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Questions tagged [printer]

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

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Cartrige Emergency bu

I'm out of Pink ink on my scanner, so it doesn't let me print. Is there a way to bypass that? I only need black ink. Scanner: Epson In the system? any tricks? what about the emergency buttons on ...
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How to get a list of all available driver packages within Windows 10 (driver store)?

So I want to see a list with all available driver packages within Windows 10. These drivers auto-install once you plug in the device. I have found a tool that sees the currently installed drivers (...
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Why does an All-in-one Printer have a scanning glass, when it can scan with an Automatic Document Feeder?

Isn't the scanning glass in Fig. 1 redundant? Fig. 2 also features the HP OfficeJet 8710.
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Computer can't be pinged, Tracert'd, Wont allow RDP, or PSSessoin. What am I missing?

Device is running Windows 7 and has all updates Confirmed network connectivity and can ping and tracert to whomever it wants even though no device can ping/tracert to it. Remote protocol is enabled (...
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lan printer not fround from wifi (kyocera from android) [migrated]

I have a new budget Kyocera network printer (FS-1061 DN). It has no wifi, but a standard LAN cable is plugged in. I installed the driver on my windows 7 machine, also connected via LAN, and printing ...
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Is there a way to bypass U053 check ink error message on Canon MX410 printer?

Context: I am trying to use the scanner on an old-ish Canon MX 410 printer. I lost the black cartridge. (I am currently using a laser printer for printing. So buying another cartridge is not a real ...
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Printer uses other colours to print “false” black and white

Some time ago, Black and white would not print and offered to merge two colours to generate a "false" black and white. I wish to reverse this choice as I am constantly replacing the Cyan and never ...
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Router keeps rebooting every 3-5 minutes after plugging in Samsung M2070 printer through ethernet port

Router Model: TP-LINK, TD-W9970 Printer: Samsung M2070. I have already tested out why the router keeps rebooting and I found out that connecting the printer via the Ethernet cable is causing this ...
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How to print a document that exhausts printer memory?

I'm trying to print the Pokemon TCG Rulebook for reference, but I can't get a single page out of the printer. It seems the document is just too image-heavy and exhausts the available printer memory. ...
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HP LaserJet Pro MFP M225dw & Web JetAdmin 10.4 SR4

We have about 250 MFP M225 printers on our network and we use HP Web JetAdmin 10.4 SR4 to manage them. About fifteen (15) of them show up in the console with the wrong icon and they are missing about ...
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Print from two non-domain PCs using printer on domain

How could a networked printer connect into two PCs not in our domain? They both have non-domain IP addresses. The printer has an extra USB port and they are physicall connected to our LAN.
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Print Indian rupee symbol using OVIO Bluetooth thermal printer

I am using an OVIO Bluetooth thermal printer. I want to print the Indian Rupee symbol (₹). When i append the symbol to string and send the string to be printed, everything is printed fine other than ...
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Printing the same Word document on the same printer from two PCs gives different results in colour

One of my co-workers has created a Word document based on our company template (basically a stylized blueish background image). If she prints this document, the blue colour is very light and hardly ...
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Trying to get printer drivers installed on a non admin account remotely

I have someone with a computer that they do not have access to admin privileges in, states away from me so can't go fix it in person and don't want to give them the admin password, trying to install ...
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How to install a Canon printer without software drivers or connecting to wifi on Mac

I am look at this which basically says you can simply configure your printer from the printer LCD screen by entering the wifi password and boom you're done. This means you don't have to install any ...
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Can't align print heads enough on Canon Pixma MX722

I have a excellent condition, but not brand new, Canon Pixma MX722 printer. I have purchased and installed new, genuine (IE. from Canon) cartridges in it. Even when I set the print head alignment for ...
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Why is Excel Document Printing at Bottom of Page when Orientation is Landscape?

We just replaced our office printer from a Canon ImageClass MF3240 to a much newer Canon ImageClass MF260. When we try to print Excel spreadsheets in landscape orientation the printer will print the ...
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Trying to install i386 package libc6:i386 on Raspberry Pi 3 B+ fails

The end goal is to get my Raspberry Pi to work as a print server providing AirPrint for a Brother DCP-195C printer they already have. I'm trying to follow this answer on how to achive that. So I ...
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Brother printer - long pause between files in queue (MacOS, Wi-Fi)

MacOS 10.14 Brother HL-L2340DWR connected via Wi-Fi Printer has long pause between two files in print queue. After the printer has printed a file from the queue: printer shows message on display ...
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Ricoh SP 212 SUw - Faded prints

I have Ricoh SP 212 SUw. Its not a color printer. Lately, I'm having this issue of faded prints. It was fine in the beginning. I haven't used it much either. So far, I have taken maybe 150 prints (...
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lpstat : undefined symbol error

I would like to list all printers installed on my machine so I run the following command : lpstat -a But I get the folllowing error : lpstat : symbol lookup error : lpstat: undefined symbol: ...
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Google Cloud Printers not showing up in Chrome Desktop

If i go to google.com/cloudprint i can see all of the printers I have enabled cloud print on that are linked to my google account. I have 7 printers in total in my cloud print dashboard. When im in ...
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Brother MFC-L2700DW does not print from Ubuntu 16.4 LTS

I have a Brother MFC-L2700DW. I am trying to set it up on my Linux Ubuntu 16.4. I have installed the driver, and the printer appears in settings. It is also connected via my wireless router, and I can ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8000: Blinking Lights

The power light and all color cartridges lights are blinking. According to HP support such light pattern means that those "cartridges are faulty or need attention" and the solution is: reinsert ...
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How can I print a large image to multiple pages on mac os?

I have a large png image. I want to print it to pdf with paper size 8.5x11 across multiple pages - the image should be scaled up to fit the paper width and since the image is tall, it should be split ...
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Printer - double-sheet pickup issue

I have a Canon I-SENSYS MF232w printer. This problem started 2 days ago. I want to print one page. It prints my page, but it takes 2 papers with correct paper. What causes that? EDIT: This happens ...
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How to password protect printing on a HP Officejet?

We discovered that our HP Officejet 6700 was directly accessible from the internet after someone printed a pamphlet about 'Serpent People in New York' (quite hilarious actually). Ofcourse, we'd like ...
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Retrieve printer driver version with Powershell PrintManagement cmdlets?

The version numbers in the gui look like 10.0.17134.1 and 3.0.8.0 but their equivalents (?) from the Get-PrinterDriver-cmdlet look at least cryptic: Get-PrinterDriver | Select-Object Name, ...
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Printer only working for wired computers, but not WiFi connected computers

I had to hard reset the router at work recently and though I set the WiFi names and passwords to what they were before (regular and guest WiFi), it threw the printer into an "Idle" state on every ...
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Thermal printer does not print until buffer is full

I have an Epson TM-T88II receipt printer, with a DB-25 connector. I connected it to my Debian machine with a pl2303 USB converter. I configured the printer using the following command: stty -F /dev/...
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How to identify a specific printer driver you are using in Windows 10

I have to add a printer to a laptop. Other windows 10 units have the printer installed already (for a long time). Hp no longer supports this old printer (laserjet 5) and so it has recently been ...
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IPP printing from Windows Server 2016 fails to complete

I'm trying to get Windows Server 2016 to print to IPP connected printer but Windows is having trouble getting everything to work fully. When I add the printer, it first takes ages to connect to it ...
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Can't install drivers for HP Laserjet Pro M12a on Windows 10 machines

This actual problem of mine, with this HP Printer, announced to be compatible with Windows 10, has been quite annoying already for some 6wks, and I haven't so far got any real corrective solution for ...
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Change network printer name in Windows 10

In our company we have a network printer which has an ethernet connection and a web based interface for configuration. If I have installed drivers for this printer on two computers, A and B, and on ...
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How to connect Epson L355 printer to Wi-Fi network without WPS?

We have Epson L355 printer and our router has disabled WPS. We checked all manuals, youtube videos etc. Everything is about connecting with WPS. How do we connect this printer to our Wi-Fi network ...
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How can I force a color printer to print in black and white, when only the color cartridges are allegedly empty?

My grandparents' HP Officejet 8710 signals that only the Cyan and Yellow cartridges are empty, but the blue and black still have some ink. It currently refuses to print, even on Grayscale. My ...
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Resetting Sharp MX-C311 Printer

I picked up a Sharp MX-C311 MFP as surplus a while ago and I am trying to get it to clear out and reset so we can use it. So far I have not been able to find anything on forcing a hard reset on this ...
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Why is my EPSON L130 printer printing pages with lines all starting with “@JPL” when I connect it to my new Windows 10 laptop computer?

Every time I turn on my EPSON L130 printer connected to my Windows 10 laptop PC, it prints out a page containing some lines of a code of some kind and it all begins with "@PJL". When I give it a job ...
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Windows printer via SAMBA - Time out

I am trying to install a Windows printer shared via SAMBA. I run system-config-printer, click on "Add", then "Network printer", then Windows printer via SAMBA", then on the "Browse" button on the ...
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My HP PageWide Pro Printer's ethernet port is constantly flashing

The ethernet port LED (green) of my HP PageWide Pro Printer is constantly flashing in a very high frequency. Permanent, it seems to be 24 hours x 365 days even though the printer is not in use most of ...
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Add New Printer wizard does not display in Windows 10

The Add New Printer feature of Windows 10 is not working. I've tried all of the following: Control Panel > Devices and Printers, then Add a printer. Nothing happens. Run a Command Prompt with ...
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How to force printing until cartridges start to be dried with an Epson XP‑445 printer? [duplicate]

Back in the old days, not only you could print with empty cartridges, but printers always gave you the warning after you could start noticing the problem on papers. There are many reasons excusing ...
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What is needed to use a HP Deskjet printer bought in Canada, in Hong Kong?

My aunt must bring her 2012 HP Deskjet 3510, bought in Canada, to Hong Kong where she'll be working. She has checked that the AC Power Adapter states "100-240V" as beneath. What's the cord ...
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how would I connect 2 computers with printer in home based network?

I have an old Thompson ST780i WL router and Speedport W 724V Type Ci that I don't use any more. How would I connect a laptop and I desk pc, let's call them A and B, to a printer (C) in a small ...
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How to silent print in Chrome?

Chrome Version 70.0.3538.67 (Official Build) (64-bit) I created a shortcut which has the following target value: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --args --disable-print-...
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My Epson printer NX110 prints a wide stripe on left side of page, only when making photocopy & scan

My Epson NX110 prints big black stripe on left side of page from top to bottom, only when making copy or scan. Printing from computer works fine.
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I/O error while communicating with scanner

When scanning document from windows 10 on a Samsung Xpress M2870FD printer, it fails with "I/O error while communicating with the device. Please wait and try scanning again. If it does not help, ...
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Unable to install HP OfficeJet V40 network printer with Windows 10

I'm unable to install HP OfficeJet V40 printer residing behind JetDirect 175 print server on a laptop with Windows 10: it's not among those listed in printer make/model selection view no matter how ...
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Toshiba eStudio-242 installation error

I'm having this quite peculiar problem while trying to install this printer through USB. Recently, I formatted my system and reinstalled Windows 7 Pro (x64) and I can not reinstall this printer ...