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How do I get the Generic / Text Only printer to ignore pages and just print plain text in Windows?

I followed this tutorial to print text only to a file. But it prints with page numbers and cuts off after 80 characters. How do I "turn off word wrap" for this?
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HP Envy 5540 series printer started printing black and white only from Windows 11 laptop

I have a Windows laptop which I updated from Windows 10 to Windows 11. After the upgrade I had some problems printing on my HP 5541 inkjet printer, which were resolved. After a period of trouble-free ...
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Printer driver Lexmark X2350

I have just got an updated PC and want to connect my old printer to it but don't have a driver for it. My new laptop is a HP running on windows 10 and my printer is a very old Lexmark X2350 (but works ...
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PDF Drivers Generating A4 Documents as Letter sized PDFs

I am using a PC with Windows 10 connected to a Brother HL L2320D Printer. At the beginning I simply used the default printer driver in Windows (as I did not download and install any driver from the ...
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Printer list for Windows Vista

I am trying to install an old printer into Windows 7. The original driver, which worked in XP, won't install in 7; I understand that there were internal changes starting with Vista. Windows 7 does ...
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Printer do not print, job just disappears

I have a Brother MFC-5890CN printer attached via LAN. It worked great until 2 days ago. From then, when I send a job it goes to job queue appears on printer queue but suddently in 5 seconds disappears ...
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How to connect to shared local network printer without installing drivers?

On my old windows 7 pc I can print to my 'virtual' network printer Brother HL-1660 - virtual, because the printer is connected to the local network via some Print Server hardware (AXIS 5400+ Network ...
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Error installing printer in Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm trying to install the printer Canon PIXMA IP1300. There are no drivers available for this model anymore. Therefore, I downloaded a pack and I'm installing it, through which, accordingly, I'll be ...
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Microsoft Print to PDF Driver not listed

I have a Windows 7 Pro workstation, which is missing the "Microsoft Print to PDF" printer. So I used this tutorial to add it back: https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/print-pdf-windows/ Sadly, ...
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Add Print Driver to Printer Driver Wizard across Domain Computers

I am trying to add an Epson XP-610 printer to every endpoint's Printer Driver Store in our environment. Does anyone know a way to push a printer driver and stage it so it appears in the list of ...
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Driver conflicts between multiple printers installed on one computer

HP support are telling me it's NOT possible to have an AIO multi-function printer installed on the same computer as a Laser printer due to driver conflicts. Is this correct? Specifically, is it a ...
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Generate a Printer File In Postscript for "Kyocera Mita FS-1020D KX"

Im trying to generate a post-printerdriver file to send it to a printer "on demand". I figured out how to do this by redirecting the printeroutput to a file, that works ok. The problem is that i cant ...
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HP Printer driver installation

Im trying to install a HP LaserJet 100 colorMFP M175a in a Windows 7 x64 notebook thru USB. Im doing the following steps: Start the HP printer installation software, basic version Wait until it ...
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Canon Pixma G2000 printer driver for Ubuntu

How to install Canon G2000 printer driver on Ubuntu? I can't find any driver for Linux on Canon official website. The printer is totally unable to work on ubuntu without a driver, any ideas?
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printer driver auto colour setting

I've read the documentation for my Brother HL-8250 colour laser printer with regard to settings. There is an "Auto colour" setting which detects if the document contains mono/colour and "if colour ...
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How does Windows 10 source drivers for network printers?

We have a Konica Minolta 4695mf on a local domain network. No printers added by GPO or scripts at this time. I have removed all printer shares from PCs, so I am reasonably certain that its only ...
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Windows 10 tablet not fluently communicating with Bluetooth printer

Tablet: Asus running Windows 10 Printer: Zebra iMZ320 Mode: Bluetooth I am successfully able to pair the printer with the tablet and get the bluetooth pin code to print initially on the printer. ...
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not able to print on PC

A PC running Windows 7 used to send messages to the printer. It is connected using USB. Other PCs continue to work well with the printer. The printer is HP deskjet F380. Could this behavior be caused ...
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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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In Windows laser printer settings, what exactly does the 'media type' setting affect?

I'm working on a project for which I need to print images using a laser printer, so I can later use heat to transfer the toner to other media. Since my home printer is an inkjet, I have been going to ...
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HP Laserjet 4000T prints PCL XL UnsupportedProtocol error

I have a working CUPS setup, configured for a HP LaserJet 4000T printer. It works fine from all stations, except Windows 10-x64. There is no HP LJ 4000 printer in the list with installable printers, ...
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Windows 10 update won't install printer driver - Error 0x80240017

Recently I got a driver update for my HP printer delivered through the Windows 10 updater. It seems that the driver was successfully downloaded but cannot be properly installed, every time I try I'll ...
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How to get Windows 10 to automatically update printer drivers

I have ESET NOD32 installed and it tells me that there are supposed to be updates for my printer drivers available on Windows Update. But Windows 10 is not downloading these drivers by itself and ...
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Can I "offload" printing support to an external host or service when there is no native driver available?

I have a situation where a particular printer (HP DesignJet 800 plotter) doesn't have a driver for a particular client operating system (Windows 8), and as a result, those users can't print to this ...
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Brother laser jet on windows 8.1 keeps duplicating devices

I have 4 laptops (HP 250 G2) and 4 Brother laser jet printers (HL-L2360DW) connected via USB. We sell tickets from them about 5 times a week. I cannot have them stationary so we have to bring them out ...
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Windows 7 Printer driver not installed

Im running windows 7 32 bit, trying to install a driver and i get an error saying " Printer driver was not installed. Operation could not be completed (error 0x0000001e).
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I want to stamp every single print, how can I do that?

Is there any universal solution which one stamps/adds watermark automatically on every printed page on any printer and document type?
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Not able to print from specific software (Xerox 6280)

I've just installed a Xerox 6280 laser printer on my Windows 7 Pro machine, through USB. I've encountered no issue during the install. I'm able to print from Acrobat and IE, but NOT able to print ...
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x86 printer driver for sharing hp laserjet 1300 pcl5 printer

I have an HP LaserJet 1300 PCL 5 printer attached to a 64bit Windows 7 PC. I am trying to print share from a Windows XP laptop. I need the x86 print driver to install on the Windows 7 machine. Can'...
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Extracting basic drivers from bloated installers

I'm looking for a way to extract the necessary drivers from bloated manufacturer installs, specifically printer installers. I tried Universal Extractor to no avail on some of these. I don't need ...
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Can't Find Driver for HP Deskjet 712c Windows XP

The instructions on HP's website indicate that this driver comes with Windows XP and does not need to be downloaded. I have the original CD that came with the printer, but that fails saying it is not ...
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Why can't I use my printer even though my computer says that software and drivers are installed

I have downloaded drivers from Canon, Kodak, and HP on three separate printers and my computer will not complete install or gives me "printer not detected. I've have tried everything I can think of.
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Konica Minolta C250 - user authentication

I am not able to install drivers for konica minolta c250 on windows 7 64bit. Windows XP is ok, but on Win7 i cant fill the User Authentication window (it is disabled as you can see on attached picture)...
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Where can I find the drivers for the HP Officejet 6200 Series Fax?

Can someone tell me how to install the HP Officejet 6200 Series Fax? I can no longer find the original setup CD and I can't find the drivers online. I am using Windows XP Pro.
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Reliable procedure/tool for removing print drivers in Windows 7 (domain environment)

One of the troubleshooting steps in resolving printer-related issues with any version of Windows is to remove installed print drivers and then reinstall the drivers. This is a domain environment and ...
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Windows XP Generic Text Driver and Printer Name Bug

I am using a Windows XP machine and I'm printing to a Zebra Printer using the "Generic / Text Only" driver. I have a printer setup, in the Windows, Printers and Faxes area. It is called "Generic / ...