Questions tagged [printer]

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

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How to make a program think a diffirent printer is the default printer?

We have a card printer and a normal printer, The software (which is unreplaceable sadly) which prints the cards, does not have an option to choose printer and will always use the default printer. Is ...
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Printer connected via wifi and seen by Windows, but printing errors out

My Canon MG6250 printer is connected to my internet box via wifi (IPv4, WPA2), and Windows sees it and installs it just fine. I can ping it: I can connect to its web interface: However, whenever I ...
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In the case of emergency replacing printers

we've got two same printers (HP E60155), one for use in WMS, second one in office. This one from office in case of emergency will be move to warehouse. Remote devices to scan barcodes are on remote ...
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Unshared printer reappears after removal

Me and my co-worker have setup a new print server on a Windows Server 2019 and are manually sharing the printers via the simplest way. Printer Properties -> Share. Since this is working very well, ...
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Xerox Workcentre 6515 and Versalink C7000 become unresponsive after a long time of no use

Problem My Xerox WorkCentre 6515 and VersaLink C7000 become unresponsive and give some error when I try to print something, usually after a period of time of not using them for about a few weeks to a ...
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Microsoft Word show 2 printers but “Devices and Printers” show only 1 printer, I want to erase the hidden printer

"MSWord" vs "Devices and Printers" In the left half of the image, "MSWord" shows 2 printer selection. The red circled printer is in an error state The blue circled ...
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Allow only redirected printer on RDP

My Scenario: Person A at site A is on the server machine with a local printer at site A. Person B at site B is on the Server through RDP and his local printer at site B is listed as redirected on the ...
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How do I connect a scanner and scan a document on Windows Server 2019?

I have a computer running Windows Server 2019 standard. I know that it isn't the typical use case for Windows Server, but I am trying to connect a Canon TR4520 printer/scanner so I can scan paper ...
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how do I clean ink out from inside the hp officejet 8600 printhead?

I'm getting the dreaded "there is a problem with the ink system" on my hp officejet 8600. After watching a bunch of youtube videos I took it apart, and when I took the springs out (see ...
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Does choosing high quality on a printer make it use more ink?

For example, I can choose the quality option on my printer like this. It resulted in sharper printouts but slower. On the web some say that choosing high quality does use more ink while others say it'...
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Where may I find the driver file for Brother Mfc-6800 from old pc?

I am trying to install my old printer on my Windows 10 laptop. This printer has been discontinued, hence the driver is not included. I would like help in finding the files from my old pc and copying ...
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Connecting a Wireless laptop to a network printer

I have the following situation. I have a laptop with WIN10 connected wirelessly to a netgear R6700 router. This router is then connected to a Cisco RV345 which is the brains for my entire home network....
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After Unistalling Epson Easy Photo Printer, there is a leftover white line from the menu bar

I installed Epson Easy Photo Print without knowing it was bloatware that installs this annoying toolbar into Windows 10's Explorer. It's hideous. Not only that, it forces the Menu Bar to display at ...
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How to solve Mac “Holding for Authentication” when printer does not have credentials

I have a printer hosted (CUPS) on my Ubuntu 20.10 machine so that everyone on the network can use it, and it just works on all computers after a quick setup. On a certain mac however, it was working ...
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installing ricoh SP 201N printer driver

I want to install ricoh SP 201 N driver on windows 10. I downloaded here http://support.ricoh.com/bb/html/dr_ut_e/re2/model/sp201n/sp201n.htm?lang=es the driver for windows 10 64 bits (i guess the one ...
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How to Reset Windows 10 to Fix Windows Print

Printing to my HP 6970 printer using the Windows 10 print UI or through the HP app has not been working for me. The printer works just fine, and I can print to it from my computer without using the ...
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Remote Access for Printer Connected to USB Port of Modem

I have connected a Printer directly to the USB Port of my Modem (D-Link 2750U) with the URL http://192.168.1.2:631/printers/M1005 How can I set up port forwarding so that I can access this printer ...
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Is it possible to use a Canon TR 4500 printer with only a black ink cartridge and without a color ink cartridge?

When both the black ink cartridge and the color ink cartridge are in the printer, I see that the black ink cartridge has some ink remaining: However, as soon as I remove the color ink cartridge, ...
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HP printer appears in “other devices” instead of in “printers”

In "Devices and printers" my HP printer is in the "other devices" category, basically my PC doesn't identify it as a printer. I already tried to install a driver for this specific ...
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Powershell foreach + Get

I'm a little newbie in powershell and I need your help with this problem. I need to Get-PrinterConfiguration and Get-Printer to work together. I found this code: $Printers = Get-Printer * Foreach ($...
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What shape do printers print? [closed]

So computer screens are made up of several tiny squares. What shapes do printers make? I mean, it would make sence that they make circles because of the way the ink spreads but then would it have ...
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Generic Text Only Driver Windows 10 ARM64

How does one obtain the Generic - Generic / Text Only driver for Windows 10 on ARM64? this driver is present on Windows 10 for x86 and x86_64, but I cannot find on Windows 10 on ARM64. Windows ...
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How to add Lexmark E120 on Windows 10

I'm trying to install Lexmark E120 printer on Windows 10, but unfortunately without success. I'm getting "Driver is unavailable" error message in Printers & scanners. I was checking ...
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Printer SN via Powershell?

is it possible to get the serial number of a network printer in the AD via a Powershell command? I have several Brother printers in the AD, and their IP Addresses, and I could install any Printer on ...
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Error printing from Chrome: “The selected printer is not available or not installed correctly. Check your printer or try selecting another printer.”

This problem keeps recurring on a Windows 10 PC. When trying to print from Chrome, the dialog window states "The selected printer is not available or not installed correctly. Check your printer ...
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Android phone and HP printer connected to WPA-2 WLAN without ever asking for password

I recently bought a new printer (HP DeskJet) and a new smartphone (Samsung / Android v9). During installation and setup, both of these devices were able to connect to my home Wi-Fi and stay connected ...
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Browser stops working after it tries to open the printer dialog box

I submitted a University application, then it directs me to print it. When I click on the print button, the print dialog box is trying to appear on the browser (usually, I am not connected to the ...
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toshiba e-studio 166 not connecting to windows 10

My Toshiba printer model "e-studio 166" is not connecting to my windows 10. when i connect the cable with my PC. it first the windows on its own says "installing driver" after 30 ...
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Why does swapping a PC cause a server to print smaller?

Why does a server print small after swapping client computer? (Forgive me as I'm newer to network administration) We have a production server (2012-R2; call it Prod) that is running with 2 load ...
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Kyocera P3155dn - Error Code F46F / Not able to Cancel Print Job

We solved the issue however I could not find anything that was even remotely useful online, so here is my contribution to the wider IT community. Me and a coworker encountered an issue with our ...
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Dell printer not working after firmware update

I have a Dell b2375dfw. I carried out a firmware update on it for the first time yesterday since I bought it in 2016. The printer does not accept print commands anymore. When I power it up, it just ...
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How to I make an old parallel printer work on Windows 10?

Printer Epson EPL-5700 serial port only. Emulator software: LJ4,GL2, ESCP2, FX, I239X Laptop Windows 10. Parallel to USB adapter. USB print Support detected. Can't install printer driver as it's not ...
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Sharing a USB printer on a router

I have a Nokia G140F ONT router with a USB port on it. I also have a USB-only printer and scanner Samsung SCX3400 that I would like to attach to it. The problem is that the router (which supports ...
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Is is possible to add a print in windows 10 on a different network?

My main goal is to add a printer to my Windows 10 computer, however the setup I have here is a bit strange. My ISP moldem allows my to connect multiple network cables to it. One cable is directed ...
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Airtrack-DP-1 barcode printer - needs to “install” with a different default name

We have AirtrackDP-1 label printers we use to print barcodes for inventory tracking. Some of my users seem to have an predilection for unplugging them. The problem here is each station has 2 printers: ...
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Canon printer: How to bypass ink cartridge detection and use only the scanner?

I have a Canon Pixma MP287 printer which has color printing as well as scanner facilities. I do not use the printing facility and the cartridges are now empty (and probably dry). Desired Outcome: I ...
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how to add local file based printer port in command line

I can add a local file based printer port using the printer properties->Ports screen in Windows 10. Adding local file based printer port in printer properties But I need to add a new printer with ...
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Why Canon printer is not allowed to be connected to PC before installing the software?

I have bought brand new Canon i-sensys LBP113w and I am going to connect it to my Windows 7 x32 computer, hoping that Windows will install drivers from Internet as usual. But something is bothering me ...
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How to turn off printer ink saver mode?

My printer is running low on ink, and all the printed documents suddenly started looking faded; it seems that some kind of ink saver mode was activated. Any idea if this behavior is happening on the ...
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HL-L2300D CUPS Printer Settings Not Honored

I just got a HLL2300D, installed the AUR driver, and gave a test run. I'm printing two pages from a three-page document from Evince. It looks like the printer settings are mostly ignored from Evince, ...
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Reset ink level on HP DeskJet 2622

Currently I have refilled my 304XL cartriges for the first time on my printer. Everytihing worked fine as I had 40+ printed papers on them however, after the catrtiges reached 50 papers, it shows an ...
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Color Printer Problems

Yeah, so, I have one of those printers that does not have a B&W only option (except for copies). I tried some of these suggestions without success (grrr). What would happen if I replaced ALL of ...
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Wireless printer connected in windows 10 but not detected in xp browser

I have a HP Ink Tank Wireless 415 printer and it is connected to my laptop successfully. Functional for anything wanting to be printed on the laptop normally. The problem now is, due to working from ...
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Canon Pixma MG7150 the following ink tank cannot be recognised - reset

Canon Pixma MG7150 is giving an error message 'the following ink tank cannot be recognised (support code 1410). It has started doing this on cartridges that have been working fine for months. The ...
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HP5440 'Envy' Printer won't print, is 'turned off' according to troubleshooter

My HP5440 'Envy' Printer with my laptop running on Windows 10 won't print. When I run the troubleshooter (via Devices and Settings) it informs me erroneously that the printer is turned off. The ...
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Disable all but TLS 1.2 on HP JetDirect 635n network card

I have the latest firmware update for the JetDirect 635n (J7961G), which is at v41.16 (2017). Unfortunately, I cannot seem to switch the web interface for this network card over to TLS 1.2. It seems ...
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HP eprint not properly printing A4

When I send an A4 PDF to the HP eprint service, it's printed by my printer as follows (see below). I went to HP Smart but couldn't find any setting there to adjust the sheet size. Has anyone had this ...
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Unable to install Canon printer drivers for a network connection while using an account with administrative privileges

I have a Canon MF644CDW all-in-one laser printer. I was able to install the drivers for a network connection without any problems on my personal laptop running Windows 10. However, when I try to ...
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What is the default UID and PW for the printer Web Page on Canon Pixma iX6820? or how to reset it on Mac?

I have read through other posts on here and on Canon online support as well. I tried calling Canon for assistance and no one EVER answers, I'm in the merry-go-round of their VRU. I bought a Pixma ...
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Kyocera Net Viewer Cannot find / add printer

In our IT-Service we work with the Kyocera Net Viewer to keep an eye on our printers without checking the web interface for each printer seperately each time we want to verify the toner levels. ...

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