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

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Printer always offline

Since last week I began having problem with a wired network printer. My network is AT&T Uverse gateway -> pfSense box (set to DMZ plus on Uverse gateway) -> switch -> OpenWRT AP (bridged). The ...
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PDF Option Not Coming In Windows Printer Created

I have created a local pdf printer under windows with following settings : However, when I sent a print to pdf printer, I get this dialog box . As you can see, there is no PDF option in ...
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Why does my HP printer think it is jammed, when the printer is not jammed?

I have a strange problem with my HP F2480 printer. The printer always thinks it is jammed. It starts completely normally, and when it gets halfway down the page all the light start flashing, which is ...
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All-In-One Printer Fails To Print Black Ink?

My Epson Stylus All-In-One printer, uses four ink cartridges one each for cyan, magenta, yellow & one for black ink. The black ink recently started to fade & now does not print at all. Whilst ...
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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 much is difference between toners of different printers

I have the brother printer 5240. Now my toner is almost finished and in my home country its toner is not available. I want to know that what will happen if i use another printer toner inside that. I ...
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How can I connect to a printer through multiple routers?

My setup looks like the image below. I want to connect to the printer. I'm going through a Router/Gateway into another Router and finally to my Printer. How would I do this?
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I'm trying to install a printer and I'm getting an ambiguous “The specified module could not be found.” error message

Ok, so I'm trying to set up an HP OfficeJet Pro 8620 on a Windows XP SP3 machine. The HP software installs fine, no worries. The printer prints self-generated pages without a problem and doesn't ...
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Printer prints a blank page after every first page

I have new computer using Windows 8 and for some reason ever since I installed drivers for printers on it, it prints a blank page after the first page every time. Like, the thing I wanted to print ...
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Separating Stapled Booklets on Canon ImageRunner

I do a lot of printing on a Canon iR Advance c5235, especially in bundles of 18 sheets. I achieve the bundles by printing 18 copies of some original, then putting 18 pages through the document feeder ...
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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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Can I find out how many pages have been printed by a printer?

I want to know how many pages have been printed. Is there any way? I am using Brother HL 5350DN.
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Windows 7, Canon MF3010, Why I can't print from my computer?

I can't print anything from my computer. It was installed. the wire is connected. The device is on. It has ink. I already uninstall then re-install back but same result : cannot print anything but my ...
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Error code E000001 on Canon Image Runner 2525 printer [closed]

My Canon Image Runner 2525 printer displays this message: Turn the main power switch (On the main unit left side) OFF and ON again. Error code E000001 I tried to turn OFF and ON, but the ...
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Solid red light on Samsung CLP-325W

I'm getting a solid red light on my Samsung CLP-325W printer. The printer started showing this error when I was low on 2 color toners. I've bought the official toners from Samsung. however I'm no ...
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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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Are Costco-refilled print cartridges generally unreliable?

I recently had my print cartridges refilled at Costo for my HP 2510 all-in-one printer. They worked for a few days, but now I've got a constant "Remove and check print cartridges" message on the ...
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How can I get an HP Officejet to stop claiming ink cartridges are defective every time I replace them?

Here's my problem. I have an HP Officejet 6600 e-All-in-one. About two months ago it displayed that my magenta ink cartridge was low. I began hunting around for an ink cartridge and found a magenta ...
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Unable to remove redirected printer

I don't know what these redirected devices are on my Windows Home Server. One is a printer which I can't print to and the other a fax (which I don't have). The shared printer in the picture is ...
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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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How to disable PGBK ink on a Canon printer and use BK for black?

Many Canon printers (e.g. iX6500) have two types of black ink. Suppose you just want to use one - for example, you need to print something urgently, but there's a fault with the other type of black's ...
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Canon printer does not print over the network at times

We've been having this printing issue for the last two months where the printer stops taking prints over the network at a certain point. Each and every time we need to reset the printer by powering it ...
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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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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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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 ...
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brother printer lan connection to my computer

I have a Brother HL-5250DN that was working through a lan connected to a Windows xp system. I removed Windows and installed R4W which is a Debian wheezy Linux. I can not get the printer to work.
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Printer Brother DCP-110C Linux 64-bit drivers

I need 64-bit Linux driver for DCP-110C (for Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit) I found only 32-bit here. http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/index.html I've tried to follow those ...
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Can’t connect to printer that is on my router

I’m currently trying to setup my Konica Minolta Magicolor 1690MF on my network for my dad so our family can print from it. My dad is trying to print via Wi-Fi and was able to print after he wired his ...
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Is there a way to 'mimic' another OS from Windows 7 to get a driver / application to install?

I recently bought a HP Officejet 6500, which has the ability scan and fax, besides the default printer functionality. Howvever, it turns out that the drivers on the CD-ROM and HP website do not ...
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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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Randomly printing gets very slow - Windows Update suspect n° 1

In our small office LAN, we use a Kiocera Mita KM-165FX for printing, configured as a network printer. Every now and again (may happen every couple months) ALL the computers (Windows 7 e Windows 8) ...
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How to find what version of Canon printer driver installed on OS X (Mountain Lion)?

According to the Canon website the current version of the MG7500 series CUPS printer driver is 11.7.1.0. When I open up the Print & Scan system preferences and view the Options & Supplies of ...
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Connecting Brother MFC-L2740DW to SMTP via SSL

Its very frustrating to see that I bought this MFC-L2740DW just a few weeks ago and its 2014 released printer with AirPrint support. I'm not able to activate a feature called 'scan to email server', ...
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“Clean unable 46” message on Brother DCP 145c printer

The LCD screen on my Brother DCP 145c printer shows a message clean unable 46 I changed cartridges and the printer does not respond on pressing the buttons. What shall I do?
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Toshiba Satellite won't install printers; “There are no endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.”

I've tried installing 2 printers now, and while the drivers do not work, I've noticed that when trying to add the printers from the control panel, they give me the same error; Here is a screenshot of ...
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Brother HL-2170W makes squeaking noise while printing or starting up

My Brother HL-2170W printer makes a squeaking noise when it is printing or when the print engine is starting up, such as when waking up from sleep or after closing the front cover. As far as I can ...
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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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Epson XP-600 will not print properly with all new ink recently installed

I just installed brand new Epson 273 ink cartridges ($64 worth!) in my Epson XP-600 printer. One box had all the colors plus black, and one had the fatter black cartridge. I am not getting ANY black ...
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printing documents is slow on 64 bit windows machine when compared with 32 bit windows machine

I have developed a Windows Service using C# which prints the documents from my C# windows application. The service prints the documents fast when my printer is connected to windows 32 bit ...
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Installing an HP Laserjet 4050 on Windows 7

In the past, I've installed the drivers for my networked Laserjet 4050 in one of two ways: Downloading the "Install Network Printer Wizard" from HP's web site and running it Downloading the driver ...
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Dot Matrix Printer - Paper Position

I'm trying print on linux using lp and lpr at Epson LX 300+II. The overall print works well. But some times my user leaves the paper in the middle at printer tray. Every document I send to printer I ...
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USB printer seemingly incompletely installed on WIndows 7

Running Windows 7 Home Premium, I plugged my HP DeskJet 812C printer into my HP desktop computer using an A–B cable, and Windows gave me the following error: I then (nonetheless) tried ...
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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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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 ...
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Group Policy Confusion (Printers configured under users?)

I'm befuddled. Active directory usually makes a bit more sense than this. The Problem: Referencing the images below (with private info removed), it appears that Printer Connections are being defined ...
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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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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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USB 2.0 not recognized by USB 3.0

My old HP Laserjet 1005 USB 2.0 Printer is not recognized by my new DELL USB 3.0 socket. Printer is too good to replace.
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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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How to remotely receive tray settings from a printer

I am looking for a way to query tray settings from printers, and then match them with the server settings. Is this possible all of the printers in questions are HP Printers using the PCL5 Generic ...