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

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Windows 7, HP Printer, Windows Update Drivers and A4 page sizes

I have a HP Photosmart Printer and I am running Windows 7 Ultimate. I am in the UK and have Windows Regional Settings configured correctly as UK. As I really don't want to install HP's bloaty ...
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How can I scan documents from a Lexmark x543n over the network on OS X 10.6

I just got a Lexmark x543dn and have some trouble getting my computer to recognize it as a scanner. The printer is working fine from my OS X 10.6 machine, setup was as easy as it gets. I just ...
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Trouble with HP printer

I have a HP Photosmart C3180 (it's a printer/scanner). For some reason, it recently stopped working. The power light is blinking (I think all the other lights are one, but don't remember, I'm not ...
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A decent, low-cost color printer for Windows XP that is not inkjet?

Ok, maybe it can be inkjet, if you know one without the problems that inkjet normally has? Expensive per-page cost for color cartridges Delicate print heads Alignment problems Short printer life ...
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Laser printer manual duplex printing

My printer does not offer automatic duplex printing. With few papers i can try using odd and even pages . But if i am printing ebooks then sometimes if printer grabs two pages instead of one theni ...
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HP LaserJet 1020 doesn't print

I've got a HP LaserJet 1020 printer connected to my 64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate machine. I'm sharing this printer out. Got another 64-bit Windows 7 machine, with Home Premium. I installed the printer ...
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My laptop won't recognize a shared printer on the network

I have a computer network. The desktop (Windows Vista) is hardwired to the router and the printer. I added a HP laptop (windows 7) to the network. I cannot get the laptop to print anything. I ...
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Printing to a printer install in XP Mode on Windows 7

At work iPrint is used to manage all the printers. I am messing around with Windows 7 which currently is not supported by by the iprint software or printer drivers. I can install the software and ...
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What multifunctional printer has good support for Mac OS X? [closed]

I would like to buy a multifunctional color laser printer (printer, scanner, copy machine). However as I am new to Mac I don't know which brand has good driver support for Mac OS X. I have connected ...
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Printers from multiple workgroups

I have a windows laptop that is on one domain at my office but I'd also like to be able use the printers on my home workgroup when I'm at home. Is there any way to do this, such as maybe having ...
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Printer With Most Operating System Plug-and-Play Compatibility [closed]

A friend is looking for a printer which can be plugged directly into a Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X (Windows 98 would be nice, too, but not holding my breath) machine and ...
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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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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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OWA printing nearly blank e-mails from Firefox

Trying to deduce an issue in my office department: when printing e-mails from Outlook Web Access (Office365) using Firefox, some e-mails are coming out nearly blank (the headers--date/url/page numbers ...
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GPO printer allocation

scenario: AD domain with multiple remote OUs with fairly robust communications. I allocate printers per location via GPO. Some of the Work Stations in the OU allocate the printers on login (5 of ...
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LaserJet prints half of all pages pink?

I have an HP Color LaserJet CM1015 MFP printer that's been in storage over a year. It worked perfectly before putting it in storage, but since I took it out it's practically unusable, since it prints ...
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How to print large and complex files without upgrading printer memory

I have a HP LaserJet P2055d printer. Printer memory is 64 MB and printer processor speed 600 MHz. Printing large documents containing scanned images and complex vector objects takes a long time. Is ...
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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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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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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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How to print a long PDF page on a receipt printer?

I have an Epson TM-T88IV thermal point of sale printer and I print receipts with it. The receipts are given in PDF format. I have the problem that since some weeks the printer can only print receipts ...
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Toner flaking off of printed paper on Ricoh MP5000

I have a Ricoh Aficio MP5000 and I am having an issue, albeit an intermittent one, where you can flake the toner off of a printed page. I imagine this has something to do with an error within the ...
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Printing to physical printer via a PDF printer

I am looking for a solution to print to a physical printer via a PDF printer (eg. Bullzip). I would need this because Bullzip has the possibility to use a predefined pdf document as the background of ...
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Can't see my wifi printer anymore

I have a Windows 7 laptop, connected to my wifi network. I also have an Epson Stylus Photo PX730WD connected to the same wifi network. Since few days (or weeks? as I don't print often), I am not able ...
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HP e6500 “Printhead Missing” error - How to ignore and still use Scanner

I have an HP Officejet e6500 All-in-One printer that has been giving me the "printhead missing" error, even though I have already replaced the printhead. I cant seem to cancel out of the message or ...
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Java DocFlavor for a thermal printer

I am new to using Java's print service and from reading articles I see that you need the the right DocFlavor to print properly. Question: What DocFlavor to use for printing the receipt in a POS ...
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Strategies to test whether the printed data are placed at the correct position

I have a template on which I am printing data from my application. The below image explains the page better The printing is done by a dot matrix printer and the sheet already has the layout of the ...
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Could not share printer driver

I have a PC connect to a HP LaserJet Professional P1606dn Printer. I want to share to another PC in LAN but the driver is not automatically installed when double click on shared Printer icon. Please ...
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How to print on both sides (Duplex printing) using HP ePrint

I am using HP LaserJet Professional P1606dn. I just started using HP ePrint, and I don't know how print on both sides of the paper using the HP ePrint. Please help me.
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How can I get network printer autodiscovery working on a LAN network?

I am working in a small company running Windows 7 with Active Directory, and we have two self-hosted printers on the network (a Dell 2335dn B&W MFP, and a 2155cn color MFP). I can connect to ...
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Epson TM-T88V formatting issues

I set up a little machine running Ubuntu Server 12.04 with an Epson TM-T88V plugged into it directly. At first I was able to print fine (using lp) but the auto-cutter wasn't working. I realized it ...
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Windows 7 will not release ports until printer is uninstalled

I have Windows 7 installed on about 45 PCs, and about twice a week this happens to someone. The symptom people come to me with is that they suddenly cannot print to one of their printers. If it's ...
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How to print without yellow toner cartridge in a laser printer

I accidentally broke the yellow cartridge of my brand new Laser Printer hp CP1215. I want to just use only other colors like magenta and cyan etc. But the printer is not printing at all because there ...
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Print spooler starts and automatically stops when “Add Printer” clicked

I am facing tough time with this print spooler. Don't know what is wrong with it. Attached is the screenshot 1: The above error message makes you feel that print spooler is not running but I ...
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showing actual printer image of a printer in devices and printers in Windows 7

My printer's device driver have the actual colorful image(i see it in preferences of printer) of the printer(not the windows default image for the printer). How can i make it display in the devices ...
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Sharing Mac Printer with Ubuntu (Linux)

I want to share my printer connected to my Mac with a Ubuntu Box (10.04 LTS -Lucid Lynx). I click share printer on the Mac, and then I do a discover on the Ubuntu box ... I see the printer, I select ...
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USB device not recognized for printer

I am trying to install a Canon MF4370dn printer on to a fairly old Dell desktop. I can run the install disks just fine with no errors popping up. I restart the computer and connect the USB cable. I ...
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Canon MX printer series with Apple AirPrint support?

Does somebody know if the Canon MX printer series has a native Apple AirPrint support? In product specification they only say that it is possible to print documents from your iPhone or iPad. But i ...
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How do I get different printer margins for different printers to stick?

I have a computer running Windows XP SP3 that has three printers installed. I am printing from an in house web app in Internet Explorer. Two printers can share the same margins, but the third one ...
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Printer Drivers won't install on XP x64, printer is Kodak ESP Office 2170

So I bought a printer yesterday and go to install it today and now I am at the "get the PC to talk wirelessly to the printer" step and can't seem to get through it. Drivers downloaded from here but I ...
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Printing .doc 2007 to a printer and a pdf writer simultaneously?

I routinely compose work-related memo's to clients in Microsoft Word 2007. I file the paper copy and email a PDF of it to the client. My current workflow is 1. print->paper printer 2. ...
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Set paper size of Zebra TLP 2844 programmatically

I have a lot of Zebra TLP 2844 printers used by domain users. Unluckily by default the paper size is 2" x 4" while I need to have 4" x 3". The first time each user logs on I have to change manually ...
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Computer freezes for 30 seconds when print is clicked

I've just installed new printer drivers on 5 existing computers. For some reason, 4 of those 5 computers have not had a problem, you click print and it prints. However, the 1 remaining computer ...
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Can't connect from Ubuntu to Windows Shared Printer

I have a printer connected to a PC running Windows 7 Home. I added the printer from Ubuntu using the Windows 7 computer name. It prompts for a username and password, I entered my Windows 7 username ...
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Unable to access network shares and network printers even if I am able to ping them

I can't see network shares neither print to network printers even if I am able to ping the network resourcers. Printer are installed correctly but then when I send a page to printer it simply doesn't ...
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PCL XL Error on HP Printer

I wanted to print something but my HP Laserjet 1200 printer gave me this error printed out: PCL XL error Subsystem: KERNEL Error: IllegalTag Operator: 0x34 Position: ...
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Need to restrict access to my printer, my kids prints lots of stuff, although some are just long pages?

I'm looking for way to stop my kid from using up tons of paper and ink. He prints picture from google images. He only prints stuff while I'm on my computer, so I guess if I could preview all stuff ...
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Using Zebra LP 2844-Z over the network

I am looking for a network-based label printer. I am looking at this Zebra LP-2844-Z printer. Unfortunately, it does not come with a network interface like the lower-end LP 2824 Plus. The ...
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HP Printer scrolls “printing” forever - but nothing happens

I got a used HP Officejet 7130 all-in-one printer. I tried printing a text document, and it shows up in the queue (and says "printing"), and the printer display says "Printing" "Press Cancel to ...
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Windows 7 not recognizing printer for driver (re)installation

A user deleted her printer. She is using a HP Deskjet 6940 printer, and for her desktop she has a HP dx2400, with Windows 7. After I plug in the USB cable it should install the new drivers, but it ...