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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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Can computer equipments submerged in water for a day be repaired? [on hold]

There was a flood yesterday where I live and two of my desktops and one laptop are affected. There were LCD monitors, CPUs, mouses, keyboards, speakers, laser printers. Which parts out of these can ...
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Auto update drivers [on hold]

I am looking to write a script that I can run on a shared drive that will auto update all of the different printer drivers I have locally stored. I have a lot of different drivers as I have a lot if ...
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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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How to rename/restart an USB device in android [closed]

We have the following problem; We use a simple printer to print tickets from an android device and app. Most of the time everything goes according to plan, but once in a while we seem to lose ...
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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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I can't open the toner cartridge tray HP LaserJet 300 Color MFP

What is the trick to opening the toner drawer? It appears to be stuck on the right side.
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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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How to Fix Epson Printer Error Code 0xf1? [on hold]

My Epson printer show error code 0xf1 and i'm find right steps to fix this issues. so you can give right troubleshooting process. thank you..
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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 ...
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Printers do not recognize my USB 3.0 Disk drive

I have tried all of my university printers and they do not manage to detect it. Is it normal? Should i ask for replacement? Its under warranty. I suppose it is a software issue since USB 2.0 can ...
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access network printer from computers in sub-network

setup: network printer (HP DeskJet 8700) attached to FritzBox (7430) several computers attached to FritzBox Devolo attached to FritzBox extra computer attached to Devolo problem: cannot use the ...
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print pdf file without virtual printer

I have a PDF file that can not be opened by normal pdf viewer applications. because it seems file has encrypted and I just can open the file by a custom application. in other mean the pdf author has ...
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Why do end device need to support VLANS?

I am reading https://kb.netgear.com/000048453/What-do-I-need-to-know-about-setting-up-VLANs and it mentions Most printers do not recognize 802.1Q tags. This statement confuses me because I thought ...
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Publisher - Unable to print custom paper size of 8.5 x 13

I have a problem printing my documents in Publisher, the paper size is 8.5 x 13. The printer is Epson L210, the driver is the latest version at all so I don't know why its happening. These only ...
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How to seriously troubleshoot extremely slow network printing?

I have a printer (Brother MFC-L8850CDW) which is rated at 33 ppm (pages per minute), but I have only been able to get about 4 ppm (painfully slow.. one page about every 15 seconds). This is ...
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How to tell Windows 7 that my printer is not offline?

tl;dr Is there anything that I can do to "clean" network "path" to my printer or otherwise force my Windows 7 to recognize my printer as being on-line (which is true), while it claims that is off-line?...
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Reset password Brother 8890DW

we have in our office a brother MFC-8890DW and we lost the password for user "admin" ("access" is the default). How i reset this password (or reset all printer settings)? I cant do any changes (like ...
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User cannot connect to network printer

We have a printer connected to the network via Ethernet, which is then shared over the network from the server. One user cannot access the printer on their PC. Everyone else can, with no issue. WE ...
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How to lower the heater temperature on Kyocera ECOSYS printer?

We have a bunch of Kyocera ECOSYS printers (mostly P2040dn). One of the printers started to smear the pages black after working a while with a refilled toner. We contacted the company that sold the ...
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How to access admin menu on a lexmark printer with cartridge error

I have a lexmark ms517dn and it needs a cartridge replacement. My problem is that i have no cartridge now and need to configure the printer, but the menu is not accessible. Is there a key shortcut or ...
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Questions regarding printing a webpage into PDF and margins

I want to print some pages on a website. I am planning to do this by first printing the website into a pdf file, then printing the pdf file itself. However, when printing the website into a pdf file, ...
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Windows Printer Driver to accept job but delete it and not print it

I have a legacy application that is printing, and I cannot disable this in the application. This task prints to a Windows defined printer queue. The issue I run into is that without a real printer ...
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Printer Drivers installed to Windows 10 in Chinese, How can I change it to English?

Last weekend I switched out an old pc running Windows Vista with a new one running Windows 10. Our office shares a printer through this computer, so, I needed to reinstall and share that printer (...
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Printer queue quick launch

Can I open printer queue from keyboard? Or maybe programmatically (PS/CMD) so that I can access it from console quickly? I saw this question but placing queue on the desktop seems inelegant solution ...
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Print job owner info?

Print queue shows HomeGroupUser$ as owner instead of network computer name or user name of the said network computer. I'm looking to pause print jobs using the computer name; and then manually resume ...
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Can a Brother HL-L2395DW printer do scan to direct email?

Is it possible for a Brother HL-2395DW printer to directly email a scan? I have the printer configured to send email to my (SMTP-AUTH protected) email server, and verified (via the web access page) ...
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how to access printer bridged via dd-wrt

I have a Brother Printer with a LAN port in the back. I have a TP-LINK WR841N router that I just installed DD-WRT on in order to bridge the printer to my main Wireless network. Here are the basic ...
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Windows 7. Remote printer access

I have 2 computers on local network (comp01, comp02). On comp02 I have installed printer. Now on comp01 I am adding remote printer (the one I have installed on comp02) onto the computer. Printer is ...
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'\\' style printer address on Mac?

My company has poor support for mac. When I try to add a network printer, all my info is that all the printers are under an address like \\server\allprinters and I should go there and choose the one ...
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Connect 2 computers to 1 printer

What the title says. So what i have: 1 modem 1 router (Linksys E1200) 1 printer (hp deskjet ink advantage 3835) 1 (A)PC with windows xp on it (don't ask why) 1 (B)PC with windows 10 How these parts ...
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My printer is not printing black text

My printer is not printing black ink. I have never used any other cartridges but the Epson ones for my machine. I keep cleaning and priming and wasting new cartridges.Epson Workforce WF-2630
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How can I restore the network connection to my Epson XP-200

I have an Epson XP-200 and a mac laptop. I got a new wifi and when I went to print something my printer wouldn't connect to wifi and kept flashing orange (on the wifi button.) I tried deleting the ...
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Is it possible that a file size increases “by itself” during printing?

I have a PDF file, 1.26 MB (physical size). When I sent it to a wired printer, the window showed that file now had a size of 3.23 GB. What's going on here ? Attached is the desktop screenshot, where ...
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Ricoh scan to folder error “Authentication with the destination has failed”

When scanning to folder I get the following error on a Ricoh Aficio MP C3002 "Authentication with the destination has failed. Check settings. To check the current status, press [Scanned Files ...