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Missing a Generic/Text Only printer driver?

I have a program that needs a printer with the Generic/Text Only driver to print shipping documents.Some users in China (who use Windows XP and Windows 7) don't have the option to select this driver ...
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One KONICA MINOLTA printer reset to defaults settings on each reboot - Windows 7

I have a problem with the KONICA MINOLTA 224e printer driver for Windows 7 pro 64 bit. When a user changes the printer settings from the control panel, for example switching from color to mono, the ...
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How to limit usb 2.0 port to work as usb 1.1 in ubuntu?

Ive got problem with kvm usb forwarding and printing (windows xp guest goes BSOD when i try to print something). Ive been adviced to change usb to 1.1 version. That only kvm works with 1.1 not 2.0 ...
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0x80070bc4 No printers were found from Group Policy

We have several printers being deployed via Group Policy. We are constantly getting: '0x80070bc4 No printers were found.' error message on all of our printers every time a user logs into the system. ...
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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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Are dot matrix printers still used anywhere?

I remember working as a summer IT support guy in a warehouse where orders were printed on carbon copy paper using a dot matrix printer. Are those noisy beasts still around in some special uses or is ...
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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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Deleted printers keeps coming back - and multiply

My users are on 2012 R2 RDS Session Host servers. I've used "Deploy Printers" (from Print Manager) to deploy 4 printers. The last week, I've had a lot of problems where users can't print. If I ...
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HP P4014n will only print letter size

Had a user using HP P4014n locally, device suddenly stopped printing, I removed the printer, and uninstalled and reinstalled the printer drivers. Then readded printer. Now it will not auto-detect ...
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File & Printer Sharing not working on Windows Server 2008 R2

When trying to share an existing printer i receive the following error message: printer settings could not be saved. operation could not be completed (error 0x00000001) I have already tried ...
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Prints sent to redirected remote desktop printers do not print

I have an HP Photosmart 7510 printer attached to my workstation (Windows 8.1 x64) that is functioning properly. I RDP into a 2012 R2 x64 server and print a simple string from notepad.exe to the ...
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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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Restricting Print clients from downloading updated driver from print server

I have the following environment : Print Server : Windows 2008 R2 Print Clients : Windows 7/ Windows 8.1 I am upgrading my print queues on the print server to a recent version of the driver and the ...
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Power Conditioners and Laser Printers [closed]

Is it safe to plug a laser printer into a power conditioner? In this case, it is a Brother HL-2170W plugged into a Panamax M5400-EX.
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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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Why can't I see the Printer? [closed]

I have a Small Network set up as follows: Internet>Modem>Router A     Printer     Workstations Dept A     Router B ...
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Turning on one PC causes another PC to boot up also

When a particular user logs into her Windows 7 PC (PC A) on my LAN, another Windows 7 PC (PC B) will turn on, if it isn’t turned on already. The one thing these two PCs have in common is that PC B ...
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Shared Printer Migration 2008R2 to 2012R2

I have used the Print Management app to manage printers and export printers and later import them to servers of the same OS, though I have not found out about importing a 2008R2 Export into a 2012R2 ...
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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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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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Brother 4150 CDN “Deep Sleep” How do I disable? [closed]

We own a Brother 4150 CDN printer which has a "deep sleep" feature that makes the printer stop working until someone pushes a button. The maximum wait before deep sleep is 210 minutes. Is there a way ...
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Can I connect all the available network printers without using a logonscript?

In our organisation we have around 30 printers an we are currently connecting for the user all the printers using a logon script that calls the command line app con2prt for a series of printers. ...
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HP laserjet shows offline on server but is pingable

We have three HP Laserjet 9000n printers, in addition to others, networked on Server 2003 R2. The three printers are wired through a Linksys mini switch. All three printers have appropriate drivers ...
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Install certificate chain on Konica Minolta C280

I am trying to install a certificate issued by our company CA on our Konica Minolta C280 printer. We have a company root ca installed on our desktops, which has issued an intermediate certificate, ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Print Server. Copying printer and giving new driver

Is there a way of copying a printer on a print server (Server 2008 R2) and then giving it a new name and new print driver? In a nutshell - 1 printer but with two names. Thanks
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2008 R2 RDS Client Printers Disappearing?

So my issue is something I can find nothing on and is very hard to track down. I am working with Microsoft and Citrix support but am getting nowhere and my client is becoming frustrated on the lack ...
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Can't seem to setup RICOH to scan to SBS 2008 shared folder

Banging my head against any hard surface trying to figure out why I cannot connect the RICOH copier to a shared folder on my SBS 2008. Here's the particulars: New SBS 2008 Server New Network ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 fails to detect when a shared printer is online

This is the scenario that i have: -Windows Vista workstation with 2 Alegro label printers installed and shared; -Windows 7 workstation with 2 Datamax label printers installed and shared; -Windows ...
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Best practice deploy printer in 2012R2 RDSH?

I have 3 servers with 2012 R2 RDS Session Host, where my users log on. I have 4 printers. What is best practice to deploy these 4 printers to my users?... Using GPO shared printers or Deploy ...
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LPT passthru and RDP not working

I have RDP settings set to pass all devices thru however a device shared and captured on the local workstation is not accessible in the RDP session. For example, if I do "type filename.txt > LPT2" or ...
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SNMP Printer Output Count

I am trying to monitor the output of a wide-format printer (HP Designjet T120) with SNMP. I have been messing with this sporadically for a few days since I am new to SNMP. I'd like to know the total ...
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Switch won't enable ports connected to network printers

I recenlty set up two different switches in two different locations and had similar problems with both of them when it comes to connecting a network printer. Switches: Switch 1: Netgear GS724T 24 ...
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Unable to remove network printer deployed via GPO

I was wondering if anybody had any advice on this. I had a network printer that was deployed via GPO to client machines running Windows 7 in a mixed 2003-2008 environment. There was also a local ...
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How to map terminal service printer port to something like COMx?

I'd like to state my environment configuration first as follows: A Zebra label printer with serial port (RS232) (print script .bat uses serial port only) A serial cable (RS232) suitable for the ...
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Issues With Printer GPO

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 print server. The client machines are Windows 7 Professional. I am having issues with user accounts not getting the printer added when they login. Things that I have ...
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Did the solar event mess up my wireless printers?

I have 5 wireless printers on my network, Brother HL-2170CWs, and not long after the massive solar flare on Tuesday, 2 of the 5 wireless printers are failing to connect to the network.
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HP LaserJet 1300 printer “Print Error”, Windows 7 x64 [closed]

PC: Dell precision T4300 Printer: HP LaserJet 1300 The printer connected via USB. Worked fine under Windows XP. Now I installed Windows 7 x64 (clean install), installed PCL5 drivers (USB plug-n-play ...
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Printer GPO - [ hr = 0x80070706 “The print processor is unknown.” ]

Having some trouble on Windows Server 2012 / Windows 8 getting a Printer GPP (computer) to work. Printer GPP is created in: Computer config -> Preferences -> Control panel -> Printers but fails ...
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Printer proxy between different subnets

I have a Xerox WC 7120 network printer on IP a.a.a.a/24. An eternal client application prints to that printer via a VPN tunnel. I will have to move that printer to a different subnet c.c.c.c/24. Is ...
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Locked Print settings disapper on workstations

we have a RICOH MFD and its queue ison a print servers ; few people accesing it via windows 7 workstations , have issues. They set the Locked print preference in Print Preferences -> one click print ...
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Removing print driver from print server

How can I remove driver from print server? Actually I remove it with print server snap-in, but I also need to clear all footprints it left (registry, folders etc.). Anyone knows?
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Windows - Command for adding new printer port type using inf files

Is there any batch or powershell command to add new printer port type using inf files. I am able to see only below commands for adding TCP-IP and LPR ports and not port type. rundll32 - Install ...
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How to scan printers on Nessus?

When I try to scan a printer with Nessus 4.4.1 I got the following message: Do not scan printers The remote host appears to be a fragile device and will not be scanned. How can I enable ...
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Windows Server 2008: How to add a network printer to all users in Active Directory

We have an office with about 10 members and 4 printers. All of the printers are network printers with their own IP adress. All the users are part of the smae group in Active Diretory. The AD is ...
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How to allow workstations to see printer fonts on shared printer?

I recently upgraded a small company's computers. The new computers did not have parallel port cards so I bought a few parallel to USB adapters. These work fine on the local workstation, but if I then ...
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User's printer switches almost daily between USB002 and USB003

I have a user with a Dell Latitude D620 with a simple Dell dock in her office. She has a Brother MFC-7860DW printer connected to a USB 2.0 port on the dock. Often (possibly 3x a week) she will come ...
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Trouble with Brother Printer using Terminal Server

I have printer redirection enabled on a terminal server and a Brother HL-6180DW printer, which has a second tray with legal size paper. On a local computer, both trays are available after adding it ...
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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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Limited user requires admin rights for plug and play printer?

I have a small fleet of laptops that aren't part of a domain running Windows XP Pro SP3 as limited users. They are used for printing different shipping documents. I have a script that runs when they ...