Questions tagged [printer]

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

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Wi-Fi printer works from Ethernet source, not from Wi-Fi

I have this Wi-Fi only printer. It connects to my router just fine. I can print from a computer connected with an Ethernet cable to my router (both a Linux stationary and a Win 8 laptop). I cannot ...
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HL 2130 Toner light on

I have the above status light on (manual: https://download.brother.com/welcome/doc002838/cv_hl2240d_asaoceeng_usr_d.pdf - page 59) I have done the following: Installed a new drum, installed a new ...
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Ghostscript - is the outputFile property ignored?

I use this command C:\Program Files\gs\gs9.52\bin\gswin64c.exe \ -dBATCH \ -dNOPAUSE \ -dFitPage \ -sOutputFile="%printer%myPrinterName"\ -c "mark /UserSettings <...
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What Ethernet/WiFi bridge do I need? [closed]

I have a old xerox workcentre 3220, which I am using as a wired printer, but I want to make it wireless. I have a FiOS G1100 wireless Wifi router. What bridge should I buy for the printer, and how do ...
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Coronavirus pandemic, inkjet printer filters [closed]

I'm fully aware that no mickey mouse gadget can even remotely compare to professional medical equipment. And that a false sense of security usually kills, too. I mean no way to suggest how to knock ...
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Server 2016 and HP MFP M477fnw - adding paper sizes to the on-printer paper tray config

TL;DR I'm trying to customize this: I just added a third paper tray to my HP MFP M477fnw laser printer today, and I intend on using nonstandard paper in this tray regularly. Is there a way to set ...
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How to disable Pigment Black on Canon Pixma MG5722?

I've seen answers for this for other printers (turn on high-res printing, turn on photo printing, etc.), which I've tried, but none seem to work. See, I am trying to print on Grafix Shrink paper, ...
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Open “Find Printer” from command line. Not “Add Printer”

Windows 10 Is it possible to modify this entry to open the "Find Printer" dialogue? RUNDLL32.EXE PRINTUI.DLL,PrintUIEntry /ii /f %windir%\inf\ntprint.inf I am able to open "Add Printer" with this ...
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Is there a way to restrict printer access to certain users (Windows/Linux/MacOS), over a local network?

I have set up a print server, connected to a single printer, using cups and samba on a Raspberry Pi 4, running Raspbian Buster, on my university’s local network. Currently, anyone on the network can ...
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How to set up HP wireless scanner in Windows 10?

I have the HP DeskJet 3835 connected to my local network. I installed the printer using the Windows Printers & Scanners settings: But then when I open Windows Scan, the scanner isn't listed. It ...
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How to enable printer discovery using DNS-SD?

On Centos 8, I run lpinfo --include-schemes dnssd -v to discover printers, as suggested by CUPS documentation. Suspiciously, the command returns immediately without discovering anything. tcpdump ...
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Changing the network name of a Brother printer

At work we have two MFC-9330CDW printers that are connected to the LAN. Windows shows these printers in Explorer under the same name, the only difference being the (what I assume is) serial number in ...
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Canon printer TS8220 ink cartridges

Canon printer TS8220 has stopped printing. I have tried all the suggestions to reset. The PB ink cartridge is empty. Could this be the problem, although the printer was working previously with this ...
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Windows Print Pictures change placement?

I use this 4-in-1-page print mode A LOT. But new printer prints from the right side instead of the left, so can't feed it half a piece of letter-sized paper anymore without using a different print ...
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Enable Scanning+Printer from print server

we multiple the multiple printer's in our office (HP laserjet Pro MFP M127) which i now mostly configured on print server. The problem is with some people want to scan the documents from these printer!...
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Adding Network Printers via Powershell

So I am trying to add printers using PowerShell. Before this, I did look into using GPOs to deploy printers, but I kept getting an errors. My predecessor created a VBS script to deploy them, but I am ...
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WorkForce Pro 4630 Problems

WF-4630 is printing fine via WiFi from my laptop, but not from the desktop (also connected by WiFi). Took 15 minutes to print a Windows Printer Test Page. Also, when attempting to scan, get a ...
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How can I connect my HP LaserJet Pro M102W to a WiFi network?

I would very much like to set up and use my LaserJet Pro M102w. I have not had any luck with the online instructions. They usually begin by saying “Make sure your device is connected to the same WiFi ...
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Windows 10 network printer stops sending data at 768KB

On a couple of users machines, they are having an issue printing large documents to a certain network printer (OKI MB770). Both users who are having issues have Windows 10. I can print the same ...
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Printing from OSX to an HP m281 printer, using a generic PCL driver, prints a low quality B&W image. Why?

Ive got an HP m281 laser print which works well when connected to a PC, but when printed to from a Mac is unstable (some docs wont print etc) when using the HP provided drivers. I have also tried ...
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Paper size stuck in Windows 10

Regardless of which paper size I pick for any printer, be it my default printer, or the Microsoft PDF printer, or an office copier, my document will end up using that weird size (picture attached, it'...
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Connection to networked computer works briefly, then “unable to connect” and “access denied”

I have a Brother MFC-7340 printer physically connected to my computer and have it shared so my wife can print to it from hers. Both of us have Window 10. She connects to my computer via wi-fi. ...
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What are the “protocols” on my Brother printer?

I have a Brother DCP-L2530DW series printer and I was wondering whether it would be possible to scan to a network folder (FTP or CIFS/SMB). I see that there are some "protocols" available on the web ...
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Lexmark MS517dn prints very slow

I have a Lexmark MS517dn that it's used in production and it prints very slow (~5 sec/page). Is there any setting to increase the print speed?
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Printer is on 192.168 network while computers are on 10. network

I have a Shaw Bluecurve router (they "upgraded" me a year or so ago") and I recently got a Dell E525w laser printer. I am able to find the proper network that all my PCs are on "111 Basement-24" - I ...
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Batch: How to check if network shared printer exists?

I'm enable to check if network folder exists IF EXIST \\192.168.1.2\SharedFolder\ (echo It exist) but I'm not enable check if network printer exists. IF EXIST \\192.168.1.2\printername (echo It ...
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Different Network Names But Same Network

I have only one modem which has ethernet port as well as wi-fi. Some months ago, I renamed my wi-fi network to, let us say, name2. But when I connect to that same modem using ethernet cable, my ...
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HP LaserJet MFP M426dw asks for password when scanning to email

We have a HP LaserJet MFP M426dw on our network which is configured to scan to email. Apparently someone made some changes to this printer, and now the printer is asking for a password when trying to ...
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Can i somehow use non-oem remanufactured ink cartridges on my HP printer?

I bought a new HP OfficeJet Pro 7720 printer which came with the original ink cartridges, when I used them all (just the black one) my father bought some non-oem remanufactured ink cartridges for a ...
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Where on my network is my HP Laser Jet Pro?

I have a new HP LaserJet Pro, which I plugged in to my wired network (through a switch, in case that matters). I can print to it from a Windows 10 machine plugged in to the same wired network and the ...
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Set custom default Location and Comment in Printer Properties?

This might be an eclectic question, but is there a way to change the default "Location" and "Comment" in printer properties? I work at a tech place and troubleshoot many various printers. By default, ...
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EPSON WF 6590 printer missing many features unter Windows 10, no driver update solves this

Epson seems to only support installation of drivers via Windows Update. On Windows 10, the standard installed driver did not support anything, neither paper source could be selected, nor sort order ...
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ZPL script not working

I am an IT engineer setting up a computer for 2 new co-workers. We use NetSuite and my predecessor set up a script (SuiteScript aka JavaScript) on NetSuite to print to a label printer that also uses ...
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Finding number of pages printed by year

Is there a way to do this? I've been tasked with finding out how many pages our printers printed in 2019, and finding the total pages printed since each printer came into use has generally been no ...
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Cannot ping printer from computers, can from router

I have a wireless home network set up with multiple devices (computers running Windows 7 and 10, smart phones, etc.) and an HP 8600 printer. Two days ago, I also received a new router from my ISP ...
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Install an on premise printer on Azure Virtual Machine

I have a private network where my Azure VMs have no private IP assigned. And I also have Azure Firewall configured so that all traffic from my VM has to pass through the firewall. How can I configure ...
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Why does my HP printer require me to change all ink cartridges at once?

My HP OFficeJet Pro 7740 has 4 cartridges: black, blue, yellow and red. Yesterday, it stopped printing, complaining that it is out of black ink. I bought a new original black cartridge and installed ...
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Print to fax with multiple documents on HP inkjet

I have an HP OfficeJet Pro printer, and for faxes I use the HP Universal Fax Driver, on Windows 10. I want to send a fax through the print-to-fax function, with multiple attachments. How to do that?
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Linux lp command: print both sides on multiple files

I have some png, pdf files, most have only 1 page. To save papers, is it possible to print both sides on multiple files? if file1 has one page, if file2 has one page, I can print them in one page , ...
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Cannot print on HP Smart Tank 515

I purchased HP smart tank 515 device . Trying to run it on windows 7 64 bit sp1 Installed all drivers from ST510_Full_WebPack_48.3.4531.exe downloaded from HP site . Connected the device via Usb ...
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Do I need to enable Network Discovery to install a printer connected to a home router?

Scenario I'm considering purchasing a home network printer but first wanted to verify the prerequisites for configuring the PCs & laptops that are connected to my home network, so that all ...
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Unable to Acess Some Print Queues from Settings and Printers Page as a User

As an Administrator, I can access all queues for all printers from the Printer & Settings page. As a Standard User, I can only access the print queue for one printer. But I'm able to access all ...
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Printers throws cups: Forbidden Error, but web panel works - Linux Mint

Since installing the OS I had a problem where CUPS throws a Forbidden error. However, if I try going to "Manage Printers" in Start Menu CUPS web interface works, and sees local printers. I have ...
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HP OfficeJet 4655 does not print in color under WIn10 version 1909

I cannot get a HP OfficeJet 4655 to print in color from an installation of Windows 10 Pro, version 1909. The printer prints in gray scale / black & white from Windows 10 and prints in color from a ...
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Lost Printer Access

I have a canon printer connected via cable to my router. My main computer also connected by wire to the router is able to access the printer via network. Every telephone using the WIFI from that ...
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Why some applications can't convert between color models?

I get that different devices need different color models, as explained here, for example. However, why can't applications switch transparently between RGB and CMYK and send a RGB to a monitor and the ...
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How to force Office applications to use the default printer?

All Office 2019 applications refuse to respect the system default printer on Windows 10 1903. How do I force them to? For reference, this is what I've already tried: Set default printer via Control ...
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Unable to create print job: 0x00000bbb

after the Windows 10 Feature Update 1903 we've got at least 2 PCs (different printer manufactures and connection types) with this error: Unable to create print job: 0x00000bbb PrinterA Model: HP ...
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WMIC in Windows 10 is reporting offline printers as online/ready

I'm using WMIC in a Node.JS app to retrieve a list of local printers. The problem I'm having is that WMIC is reporting all printers as "Online" (PrinterStatus 3) and "Ready" (PrinterState 0), even ...
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How to get printer properties

I need to generate a JPOS for a printer, however every printer has a unique String identifier that goes into the JPOS generation. I want to know if there's a way to get this property String through a ...

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