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

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Using wireless router to connect the computers to a printer

I have a TP-Link N600 wireless router. The individual laptops are in a office network. How can i connect a single printer to these laptops(wirelessly) without having to pay for a static IP for the ...
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Can ZT410 printer print 600 dpi?

So, my client asked me to buy a 600 dpi printer (Zebra ZT410) but I don't know much about printers... Datasheet says ZT410 optionally prints 600 dpi, but is there a different model for each dpi or ...
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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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How do I stop my HP PSC printer from writing log files to the root of C?

My (quite old) HP PSC 1200 series printer insists on writing useless log files named hpfr.xml and hpfrXXXX.log to the root of my C drive; it drives me nuts. Is there any way to stop it doing so?
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hp printer problem

A neighbor has a sony viao laptop with win7. She also has an HP 8500 PRO a909G printer. I downloaded the latest software from HP website and installed it. Can scan to the computer and print from ...
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What does Lexmark mean by 25W universal power supply?

I have a Lexmark x5650 printer/scanner combo but I lost the power supply when moving. Lexmark's site says the following regarding the power supply: Power Supply 25 Watt Universal Power ...
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Why my Panasonic KX-MB2030 starts printing blank pages?

My Panasonic laser printer starts printing blank pages. Same issue after I replaced drum and toner. What could it be?
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D-Link AC3200 router does not recognize USB printer

I'm attempting to connect a D-Link AC3200 (dir-890l) to an HP 2540 printer with a USB cable. Currently the router does not recognize the printer at all. The router is not connected to the internet, ...
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Mac Laptops do not see printer anymore

I have a bunch of laptops that run OSX 10.4 and whenever I go to add the IP of the printer I get the "can't find the software/drivers". What are some debug steps I can take to get the printer added ...
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How to insert a black and white (i.e. no color information) image to Microsoft Word?

When printing a document on a printer with separate color and bw page counters for billing purposes, it's important to get the printer to not print color unless absolutely necessary. In this case I'...
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Enable - Disable Camera and Printer

How can I enable - disable all kind of cameras and all kind of printers for a specific user? Not in kernel space, so not using modprobe. OR Is there a way to use kernel module (like uvcvideo) for a ...
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What would be causing white streaking issue when printing?

I'm sorry if this has been posted before. I tried searching here and on Google, but couldn't figure out what I should even be searching for. I'm attaching a photo to illustrate what is happening when ...
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why does my HP deskjet ink advantage 2515 printer always show empty black ink levels despite new branded cartridges?

I have an HP deskjet ink advantage 2515 printer which recently started printing blank pages (I was able to hear the motions of the printer). then suddenly i got empty ink level warning for black ink ...
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Printer Setup can not find printer over wireless connection

I'm using the Canon IR-ADV c5030 setup program and when it comes to the point of searching for the printer, it can not find it, if my PC is connected to the network by WIFI. If I'm connected by an ...
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What's the difference between PCL6, PS, PPD, and XPS printer drivers? Which one's the best? [closed]

I'm installing drivers for a network printer, and during the installation process, I'm presented with these options: There was also a driver package I could have downloaded from the manufacturer's ...
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Want to print “as color” on a black and white printer [on hold]

I have 2 black and white printers, and I want to print a color document. When I print with one of them, the print preview shows me color, and the black and white hard copy it prints is to my liking. ...
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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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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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“Start Scan” has disappeared from the context menu of my printer/scanner in Devices & Printers

Windows 7 64-bit. I have a Brother printer/scanner which I installed many months ago. For a while, I was able to start a scan by right-clicking the printer under Devices & Printers from the ...
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Brother 3150CDW wifi printer goes offline after reboot in Windows10

Short version Can't make the "offline" status go back to "online". Long version I have a Brother 3150CDW and works perfect. When I reboot my laptop with Windows 10, I get the printer offline. It'...
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Why can't I adjust the label size on a Zebra GK420T?

I have a Zebra GK420T connected to a Windows 7 host with 2" x 2" label stock using the stock ZDesigner driver. Whenever I print a document to the printer, only the top 1.2" prints. No matter what ...
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Use lan-connected printer within VMware

I have a printer connnect via LAN to the host-PC (windows 7). I want to use it from a virtual windows XP guest within Vmware but XP does not seem to find the printer, any ideas? BTW, I do have a ...
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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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How to use printer Toshiba e-studio 163 when there is no drivers for windows 10?

I have good printer : Toshiba e-studio163 and computer with windows 10. There is no drivers for windows 10, even from toshiba page. I have googled with no results. How can I solve this problem ? ...
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Printer info removal

I removed a printer, its icon, and anything connected to it, yet each time I log on, there is a message stating: C:\Program Files\HP\HP Officejet Pro 276dw MFP\bin\HP Status BL.dll The ...
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How do I make a generic BAT file to global add/delete printers from one server?

How do I make a script to global add/delete printers? I have tried using below but I keep getting a syntax error or some other error. @echo off set /p _global="[a]dd/[d]el :" set /p _print="Printer ...
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HP Printer odd behaviour in Vista Home Basic (further information)

I asked a question some time ago and now I have some further information. I have been doing this for weeks now so I am sure that this is really happening this way. I have an old laptop where my ...
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Reset the Setting of HP LaserJet Printer to Default

Is there anyway I can reset the HP laserJet Printer setting to the default? I have a margin issue when printing a Microsoft Word Document and I'm pretty sure it's the setting problem ( Other printers ...
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Is it worth to change toner when the printer has very light print?

I have an old HP Laserjet 2300dn printer which recently started to print very light print. I tried all different settings but there is not much difference. Is it likely that the toner is faulty and ...
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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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How to enable printer settings over Jetdirect on HP 4100N

I have a HP 4100N printer and I am using it over network. Previously I was able to access the printer settings over internet, but now the only thing visible is Device Info and Networking. I can ...
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How to troubleshoot a printer that wont boot

I've got an HP LJ Enterprise M604 that fails to turn on. -I have verified that the wall outlet works and is distributing the correct amount of wattage -I have verified that the cable works with ...
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HP LaserJet 2550 has a carousel motor error

I have a LaserJet 2550, and it's worked pretty good for a long time (except for some slowness a while back, spooling I think), but just recently it suddenly quit working. We moved this summer, but ...
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How to disable HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dne from going into standby mode after inactivity?

We've had this HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dne printer in our office for about a year now and it's been working really fast. For some stupid reason I decided to check for an update on the HP site and ...
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How can I get an hp laserjet 1000 printer to work with 64-bit Windows 7?

Lots of people are asking this question but I haven't found an answer anywhere,.
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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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How can I fix an old HP LaserJet 4050N?

I bought an HP LaserJet 4050N printer from Craigslist for really cheap. The guy who sold it said the only thing wrong with it was the network card, but now that I've been trying it out, I'm not so ...
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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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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 from Windows to Ubuntu Shared Printer

I have two printers, a Dell V715w and a HP LaserJet P2015, connected by USB to a computer running Ubuntu for sharing to all of the laptops in my house with CUPS. I installed both printers locally on ...
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Uninstall Canon MP280 drivers

I have Windows 7 home premium. I am trying to uninstall canon MP280 series drivers from my machine. I am using "uninstall or change a program" in the programs and features section of the control ...
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What causes the “Scan to computer is no longer activated” error message?

I have an HP 8620 all-in-one wireless printer, which has worked like a champ for months under Windows 8.1 and Linux. I recently upgraded to Windows 10. My wife is still on Windows 8.1, and she is ...
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Are our prints being recorded or monitored in an office printer? [closed]

I was reading a joke about someone doing a prank via the office printer. In the end they found him via the printer queue. I was curious do companies record all documents we send to the printer? So if ...
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Installing Dell v313 printer/scanner on Ubuntu 12.04

I've been searching for hours now, trying to find a working driver for a Dell 313 printer/scanner (v310 - 510 series) on Ubuntu 12.04. But I can't seem to find a working one. I really need this to ...
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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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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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Can a Zebra printer return SNMP page counts?

Since it sounds like they are mostly compatible, I'm guessing it likely applies to most if not all of their line. However, specifically, I have a ZTC GK420t on hand that I'm trying to get "page ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...