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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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SNMP/PJL - used area printed on a page

How can find the effective area printed on a page direct from printer device? I can't access the file stream to do direct on it.
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Mopria and DNS-SD

With the Advent of Android 4.4 Kit Google now natively supports some form of built in printing functionality. This means that a lot of printers now support Mopria. Just like Airprint on IOS, Mopria ...
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Do i need a print server at each remote site?

I am planning a network for a project and am wondering how to proceed with print services. This topology has a main office with 2 remote branch offices. I plan to create one domain with 2 remote ...
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Applications locking up when printing to a print server

I have a few printers set up on a print server. When some of my users try to print, the first print job seems to go through fine. After that, trying to send another print job to a printer completely ...
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Would upgrading RAM in a HP LaserJet printer improve its performance?

Would RAM upgrade for an HP 4050N LaserJet printer matter? We have this real workhorse of a Laser Printer. It's an HP 4050N and it's been in use for many years. In the past few years, I've noticed ...
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Network printer exploited (read: hacked) to print antisemitic documents. How to fix?

I'm unsure if this should be asked here or over on security.stackexchange.com... Over the Easter long weekend, a small office of ours had a network breach in that an old HP printer was used to print ...
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What is causing the server name to be malformed when publishing a printer to AD?

I have a printer that exists as \\printserver01\printer For whatever reason, when I publish/add it to AD, part of the name gets cut off. For example, it becomes \\printserver0\printer When users go ...
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Tp-link tl-ps310u print server

I am using a TP-Link tl-ps310u print server to share a laser usb printer over my local network. The printer is supported and I am able to find it and add it to the shared network printers of my pc. ...
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Windows 10 not getting gpo deployed printers

In a small network (5 clients, more "users"), I have two Windows Server 2008 R2 acting as Active Directory DC and file and print servers, where I did setup several GPO, and printer deployment. This ...
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GP Print Driver Hierarchy

I am trying to deploy printers over Domain with Group Policy. The following setting is required to be "Enabled" Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Local Policies/Security ...
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Powershell - Printer settings not applying

I'm currently trying to script settings for a printer connected through a local network, a normal TCP/IP-printer setup if you will. Since I'm on my phone I don't have access to the code right now, ...
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A Non-Print Server Is Showing Up As A Print Server In Devices & Printer [duplicate]

I have a unique situation. Both servers are Windows Server 2012. Clients are running Windows 7. We are on a domain. I have a print server named "Ephialtes". However, my secondary domain controller is ...
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How do I find out the IP Address for all print jobs to a printer

Our network printer is spitting out unwanted print jobs which no one seems to collect. I want to know from which machine the jobs comes to the printer. We have PaperCut in our server but these ...
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Server 2008R2 Unable to add Printer by Name

I've setup a printer on network using Dlink's 2750U USB Port and I was able to successfully add the printer on Windows 7 x64 machines but unfortunately not on Server 2008 R2. For some reason, states ...
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Shared Printer DENY Print ACL assigned to AD Security Group not Working

I have three servers. Server 1 - Print Server, Windows Server 2008 Standard Server 2 - Domain Controller, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Server 3 - Terminal Services Server, Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Cisco SG200-50, accessing a network printer from 2 VLANs

The requirement is to create an additional (guest) VLAN (a Cisco SG200-series smart switch is used) so that the devices on the guest VLAN could not see those on the internal network (the default ...
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Devices and printers wrong icon and missing printer details from group policy

Situation In our environment we have a windows 2008 server with a group policy to deploy printers to Windows 7 and Windows 10 client computers. Problem Everything is working fine except that on the ...
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Not all printers are deployed on the client using Group Policy

Situation in our environment we are using the following servers to deploy printers in our domain forest: Windows Small Business Server 2008: contains the group policy to deploy the printers Windows ...
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Wierd behaviour of a network printer

I have this network: network diagram A router connected to the internet. An acces-point connected to this router and broadcasting the A ssid. Another acces point configured as bridge on A and ...
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Right to install printer driver from printer server

Previously, I have posted on stackoverflow, because I was believe that code is wrong. My goal is to check printer and tray on printer server and display this on a web page. When I run pool with admin ...
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How to Manage Server-pushed Printers on Individual Workstation (Printer Properties Issue in Programs)

I'm troubleshooting a print issue on a particular workstation, Windows 7 Pro. I can open Devices and Printers and access all the info, like Printer Properties, Printing Preferences, etc., from there. ...
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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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Can I disable WSD (Web Services for Devices) on Server 2012/R2? How?

I am looking for a way to disable WSD on Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2. Basically, a number of our printers on a number of our print server have decided that using this bloody service is better than ...
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AD print group not working in some cases

On our computer network there are many printers, and for some groups the task of connecting the closest printer has been sort of automated by creating a security group named print- When we add ...
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How does “net use” work in windows 7 for printer connection?

I've been using "net use" successfully to connect to shared drives on my network with Windows 7. Now, I am trying to connect a Windows 7 computer to a shared printer on a windows 7. So, on the ...
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Ping/print successful, cannot scan to network or access web interface for printer

We have an odd issue with one of our printers. As stated in the title, we can ping the printer, run a traceroute, can print and even scan if we use the Brother Control Center app but we're switching ...
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Set printers up on a per-room basis using Group Policy

Trying to build a new Group Policy structure on a secondary school site. Technical context: Windows environment 2008 R2 domain Windows 7 on all machines 3 print servers Logical context: Most ...
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Deploy CUPS printer to domain

I can add CUPS printer to any Windows system easily enough with http://server:631/printers/printername, but when I use the same URL on Group Policy Editor's Deploy Printer wizard, it recognizes it as ...
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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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When using “Type 4” print driver print jobs are faint

Bit of a strange one; when printing to a networked HP LaserJet 500 MFP M525 using a "Type 4" printer driver the print jobs are faint (ie black text comes out dark grey). If I download and install a ...
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Windows Server 2008 Web Edition Networked Printer Limitations

I am told by network admin that windows 2k8 web has a networked/shared printer cap, that is I can only see 10 networked printers but no more, I don't yet have an environment to prove it right or ...
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RDS 2012 printer stops working for some users and work after delete&reinstall

I'm having an issue with RDS2012. My setup : -print-srv (2012 r2 server) -rds-serv (2012 r2 server) I have ~ 50 terminal users and the problem happens randomly across that pool, at ...
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Server 2012 cannot print to network printer

I am having an issue with server 2012 not being able to print. Issue: Cannot print via TCP/IP from the server / Shared printing from clients. I can connect printers over the network through TCP/IP ...
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Is it safe to use Direct ip to a printer that is already managed by Windows print server?

There's a customer to which we connect using VPN. They don't have reverse access to our network. We need to connect to their server with remote desktop and print documents on our office printer. ...
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What permissions/rights are necessary for users to scan-to-email from MFP devices?

We just purchased 250 HP MFP225 devices and are able to get scan-to-email to work for domain admins but not regular users. Is there a succinct list of rights/permissions needed for this functionality? ...
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Printing preferences item level tagerting not working

I am trying to get Item level Targeting to work in Printing Preferences. This is on the Computer side. I have the security group set in ILT. On the object management screen, the Security Filtering ...
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Win Terminal Server/RDS - dynamic printer mapping after session reconnect

I am trying to figure out this Problem: When a user disconnects his/her RDS (on Windows Server 2012 R2) session in Office 1 and reconnects in Office 2, then still all the Printers relevant to Office 1 ...
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Restrict IIS internet printing to “Connect only”

I want to create a print "selfservice" for our company. I think the easiest way would be if the colleagues could just click on a link to connect the printer. What I found is the internet printing ...
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Slow Network Printing over OpenVPN / Windows Server 2008

Our setup is as follows: Two offices (A and B) connected with OpenVPN Access Server. One Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Housed in remote datacenter. Terminals at both offices connect through RDP ...
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Network printers randomly print blank documents

We have two printers connected straight through Ethernet without a print server, one is a Samsung M2875FD, and the other one a Dell 1320c. Since we installed the Samsung printer, everybody noticed ...
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Default Printer causing printing issues

I apologize if this is not the place for this question, please let me know. We are running a Windows Server domain with multiple networked printers. Some of our label printers will change their ...
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Get statuses of network printers

we are tasked with finding exactly how many pages were printed by all IP printers on a fairly large network, and then doing a lot of things with that data. There are about 15 different printer ...
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Renaming deployed printers

Is it possible to rename printers that have been deployed through a 2008R2 server without disruption in service? The printers are not listed or pushed out through GPO, just deployed through the print ...
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Multiple Print Queues for 1 printer

I have a large amount of network printers that were setup with ridiculous names that mean nothing. Since our users are very hesistant to change, I'd like to create a second print queue for each ...
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Programatically Pull Account Track Data from Konica Minolta/Ricoh Copy Machines

To be safe, I checked the serverfault guidelines, and I think this question falls under management of 3rd party platforms or administration of networks. I'm sure I'm not the only sysadmin with this ...
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CUPS-PDF Output Filename Fix

I'm using Virtual PDF Printer with cups-pdf package in debian 7.7 wheezy. I have some problem with output PDF filename. It's work correctly when I Print .rtf document with wordpad. But, when I Print ...
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Error when trying to add a 32bit driver to Server 2008 64bit

We have some network printers that Toshiba suplies generic drivers for on the CD. Now installing the 64bit edition works fine on the Server, but when I try to add a 32bit driver for those clients, the ...
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Prevent users from sharing network printers in Server 2008R2 Win 7 environment

I have a server 2008R2-level AD domain in which all the printers are networked. I have a highly mobile workforce of about 350 in the facility, and when they move from one work area to another, they ...
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Simulate printers on AD network

I need to create an Active Directory lab that contains printers and test out various printer-related functionality (adding printers in AD, clients attaching to printers, printers, etc) Is there a ...