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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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How to avoid overwriting prior output file with print to text printing

I created a print to text printer, using a Generic/Text Only Printer, and added a local port with the file name as the name of the port. Is there was a way to have the printer create a unique ...
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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 ...
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Brother printer not printing last page in duplex mode

Since I upgraded to Mint 18.3 (Ubuntu 16.04), my printer (Brother HL-2250DN, Ethernet-attached) has stopped printing the last page of documents when printing in double-sided mode. It requires that I ...
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Network Printing Minolta C554 Ubuntu 18.04

I want to print via the local network on a Minolta C554 Using Ubuntu 18.04. The printer appears in Settings -> Printers -> Additional Printer Settings ... The Button to "Print Test Page" is greyed ...
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Missing print documents

I have a user who is bulk printing 100+ different documents. User noticed the problem that some of her files do not print, ie she prints 10 different files and 2 are missing. Other users are all ...
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Shared printer need to print from host PC first before client can print

My office use 2 shared printer, Epson L300 and HP 310 hosted ini different PC but everyone connected to the network and have the printer installed can access both. My problem is for the HP one i need ...
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Is it possible to set lightness/darkness levels for printing rather than copying?

When copying, darkness level can easily be modified using buttons present on printer, it can either be set to light or dark or normal. But what about printing? How to print light? If a document is ...
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Print a list of selected file names in Windows 10

I would like to add a function to the context window (right-click) in Explorer. I want it to send the list of selected files to print on the default printer. I tried @echo off dir %1 /-p /o:gn >...
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Unable to get pnputil.exe to function in PowerShell script pushed via MS Intune

I've been struggling to get this script working via Intune for several days. The below is a script that checks to see if a printer is installed, if not, the driver is downloaded from our blob ...
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Automate windows scan for hardware changes?

I have a windows 10 laptop (only a couple of years old) and an older printer (HP LaserJet 1320) that is not wireless. I often wander with my laptop, hooking up the printer only when I need to print. ...
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Install CUPS on Odoo's POSBox

I have a Star TSP650II thermal printer with USB interface and connected to a POSBox (a Raspberry-Pi-based device to connect point-of-sale hardware). I am trying to use the printer in the Star Line ...
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Use on windows 7 x32 a shared printer installed on windows 7 x64

I have a Samsung ml-1670 printer. I have installed it on Windows 7 x64. The printer is shared. I want to use this on a Windows 7 x32 pc, but I have problems installing drivers. I can see the printer ...
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Two networked Ricoh MP5054 printers seemingly randomly fails to print jobs

We have noticed some strange behavior on networked printers that crops up seemingly at random, reported by a number of users. Say, for example, when in an Excel application, a print job is requested ...
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HP Envy 5541: Attention Required but no information given

I use an HP Envy 5541 wirelessly for printing from my Windows 10 laptop. Sometimes when I print, the item is added to the print queue but no printing takes place. The printer status according to ...
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How to manage many printers in office?\

I have some printers in my offices, I have multi-team (200 colleagues) working together at the same time. User need to use printer to print documents. I want to know: 1. Who using what printer, and ...
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PRINTER | Specification | Scan speeds (seeking personally tested database, NOT branded results) [closed]

UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20180920@140918 Post created UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20180920@150253 It's proposed that no database has challenged this idea of verifying branded results over personal testing I'm ...
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How to see the amount of toner left for Canon imageCLASS D320 printer?

I am having trouble finding out how much toner I have left in my Canon imageCLASS D320 printer. I've figured out that I need to press the “Additional Functions” button and then the # button to get to ...
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If my printer can print at 1200 x 4800 dpi, what resolution do I save my tiff at for max printed resolution?

I have a color laser printer with max resolution specified to be 1200 x 4800 dpi, which is vertical by horizontal resolution based on this answer. I want to print an image at the highest possible ...
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Do HP printers have batteries?

I have an HP p1606dn printer which keeps forgetting his LAN configuration and going back to factory settings. So, I wonder if HP printers, (or maybe printers in general), have a battery, which could ...
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Epson Thermal Printer is not working on Arch Linux

I have installed all the drivers and PPD file for my Epson T88IV Thermal Printer but I am getting this error on CUPS: Idle - "File "/usr/lib/cups/backend//dev/usb/lp0" not available: No such file ...
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Epson LX 310 not recognized after a strong lightning clap

I have an Epson LX 310 dot matrix printer that was working before a strong lightning clap in our area yesterday. After the strong lightning clap, the computer connected to the Epson LX 310 showed an ...
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Google Cloud Printer Install Stuck

I am trying to install Google Cloud Printer on my computer. The installation starts but it never finishes. I waited for 35 minutes and Installation was still running, then I went to Program Files (...
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How to Stop Printer—HP Envy 4500—From Bending Paper

I have a HP Envy 4500 printer. For some reason, it has started bending the tops of both sides of the paper. That is if it loads the paper at all. Often times, it doesn't do even that and I need to ...
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Canon iP7200 shows constant orange light and does nothing

At home I have a Canon iP7200 printer which refuses to work. As soon as I turn the device on, the white power light comes on as well as the orange status light. The orange light does NOT flash (so ...
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Xerox WorkCenter 5855 and ubuntu driver installation

I have a corporate printer Xerox WorkCenter 5855 and Ysoft safeQ print server. We need to setup driver in docker to print document from application. Application also deployed in container without GUI,...
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Printing a PDF File to an Impact Printer Without Font Distortion

I am working on a project that requires me to use a VB.Net forms application to save a PDF and from there print that file to my impact printer. That's the easy part. The printer that I'm using is an ...
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My printer Samsung SCX-4720FN printing unlimited pages of source code

I have a Samsung SCX-4720FN. My problem is when I'm going to print anything from my PC to my printer, the printer is printing source code instead of my words or my printing command. My printing ...
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Canon c1028i - Scan to Shared Folder

I have a Canon c1028i and I need to know if it's possible to scan documents to a shared folder. Thanks.
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Access a USB printer from a Win7 PC hardwired to router from laptop connected to wifi from same router?

Here is a summary of my issue. I have a Dot matrix printer attached to a win7 home edition computer, shared with another Win7 home edition over a workgroup. Those computers are wired directly to the ...
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Adding shared usb printer to Windows RDS

We have some office rooms with 1 Windows PC with usb connected printer (no ethernet ports on printer) and 5 "thin clients" raspberry pi with linux distros on them with a single purpose - connecting to ...
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Copying printer properties and preferences into .dat file

When trying to copy printer properties into a .dat file, some properties are getting skipped. Using, "rundll32 printui.dll PrintUIEntry /Ss /n “Printer-Name” /a “file name.dat”" This worked for me ...
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cannot print from the server computer when client isn't connected

I have two computers (km1 and km2) which are connected to each other and km1 is server. My printer is HP Laserjet 1020. Both systems have Windows 7 - 64 Bit. Whenever I connect printer to km2 which ...
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HP Printer Jamming during Pick-up

Self-Explanatory Videos Jamming during Pick-up: Front View Debug: Rear View without Duplex Unit   Issue Description Consider the following printer: HP OfficeJet Pro 8000 (A809n) ...
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Support old Olivetti PRT 100 printer on Windows 7 x64

I have a thermal printer Olivetti PRT100, which I need to make work on my current OS (Windows 7 x64). Once connected using a USB port, it shows as USB Print Supported device. I searched all the ...
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Wifi Clients can't print to a network printer

So I have a few users that I support that can't print to our network printer via wifi(Hp Officejet pro 8600 plus.) They are currently using windows 10 and I've tried the following; I can ping it but ...
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Google Chrome: Defaulting to PDF & CTRL SHIFT P is unresponsive

This issue has me stumped and I could use some brainstorming. I work tier 2 tech support so I mostly likely wont be the person who fixes this but I would like to help the team who does as best as I ...
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HP Printer: power light off, attention light on

I have an HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2010 that fails to turn on. When I plug it in, the power light stays off, but the attention light is on. (Not blinking, but continuously on). Nothing happens when ...
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How to connect through Bluetooth with a CMP-10BT mobile printer

I have CMP-10BT mobile printer and I am trying to connect to it through Bluetooth so I can use it but don't how. Here is what it says in the instructions for the Bluetooth communication: For the ...
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Win10 won't detect HP Laserjet by IP addr

I have an HP LaserJet 400 series printer installed on 192.168.1.25. Wired PCs on the subnet can print to this printer just fine. However, my wireless subnet is 192.168.20.0/24; Win10 PCs on 192.168....
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Printing via COM port using USB port

I have a software that only prints on a COM port. I have only USB ports available. I tried this solution How to map a virtual COM port to a physical USB port? but the NET USE COM66: \\name\printer /...
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How to connect an ethernet printer to WiFi?

I have a laser printer with an ethernet connection. (To be precise, it's a Brother DCP-L2550DN.) At our old apartment, we had ethernet cables in every room, so the printer connected to the network and ...
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Print 2 landscape pages on a single landscape page

I have a pdf file with page size 297mm x 90mm. I want to print 2 pages per sheet, stacked vertically, in a landscape page, as shown I have Adobe Acrobat X Pro. Is that possible at all? I understand ...
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“Printer not ready” in Outlook (Office)

I have a customer with a few clients. Most of them have the following problem: If you try to print from Outlook (and for some of them Word too) you get an error "Printer not Ready". It is with (...
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A printer is not removable and new cannot be installed, how to reset the “Devices and Printers” area?

Summary: I changed printers but cannot install the new one because the old one is stuck and blocks further installs. I had a Samsung printer which I changed to a Brother one. I could delete the WiFi ...
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VMWare Horizon Client 4.7 stop taking printer preferences from the host

What I have I have a SurfacePro 3 with Windows 10 OS which isn't allowed in the domain. On the SurfacePro is a VMWare Horizon Client 4.7 installed which uses PCoIP to connect from an external Wifi ...
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mfc-j825dw out of paper error but can print from another computer

I moved and replugged ect my J825 printer. When I go to print the error message is out of paper" but there is paper AND my daughter can print from her Apple computer fine. So it does work but I cannot ...
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HP Color LaserJet CP3525 margin lines printing issue

As you can see on the print, in the right margin (also left, but right is easier to notice) there are lines. I have updated the firmware of the printer and as you can see, this is a statusreport ...
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Is it possible to use a network printer without installing any driver? How

I´ve a shared printer on Raspbian and I want to use from my Windows 8.1 without install any driver on the Windows OS. I can see the printer, but when I try to configure it, windows is asking for the ...