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

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Citzen Label Printer Drivers for Mac [closed]

Are there any third-party or unofficial Citizen label printers printer drivers which work with Apple/Mac OS? Apple® / Mac OS® Drivers: Citizen does not specifically produce drivers for Apple ...
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How can I access Windows Vista printer from Ubuntu over the network?

I just installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my laptop and was able to share a folder on Ubuntu which I can access via Windows Vista, so I know the network connection works fine. But when I try to connect a ...
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How to solve white stripes issue on printer

I have an old Lexmark x502n Laser Multifunction color printer. It works perfectly, except it stripes everything I print with white lines: I searched on internet and it seems that whenever ...
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Wrong fonts being printed

Im trying to print a simple document to an HP LaserJet P4015dn, but the fonts I need to use (Trajan Pro and Adobe Garamond) are being replaced by the printer. I get the same results printing the ...
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How is a WSD printer different from a non-WSD printer?

I installed my printer today (Epson Expression Photo XP-750) and I saw that Windows 7 was asking me to choose between two different printing devices, even thou they both belong to the same physical ...
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How do I remove (Dell printer) drivers from the cache so I can re-intall from the CD

I have a Dell All-in-One 810 printer from years ago and only recently installed it (a few months ago). Later I had reason to uninstall and re-install the printer but whenever I connect the printer ...
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Toner leaking onto drum?

So I have a Dell 3130n where the black toner cartridge is possibly leaking. The drum gets the 2 streaks at the margin, which is pretty common (we have several such printers at the office). However, ...
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Computer does not have USB001 Virtual Printer Port for USB

Win 7 Pro x64 machine on a company domain network does not have the ability to add a USB printer for some reason. All other computers do. In the Add Local Printer section, there's no USB001 (Virtual ...
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How can I alter the region lock on a Canon printer?

I have a Canon Pixma MP560 and some new, genuine cartridges from Best Buy. When I install them, the ink cartridge lights light up, as if the printer recognised them, but when I close the printer lid, ...
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Kodak 6150AIO Windows 7 Printing Issue

I have a strange issue with a Kodak printer that is set up on an Small Business 2008 server, and shared out. The printer prints fine from all Windows XP stations, but won't print from the only Windows ...
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Connecting LPT2 to a remote printer - source already in use

I am trying to connect to lpt2 a printer shared on the network but I always receive the following message: Source already in use What could this be and how can I debug/fix this error? I am using ...
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Xerox 3100MFP Driver for MacOS X 10.6.0 and upper?

I've an Xerox 3100MFP and can't install it on my iMac because I've updated it. I've already read the Xerox Products' Compatibility with Mac - Mac OS X 10.6, but it says that it is unsupported! Can ...
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Advice for printing a colored page

If I need to print a colored document on a black and white printer, then which one of these options do you think is better: desaturating the document first and then sending it to printer giving the ...
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On Windows Vista administrator account how can I make a printer the default for all other accounts?

I "administer" a Windows Vista Home Premium machine for my brother's family. After installing a printer using my admin account, I then have to log in to each of the other accounts to set the printer ...
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Install printer across profiles on Windows XP?

I am using gprint as a shell call to print pdf files. I have to install the network printer first, but the program runs under a different account. Is there anyway to install a network printer under ...
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Is proprietary vendor software required to use a wireless printer?

On Windows Vista, other than the driver, one can use a regular printer w/o any extra software, either plugged in via USB or over the network. I don't have to install extra software from the printer ...
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Connect Windows 7 to DP-300U (with attached HP 722C Printer)

I'm trying to add a new printer to Windows 7, but it cannot find it. My printer is an HP 722C attached to a DLink DP-300U network adapter. I enter the ip address of the network adapter, but Windows ...
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How can I make my color printer default to black & white printing?

I'm running Windows XP Home with an HP OfficeJet V40 color/black & white printer. It defaults to printing in color, which I rarely need. How can I make it default to black & white so that I ...
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Changing printer settings via command line

I have a Brother PT-9800PCN label printer that uses 6mm to 36mm tapes. Is there a way of changing the default paper size (width, length, orientation) via command line? I'm generating 18x113mm and ...
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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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Unable to select printer as default (Error 0x00000709​)

Technical Question Guys: HP P1102w printer on Windows 7. On "device and printers" I got a list of printers but do not have a "Default printer". If i set one out as default it gives me 0x00000709. I ...
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Connect a computer to the same printer via a direct USB connection and a network connection simultaneously?

Can I connect a computer to the same printer via a direct USB connection and a network connection simultaneously? The idea behind is that while I work from home and am connected to my work via VPN, I ...
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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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Canon MG4250 all in one doesn't find my linux pc

I am a beginner in Linux and I start to like it a lot. I know I have to try and document before asking questions. So here is the problem and what I already did. Hardware: Hp laptop with Mint ...
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How to install a dummy printer by command?

i need to install a fake/dummy printer on windows using a command or a batch file. I was able to install a dummy printer using the wizard and selecting a NUL port. The problem is that i need to add ...
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Exporting and Importing Printer Settings

Recently we have recently been upgrading label printers (Godex DT4) in our production areas and the printer settings for the label printer are not carrying over to new users who log into the domain. ...
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How print a PDF without the DRAFT watermark

I have this PDF file that has a gigantic DRAFT watermark on every single page. My teacher handed us his version of the printed pdf and it says on paper where it is printed from but on his version the ...
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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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Enabling Bold and Color with LPT parallel printer

I know how to echo text to my HP Deskjet 420 printer on lubuntu with bash: echo -e "line of text" > /dev/lp0 Is there a way to print text that is bold or in color? Should I echo some sort of ...
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Make Add Printer window resizable or larger in Windows

When selecting drivers for a printer using Windows 7's Add Printer wizard, the window cannot be re-sized or maximized. When scrolling through hundreds of drivers for different models of printers it ...
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How do I use Brother software to scan to Email?

I have a Brother MFC 6490CW and we recently installed the software for it on Windows 7. Before it automatically opened Outlook 2010 when we told it to scan to an email because it was the default mail ...
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How to set account and password in Linux for using a network printer

I am using both Linux Mint and Windows 7 on my laptop. I can use the network printer in my office area flawlessly in Windows 7, which seems to use the LPR protocol and requires my ID and password. ...
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Automatic Layout Structurers for Creating psuedo A2 & A1 prints with only A4

Like the title says, are there any products, preferably something that emulates a printer capable of printing A2 and A1), but instead sends out (say for A1) 8 A4 prints that contain an 1/8th of the A1 ...
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How to find the INF file in an installed printer driver

I had installed a printer driver on a Window 7 x64 machine using the selection Windows offer. I do not have the driver disk, nor can I download the driver one the web or the vendor website (I don't ...
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scanner no longer working windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Professional x64 machine that no longer works with a Brother all-in-one printer/scanner when I try to scan. This happened seemingly out of nowhere. Printing still works, but when ...
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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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Can documents be forced in a printing queue?

I have recently been moved to work on a desk that is a bit far from the printer. One of the tasks I'm supposed to work on requires me to either have documents stacking up in the printer then go get it ...
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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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Best way to connect an old printer

My old computer died... Well, not so much died, as got thrown out of the house by somebody who intentionally mistook it for a piece of old junk. And now I've no way to connect one old printer which ...
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Disable Wifi on HP P1102W

I have several HP P1102W Laserjet printers. The WiFi is enabled by default. How can I disable it permanently? There is also a hardware WiFi button, is it possible to disable that button to prevent ...
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Share printer with Win XP server and Win 7 client

I have a 32 bit Windows XP computer with a installed Epson R200 printer. I shared this printer and want to use it with a 64 bit Windows 7 system, now. But the problem is, that the Windows 7 client ...
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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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Printing command leads to crash

Every time I try and print a document the software I use crashes for some reason. I'm running Windows XP 64-bit Professional. I have a HP network printer and other computers can print fine, it's just ...
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printing takes long time while consuming all CPU

My HP 500 C printer is suddenly extrem slow. The last action was the Microsoft update at the weekend. No other software change at the system. Symptoms: Slow output of pages (3 minutes for one page) ...
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How can I change the default properties of a printer on Windows?

I have a laser printer that is capable of both color and duplex output and am printing to it from Windows XP. Every time something is printed the printer properties default to color, single side ...
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Why is my HP printer often 'Busy'?

I have an HP LaserJet P1005 printer, attached to an Airport Extreme 802.11n wireless router's USB port. The Airport is set to share the printer by Bonjour, and my laptop can see the printer. I'm ...
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which laser color printer with duplex function works out of the box on ubuntu 10.04?

I'm searching for a printer with the following characteristics: network support (e.g. 10/100 Mbit) laser color duplex unit above features must work on Ubuntu 10.04 out of the box (<< that's ...
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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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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 ...