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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't print multiple copies

We have a Lanier SP 3510SF that until now has worked great. However last week something changed and now it's refusing to print more than one copy no matter what we change. It's definitely an issue ...
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Windows 10, can't add printer, get 'local print server is not running'

I had a DLink router with a print server to which my printer was attached. I got a new TP-Link router and tried to set up the print server there, but after a number of unsuccessful attempts, ended up ...
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Event / Info about file in printer queue

So the question i have is: Lets say i have a file which is about to get sent to a printer. Is there a event which can tell me where the file which is about to get printed is located? (Like Powershell ...
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hp Laserjet printer M477-toner stuck

We installed the replacement Laserjet toner for the HP M477 printer the salesman picked out for us, but it was the wrong cartridge, now it's stuck and we can't pull out the cartridge rack to remove ...
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Admin password change for HP Color LaserJet CP4020 printer

I'm having an issue logging in to the administrative functions with an HP Color LaserJet CP4020 model printer. I contacted HP about the problem, but they weren't any help since it's no longer under ...
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Batch Printing PDFs

Good Morning (or Day or Night), I have a network drive with 10s of thousands of PDFs. Any given week, I have to print off 500-1000 different ones, depending on the work I am doing. I know in advance,...
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Network printers die on network

I have an restaurant client with 4 network connected receiptprinters, mainly use to print out orders. Everything was working just fine a couple of weeks ago until all printerns stopped printing. ...
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How do I set my default printer by network location in Windows 10 Pro?

I use a laptop with Windows 10 Pro. I move between a couple different networks. Each network has their own printers. It would be nice to not have to keep changing the default printer when I move from ...
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Laptops connected to 2.4GHz network cannot access printer

I have a dual-band router with several laptops and two printers connected to it. Most laptops use 5GHz, while the printers and a couple older laptops use 2.4GHz. All laptops in the 5GHz can connect to ...
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Epson pp-100II Printer sending an ISO file to the printer using JDF

I am currently trying to burn an ISO file to a CD using an Epson pp-100II Printer/Burner. I an trying to utalize the TDBridge and send a Job Discription File(JDF) and give it a Format type of ...
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Advice required for network setup including web server, air printer and external devices

I'm wondering if anyone can tell me if the following network setup will work as required, and if there are any watchouts/red flags to address. To start with, the requirements: 1) a main device ...
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CUPS installing using repository

I want to get printer state from CUPS. To do that , I am trying to customize CUPS's source code. So I can send a message to my front-end. I have downloaded CUPS repository from gitub Apple's Cups ...
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Using mknod and device-cgroup-rule to dynamically pass a printer to a dockerized cups

I'm trying to use my Raspberry Pi as a print server for my printer by running a dockerized cups. Everything works just fine when I docker run my image passing in the printer with the device flag. ...
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how can I create an air-gapped printer? [closed]

Are there any cheap printers on the market that do not have any networking and can accept print jobs via USB stick? Or, how can I physically remove the wifi functionality of a modern printer?
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lpr says “unknown printer” but lpstat shows printer correctly

I'm configuring a USB printer in Debian 8.9 and am running into issues. I have configured the printer using the CUPS web interface and named it "elise". I have run lpstat which shows : $ lpstat -p -...
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Network Printer automatically Cancels jobs

I have a Network Printer (Konica Minolta Bizhub C3350) connected to the network. I'm on Windows 10. I've set the printer using an IP address with same mask and gateway as my computer (mine is at 192....
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How to guess photo ink usage?

In our club we have an Epson R3000 printer. I'm taking over the handling of the room so I need to order new inks. I can see in the room various spent cartridges, but I would like to make an order ...
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Scan destination for Epson Workforce Printer/Scanner

For the Epson Workforce 3640 all-in-one printer/scanner/fax, how does one set the destination folder (Windows 7) for scans originating from the scanner. (It's easy to set the destination for scans ...
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Windows printer driver update functionality

I have a question about the driver-selection dialog in the Windows add-printer-menu. What exactly does the Windows Update button do there, aren't new printer models added during the normal windows ...
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How can I fix 0x00000057 error when installing Canon LBP2900 printer in a network?

Background I'm trying to install new Canon LBP2900 printer to all clients replacing HP LaserJet P1505 which connected to a printer server in small home network (4 computers). The details of network ...
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Epson Printers cannot use after Window Update [duplicate]

After yesterday Windows Update,Epson printers cannot be used start from this morning. All the PC in Windows 7 and Windows 10 cannot detect these Epson printers. Any solution for this?
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Where is, and how do I clean, the waste ink absorber in the Canon PIXMA MG2910 printer?

My dad's Canon PIXMA MG2910 printer is having problems with the waste ink absorber: it's so full the cartridges were jammed and the printer ceased to work, citing a 5B00 error. Can somebody tell me ...
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Managing user permissions for printing on a HP M577f MFP

I am trying to set up an HP M577f printer at a customers site. Since only a few users should be allowed to print in color, I set up accounts on the printer and added them to a group that is allowed to ...
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Emulating an hardware printer

I have an old machinery that does some analysis and print out the results on an Epson LX300, connected via a serial port 25 pin. Is possible to connect this machinery to a computer in order to ...
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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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Printer goes to sleep between jobs

Xerox Phaser 3155, Core i5 desktop running Linux Mint 18.2 x64 using a USB cable. I'm lucky if I can print two jobs in a row, without having to power cycle the printer or unplug/reconnect the usb ...
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Getting a Star Micronics TSP143IIU receipt printer to emulate an Epson TM-T88 (V or IV) printer

I have a Star Micronics TSP143IIU receipt printer, and I know that older models had the ability to emulate specific Epson printer models, which is something I need to do. I need to emulate an Epson TM-...
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Can I find out how many pages each separate computer has printed on our network printer?

We have a network printer that 4 different people print from. Is there any way to see how many pages each individual computer has printed in a set timeframe? I know how to check the overall page count ...
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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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Installing Printer: Help analysing setupapi.dev.log

Been trying to install a USB Printer/Scanner. The installation fails to effectively detect/install the Printer during the phase of the installation where I connect the Printer via its USB cable. ...
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Generate a Printer File In Postscript for “Kyocera Mita FS-1020D KX”

Im trying to generate a post-printerdriver file to send it to a printer "on demand". I figured out how to do this by redirecting the printeroutput to a file, that works ok. The problem is that i cant ...
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HP LaserJet - test page failed to print (after successfully printing it the first time)

Trying to install drivers for HP LaserJet Pro M252dw. After initial setup, where everything went OK, and printing test page successfully, I'm unable to print test page again, or print from ...
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On Windows, cannot print a Medium blog post without code being cropped out

My system: Windows 10 Pro x64 9200, HP EliteBook 1040, Chrome Version 62.0.3202.62 (Official Build) (64-bit) I would like to print out this Medium blog post: https://medium.com/@keeper6928/how-to-...
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Connecting a printer directly to the Google Cloud Print server

I want to connect my printer directly with google cloud print server, so I won't need to have a pc 24/7 open to print orders, the printer should directly communicate with google cloud server. My ...
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Printing shadow letters every few inches

I have a Canon MG5450 and it started to print very odd. Every few inches it prints shadow / double letters. Is there a way to fix this?
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Do thermal printers have a standard paper size?

Do thermal printers have a standard paper size like for example A4 papers? I know each thermal printer differs but this one, for example uses a 57mm max paper size.
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Slow to connect to printers shared on Windows Server 2012

We have a Windows Server 2012 R2 server setup to share multiple printers on our domain. Connecting to the first printer on the server during a session takes roughly 45 seconds for the print dialog ...
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Printer needs to be “awaken” before printing

Background info: Xerox Phaser 3140 laser printer connected to a 7th gen. Core i5 desktop computer running updated Linux Mint 18.2 x64 using a USB cable. Symptoms: The first print (after turning the ...
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Default Printer keep changing in windows 7

I am facing a issue in windows 7 enterprise edition for default printer settings. The windows 7 machines are virtual machines and i connect it via remote desktop connection. I need the default printer ...
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Print odd and even pages of pdf at different scale in windows

I would like to print odd pages at 50% scale and even pages at 90% scale. And it has to be 2-sided print. Any idea how can i do it? System- OS - Windows 10 Printer - HP LaserJet 1020
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How to print using color cartridge only?

I am using Brother MFC-290C printer and recently it's black print head is spoiled. Therefore, it can't print black color properly. However, all the other color is still print perfectly fine. So, is ...
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ISO 24711: How to calculate page yield for a combination cartridge product?

Printer manufacturers list their cartridge page yields on their sites using the ISO 24711 standard. Now there are also products which are "bundles" of cartridges. For example, you could have a product ...
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How did the printer app open a non-default browser?

I was trying to print something when my new Samsung Xpress M2020's app hit me with a very irritating pop-up asking me whether I wanted to share data with its software (this also got me paranoid, but ...
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Scanning A4 on a Canon Scanner

I have a CanonScan 9000F. I am scanning an A4 document, and then reprinting; however, the print out that comes, is a bit smaller, in such a way that there is a small line visible at the end of the ...
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Use Windows 10 PC as a Postscript print server for Mac users on Network

This one seems very difficult to get my head around. We've just obtained a Sharp MX-2600N printer copier which is a very capable printer. This printer works very well with Windows users on my network ...
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What Format is this File (starting with “!R! SEM 9;EXIT;”) and how to display it onscreen

I have the following file found on a customer system and i need to figure out what format it is and (if possible) how to open it in Windows (Win7 or upwards would be perfectly fine). It sould be ...
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Why printer doesn't print automatically in the case of 'out of paper' ? It must need to press ok button for each time..

I can't print pages automatically by giving the paper when it was out of paper, I must need to press ok button after giving the paper into the printer. the printer is HP LaserJet Pro M201dw IP Printer....
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HP Photosmart C4795 printer ink cartriges clogged [duplicate]

I have not used my HP Photosmart C4795 printer in some time and now ink does not come through. Could the ink cartridges be clogged? Can this be corrected? Ink level is still showing within normal ...
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What happens when you keep using a printer's imaging unit after end of life

We have a Samsung M267x 287x Series printer. As per my past experience with monochrome laser printers, we refill the toner which is rated 3k 4 times and then get a new toner. Reason, a new toner costs ...
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How may I print from a DosBox application to a wirelessly connected network printer?

I'm using a Surface Pro 2 running Windows 10. The DOS program from which to print is EZ-Tree, a genealogy application produced in 1987. Its List function does the printing and is extremely limited. ...