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

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How to reset Fuji Xerox laser printer memory? (laser printers comes with fake toner level warning)

I'm printer newbie. I have 2 models of Fuji Xerox printer: CP105b and Phaser 3124 When using CP105b for hundreds of printing output, the black toner level warning LED blinking. I refilled it with ...
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OWA printing nearly blank e-mails from Firefox

Trying to deduce an issue in my office department: when printing e-mails from Outlook Web Access (Office365) using Firefox, some e-mails are coming out nearly blank (the headers--date/url/page numbers ...
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GPO printer allocation

scenario: AD domain with multiple remote OUs with fairly robust communications. I allocate printers per location via GPO. Some of the Work Stations in the OU allocate the printers on login (5 of ...
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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 ...
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Printer Sharing - Ubuntu and Windows 7

Here is a description of my setup: I have a Brother DCP-7020 USB laser printer hooked up to a desktop computer running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Xubuntu desktop, if it matters). In my room is a laptop with ...
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Dell V725w Driver for Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell V725w Printer and I wanted to print a document from my Ubuntu 13.04 laptop. The driver for the printer is made for Ubuntu 11.10, but would it work with Ubuntu 13.04? If not, is there ...
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How to print a long PDF page on a receipt printer?

I have an Epson TM-T88IV thermal point of sale printer and I print receipts with it. The receipts are given in PDF format. I have the problem that since some weeks the printer can only print receipts ...
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Printing to physical printer via a PDF printer

I am looking for a solution to print to a physical printer via a PDF printer (eg. Bullzip). I would need this because Bullzip has the possibility to use a predefined pdf document as the background of ...
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Can't see my wifi printer anymore

I have a Windows 7 laptop, connected to my wifi network. I also have an Epson Stylus Photo PX730WD connected to the same wifi network. Since few days (or weeks? as I don't print often), I am not able ...
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HP e6500 “Printhead Missing” error - How to ignore and still use Scanner

I have an HP Officejet e6500 All-in-One printer that has been giving me the "printhead missing" error, even though I have already replaced the printhead. I cant seem to cancel out of the message or ...
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Epson TM-T88V formatting issues

I set up a little machine running Ubuntu Server 12.04 with an Epson TM-T88V plugged into it directly. At first I was able to print fine (using lp) but the auto-cutter wasn't working. I realized it ...
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Windows 7 will not release ports until printer is uninstalled

I have Windows 7 installed on about 45 PCs, and about twice a week this happens to someone. The symptom people come to me with is that they suddenly cannot print to one of their printers. If it's ...
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showing actual printer image of a printer in devices and printers in Windows 7

My printer's device driver have the actual colorful image(i see it in preferences of printer) of the printer(not the windows default image for the printer). How can i make it display in the devices ...
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How do I get different printer margins for different printers to stick?

I have a computer running Windows XP SP3 that has three printers installed. I am printing from an in house web app in Internet Explorer. Two printers can share the same margins, but the third one ...
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Can't connect from Ubuntu to Windows Shared Printer

I have a printer connected to a PC running Windows 7 Home. I added the printer from Ubuntu using the Windows 7 computer name. It prompts for a username and password, I entered my Windows 7 username ...
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PCL XL Error on HP Printer

I wanted to print something but my HP Laserjet 1200 printer gave me this error printed out: PCL XL error Subsystem: KERNEL Error: IllegalTag Operator: 0x34 Position: ...
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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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How to control the PFE Mailprinter?

i have here a PFE Mailprinter. It is a device that takes printed documents from a printer (in this case the Koycera Ecosys FS-3750), folds it the letter-way and puts it in an envelope. The problem: ...
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Ubuntu CUPS printing

I've been fiddling with the for the whole day and couldn't figure out what the problem is due to my lack of knowledge about Ubuntu. It all started with me trying to set up a network printer in the ...
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HP t610 plotter disk failure

I have two HP t610 plotters. One of them has a disk failure. Is there a tip to clone the first hard-disk to blank hard-disk? Note that I have tried to clone using active boot disk , but it gives ...
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Going to print multiple cards in fixed size

I need to print out about 80 "cards" for an invitation and to fit the envelope I need to print them in a very exact size. Each "card" has to be 5cm in width and 7.5cm in height. Instead of just ...
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Windows 8/XP printing problems

I have a friend that has 2 Windows XP machines, 1 Windows 8 machine, and 2 network printers on his network. The network is all cabled, no Wifi used. The problem he is having is that if the Win 8 ...
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tool to see/snoop communication between Java application and printer

I am working a Java application on windows. Customer reports that printing is slow in the very first time after application restart. It works fine in subsequent printing. I used VisualVM to find ...
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Printer doesn't get orders from microsoft word or adobe reader

I have HP DeskJet 2540 series. At first, it printed everything but since a few days ago, it doesn't print anymore from Word or PDF files except from the Chrome browser. The driver is up to date and I ...
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Smudge in scan mid page when using adf

I have an OKI printer/scanner that needed to be cleaned. I managed to get all the lines taken care of but about half way down the scanned page, and only when using the ADF, there is a smudge. It ...
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Toner light on a Brother 2170W

I've got a Brother 2170W with the toner light on, supposedly meaning the toner is empty. It's not. It doesn't mind that I put in there a new unused toner, an empty toner or a refilled, the light ...
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Print leaves queue but does not physically print

I am printing from Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) through a TCP/IP printer which is hosted on Windows 8.1 (64-bit). The remote network is connected to use with VPN. The problem is that the print ...
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Laser printer pages covered with toner powder. What to replace first?

I'm working on a Dell 2150cn color laser printer. It is only about two years old but the one year factory warranty has expired. Symptom: When printing a page the paper comes out covered in dry toner ...
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Print on Ubuntu via Windows 7 printer share without additional printer drivers

i got a problem: i got a Shinko CHC-S2145 printer and have to print from Ubuntu 12.04 (x86) - i need some special features that are only aviable with a linux machine. I installed VirtualBox and ...
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Using a WRT54G V8 as a repeater and print server?

I currently have an old WRT54G V8 setup with my printer (HP Laserjet 400M 401DN) to broadcast it's own wireless network (no internet, just printer). The printer works wirelessly with this setup but I ...
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Line print outputting device, capture, spool, and print to network

I have several pieces of equipment with RS232 or LPT ports which print to old line print printers. One example is a Mictomeritcs density measurement machine which prints directly to a line ...
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Generic text printer / print job status

I've a serial text only printer attached to a machine with Win XP and am using Generic text only printer driver to print jobs. The printer prints jobs properly when it's ON. When it is OFF, the ...
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epson workforce wireless printer connectivity problems

I have an Epson Workforce 845 printer and I did the initial set up with the newest drivers from Epson. I connected it to my computer to configure the network settings and they are correct. I have been ...
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Can I print a Model diagram at 200% zoom without cutting off in vs 2010?

In visual studio 2010, I would like to print a Model diagram (A .edmx file), at 200% zoom. So I switch to landscape view and up the scale. Printing goes as planned, except that whatever the zoom made ...
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Check which printer is online

I have one machine with Windows 7 - Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot, i installed and shared over the network my printer on every two operating systems, naming it printer-windows on w7 and printer-linux on ...
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Printing slides via lpr: How to get 4-up in landscape correctly?

If I have some pages of text, I can use lpr -o sides=one-sided -o landscape -o number-up=4 -o number-up-layout=btlr -o fitplot -P myprinter to print the text 4-up landscape. The layout is ---------- ...
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Does my printheads need cleaning / changing?

I've just put new ink in my old printer that wasn't printing well. This didn't solve the problem. I'm thinking I may have to clean or change the printheads but I'm not sure this will solve the ...
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Share printer over VPN

I have a customer who just recently bought two Cisco ASA 5505's from us. He will be buying several more for each of his business offices, but for now we have one set up at his main office and one at ...
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Why does the printer keep disappearing?

My neighbour has an Epson SX130. All has been fine for a long time, until recently when the printer has regularly started to disappear from his XP machine and is not visible in the printers control ...
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How to disable ink management when printing duplex

I own a brother MFC-J6910DW printer. when printing one-sided pages, the colors are great (dark and saturated), but when printing duplex, the colors look faint (specially black, it looks grey-ish and ...
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Edit the printer driver to report a different margin

Can I change, on Windows, the page margin width that the printer driver is reporting to the software? The reported margin is not the actual margin of my printer, so it gives me problems with smart ...
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My laptop keeps losing the HP Officejet 6500A through wifi. How can I prevent this?

My laptop is a Sony Vaio, and often, when I send files to print, it says the printer is offline, but I check the printer settings and it says it's connected and online. This happens randomly and then ...
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Connect lan printer to wlan on seperate networks

We have two modems in our offices providing two different internet connections. One modem is linked to an ethernet switch which connects 10 PCs and a printer together. The other Modem is connected to ...
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Printer installed in system shows in system preferences but not app print dialogue

I've got a network printer installed on a mac, and you can see it fine in the system preferences print area. It shows as online too. But, when you go to mail.app for instance (or any app) that ...
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Wireless printer and wireless internet on shared wi-fi network

I have to set up some laptops for internet and printer access in a hotel. There's already a shared wi-fi network there, so internet access should be easy. A wireless printer is the obvious solution ...
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hplip gui required plugin

I downloaded hplip gui to manage my printer, but in order to set it up correctly, you must click the green puzzle piece labeled "install required plugin." Once you do, you are presented with two ...
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Brother J515W won't print Black

I assume I have some sort of ink clogging. The cartridge going in is new (brother brand), but no amount of print clean cycles are getting me any black ink printing, so I assume the clog is within the ...
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Emulate a Printer

Is it possible to emulate a printer in Windows 7 or Ubuntu Linux? What Im trying to do is test the output of the document to two different printing devices without physically having them. I work ...
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How to change the language of driver interface for Canon Pixma printers?

Is there a way to change the language of the driver interface for Canon Pixma printers? Which language is used seems to be determined by the language of the OS or the Windows localization settings. I ...
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DB Paradox 3.5 and DOS on VMWare Player 4

My organization have to work with Paradox 3.5. We have 2 HD on a computer. One with Windows and one with DOS, where Paradox 3.5 is placed. So we bought a new printer, which does not work on LPT port. ...