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

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canon d340 printer - how do I get it stay on letter size paper

How do I get my canon d340 printer to stay on letter size paper. It changed to legal size and I can't get to change back.
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Importing 'Devices and Printers' from one server to another

I have a windows server 2003 that is in the process of getting replaced. It has a long list of printers connected; I'm looking for some method of 'importing' the printers from the 2003 to my new ...
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How to share usb printer over wireless network?

I have two computers and one printer in room A which are connected to internet over WiFi router which is in room B. There is no way to connect computers or printer over cable to router, only WiFi. Is ...
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Mount USB-Device (Printer) per Script on Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Box 4.33

We have ubuntu 14.04 with Windows7 on the Virtual Box 4.33 running. As the USB-Printer is mounted at the host or the guest and there seems to be no solution to make it on both available, now my ...
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Make a remote printer available as a local printer - Google Cloud Print or Remote Printing without Dialogue box

I want to send a print job to a remote printer in an office in another city. I can achieve this using Google Cloud Print. However, every time I print I have to select my printer from the Google Cloud ...
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Printing “£” on a Star TSP100 usb printer

I am using TSp100 USB printer but every time I try to print a British Pound sign (£) I get a funny ß character printed on the receipt instead when using the Star TSB100 USB Printer. I installed the ...
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Motor not working on HP Laserjet 2300 (error 13.01.00)

I have an HP Laserjet 2300 printer and it suddenly stopped printing. Whenever I try to print something, it reports the error code "13.01.00" which normally means that there is a paper jam in one of ...
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DiskStation - Printer does not work any more

I have a USB printer connected to my DiskStation and use it from both a MacBook and a PC. Both were able to print for a very long time. Suddenly, both could not print any more. MacOS X showed the ...
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Can I set up USB to, for example, allow printers but not harddisks?

I want to know if it is possible to disable USB ports for external HDD & USB drives, but still enable them for a printer. So: the USB ports should be enabled or disabled based on the type of ...
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When two users try to send data to a printer

I have printer server I all user that send print request to this server so I want to know the source of each request that comes to my server and by the way my server OS is Microsoft Windows 7. For ...
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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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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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What is a UFR II printer driver and why might I use it in preference to another type?

A new printer recently showed up at work. There are an abundance of possible drivers for it applicable to my system (Windows 7, 64 bit) including PCL5, PCL5e, PCL6 and UFR II. I'm familiar with PCL, ...
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Epson L210 printer

Few weeks ago I bought this printer but only yesterday I unboxed it and start testing it. The problem comes when I want to print something. Firstly, it printed out a blank page. So I thought of giving ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot connect to one specific device on LAN

I just changed out an old Linksys WRT54GS wireless router for a TP-Link TL-WR841N wireless router. I immediately flashed the router to use DD-WRT. Everything went seamlessly except that my Windows ...
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universal print add-on for firefox won't print more than 1 tab

I used it in the past but it seems to lose the ability to print all open tabs. I'm using FF on mac I choose File --> print --> print all tabs a print dialog opens with only 1 page to print how ...
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Plug and play printer problems

I googled probably the whole web but didn't find an answer that would help. Every new USB plugged printer is recongnized only as uknown device, even after indicating the exact path of the original ...
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Save Print Job in Queue as PDF

I am trying to print coupons from a coupon website that only allow you to print the coupons once, and of course whenever I want the printer to work the best, the print job gets stuck in the queue. ...
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Configuring Printer UI [closed]

I am devloping a V4 driver for a monochrome printer. I want to print images using the printer. In printer properties UI, I want to have the ability to change threshold of the image and show its ...
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Are off-brand toner cartridges dangerous for laser printers? [duplicate]

I've heard horror stories about off-brand inkjet cartridges, and I'm wondering if similar dangers apply to off-brand toner for laser printers. I've found online stores with good ratings on Google ...
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Printer driver needs to be installed on every reboot

Currently I have a Dell 1815n MFP printer to which is connected to my network via ethernet and a router to which the rest of my computers are attached to as well. I can install the printer fine by ...
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printer error waste-receptacle-full

The image displays an error I receive when trying to print out from the printer. I am running Ubuntu and am trying to connect to the printer for the first time. Here are some settings: I ...
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Different printing options for one network printer

We got a Canon MF6180dw multifunctional printer at the office. It is connected to the network through a LAN cable. Everything is working properly, but we don't want to change the printing options ...
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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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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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My network printer won't print

I have a Windows 7 desktop at my office. There is a Dell MFP2335dn network printer installed on the dekstop. The printer worked fine for me (in that I could print from my desktop) some time back, but ...
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How to prevent the last page of an odd number of pages to be printed upside down on letterpaper?

I have a problem with my HP LaserJet 500. When I print a single page on letterpaper (pre-printed with a logo in the top left) there are no problems, when printing an even amount of pages in duplex, no ...
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How do I edit the printing margins \ borders of a PDF, in Adobe Acrobat Pro or Soda PDF Pro, in order to print the PDF?

I'm running Windows 7 I have a PDF doc that is a 48 page users manual. I am wanting to print it, but 48 pages would be a waste. So I tried to combine 4 of the PDF pages onto one printed page. I am ...
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Save printer drivers locally in Windows 7

I am making an image using Sysprep for windows 7 64 bit. I want to save printer drivers for commonly used printers. Can I just place them here C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository? I want to ...
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Why computer prints random characters if I print more than 5 pages?

Why computer prints random characters if I print more than 5 pages? Whenever I want to print a lot of pages, the printer prints the first 5 pages correctly, but them goes on a rampage an prints non ...
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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 ...
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Printing through VPN, 2 ubuntu installs, one behind firewall

I have a cubox running Ubuntu 14.04 and would like 2 Laserjet pro 1102w printers be connected to it (USB connection). The cubox is behind a not accessible router connected to the internet. From my ...
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Order print requests, group print requests

I have a following system in place One of 12 emails arrives between 5 and 7 am, in a random order Outlook rule picks up the email, and runs a VBA script that modifies, and prints parts of the some ...
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Unable to scan with IrfanView (SAMSUNG Xpress M2070)

I have recently installed the drivers from the disc, but i'm unable to scan with IrfanView. I did some screenshots of the problem: How could I solve the problem? Windows 8.1 x64 SAMSUNG ...
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Is DPI over 600 useful for text quality? [closed]

There are many cheap color laser printers. When it is color, the text quality should be worse than a similar monochrome laser printer. I need some color graphics, but my main need is high quality ...
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Is it possible to use USB print server with LPT printer using LPT/USB adapter?

I would like to share my old Laserjet 6P printer (LPT only) in home network. The printer is really old but still working well and enough for our needs. However I do not want to buy LPT print server ...
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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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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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Paper error HP Officejet Pro 8620

We want to print on company paper (it's got a big dark green block on the right corner) and that blocks the paper sensor. Other paper goes fine.
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Alignment issues with desktop printer GC420d

I am having trouble with my desktop label printer model no: GC420d. When I need to print a label, I make sure to choose the following print settings: Choose correct Zebra printer Choose print size of ...
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Libre Office (Writer) printer setting with HP 300

Am setting out a marketing flyer, and need to print it to prove the format. Somehow Office Writer has set up the printer so that everything printed is about one quarter of the nominal size and in ...
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Adding custom paper size to printer driver

I am attempting to print on an OKI Microline 5520 dot matrix printer. I am trying to print on a custom sized form, however I cannot select any custom paper sizes in the printing preferences. I have ...
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Linux printer proxy server

I have an old laser printer I found for $7 at a thrift store (Dell 3100). However, the drivers are not compatible with Windows 8.1, which my main PC runs. (I tried to install it anyways and it ...
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Metacode print output under Windows 7

I am trying to move an ancient Windows 3.11-based system into Windows 7. Most of this system is relatively easily transitioned; there are many options for running old apps under Windows 7. However, ...
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WIFI printer, network security

I have two printers that were connected using the WPS method. I want them to be security restricted but I am unable to stop them being accessed by other people on the network. The computers are all ...
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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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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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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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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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Dynamically set printer based on page size

I'm looking for the solution for my problem with two printers. One of them is thermal printer, and second one is laser. Is it possible to route documents (PDF) with smaller width to thermal printer ...