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

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What is the difference between RX and TX jobs?

I have an office printer that I fax, print, and scan with. When I go into the logs to get a fax or scan confirmation, I notice they are under TX Job Logs. But there's also a menu for RX Job Logs. ...
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Printer Sharing - Ubuntu and Windows 7

Here is a description of my setup: I have a Brother DCP-7020 USB laser printer hooked up to a desktop computer running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Xubuntu desktop, if it matters). In my room is a laptop with ...
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SNMPGET/WALK Timeout on Printer

I have an HP LaserJet CP5225n printer that I am using to test SNMP on our network. I'm new to SNMP so I am having trouble figuring out what's going on here. I'm just trying to return the Device name ...
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What does it mean that a laser printers toner can print 3000 pages?

We need to buy a printer, but don't know which one to choose, because we need to decide on how much $/page is the printer costing. So: Q: Does it means that if I fill up all 4 toners I can print ...
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How to access parallel ports created by NET command in Windows XP?

I am trying to get a USB-to-Parallel IEEE-1284 cable which is showed as USB Printing Support in Device manager to work as a LPT port and tried the answer here. Using this command: NET USE LPT1: ...
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Windows Update not working in the Windows 8 Add Printer dialog

I am trying to add a legacy LPT EPSON printer to my Windows 8 system, but it isn't listed in the base list in the Add Printer dialog (the one which opens when I choose to add the printer manually). ...
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How to print using single colour cartridge with Epson WF7010

I have a Inkscape/SVG/PDF pattern in CMYK (solid yellow, magenta colours) and would like to print my design with a Epson Workforce 7010 which uses CMYK inks. I've read that printer data is sent in ...
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Merging two networks connected to the server in the Office?

In my office, we use a Windows 2008 Server computer. There are two network ports at the back of the Server CPU. And we use two internet connections both of which are plugged in to those two network ...
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Printer Deploy with and custom preset profiles to Mac OS X workstations

How would I go about deploying a network printer (Sharp MX-2600N) to Mac OS X machines that would include a custom printer preset profile (Embedded Printer User Authentication Code)? I am newbie when ...
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Disable printing in Firefox

I am using Firefox 23.0.1. I want to totally disable printing from Firefox, is this possible? I used about:config to set the following properties: print.always_print_silent = true ...
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Using a WRT54G V8 as a repeater and print server?

I currently have an old WRT54G V8 setup with my printer (HP Laserjet 400M 401DN) to broadcast it's own wireless network (no internet, just printer). The printer works wirelessly with this setup but I ...
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Kyocera printer preferences dialog box shows different options for different users

I am working with a software vendor trying to configure their software to print a certain type of business form to a Kyocera laser printer. We are having some problems with page registration which we ...
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Dell C1760NW linux driver

I got a hold of a Dell C1760NW printer, but unfortunately I can't make it work from Linux, specifically Linux Mint 12 Lisa. In theory it supports PCL5, but I haven't had any success with a generic PCL ...
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Location of generic text print driver

I have been trying to get an old Epson receipt printer working on a computer running Windows 7. The problem is the generic text driver literally does not exist on the list of Windows 7 drivers. I ...
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Printing over the network without a driver (for that printer)

I'm in a bit of a situation where I have an older printer that's quite good (it was very high end originally) and I also have a stockpile of toner for it. Obviously I'd like to keep using this. In the ...
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Is conducting a “Print test page” a waste of printer ink?

Printing costs for my All-In-One Epson printer especially when using branded inks is very expensive. Whenever I install new cartridges, I usually conduct a so called Print Test Page via Devices and ...
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How to connect Windows 7 64-bit to shared HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP?

I've got HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP. I successfully connected to the printer on Windows 7 x86. I tried the same with Windows 7 x64 but failed. I did steps from HP forums and ...
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Switch PC cannot see Router PC?

So I will try explain what is going on. I had to replace a faulty linksys router. I replaced it and here is the problem. The linksys router is connected to a switch. There is one XP PC and one network ...
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windows update button missing from add printer wizard

I'm using Print Management to install some network printers on a print server but the Windows Update button has gone missing from the Add Printer Wizard dialogue box. All I get is the Have Disk ...
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Using Win Server 2008 Group Policy to create printer and default colour

I have created a GPO to create a printer & default it from a shared printer on the server when logged in to domain. The shared printer on the server is configured to default colour: Black & ...
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Factory reset for Canon MF4690 ImageClass?

I have a Canon MF4690 ImageClass. It has a lot of issues working with SMB. I've already tried to use the web interface for it which crashes after a few page views. I have called Canon support several ...
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Firmware update to Brother printer DCP-J925DW failing

I am trying to carry out a firmware update to the Brother DCP-J925DW printer in order to make it an airprint printer. I have downloaded the correct file brmain480.exe from the Brother site but when I ...
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Adding Brother wireless printer without drivers on a mac

Is there any way to print to a Brother MFC-J475DW without the printer drivers on a mac? When printing out a document, it shows the printer under "Nearby Printers," however it shows "unable to locate ...
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Windows Printer Driver locations after clicking Windows Update

Ok I know that windows 7 store all drivers in C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\ However, when adding a new printer and clicking the windows update button more printers show up, but then when I check ...
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Dell V725w Driver for Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell V725w Printer and I wanted to print a document from my Ubuntu 13.04 laptop. The driver for the printer is made for Ubuntu 11.10, but would it work with Ubuntu 13.04? If not, is there ...
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Sharing a USB printer securely

I have a printer on a server connected via a USB on Windows 8. I allowed it to share the printer. However, I could only find it after I went under the network and went into that computer and typed in ...
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Win7 won't discover network printers

I'm running Windows 7 Pro 32-bit on a desktop machine as part of a wired work domain. When I try to add a network printer through the Add Printer option from the Devices and Printers page I get the ...
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Line print outputting device, capture, spool, and print to network

I have several pieces of equipment with RS232 or LPT ports which print to old line print printers. One example is a Mictomeritcs density measurement machine which prints directly to a line ...
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Mac Laptops do not see printer anymore

I have a bunch of laptops that run OSX 10.4 and whenever I go to add the IP of the printer I get the "can't find the software/drivers". What are some debug steps I can take to get the printer added ...
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Windows print event (id20) occurring every time user prints

I have a relatively small network here with a print server, and only one user seems to have this problem. Every time he goes to print, this warning pops up despite having installed the proper drivers ...
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Can't scan with Samsung SCX-4216F

I Have Samsung SCX-4216F multifunctional printer connected via LPT port to Windows XP machine. I have installed printing and scanning drivers from Samsung and software called SmartThru 3. ...
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Hp Laser Jet not printing bottom inch of page

We have a HP Laser Jet P3015 connected by Ethernet to a Windows 2008 R2 print server, this printer is used by 5 users using Windows 7 (x64) and 3 users using Windows XP. Just recently it has stopped ...
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OSX 10.6.8 - printing presets stoped functioning

All my print presets are completely useless in all applications. Everytime I print a document — it defualts back to the same data. I can't make it save any of my preferences as a preset. I'm working ...
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How does HP's “Scan to computer” feature work?

Many HP all-in-ones have a "Scan to computer" function where you can be standing at a network printer and scan all your gubbins straight to your computer without having to load up scanning ...
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Printer about once a month prints a page with the text 'GGG'. How to troubleshoot?

This occurs randomly and can not be predicted. I have already 3 pages like that collected over the last 3 months. This happens by itself. The user reads a webpage (no clicks for 2 minutes) and ...
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Web app and network printer in IIS server and visual studio 2010 web server

I develop a web application which will send a barcode to a network label printer (Brother QL-1060 N LE). This application works fine in the Visual Studio 2010 web server (development environment). ...
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Connecting printer to a D-Link DSL-2750B Router/Modem

I've looked around on the internet and on the router page, but I couldn't find out how to enable the print server on the router I have. I am trying to connect a PSC-1410v USB printer to a DSL-2750B ...
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How to print ZPL label stored after Feed Button Clicked - TLP 2824 plus

I create label in Zebra Designer. When I print it from Designer printer print it correct - super. Next I sended my work into the printer. And when I'm checking files in printer TEST.ZPL and ...
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Printer won't feed on photo paper

I have a Brother DCP-J515N printer-scanner combo, and right in the middle of a photo paper printing session (I'm printing A4 sized CD cases and label stickers), after printing half of the copies it ...
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Loading new Firmware on a Zebra LP 2844 fails

I downloaded the FimwareDownloader and the firmware files from the Zebra website. The firmware download start by flashing the indicator light slowly and completes after flashing the indicator light ...
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Windows 7 Picture Printing. All pictures are landscape, when they should be Portrait

I have recently upgraded from XP to 7 and I am having trouble printing out some pictures. In XP, if I were to select some pictures for printing the program would keep their orientation, and print them ...
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Connect printer from a different network (different ip and gateway)

Currently my network has 2 routers - Router A and Router B. Both router are connected to a modem. Both router has different public ip address and default gateway. Router A | IP-123.123.123.123 | ...
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Can a photosensitive drum be damaged if cleaned with isopropyl alcohol?

Some background: I've got a drum for a Brother MFC-8710dw that has some streaks. As per the instructions I've been cleaning it with a dry lint free cloth. I've noticed though that lots of people ...
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Trouble using canon mx 892 on mac os x 10.6.8

I'm attempting to scan with Canon MX 892 on a 2009 iMac running mac os x 10.6.8. Any time I try to open MP Navigator EX 5.1, a message is displayed stating "The login account does not have the ...
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Epson FX-2190 hangs when printing with all lights on

When printing with my epson fx2190 it hangs and all lights come up. The manual says unknown error or printing head jammed. It does not like to be jammed, does anyone has any hints of the issue?
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Where can I find a driver for a specific HP printer?

I would like to install a driver for HP LaserJet 4250n on a Windows 7 machine. The HP site gives me a universal driver which is not what I need. After installing that driver, I have a new icon in ...
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How can I print the template lines in a in Word 2007 template?

I'd like to print the label outlines from this Word label template onto some plain paper, but no matter what I try I cannot make them print; if I enter text into the template, the text prints fine ...
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Pending Documents on a non existant printer

I had a Lexmark installed on my computer and when I unplugged it and got rid of it, it must have had pending documents so now that I'm trying to uninstall it from my computer it won't let me. It says ...
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Trying to use a HP Pos Pole Display in Linux

I'm trying to access a HP Pos Pole Display in Linux. Cups recognizes there's a device plugged in, but it doesn't recognize the model. Since the manual says the display is using the Epson ESC/P ...
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How to set up LPD/LPR printing system for sharing a postscript printer on Linux?

I am new in Embedded Systems, and I want to add a usb postscript printing support such that it can serve request from any computer in the Network(Printer sharing). I went through various printing ...