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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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Deploying Cups printers via MS Group Policy Object

I have Cups installed on a Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 (Stretch) OS. On this server, I've set shared printers which I have to deploy on 80 Windows 7 PCs. I have no problem for installing a printer on a ...
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how to install firmware for Sharp MX-264N MFP printer

I have been trying to install a firmware for the Sharp mfp model stated but don't know where to start. Need help from any expert here. The original sd card containing the firmware has failed and I ...
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Creating White list from ip addresses for Samsung Laser Printer

I got Samsung 2020-series laser printer and it satisfies my needs in quality, but wireless printing is and has been totally nightmare since first setup. I got dynamic ip address and it vary from time ...
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How can I add windows shared printer to Network service user?

I have a web application in a tomcat container running as windows service, I need to print a network printer (\OTHERPC\Printer) but I cannot find it. I found the the service account cannot see shared ...
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How to set up job accounting for a Kyocera M6030cdn printer on a Mac

I'm trying to follow the manual to set up Job Accounting on a Kyocera M6030cdn printer using a Mac. I've installed what I believe is the correct driver: and I'm running MacOS Sierra. However, if I ...
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Print 4 pages per sheet without margins

I would like to print book in pdf format. Since book has small pages I would like to fit 4 pages per on A4 sheet. My HP Laser Jet M506 prints prints 4 pages per sheet, but leaves too broad margins: ...
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How to reconfigure sharing printer to clients pc?

Sorry for bad english... I have a client who is sharing a printer from a pc (windows 8.1) and have other 3 pcs (windows 7) conected to that printer. I disconnected the printer to check it and then ...
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Linuxt mint debian printer uri

I'm setting up a local printer in Linux Mint Debian using cups utility. I'm just don't know what to put for the uri of printer? Where can I find the uri?
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How to secure HP Wireless printer?

So I while back I purchased and setup an HP Deskjet 3512 wireless printer/scanner. Got it setup no problems, and been connecting/printing wirelessly just fine. However, I was scanning wi-fi networks ...
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Switch PC cannot see Router Printer

Current setup is cable modem to router then LAN on router to LAN on switch. Printer is wirelessly connected to router and PC is hardwired to switch. PC Info IP Address: 192.168.1.193 Subnet Mask: ...
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Find all printers in a network or at least the printers IP

I am currently working on a project which gets information from a printer via snmp protocol (Name, printed Pages, Toner levels...). It is currently working when I have a printer IP Address, but I ...
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Scripting a batch file for installing network printers

I would like to write a batch file to install multiple network printers in our office to a PC. I attempted a file with one printer using the Generic/Text driver and IP address of 192.168.11.70. When I ...
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Use CUPS own driver when sharing a printer

I am trying to get an old printer working for a family member. The printer itself is working fine but I can't find a way to print from Windows 10 to that printer, the drivers for that printer no ...
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Sharing printer over wi-fi

I have a very simple question that I could not solve. Problem at hands: I want to share a printer over wi-fi so that each computer connecting to the network can request to print anything ...
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Brother driver installation wants me to run as root

The driver install tool from Brother's website [1], has the following instructions (formatting mine): Download the tool. (linux-brprinter-installer-*.*.*-*.gz) The tool will be ...
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ASUS Router Internal Network

I have a really weird problem am facing in my home network. My main internet connection is provided from an ISP who have their own modem, I have connected that modem to an ASUS router for better stats,...
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During Trying to Connect Printer to home network and issues show up that aren't being resolved

Trying to connect wireless printer to laptop and these showed up: virtual wi-fi miniport adapters:_03, _04, _05 with a notification which said they were missing drivers. I tried to locate online but ...
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how to change brother j5910dw language

I have brother mfc-j5910dw with german language. I want to change it into polish (or at least english). I run into maintenance mode, but setting 54 doesn't work. I found, that I have to install ...
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Installing Network printer by command prompt

I want to install a network printer. and I have INF based drivers with me. I tried bellow command rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /in /n "MY PRINTER" /ia /f "MYPRNDRV.inf" /h "x64" It looks like ...
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Lazer printer prints ghost image for black spots instead of solid black

I have a brother HL-L2320D printer, and I was working on a circuit board mask with Eagle PCB. In the program options I chose to print a solid black PCB artwork. When I use a regular blank sheet of 8....
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Changed my network and wifi printer stopped working

I recently moved around my networking devices and now my WiFi printer isn't being detected. I know why but I don't know how to fix it. My PC is hooked directly into the Comcast modem in the basement. ...
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Modified Printer Screwed up by manufacturer drivers

My Canon printer has been modified to add ink without using catridges, but Canon driver software has detected this. Is there a way to block the ip ports that canon printer communicates with their own ...
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How make users unable to add network printer via IP address?

-Windows domain environment: -Windows 7-10 machines. My network printers are connected to my print server. Print server then shares out printer with appropriate permissions. I want users to only ...
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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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How to force disconnect status to a mapped printer on Windows?

I know using NET USE LPT1 /DELETE can "disconnect" the printer but it doesn't show as "disconnected". I need to force a mapped printer in the LPT1 to show that the printer went offline.
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Strange error and Viewing upgrade history of Epson Printer

I have been getting an error on my Epson WF-3640 printer's screen (0x97), and I wanted to try installing the firmware from the website. But when I load the installer, I get the message Downgraded (It ...
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adding local printer via creating standard TCP/IP port vs adding network printer

My question is that what is the difference between adding local printer by creating standard TCP/IP port wizard and adding network printer wizard under device and printers in control panel? It is ...
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Printer printing in blue and pink

I have hp 3635 printer and I am out of black ink. I am trying to print the rest of pdf text file with the color ink and I fail to see an option in acrobat reader to choose specific color. I need to ...
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Can't print since Windows 10 upgrade

I've got two PCs, both of which were upgraded to Windows 10 - one from 7, one from 8.1. Since then both have been able to print to a soft PDF printer only - neither has successfully printed on any ...
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Uniquely identifying multiple Epson thermal printers

I'm planning to connect multiple Epson thermal printers (TM-T88V) to a Raspberry Pi 3, running Raspbian. The Raspberry Pi 3 will act as a web application server and print server for three iPads at a ...
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Windows: Print 2 separate images on opposite side of paper

I have 2 images I need to print. I want the 1st of the 2 files to appear on one side of the paper and the other image on the opposite side. Obviously you can print the first image onto one side, flip ...
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HP LaserJet 1320 - all pages blank

HP LaserJet 1320 abruptly stopped printing anything–all pages come out blank. The toner cartridge was replaced about three weeks ago. There was never any fading or streaking of toner; it went ...
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Connect two printers over two ISPs

I'll try to make it as clear as possible. So, I have two Different ISP connections, with their own wireless routers, which I used to create two independent networks. Lets call them Network A and ...
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Google cloud print driver for Windows 10, error 0x80070705

I'm trying to install the google cloud print driver for Windows (version 58.0.3020.0) to be able to print normal word documents to my google cloud-registered printers. When I run the installer I get ...
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Brother HL-4140CN Factory Reset - forgotten PIN

I want to reset my printer to factory defaults, I found KNOW HOW in documentacion, but I previous set up an PIN/Password and I forgot this PIN/password, how to reset this printer to Factory Defaults ...
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Printer will not print from any PC

I am having an issue with a printer on our network. It is a Sharp MX-2310U printer. Our network can see the printer and we can access the printer's webpage but it will not print whatsoever on any ...
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How to set the default printer settings for all remote desktop users in Windows 7?

I have a Windows 7 machine to which many LAN users access, to use some applications in Remote Desktop. That machine has a printer too. People use this PC also to print. The problem is that when a ...
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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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How does the operating system recognize a printer on the LAN?

My printer is connected to the router using wifi, how does my laptop recognize there is a printer? I understand that since the printer is connected to the router it has an ip address, but how does the ...
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Documents not arriving in print queue - HP Driver issue

I have two hp wireless printers which worked fine until some days ago. Now, my HP Officejet Pro 6830 has a strange issue. Even if it appears as installed both in the (new) windows 10 Printers & ...
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Shouldn't Inkjet (and other printers) at least be plugged into surge suppressor?

Found good answers on here for not using a UPS on printers. Hewlett Packard suggests plugging printer into wall socket, doesn't mention surge suppressors. I had a new HP Photosmart printer give me "...
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Can't access Embedded Web Server on HP Officejet Pro 8630: “System Error”

My HP Officejet Pro 8630 has started giving me this error when I try to access the Embedded Web Server (EWS) by entering the printer's IP address in a Web browser: System Error An error has ...
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How to export large report to text file in SAP

Goal Save a report from SAP to a file (that was produced by background job) (which runs for about 5 days before finishing) 1. option 1 [has issue]: via Generic Printer Driver I have installed the ...
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macOS machine seems to print a file, but then nothing comes out of the printer

I've tried everything and the help desk at work isn't answering me, so I figured I would take a chance and ask you guys. I am simply trying to print a text file. My Mac gives me a choice of a few ...
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Locking Color-Only Jobs (Ricoh MP C3003)

We have a Ricoh MP C3003 but people have been printing their documents in color unnecessarily. So we have decided to lock the color function. Now there are still exceptions so we wanted to enable a ...
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Photoshop simulating printer (lack of white ink) on colored paper

I want to print something on colored paper. Is it possible to simulate lack of white ink in printer in Photoshop? I am worried that some colors may be to bright to be actually visible on colored ...
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Printing image on transparency without scrunching it

I have some transparencies which I bought from staples office store. They are meant for all different kinds of printers (they have a coating on one side). When I tried printing on them, I noticed ...
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HP Scanning UI for a Mac

I'm frustrated because I used to be able to type in "HP" on my application bar on my Mac (Command-spacebar), and a UI which I had installed 3 months ago would come up. It had an awesome interface for ...
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Share an old 32bit printer with a x64 OS

I've got quite a bit of trouble setting up something which I honestly thought would have been easier. I'm setting up a new PC for a family member (please, no jokes on this, this subject itself is as ...
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Receiving An error occurred while connecting with the scanner. (-9923) when trying to scan from the printer to Mac OS 10.12

Whenever I am trying to scan from the HP Printer Envy 4500 to MacOs Sierra 10.12 it gives me this following error: When the printer was installed initially, it used to scan fine but stopped scanning ...