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Shared printer status “offline” but still prints

We have two Sharp MX-2310U network printers in our office building. They're both in the same subnet, and both set up in the print services console on our file & print box (Server 2008) with the ...
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renaming printers on network

I want to rename all the printers within a network but if I rename it on the server the clients don't see it, if I rename it on the client others don't see it. Is there anyway to manage this with ...
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Added new Printer, now network printers need updating

We recently added a new network printer to our print server. Now windows 7 users are being prompted to update the driver for all network printers which requires admin rights. Seems like it is a known ...
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How do you add or remove printers from the Select a Printer list?

Within a Windows domain that has a mix of Windows Server 2003 and 2008 R2 print servers, how do you add or remove printers from the list of printers that Windows 7 clients retrieve at the Select a ...
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What shows up on network printer log [closed]

I sent a document to our HP network printer at work. I just typed a doc in word, printed it, and deleted it. Can it be recreated? What shows up on the log? The actual doc or just the time, number of ...
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Deploying Printer with GPO W2K3R2 - isn't working

I am trying to deploy a network printer from my DC to my users. This is what I have done so far: Created a GPO: Named: Deploy printer login script has: pushprinterconnections.exe I have linked that ...
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Erase Sharp Printer Hard Disk?

I have a number of Sharp MX-M550 printers that are at the end of their useful life. Each device has a hard disk. Can anyone advice as to how I go about erasing the drives either whilst they're in ...
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Connect to cups printer service from windows server 2008

From windows server 2003 I can easily add a cups printer service from another host: I tried the same on a windows server 2008 machine, but I did not succeed to add this kind of http printer ...
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Network printer waking up every 15 minutes without any printing jobs

We have a new Xerox 6121MFPN laser printer in the office. We use network printing, so this printer is connected to a Linksys WAG320N router (to port 1, if it matters). When we do not print anything ...
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Adding Printer to a workgroup client

We have a color printer connected locally to a workstation that has been joined to a domain (which runs windows xp). I need to add this printer to a workstation that hasn't been joined to the domain. ...
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Printers deployed using Group Policy?

I am trying to deploy three printers on our network. I have added the role of Print and Document Services to our Domain Controller and then added the printers. I have right clicked on the printers ...
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group policy deployed printers - print management - (redirected 1) issue?

im having an issue with group policy deployed printers.. i have a/d OUs for each category of computers.. example: top OU: Computers dtsc 5 computers - deploys dtsc printers with group policy lvm ...
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Setup Printers Based Upon AD Group Membership

I am trying to create a login script for Active Directory that will be used for installing printers on client computers. I have a basic script that we are using now, listed below, that installs a ...
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Printer Deployment Issue

I've got some network printers shared on a 2003 server. I set them as deployed in a GPO. All my XP machines get the printer. My windows 7 machines show success in applying the policy, but the printers ...
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Print Server Forgetting Printers

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server setup with the print and document services role installed. From here, this machine is domain attached to a mixed domain environment that has some Windows Server ...
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How to access a printer via VPN (site-to-site VPN with router dialling a server)

I'm trying to set up a VPN between two networks, one home and one office (A and B). Their subnets are (A) 192.168.1.0 and (B) 192.168.0.0 The two networks have identical ADSL routers. Unfortunately ...
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How do I install a network printer on all workstations for all users from Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition?

I have a handful of workstations with users that log on to any of them with their account. I need to install a printer for all the users to use on any machine. The printer is already on the network ...
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Printer Naming Conventions

I am working on building a new AD print server and have been pondering the idea of renaming the printers. Right now we have a mix of names that varies between a mashup of some that reference ...
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Printer Management in AD Domain

I normally push out all my printers via group policy preferences. However, the new copy machines I have are using some stranger drivers and I can not install x64/x86 drivers on the same machine for my ...
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Why I can't se my network printer inside an app accessed via Citrix web client?

I'm using citrix web client to access some apps and from them I can't print to my network printer. Citrix redirects my local usb atached printer just fine, but it doesn't redirect my network printer. ...
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Best method to add network printers using GPO

Whats the best method to add printers for users using GPO? Also is there any way to prevent thjem from adding network printers but allow them to add local printers? Server is Win 2003 RC2, clients ...
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Canon IR Advanced C2020 Won't Print From a Mac

I’m having an issue with a Canon IR Advanced C2020 on the Mac side. We have the printer connected to the network and printing from Windows machines using the UFRII driver but I can’t seem to get any ...
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Printer Preference Defaults - Duplex Printing

How are default printer preferences, such as the duplex printing option, determined when printing across a network? I printed a multi-page pdf to a locally installed printer from one server on the ...
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install a printer on my network that is physically located on another network

Question is the gist of it. We have a client that VPN's into our network and uses Remote Desktop to access our software. She needs to print reports to her desk. When she tries to add a printer it, ...
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Reset password on a LANIER 5618 laser printer

I need to reset/recover the administrator password on a LANIER 5618 laser printer. It was probably changed by the former sysadmin and there's no documentation left. Can anybody help me with some ...
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Server 2008 Print Server vs Network printer

I have a SBS 2008 Server/Windows 7 environment. We have approx 25 users & 6 Networked printers. What is the recommended way/what are the advantages disadvantages of having all the printers shared ...
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Run command before and after printing with CUPS?

this is a home setup. A central printer server (Linux) manages the queue, a HP 2430DTN is attached to it via 100Mbit/sec Ethernet. The printer is hooked up to a managable power source. A shell script ...
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Konica Minolta Printer MIBs?

I'm looking for a MIB for a Konica Minolta BizHub 600. The product's support page doesn't appear to have the MIBs in any section. Various combinations of search terms produce mostly marketing pages ...
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Why are simple actions that need communication with the SBS server intermittently so terribly slow?

I have set up a Microsoft Windows SBS 2008 server for a small company (8-10 users). They use it as file server, print server, mail server etc. - basically everything small companies need except a ...
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Creating a network printer via Powershell

I'm trying to create network printers using a Powershell script. The script below creates the port without any issues, but will not create the queue. Can you anyone confirm if this script works on ...
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Print to local home network based printer from cloud server? [closed]

I'd like to be able to send a print command to a local network label printer from a web application running on a cloud server. I've already asked how to do this via code on Stackoverflow here, but I ...
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HP Laserjet 2600n on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm in the process of migrating printers to a new Print Server, running Microsoft Server 2008 R2, for the most part it's been going fine. But we have a problem with a HP LaserJet 2600n. This printer ...
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Add printer as domain user in Windows 7

In Windows 7, one has to have (local) administrator privileges to install a printer driver, even when this printer is installed from one of the domain servers. The only 'solution' I've read so far is ...
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Can Active Directory do Weird Things to Printers?

Here's kind of a parallel question to this one about my printer server saga... Is it possible that AD can be corrupted or have something odd going on that affects printer configurations on these ...
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“bitness” and printer servers

Question; we have been trying to get a new printer server configured, and with the organization starting to move into the Windows 7 wagon and mixing 32 bit legacy (XP) systems with 32- and 64- bit ...
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Network Printer Connection Using POE Switch

Is there any problem connecting a network printer to a POE switch?
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How can I get the print drivers for all printers installed on a print server?

I want to prestage the print driver installations for all printers I have installed on my network. I reckon I can do this with some jiggery-pokery with pnputil, but I need to know what I should be ...
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How can I get the printer shares on a print server using Powershell?

I'm trying to use Powershell to get the print shares from a remote print server. I'm using: Get-WmiObject Win32_Share -computerName "print-server" I'm getting an "access denied" error: ...
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Printer Won't Print! Long and weird saga

Okay, here's something fairly weird. I'll try to outline the story in a way that makes sense. We had an old print server (windows 2003 based). We had some issues with people not being able to add ...
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windows 2008 server spooler problem

i have one windows 2008 server & windows xp clients. one HP2600n is connected to network with network cable, and installed in server and shared. also same printer is shared on xp cleints. the ...
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What linux packages do I to install on my server to print to a remote print server?

I'm setting up Ubuntu 10.04 (server install) as a print client. I already have a working Ubuntu print server set up using CUPS, also running 10.04. What packages do I need to install to be able to ...
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How do I setup Printers for all Users on a Win XP workstation?

There are approx 15 User profiles on a Windows XP workstation. I want to install some network printers to all User profiles. I installed some to the local administrator account thinking I was ...
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HP LaserJet 4250 Printer Networking Problems

We've been trying to assign a static IP address to an HP LaserJet 4250 Printer. When we click on the networking tab it asks for a username and password, however it says the admin user is Unauthorized. ...
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Query total page count via SNMP HP Laserjet

I was asked to get hold of the total pages counts for the 100+ printers we have at work. All of them are HP Laser or Business Jets of some description and the vast majority are connected via some ...
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Printer in a AD double side print problem

ive got a printer in my Active directory but its standard set to double sided printing but the problem is the printer doesnt support that so you have to switch it manualy Ive found the setting for ...
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What LPR arguments do I need to print a 1400x800 pixel image on a 4x6 label?

This is driving me nuts. UPS sends our system a 1400x800 GIF image of a shipping label, which is supposed to fit nicely on a 4x6 page. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get the command line options ...
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Why are network printers not available in the Add Printer Wizard…when run over a network?

From a Windows 2003 server machine I browsed the network to an XP client (\computername in Explorer) then double-clicked Printers and Faxes and then Add Printer. In the wizard, normally the second ...
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Setting Default Printers in Login Script?

I've got a login script setup, that removes all old printers, and then adds the current set of network printers. CODE Set WSHPrinters = WSHNetwork.EnumPrinterConnections For LOOP_COUNTER = 0 To ...
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My notebook goes offline automatically after some time

I have about 3 computers and 1 windows 2003 server in office and 1 network printer (HP LJ 2840). My network printer is installed on the server. I an sharing this printer on all clients with windows ...
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DNSHost.exe trojan found, now after fix, no one can print

What started today as an inability to get to the internet (but people could get in just fine), morphed to we realized that the DNS Server wasn't working, then we figured out that we had a trojan ...