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Network Printer Issue

I have a Windows-7 Desktop at office. There is a network printer Dell MFP2335dn which is installed on this dekstop. The printer worked fine for me(I could print from my desktop), sometime back but ...
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HP universal print driver on Samsung SCX5935FN

Recently we've been faced with a very odd issue; our Samsung SCX5935FN skips the numbers "6" and "8" whenever it is asked to print a document. Everything else within the document is printed correctly, ...
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Windows 7 logon scripts — set default printer

I have been tasked with troubleshooting a logon script at a client site that among other things sets the default printer. The logon script is vbscript with the printer being set using Set ...
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CentOS as Printer Server

I have a network setup of 1x CentOS as Server and 10x Fedora as Workstations, the printer is connected to CentOS's USB port. I want this printer to print directly from fedora workstations and also ...
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Cannot print from XP on network print server 2K3 (hangs and crashes)

I have a Windows 2003 printer server up and running with 50 XP SP3 clients. One user (say user_a) cannot print : when trying to print a document (pdf, office, etc.) it hangs the software window and ...
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Web based printer status monitoring

I am looking for a simple solution to monitor the status of various printers/MFPs in the office and display the status on a HTML(or similar) page for office staff to view. The monitoring does not ...
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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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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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Jobs stuck in Print Queue on print server

I have a Server 2003 machine acting as a print server for about 20 printers. There is 1 printer which we are having issues with and it has 104 documents in its queue. I have attempted the "Cancel ...
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Recommendations: Good Network MFP Printer/Scanner [closed]

We have a small office that is expanding. At the moment we have 1x HP J6424 MFP, shared using it's built in network port. It is now becoming a headache, we have daily problems with people not being ...
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Network Printer or Share Printer on Server?

Small office, <10 users. USB printer which also has a network port. Is it better to share the printer by plugging the usb into the sevrer, and do a windows share, or use the built in network port? ...
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CUPS printer on Vritual Machine can be access via CUPS admin, but not by XP?

I have a Zebra label printer connected to a Linux Mint virtual machine. It was set up with CUPS and a Windows XP computer can then print to it via http://192.168.1.76:632/printers/labelprinter. That ...
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HP Officejet 4500 G510n-z Not Showing up in Remote Desktop (Terminal Services)

I installed this printer on a windows XP machine. First using the wireless option, and later using USB. In both cases when I connect to my other computer (also Windows XP) via terminal services and ...
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set pcl text to red

Given the windows PCL separator page with escape character '\' (without quotes), how would i set an arbitrary line to red, and then the next line back to black? heres the file so far: \ ...
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Dell printer goes offline after second print job

Dell printer goes offline(server connection) after second print job. Although the printer's display says it is ready. If you turn off then on the printer you can send one job and goes back ...
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Printer monitoring script (PowerShell)

I am going to write a script of some sort to check event viewer in a windows server 2003 for all printjobs, and then write them to a comma delimited textfile like printername_floor_room.txt I am ...
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How to assign output bin on HP4730?

We have an application that prints batches of invoices and when two users print same time, their jobs get interspersed because the application actually generates a separate job for each invoice. The ...
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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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Accessing printer from another subnet

I have a network composed of 2 subnets with this topology : Router1 (Freebox) : 192.168.0.XX Masq : 255.255.255.0 | |----- PC1 |----- PC2 |----- Printer1 | |----- Router2 (wrt610N with ...
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Canon IPF9000 full cartridge low-ink indication (need to reset it after fixing intake assembly)

I recently had a client that had a problem with his Canon IPF9000. It's a wide-format printer that is used in high-end printing. The quality of its prints is pretty outstanding. Well, my client had ...
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How to choose a printer for a mixed windows/mac office?

I am working on a process for choosing and purchasing a printer for a small office. Has anyone got advice on how to weigh criteria? We've already got two devices that meet some needs, and are open to ...
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how to find a share printer on LAN?

I just want to know how to discover a network printer IP address on LAN network or a share printer of someone else. Can I use nmap to discover network printer ? my network printer is HP laserjet ...
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How to track usage of a HP Network Printer?

I have a HP Printer (HP Color LaserJet CM1312 MFP Series PCL 6) installed which is used by nearly 200 PCs through LAN. I want to track the usage like: Who (IP Address) initiated the print task Time ...
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127.0.0.1 corrupted

I can't access my local printers with \\127.0.0.1\printername. Windows XP gives me an error message in my language which roughly translate to : "Impossible to complete this operation. You have ...
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IP conflicts with a networked printer

I have 2 computers (Mac with OS 9 and a desktop PC (XP)) that both print to a networked printer (large Xerox Phaser 7700). The printer and the two computers are networked through an old ethernet ...
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Windows 2008 Terminal Services “Easy Print” and Matrix Printers

Server: Windows 2008 Server Standard SP2 with "Terminal Services" role Clients: Windows XP SP3 + .NET 3.5 Framework SP1 + Remote Desktop Client 7.0 We are using "Easy Print" feature which allows ...
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Self-connecting printers

I work as an administrator in a small company using XP Professional on all computers and two servers with Win 2003 Server. Recently a very unusual problam occured one of the computers keeps connecting ...
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Linux CUPS auto re-add printer?

We have a Redhat machine (2.6.9-42.ELsmp) that runs CUPS. Once in a while, people send big files to the printer, and it gets stuck, so they restart the printer. After 300 seconds of it not responding, ...
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Reduce Printer Waste and Paper Usage

We have a computer lab that we need to reduce wasted paper/ wasteful printing. This is a open use student lab for students (no user accounts). Often times students will erroneously print the same ...
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Windows 7 shared printer hangs from Windows 2000

I have a Windows 7 x86 system and a printer that is shared publicly in my workgroup. When I try to print to that printer from a Windows 2000 Pro sp4 box, the print job gets into the printers queue, ...
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Manage printers / change passwords on multiple printers

I need to change two specific settings on MANY printers. Most are HP. I was given a print server from someone who has left. I need to change all the notification emails to go elsewhere as well as the ...
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AD network printer

I have a quite broad but troublesome question to ask. The problem is, one network printer (installed on the main fileserver and shared to workstations) tends to go offline from time to time without ...
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Accessing a shared USB printer outside the domain?

I have a setup with a Windows XP Professional computer joined to a domain. This computer has a USB printer installed, which is in turn shared. I can use this printer from other computers fine, as long ...
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Pos receipt printer

Is it possible to connect a receipt printer to a telephone for printing similar to how a Credit card terminal works when connected to a telephone line. Our clients donot have internet connections ...
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Unable to add any printers on Windows XP

One of my users' XP computer wouldn't start this morning - the problem turned out to be a corrupt registry, fixed with a chkdsk. Now everything is fine, except he's missing all his printers and can't ...
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Unix networked printer prints multiple copies

We have a networked printer that is connected to a HP-UX Unix server. We switched identical printers and setup the new one with the same IP as the old. Users can print from Windows fine to the ...
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Printer Redirection Tool

I have two machines (A & B), machine A has to be able print to a local printer. The issue is that the problem it can't have any printers connected to it (network or local) - so what I want to do ...
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How do I configure the IP address of an IBM 4247-003 printer?

Apparently this is really hard. The printer was bought to replace a twinax-connected printer, but the installer was struggling with two issues: How do you set the IP address, netmask and gateway for ...
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What is a DSS server for HP printers and where is it installed?

I'm working with some HP printers and I'm getting the error "DSS Authentication. Unexpected failure." I'm trying to locate the DSS server and trying to figure out what version the server is. ...
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Delete old windows print jobs

On our primary windows 2003 print server we share about 500 printers. We typically have about 50 stuck print jobs. Although far from the end of the world it bugs the hell out of me and I tend to end ...
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Altering the horizontal alignment on a Lexmark T642

I have a user that is printing on top of pre-printed forms on a Lexmark T642 and so the page alignment needs to be very exact so that the data they print lines up with the boxes. Currently the form ...
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Has anyone managed to install an HP All-In-One printer on 64-bit Windows

I'm trying to set up an HP All-In-One printer (6310) on a 64-bit Windows 7 system. The setup for the driver software runs OK, but fails to connect to the printer across the network. I haven't tried ...
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Remote desktop select which printer from local resource

When connecting to Windows XP via Remote Desktop (mstsc), you can select which local resources you want to take with you to the remote desktop (disc drives, clipboard, printers). Is there a way to ...
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How do I print from across the Internet using CUPS

I work as the programmer/IT guy at a small company and I've run into a bit of a problem. Hardware is assembled here at the office but the hardware face plates are screen printed at my house by my ...