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

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Prevent Network Printers Automatically being added to 'Devices and Printers' in Windows 7

I think my question is a duplicate of this one, but the original question was never properly answered (the steps described are for Windows XP). I am aware of the option to "Turn off Network ...
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What does this ink level indicator mean

I am using a Canon MX922 printer through CUPS on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18. When I open the Printers dialog under Settings, I see an ink level indicator. There is 3 sections of the bar: ...
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Why does a background color in Word not print?

When you go to set a background color doing the the 'correct' way through 'design, page background, page color' (Word 2013), the background color never prints and you're forced to insert a shape and ...
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Connect wired and wireless client using ASUS router

I have an ASUS RT N66U wireless router and a Canon wireless printer. Is there a way to configure the router so that a PC that is connected to the router via cable (but doesn't have a wireless card) ...
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Share Internet & printer

I have two laptops and one desktop with me.Desktop is situated at the basement, my internet router is at the first floor.I needed internet in my Desktop too. So I had purchased TP-Link WLAN Usb device ...
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Shared printer between Windows Vista and Windows 10

Is it possible to share a USB printer on a network of Windows10, Windows Vista, and Windows XP? Currently, the printer is on a Windows Vista machine and is shared with other Windows Vista computers.
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No fax detected with HP MFP

I'm trying to set up a HP LaserJet MFP (multifunction fax printer) M476dw as a fax machine. It's connected to a Linksys PAP2T analogue telephone adapter (ATA) with VoipVoip as service provider with a ...
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Printer issue in windows 7

My Printer Spooler stops working automatically. I have restarted Printer spooler many times, but it just stops automatically. Due to that I cannot properly use my printer. Please help me.
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Kodak 9810: OS X 10.10: Not allowing me to select the driver in 'Printers & Scanners'

So, I have OS X 10.10 on an older Mac Pro (2012, I think). And today I tried to plug my Kodak 9810 printer into it to do some quick prints. I downloaded Kodak's drivers, firmware and updates 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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Add a printer in WIndows 7 produces a hidden printer

On Windows 7 Home Premium x64, I've added a printer that uses an existing driver, and named it 'Canon 2-sided'. After doing so, the Devices and Printers control panel does 'not' show the new printer. ...
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Does a laser printer use toner when switched on/off

I have an HP LaserJet M175nw laser printer which goes into sleep-mode after 10 minutes of non-use. I know sleep-mode uses a very small amount of power, but the flashing light on the control panel is ...
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How can i get my colors to print out solid and not half toned?

I notice that my colors are printing out with little dots like a half tone or newsprint. I've looked in my settings and I don't know how to fix it. I want my colors to be solid. Does this mean my ...
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How to map a virtual COM port to a physical USB port?

My question is similar to Setting up a virtual Com Port?, which has no answers. I have software that can only print to a printer on COMx, a printer with a USB port, and a computer with a USB port but ...
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Can I Mix Ink Cartridges Of Different Manufacturers?

At the moment i have 4 total compatible ink cartridges of X manufacturer in my printer. 3 of them are depleted and one is half full which is black. What happens if i replace 3 depleted cartridges ...
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Hp psc 1210 all-in-one printer and windows 7

I have recently upgraded my computer from windows xp to w-7. Trying to use my HP psc1210 all in one printer with w-7 but can not find driver
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Fuji Xerox printer prompts for paper load

A Fuji Xerox Docuprint CM305df randomly asks to load more paper, even though it has paper in the tray. It will also ask to select a paper tray when the printer only has one paper tray. It will then ...
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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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How to make the HP 6700 print with empty colour cartridges driver?

Is there a way to make the HP 6700 printer print with empty colour cartridges. It fails if the colour cartridges are empty. It is upsetting that they would mislead the consumer, is there a ...
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Create a Batch file to backup and restore Network Printers for All Users

I have an XP machine with multiple profiles. These profiles sometimes have different printers mapped to each user. Example: User A has network printer 1, 2 and 5 mapped. Printer 2 is default. User B ...
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When printing to Dell 5130cdn, document shows up on LCD screen but nothing prints

I have a user who is unable to print to a Dell 5130cdn. When she tries to, the name of the document will show up on the LCD screen and the rollers will start spinning as if it is going to print, but ...
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Problems during a T2265+ printer installation

I have a Tally 2265+ printer and I am facing the following problems: The printer only "prints" by applying force and not ink from the ribbon at all. It "prints" chinese symbols instead of letters ...
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Which .inf file should I choose out of the 10 in the HP printer drivers folder?

Over the years I've installed countless HP printers by unpacking the .exe driver file and choosing an INF file. Never had any problems installing no matter which INF file i choose. What's the ...
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Dell V105 printer and OS X 10.6

I am trying to get a Dell V105 printer to work with my iMac. It is running 10.6 and I have installed all the drivers on the Snow Leopard disk. I believe there is no official Dell driver but I have ...
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Virtual PDF printers don't render text background color

I noted recently that a Win10 box that I have, stopped printing text background color in virtual PDF printer. At first I charged it on the virtual PDF printer used (Bullzip), but that same printer ...
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Printer and UPS (Uninterruptible power supply) are not friends [closed]

I have an APC UPS. Don't know the exact model, but I've got it a few years back. It's connected to one electrical outlet. It is not networked in any way. Then I have a Samsung ML-2165W printer, which ...
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Windows Server 2012 Printer spools but does not print

I have an application on our server, the application's job is to print a file. When I run the application I see the printer start spooling in the printer window, I see files (briefly) get written to ...
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How to tell if a program or process tried to print or print info

I'm trying to work with third party support on a financial program called Mercury. The program says it has successfully printed a report through its "scheduler", but never physically prints anything. ...
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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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Unable to print on network printer from WIFI connected device

I have a small network with WIFI router. My printer is connected to WIFI router via LAN cable. I can see in the admin page of WIFI router that printer is connected through DHCP with assigned IP ...
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Create a printer USB port in Windows without a printer installer

I have an HP Laserjet 1020. I plug it into a Windows 7 Pro 32 bit Dell via USB. Under Devices and Printers, it shows up as a fully recognized USB device however it does not show up as a printer. I go ...
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Cannot Delete Unwanted COM ports - Windows 7

I recently installed a Cannon wireless printer for temporary use, the drivers of which set nearly all my COM ports to be constantly in-use (an occasionnal bug noted in the ReadMe after installation ...
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Windows 98 App cannot list printers on Windows 10

I have an old Text editor (similar to Word) that was written for Windows 9x. It also works correctly on Windows XP. But after update to Windows 10 when I open it an error saying "No printer is ...
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How can I share a printer on Windows 7 x64 with Windows XP x86?

I'm trying to share a printer that's on Windows 7 64-bit with Windows XP 32-bit. I've tried: Using the Add Printer Wizard on XP Selecting network printer Browsing for the printer and selecting it ...
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HP OfficeJet 6600 printer color too dark

Images from from OfficeJet 660 are consistently dark, printing from any computer. HP Genuine cartridges installed and I've gone through all 3 stages of cleaning. Is there a way to change the color ...
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Shared Printer to Gain Access

Can a person access your network by way of a Shared Printer Path? What info would they need to have in order to accomplish this? thanks
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Printers not visible in Microsoft Excel

When in MS Word or PowerPoint, when I go to File → Print, I can see all the printers. But when I do the same thing in Excel, no printers are installed. Yet I can use the Ctrl-P shortcut keys and ...
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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 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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Netbios name resolution fails intermittently in mixed environment

I'm hoping for some tips and suggestions for resolving some issues I've run into connecting to our shared printer. I have a network with a network attached storage box, a windows 10 workstation, two ...
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Laserjet P-1006 goes to sleep

we have a shared printer at office between 3 laptops which is connected to one of them. all of them has the same driver and same windows. when we're in the middle of the day, we send print, it works. ...
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How to scan without ink Cannon MP620

I don't have any ink cartridges which the printer isn't letting me scan anything (you have to be kidding me Cannon?) I would appreciate any help! I've done some googling and nothing seems to work ...
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Epson XP-100 Black colour not printing

Black not hardly printing. so I replaced all colours and have done about 6-10 cleans. colour printing ok but black is a bust in that it is only printing very patchy and faint; not discernible. Any ...
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Samsung CLP-315 color laser printer makes horizontal smear

I recently pulled out an older Samsung laser printer from storage, model CLP-315. It seems to work fine for the most part, except on every single page, it leaves a horizontal toner smudge. It even ...
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I get U051 Check Ink Error on my MP 220 Canon. Can I bypass or do I need to change cartridges?

I get this error: I changed my cartridges already and I usually refill manually because I have access to free ink. Can I bypass this error?
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How to fix incorrect margins when printing from Windows 7?

My printer is a HP Photosmart 2575. When I print from my Windows XP the margins are all ok, but when I print from my Windows 7 laptop the top margin is 2x larger for the same document, and as a result ...
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HP Photosmart C7280 showing error for ink cartridge even after being replaced

The printer is displaying Cannot print - replace the following empty ink cartridge(s) to resume printing (Light Cyan). First, the ink cartridge is not empty, but changed anyway with a new cartridge. ...
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Brand New HP Color LaserJet M452dn will not print out of box

I have a brand new Color LaserJet M452dn and I just plugged it in. Gave it a manual IP address. I can get to the homepage for the printer on the address. I can add the printer by IP address but when I ...
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Printing 2 x A5 onto one A4 in Word

I have tried the various solutions to this and have managed to get from only one A5 doc on A4 to 2. However, the problem is that the A5 docs are tiny. I have tried numerous different settings and ...
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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 ...