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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
19 views

When printing duplex, how would I fix the fact that the back page prints upside down?

I am running Windows 8 with Microsoft Word, and I am making a booklet. When I try and print duplex, the first side prints fine, and then the second side prints upside down. I have tried the thing ...
1
vote
3answers
7k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Issues automating printer driver update (printer settings) and printer preferences in Win7, using a PS,cmd,vbs,etc script?

WMI can do it, but I have an issue, PCs are on, but logged off. If I try to run: wmic /node:%strIP% printer where DeviceID="lp1" set DriverName="Lexmark Universal v2" It fails with a message about ...
-1
votes
0answers
22 views

“Black Ink” light keeps blinking in MG3270 and printer cannot print

As title, my Canon PIXMA MG3270 keeps blinking its "Black Ink" light, I sent print job to it but it doesn't response. Photocopy function is still working now, but not printing. Anyone tried this ...
5
votes
3answers
4k views

Windows 7 can't see wireless printer

I have a P1102W printer from HP. I have a Windows 7 machine. I have a MacBook Pro. I setup the printer following the instructions from the Windows 7 machine. I am able to print from the Mac but ...
3
votes
1answer
116 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

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 | ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Canon Printer - Strange issue on Mac (ccpd wants to connect to the internet)

I am using Mac OS X Yosemite and my native firewall is active. Whenever I restart/open my computer, I see a messagebox that asks me whether I want to allow ccpd to connect to the internet or not. I ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Do Epson inkjet printers actually use up the ink before claiming “out in ink”?

Do Epson inkjet printers consider themselves "out of ink" after a predefined number of pages, or after the ink actually runs outs (or comes close)? Some people claim it's a predetermined number of ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Epson won’t print black with all new cartridges; won’t acknowledge replacement [closed]

I have an Epson XP-400 series printer. All of the cartridges have been replaced, to the tune of 41 dollars. The black ink will not print at all. The cartridge was half full when I replaced it. The ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
9k views

Why don't I have any Canon printer drivers on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

I'm migrating from a 10.7 Mac to a new 10.9 Mac. I have a Canon Pixma iP3000 printer hooked up to an Airport Extreme, which works fine on my old machine. However, when I try to set it up on my new ...
0
votes
3answers
10k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
17k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
630 views

HP Laserjet 200 prints Grey scale only

I have an HP Laserjet 200 colorMFP M276nw printer that only prints in grey scale. Even stuff like the supplies status report prints in grey scale, and the bar for yellow is really light, and cyan is ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

What IP address is a Linux printer queue going to?

I can get a list of printer queues with the lpstat command. How can I examine these queues to find out the IP addresses of the printers that they are going to?
0
votes
0answers
11 views

HP 8620 - EWS Web Interface won't load on https

Probably a bit of a niche issue, but I have a brand new HP 8620 multifunction inkjet printer. It's connected by network cable and has a static IP. When accessing the web interface (EWS), I can access ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

hp7410 mfd prints from computer ok, but no black when copying

I have a hp 7410 multi function device used. When I print from the computer all colors and black comes out fine. But when I copy both from the glass and auto feeder anything in black does not print. ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
49 views

How can I put page through printer without cartridge?

It might sound like a strange question, but I noticed that my printer is folding paper. So I would like diagnose it, whether it's because of cartridge or the problem is somewhere else. If I could put ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Networked user cannot user local printer

I have a user on our network has a purchased a Dymo label printer. I am able to install the software that runs the printer; install the printer which is then visible in device manager. When I ...
-1
votes
1answer
22 views

How can I emulate a dot matrix printer using a Raspberry Pi [on hold]

As a volunteer for a charity, I've been tasked with managing an old security system for the building. The security system outputs the security logs to an old dot matrix printer continuously. This has ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Printer hangs when printing emails from Outlook

We have a Canon printer[1] that has so far worked fine. Recently, one of my colleagues has run into a weird problem - if he prints from Outlook[2], the printer hangs. This is not visible from his ...
3
votes
3answers
20k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Using Dataflex in the DOS environment of Windows7

For many years we have been using Dataflex Data Base software as our "Company System" on our NT network. It is run by all 8 users running 'XP' and invoking the DOS environment running in "XP". Run ...
2
votes
2answers
41 views

Prevent printing to offline printers

Is there some way to prevent printing to printers that are offline (possibly, but not necessarily by making them not able to be selected until they are online again)? The situation is there is a ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

How to install a network printer on powershell?

I've been trying to install a network printer using Powershell on Windows 7 so that I can automate the setup of our development machines using Puppet. I found a couple of instructions around but none ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Network printing in FreeDOS (VirtualBox) to a Shared Windows Printer?

I have a scenario with a printer on a Windows 8 machine that needs to be shared to a FreeDOS instance that is running on same said machine via VirtualBox. Initially I'd hoped that there was a printer ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

adding USB support to a Designjet 5500ps 42" using J4135A jetdirect card

I have a designjet 5500 ps. It is 42in wide. I usually print through the parallels port, but always wanted to print through USB. Recently my computer started not printing through the parallel port ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How can I print 2 pages per sheet on word 2010

I tried setting the printer to two pages per sheet but it did not come out the way I expected the printer indeed did print 2 pages but not on the long side, it printed 2 pages but on the short side ...
0
votes
1answer
146 views

HP designjet 500 printhead allignment issue

After replacing the printheads,the machine flashes the exclamation mark on the yellow printhead saying that it is worn out (on the new printhead). All of the other ones have their status as ...
-1
votes
0answers
23 views

using scan on windows 8 remote connection

I have a printer HP deskjet 1510 and it works fine in my windows 7 laptop I can print and scan. but when I connect to windows 8 server I can only print but I can't scan, although that I already ...
-1
votes
0answers
8 views

Mobile printing on Epson TM P60II (552)

I installed the driver of the Epson TM P60II (552) printer on my Windows desktop and it works fine but I can't seem to make it work on mobile devices (iOS, Android). I need to print something from a ...
3
votes
2answers
10k views

Print job leaves queue but document isn't printed

I'm dealing with an HP Deskjet F380 All-in-One printer. It's connected via USB to a desktop running Windows 7 Enterprise x64. If I attempt to print something like a web page or a word document, the ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

HPLIP broken with Acroread, or broken in general?

A HP printer that worked perfectly fine with acroread previously on the same system has stopped working when using acroread. Gentoo stable, running 3.18.11. Printer: HP Officejet Pro 8100 connected ...
1
vote
1answer
9k views

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?
0
votes
0answers
11 views

HP Deskjet USB Printer prints pages twice from Windows7

I have an HP Deskjet printer / scanner combo that has lately developed a weird problem that it will often print the same page twice. It doesn't always happen but say with a 50% probability. Any idea ...
0
votes
3answers
49 views

Windows printer doesn't show up, how to remove driver

I have a networked windows printer that I first tried to install in windows 7 with a 64bit driver wich was wrong, now the printer always results in an error trying to install it 0x00000c1 more or less ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

How to use a backup printer?

I have a check-in application that uses a label printer. When the printer runs out of labels I would like to simply unplug it and connect an identical label printer with a full spool of labels. My ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Error 0x88 epson expression photo xp-750

I've a printer: epson expression photo xp-750. When i turn on it an error is displayed in screen of the printer. The error is 0x88. Does anyone know what is the error 0x88 and how to fix it?
2
votes
2answers
715 views

problems using HL-2170W brother wireless printer

the printer is plugged into a belkin 54g wireless router. none of the computers see it. it's a pain and doesnt work and never worked. when i force it from its own button to print a test page it gives ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Why does my Canon inkjet printer require two black cartridges?

I am curious why my Canon printer, an MG6320 (but I have also seen this on MG5320 and MG5220), requires me to use two black ink cartridges, one labeled BK and the other labeled PGBK. When I do a ...
0
votes
2answers
814 views

Missing table content when printing in Word 2007

I have a formula sheet with lots of tables and ... formulas. I'm trying to print it, but it comes with some of the tables' contents empty. The print preview looks beautiful, it's just the final paper ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Bottom page border not being printed on Legal sized pages with an HP LaserJet

I've been facing this problem for the past few days. My printer is an HP LaserJet M1005 MFP. Currently I am using Word 2013. Whenever I try to print a "Legal" sized page with borders, it prints ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Canon MP237 converted to continuous ink

My printer was converted into continuous ink when purchased. Then, I keep on encountering problems with the magenta colored ink. The problem is that this ink color would not go up the tube to the ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Paper jam on laser printer

I have a Samsung SCX-4623F that takes two paper sheets at time. What happens is that if I insert just one sheet in the tray it takes that sheet correctly and prints out everything. When I put more ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Printer firmware issue?

I think this is the right place for printer related questions. I have a network connected HP Officejet Pro X476dw MFP printer. A little over a week ago it starts acting *funnier than usual * after ...