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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 ...
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Custom setting on a network printer

I´m setting up a HP Color Laserjet 4730mfp printer on our network and I was wondering if I could someow set it up with a custom configuration for each user. We want to set it up so that every jobs ...
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Printer goes offline

I have an HP LJ P2015 that is connected through a USB cable to a Trendnet TE100-P1U print server with the latest firmware installed. We had a Windows 2000 server that was configured as a print server ...
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Two different LANs Two different ISPs only one network printer

In my office we use two different lan’s and they both are connected to two different adsl-ISP’s. But there is only one network printer in the house. How can I connect these lan’s secure, so I can ...
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BrotherDCP-9045CDN scan to subnetwork

I'm trying to set up a BrotherDCP-9045CDN which is shared between 2 network (See http://serverfault.com/questions/104183/accessing-printer-from-another-subnet for the network topology). The printer ...
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How do you configure an HP LaserJet 5000N printer using the front control panel to have a static IP?

What are the steps required to configure static IP for an HP LaserJet 5000N printer using the front control panel?
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Windows networked printers freeze on PDF

I have two HP LaserJet printers on a Windows Server 2003-based network. Both printers are managed by a print server and shared from there to multiple users in the domain, most of whom use Windows XP. ...
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Removing connections to network printers that no longer exist

I'm trying to delete some network printer connections from a Windows Server 2003 (SP2) machine because the printer shares no longer exist. Windows shows the printers' status as "Printer not found on ...
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Mapping printers using Group Policy Preferences; works on Windows XP, not on Windows 7 x64

I'm trying to use Group Policy Preferences to manage user connections to shared printers. The print server is Windows Server 2003 R2 Std edition. Several printers are installed, and I've added x64 ...
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Zebra label printer not printing correctly across network - via usb is fine

I'm having a major problem with our Zebra ZTC LP2844-Z We have the printer plugged into an HP JetDirect 175x, and this has an ip address of 10.0.9.21 I've added the printer to our print server ...
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Network print server problems - HP JetDirect 175x and Windows XP Print server

I'm having a massive problem with my network printers - one in particular. A little background: Originally, all of our printers were added on our domain controller, and shared. There were around 20 ...
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Problem with Windows Service and network printers

I have a Windows Service application that every now and then should print some documents. As far as I know, to print those documents, my service must be run with a user account other than Local ...