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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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Java applet of Printer/Scanner device not working properly

I have a printer with scanner (Lexmark model CX310). I can create a scan profile from a Java Applet found in the printer's IP (in my case 192.168.0.28) via a Webbrowser. Since Chrome and Firefox don'...
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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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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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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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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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The PGBK text when printing is blurry, how do I fix it?

The PGBK text when printing is blurry, how do I fix it? all other test patterns are fine! Have a Cannon MG 5560 printer
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Two conflicting printer drivers: conflicting versions of hpmacronames.gpd

I have two conflicting HP Printers (OfficeJet Pro 6830 and OfficeJet 7110): if I install the driver for the second printer, it corrupts the installation of the first one: the documents don't arrive at ...
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Printer prints font colours incorrectly but graphics are fine [closed]

I've always had problems printing accurate colours with my laser printer (Lexmark C543dn) and I've drawn a blank trying to fix it. I did have a custom profile created once which only fixed it a little ...
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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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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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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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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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Thermal printer with android [closed]

I developed one hotel billing app i want to print bill using WiFi or Bluetooth. can anyone suggest me which thermal printer i prefer to buy? that support external coding also. and give example code ...
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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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How to reset Fuji Xerox laser printer memory? (laser printers comes with fake toner level warning)

I'm printer newbie. I have 2 models of Fuji Xerox printer: CP105b and Phaser 3124 When using CP105b for hundreds of printing output, the black toner level warning LED blinking. I refilled it with ...
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Epson XP-600 will not print properly with all new ink recently installed

I just installed brand new Epson 273 ink cartridges ($64 worth!) in my Epson XP-600 printer. One box had all the colors plus black, and one had the fatter black cartridge. I am not getting ANY black ...
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How to connect Windows 7 64-bit to shared HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP?

I've got HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP. I successfully connected to the printer on Windows 7 x86. I tried the same with Windows 7 x64 but failed. I did steps from HP forums and ...
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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 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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Create a batch file to backup and restore network printers for all users

I have an XP machine with multiple profiles. These profiles sometimes have different printers mapped to each user. Example: User A has network printer 1, 2 and 5 mapped. Printer 2 is default. User B ...
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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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printer is detected as other devices instead of a printer

I have windows 10 build 1607 and I'm trying to make my printer work under it. My printer model is hp laserjet 1300 series and its driver is installed, I can see it in device manager under two ...
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How to fix incorrect margins when printing from Windows 7?

My printer is a HP Photosmart 2575. When I print from my Windows XP the margins are all ok, but when I print from my Windows 7 laptop the top margin is 2x larger for the same document, and as a result ...
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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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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 ...
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Thermal printer black mark sensor

I would like to undestand how black mark works on thermal printers.. I'm usign a Zebra GK420 but I think this works like many others. This is what I think it should do for NON-Continous media type: ...
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GhostScript print to network printer in silent mode

I'm trying to print PDF from command line to network printer in silenta mode. Unfortunately, Ghost Script opens Windows printer dialog. I use Windows 2008 R2 Server. My command is: gswin64c.exe -...
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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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Batch Printing TIFF Files in Windows

I am trying to batch print .TIFF files efficiently. I have found that I can drag files from windows into the print job queue window and it will print them right from there. With PDF's of varying ...
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Printer Detected As USB Composite Device - With Warning

My parents have started to have a problem printing from their PC, and naturally as the go-to IT expert, I have been drafted in to have a look! Before they went on holiday a month ago, it was ...
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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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Fuji Xerox printer prompts for paper load

A Fuji Xerox Docuprint CM305df randomly asks to load more paper, even though it has paper in the tray. It will also ask to select a paper tray when the printer only has one paper tray. It will then ...
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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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Printer/Scanner over Network: Windows sees it for printing, but not for scanning

I set up my SCX-4623 Samsung printer by plugging the USB cable into my router. From there, I used these instructions to have Windows 10 be able to print to it over the network. This works beautifully,...
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Group Policy Confusion (Printers configured under users?)

I'm befuddled. Active directory usually makes a bit more sense than this. The Problem: Referencing the images below (with private info removed), it appears that Printer Connections are being defined ...
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Do HP PageWide printers suffer from clogging and overuse of ink cleaning the printhead?

I am researching multifunction printers and will buy one in the next 30 days for my home office. I have evaded inkjets in the past because I have horrible experiences with some home inkjets I had 10 ...
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Add a printer in WIndows 7 produces a hidden printer

On Windows 7 Home Premium x64, I've added a printer that uses an existing driver, and named it 'Canon 2-sided'. After doing so, the Devices and Printers control panel does 'not' show the new printer. ...
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How do I edit the printing margins \ borders of a PDF, in Adobe Acrobat Pro or Soda PDF Pro, in order to print the PDF?

I'm running Windows 7 I have a PDF doc that is a 48 page users manual. I am wanting to print it, but 48 pages would be a waste. So I tried to combine 4 of the PDF pages onto one printed page. I am ...
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Troubleshooting Lexmark E210 on Windows 10

From Windows 10 (64 bit), I printed a test page: using this Samsung driver. One month later, I am trying to print the test page failed: In the device's properties, its status is "This device is ...
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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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How can I scan the local network for connected devices? (Mac OS)

I'm basically looking for something like this but available on Mac. I am trying to connect a new workstation to our wireless multifunction printer and I'm having a hell of a time getting the device ...
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can not to connect to my printer on the same access point

I have a router and an access point setup. my access point ( engenius ecb 300) which is located at the second floor is utp-wired to my router which is located at the first floor. My printer is in ...
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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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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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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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Testing IPP Printing with ipptool

I'm trying to send an IPP print job using the ipptool. Using the sample .test files, I can send commands to the printer, but I am unable to successfully use the print-job.test file. Here's an example ...