi hotspot device without the use of a WPS ...
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How to set up Brother MFC 7460DN printer on network?

I bought Brother MFC 7460DN and wanted to print things wirelessly. The printer itself does not have Wifi, so I wired it to my router. Things I have tried: reset the printer's network setting ...
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Network Printer unable to print

I'm really unsure if this is the right place to ask my question but here goes. (If this is the wrong place, please kindly redirect me to some where more appropriate. Thanks!) I have a Fuji Xerox ...
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Printer on different subnet, can I WiFi-broadcast it?

I have problem connecting laser (Brother HL-L2365DW) to my network. If I connect it wirelessly to my router, which is quite far away, it can drop from WLAN and it's inaccessible. So I think it's best ...
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Bad Text Printing on First Page using Scientific Linux with HP 6300 OfficeJet

I have installed in Scientific Linux 7 (fedora variant), cups, 1.6.3-17 and hplip, 3.13.7-6. I have also installed hplip-gui. I am printing to a networked HP 6300 All-in-One. If I print the test ...
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How do I add another printer to Brother ControlCenter4?

I just installed a second printer on my computer. The first printer was a Brother DCP-7065DN, while the second is a Brother MFC-L2740DW. On opening ControlCenter4, I am not able to see the second ...
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No usable font available CUPS job printing error

Couldn't find the question being asked RE: Print Job - stopped "No usable font available" Am I missing some fonts maybe? what packages would I need if that is the case? I'm getting the below errors ...
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Incorrect Printer CurrentX and CurrentY

About 10 years ago, the following code, could print "Test" exactly in x=0 and y=0. But i don't know why in (Windows Xp Sp3) the x=0 is equal to x=10 and y=0 is equal to y=10 ! The printer device ...
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Customize separator page with client computer name

I have a shared printer in a private network and I want to customize a separator page so that whenever one of my clients sends a page to my printer a separator page prints with his computer name in ...
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Print First Page Only from Context Menu

I batch print Excel and PDF files regularly using the Print option in the Windows context menu (by right clicking on the files). The problem is that some files have several pages; is it possible to ...
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Dell 3110cn Printer won't print from Mac OSX 10.10.5

I have read the Dell 3110cn Printer doesn't have new mac drivers?. I downloaded the Dell drivers for the Dell 3130cn, as suggested. Once installed on my Macbook Air (OSX 10.10.5) the driver reports ...
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How to open main cover of Samsung ML-1640?

How to open main cover of this printer: Samsung ML-1640 ?
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Add printer on Remote Windows Server as Local Printer

I have a windows server that has a printer installed on it. Currently if I want to print using it, I would RDP the server, copy the document over, and print it. Would it be possible (for free) to ...
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Prevent Network Printers Automatically being added to 'Devices and Printers' in Windows Server 2012

Maybe this is related, but i have a similar problem. I have a Server 2012 R2 with shared printers. (Let's call it Server1) i have installed them on a RDS server (Let's call it RDS1) and on a second ...
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Set Default Printer Option Missing in Windows 10

Typically, in Windows 10, you can right-click on a printer and then the context-menu will provide you an option to set that printer as default. Today, one of my Active Directory users reported ...
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How can I automate printing multiple documents, each of different page setup?

I would like to be able to print an entire document package by running a single program, script, etc. Each of the documents are contained in the same folder. The issue is that certain file types and ...
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Printing from DosBOX on USB-Printer: layout messed up

my father is still using a very old DOS application and I'm in charge to make it run on newer systems. Right now I have the problem that I want to print, but the program only supports direct printing ...
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Chrome ignoring --kiosk-printing

I have an internal webapp that prints labels. it works just fine how it is with window.print() but it prompts the user to hit print. This will happen thousands of times a day and the packers do not ...
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Epson WorkForce WF-3640 mechanical issue during initial setup; errors 0xF1, 0xEA, 0xE8, or 0xE1, or “paper jam” with no paper in paper path

I'm trying to set up a brand-new Epson WorkForce WF-3640 printer and it seems there are some weird mechanical issues. It would seem the carriage is not moving freely. This is before I get to install ...
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Invert printing colors?

The other day I installed a bulk ink system for my printer and then realized that the cyan color and the magenta were swapped, so, when I try to pint blue, it actually prints green, and so on. Is ...
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Printer Only Print One Page

I have a printer Canon LBP6230dn and I am on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). My printer is on the network. Other computer with same specs and OS is fine. I can print 12 pages with duplex okay but if there ...
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How do I get my hp pro P1102w to connect to network?

I am trying to set up my wireless HP LaserJet Pro P1102w to my laptop. I followed the instructions on how to do it wirelessly. When I get the Configuration page I get an error note saying "HP Web ...
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Using wireless printer as wired

Does anyone know of a way to use a wireless printer as a wired printer. The network I am connected to does not allow wireless printing. I have an HP envy 4500 all-in-one printer. Please let me know!...
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Which registry keys are impacted with Xerox Printer driver installation?

I am implementing a driver deployment with Samba. Every possible model of printer found an easy solution, except for Xerox Workcenter. After browsing the Internet, I found that Xerox printer ...
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Is it possible to share printer in guest Windows to host Linux?

I'm using Linux in company, and cannot set up printer in Linux, so I installed VirtualBox in Linux, and in VirtualBox I installed Windows, I can print in this Windows. But it is very bother to print ...
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What causes the “Scan to computer is no longer activated” error message?

I have an HP 8620 all-in-one wireless printer, which has worked like a champ for months under Windows 8.1 and Linux. I recently upgraded to Windows 10. My wife is still on Windows 8.1, and she is ...
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Workgroup connection issue (windows xp and 7)

I have created an account to share files on a Windows 7 computer (C:\Users\share), and have mounted this directory as drive N:\ on other Windows XP computers (3), and the 7 computer (for convenience). ...
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Debugging LaserJet 200 software installation?

On Windows 7 X64, I am trying to install the latest version of the software package for the HP LaserJet 200 color MFP M276: LJ-Pro-200-color-MFP-M276-full-solution-14057.exe Most interested I am in ...
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Add a local vs add a network printer — difference?

I'm puzzled as to how "add a local printer" and "add a network, wireless or bluetooth printer" are different. Under "Add a local printer", I can use an existing port or create a new port, under which ...