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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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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 ...
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How can I set a pass code in Ricoh MP C2004ex?

There is a multi-functional printer (Ricoh MP C2004ex) in my office and I want to set a pass code (number lock) to it. Earlier there was another printer (Ricoh Aficio MP C2030) and it was set in such ...
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Does printer drivers can be installed to just any kind of printer? [closed]

Does printer drivers can be installed to just any kind of printer ?
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Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators) Update Epson Stylus Color 880 Driver Not Working

We just updated an older system to Win10 1709 (we had to remove the wifi card to get it to install). This works well, however, for the life of my I don't know what's happened to our Epson Stylus ...
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Schedule cleaning on Epson WF-7620 printer

We have 5x Epson Workforce WF-7620 printers. They seem to have an issue where after about 1000 prints they need repeated cleaning of the heads, this usually consists of about 10-15 repeated cleans ...
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Error testing centreon engine after creating a new host definition for a printer

I'm testing CENTREON to be used as the main tool to monitor logs in the company that I work for. I'm having trouble working with CENTERON SNMP and a printer. When I test the centreon engine this ...
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Is this laser printer ruined?

I was having a minor streaking problem with my Brother printer, using non-Brother toner (!). Following instructions I removed the cartridge to reposition it when a whole bunch of toner came out, all ...
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What does error code mean "ioerror; Offending Command:image mask ]%% [closed]

meaning of printer error code:"ioerror; Offending Command:image mask ]%%
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Printer takes too long to start printing

I have 3 different broadband modems connected on an unmanaged D link switch. We have users plugged onto this unmanaged switch who use desired modem gateway 192.168.0.1 192.168.1.1 192.168.2.1 to ...
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Windows7 not share with Windows 10

I have two machines Machine(1): Windows 10 192.168.20.11 File and printer sharing : Enable Machine(2): Windows 7 192.168.20.12 File and printer sharing : Enable Share printer ...
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lpstat CUPS not working

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, and installed CUPS from the source. After this I changed the client.conf file and restarted CUPS. This restarting didn't finish because it was taking a ...
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Annoying blinking light on printer M553

I have a Hewlett-Packard M553 laser printer. This printer has a lighted power button on the front. The printer is on my desk. When the printer is in standby mode, which is 99.999% of the time, this ...
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Printing on transparency sheets with a Dell 5130cdn printer

I am trying to determine if I will melt transparency sheets and destroy my boss' Dell 5130cdn printer if I attempt to print them. We have 3M LaserJet and HP InkJet transparency sheets available and ...
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How do I set up my HP LaserJet P2015 tray 3 to print my medical claim forms automatically? Windows 7

When I select the tray in printer options, I have to close my office software completely to change back to the other paper tray.
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Epson workforce WF 3640 on/off switch stuck in off position

How do you unstick the on/off switch on the printerbutton so you can turn the printer on? My button is stuck "depressed" and will not pop back up.
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Change the default printer when it is turned off Windows 7

Is it possible to make the printer change from one to another by default when one of them is turned off? Windows 7
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My Dell H825CDW Network printer doesn't print from wired network

I have a home network with a verizon router. I am using windows-10. My printer is at 192.168.1.30. I can ping the printer and I can connect to its embedded web server, and it is online. I checked the ...
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HP OfficeJet 4655 prints B/W only

HP printer (HP OfficeJet 4655) under Ubuntu 16.04 has started printing B/W only. No color. -Prints test page ok, except B/W only. -Copies in color so ink cartridges and mechanism are OK. -...
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evince: How to avoid using printer resident fonts?

When I print PDF files with evince, in some cases, the fonts in the printed version are awful and do not correspond to the ones on screen (related to Wrong fonts being printed) It seems that the ...
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Printer Toner leaking before and after cartridge replacement

Our HP CP4025 color printer was leaking magenta toner. We removed the cartridge, cleaned out the area, then replaced it with a brand new cartridge. It is now leaking again, leaving streaks on the ...
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Limit available printers for a MS Word Document, or define a “Default printer” in a particular document

I've a lot of printers (or specific printer's queue with particular setup for each queue) configured on my PC. Each have a unique "Printer Queue Name". I work with a software which generates Word ...
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How is it that laser printers can print so fast nowadays (no warmup time)?

Years ago, I remember printing on a laser printer for the first time in the day took a long time because the fuser had to heat up, but I got a new laser printer recently and it can print in a few ...
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Windows 10 Generic / Raw printing of PDF document?

What I need is to send a PDF document directly to the remote network printer, without any changes, as it is, using Print button. In Ubuntu I just use Generic / Raw Queue driver, and all is OK. ...
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DB25 male cable compared to DBD303 analog snake snake made by Hosa AKA DB25 [closed]

Does anyone know if the HOSA company that is Marketing a cable "DBD303 DB25 Analog Snake Cable" (male DB25 to male DB25) that looks exactly like a Parnell printer cable DC25 --the same as Male DB25 ...
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Install Dell 1700n printer on WIn 10

I have a new Dell XPS 13 and I want connect it to my ancient Dell 1700n ethernet printer. I've tried these 3 things but none of them work. https://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/drivers/...
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How to suppress warnings using rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry?

I'm trying to make a batch file that will be used to add network printers to computers at my work. The batch file will be run locally by an IT assistant on the computer that needs the printer added. ...
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Symantec Blocking port scan

I have two Workstation* connect through network , and share one local printer one both of them working with Symantec antivirus version 12 , repeatably the Symantec antivirus shows port scan ...
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Print from Word to plotter at largest page size

I can't get Word to print an entire large page (almost A2) despite the fact that my plotter can print anything up to A0 and never has a problem. I get that Word only can do to 55cm and that is limited ...
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Preventing Tray Failover On HP Laserjet Enterprise M606

I've looked at HP's support site for information regarding and HP Laserjet Enterprise M606, and downloaded a user manual. Still, I could not find the topic of printing failing over to another tray. ...