Printing is the writing of data in a human-readable format onto durable media such as paper.

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How can I provide print service to wifi guests?

I have been tasked with researching a method of providing printing service for guests on our wireless network. Currently they are on a firewalled VLAN with private network access restricted (they ...
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PCL XL error Warning: IllegalMediaSource

While printing to a network shared printer, some documents printed from Windows XP machines cause an additional page to be printed with the following text PCL XL error Warning: ...
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Domain printers appear offline on non-domain PCs

Our organization must be able to offer non-domain PC's printing facilities using our domain printserver and since Windows 7 was released, it seems that the Kerberos ticket/printing authentication ...
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Two network printers in failover?

situation - small network of 25 PC windows 7, two network (connected via network cable, dedicated fixed IP address) printers (Xerox WorkCenter 7120). Office divided in two parts, each part has its own ...
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Laptop installing a printer without UAC elevation

I'm at my wits' end on this one. Scenario End-user is trying to print at home to her wireless printer, a LaserJet Pro M1217nfw. Every time she tries to connect, it asks for admin privileges to ...
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Windows Server 2012 Can't Print

I know this may sound incredibly stupid and there is probably an easy solution but I can't seem to find it. Friends of mine recently upgraded their server for their small business from the POS old ...
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Remote Desktop Printing Issues

We have a remote non-AD application server running Windows 2008 R2. Users are logging in via RDP and attempting to print Word documents (Word 2007) to their local printer and from time to time if the ...
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What permissions could a printer driver require?

Windows 7 Professional, 32bit We have a specialized printer for specific production tasks. This printer's driver has a strange problem where some of the options in the Printer Preferences are ...
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Remote desktop user print to another user printer

I have windows server 2003. What permissions is required, to user bob can print on printer who is attached to computer where sits alice. Of course, booth users are connected to server. At this moment ...
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Windows clients XP and 2000 “Log spooler information events” through GPO

I have some clients (XP and 2000) on which I would like to enable printing of documents on local printers. Therefor I need to enable "Log spooler information events" on the Advanced Tab of the Print ...
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Print Server Force Page Orientation, Paper Size, etc

We have a naive application that prints without having configurable options for page orientation, paper size, etc. The solution has been to create multiple queues for each set of configuration ...
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How can I force/cause an error or hung job in a print queue

I am currently trying to design a powershell script to check if any of the printers attached to a Win Server 2003R2 have jobs stuck in the queue. so far I am doing: Get-WmiObject -class ...
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Printer recognized but not printing. CUPS

I'm using a HP 1000 J110 connected to a server which I access via ssh. I use lsusb and it appears there. Then, I Pasted the PPD on the /etc/cups/ppd/ folder... Is the ppd my pc uses to print when ...
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Setting up IIS in server 2008 to be a user that can print to a local printer

I have a internet site where that I use for invoice creation. A client can login create an invoice/workorder and then the site will print it to a local printer attached to the server for people to ...
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Windows Server 2008 Server in VM, in domain: Can not print, access denied

I'm having an issue with printing from a particular application from our Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit with licensed Remote Desktop Services (running in Amazon EC2). When I connect via Remote Desktop ...
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Change USB device owner

I have a USB printer that when I connect to the computer it's owned by the user root and the group lp, and it's file permission is rw-rw----, so I have to print via apache/php script. To solve this ...
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Reduced page size when printing via rdp

I am facing a issue with printing on some printers via RDP using the easyprinting feature. The client is windows 7 Home, and the servers is Win2K8. The issue is if I print the same document from the ...
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Printer shows server offline error for only some computers

I'm having trouble with an HP LJ 1022n printer. The connection is as follows: Printer connected via usb to desktop (shared options set, discoverability, etc) Desktop connected to switch and set up ...
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Easiest way to let random people connect to a public printer?

We have a resource area for guests to come to research. We also offer free printing. This works fine from our desktops where the printer drivers are already installed. But when people bring their ...
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How do I share a Multi-Printer as lpr port on windows server 2012?

I have a printer connected to my windows 2012 server and would like to share it so that other devices can print and scan from it using an lpr port Is this possible?
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Linux workstation as a printing proxy

HP LaserJet 1005 is connected to Windows 7 (x86) workstation and we cannot change that (it needs to be Windows 7 and needs to be connected there). Windows XP 32 bits drivers are used because HP does ...
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Extremely Slow Login: Group Policy Printers

I'm having a few issues with a specific GPO that's causing 5+ minute delays on logins (not just initial logins either). The server is running Windows Server 2012 I'm adding printers under ...
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How can I make a shared printer with separator page not access a different paper tray?

From within Windows 2003 we have deployed printers using group policy. These printers have worked for several years this way and recently in a computer lab we decided to add a separator page to flag ...
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AD - deploying printers to XP machines, pushprinterconnections.exe errror

I'm a newbie in AD domain administration. I'd like to deploy our printers to client workstations mostly running WXP. Windows Server 2012, added Print Management feature, followed a tutorial on ...
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Printers intermittently not being set as default

We have a lab of computers with printers being deployed to and set as default with Group Policy Preferences, but we're getting a large number of users who don't pick up the default settings. There's ...
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Documentation For The “Other” ntp (HP/Epson Printing)

Until this afternoon, I only knew ntp as network time protocol. But installed on our Windows 2008 server is a different ntp as shown below with ntp -?. I am looking for documentation above and beyond ...
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Printing to Xerox with XSA accounting from Linux

My company has a lot of Ubuntu 12.04 desktops and a new Xerox ColorQube 8900S networked printer. Using the .ppd file from Xerox I can print to the printer fine, unless XSA accounting is turned on. At ...
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Excluding single user from global Remote Desktop Session Host setting

I'm having a problem with printers and remote desktop (terminal server). At the moment, I have set the Session Host settings to not allow default local printer to be set as default in the ...
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Network printer - Print direct or via shared printer on Server?

It has occurred to me that a workstation can connect to a printer in either of two ways: Printing directly to the IP of the printer with the print driver installed locally. Printing to a ...
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Printing to shared printers across VPN

I have a program that prints labels at five remote sites. Two sites, aren't working, but the rest are with an identical (as far as I can tell) setup. Using Wireshark, I have determined that the ...
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Trouble with Remote Desktop pulling through printers. Drive Redirection works, and the ports created but not the printers

I've run out of things to look into. All the support documents have been gone through and still provide no resolution. I've checked the service permissions, (sc sdshow spooler) they all match up with ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Apply New permissions to all printers on server

We setup a new 64bit Print Server (Server 2008 R2) and on our previous print server we had the helpdesk as a member of the power users group, and gave them "Manager Printers" so they could change ...
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Why do I get an “UpgradePrinter” message?

I have an HP OfficeJet 6000 e609a. It's a network printer. This printer gets the same IP granted by the router each time via DHCP reservation. I can visit that static IP and see the printer's simple ...
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Which ports to open on host firewall so that network printing and scanning works? [closed]

I have a multi-functional machine which is both a laser printer and a scanner (Samsung SC-4705ND) I am not able to make the scanner work with the (software) firewall installed in my computer turned ...
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Trying to prevent server printers on terminal servers

We have 4 servers running windows 2008 r2. We have a separate print server and users are able to connect to and use shared printers. However the terminal servers appear to create local printers for ...
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Print jobs not being deleted from spooler

On our LAN I have one particular machine that seems to be clogging up the spooler/queue every time it prints to one particular printer. Server 2008 Print Server; Win7 Box. Every other machine can ...
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HP LasterJet P2035 not mapping on remote desktop

I am connecting from a Windows 7 Pro laptop to a remote 64bit Windows 2008 R2 server via Remote Desktop. My local laptop has a networked HP LaserJet P2035 printer set as the default printer. When I ...
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Why *do* windows print queues occasionally choke on a print job

Y'know they way windows print queues will occasionally stop working with a print job at the head of the queue which just won't print and which you can't delete? Anyone know whats going on when this ...
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Printing to a remote printer through the internet

I have a remote network (A) that is connected to a head office (B) through a private network. Network A only has 1 PC that requires the connection, and this is into a terminal server at network B. We ...
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Inter-vlan routing issues

I've been brought in to help administer a network and I've run into an issue - I'm not sure why this one is beyond me, however I figure an extra set of eyes on the problem may help resolve the issue. ...
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Upgrading HP Printer Firmware

Is there a quick way of upgrading the firmware on HP Printers? Some have instructions for upload the files via FTP, some through visiting the printer and uploading the firmware from a USB stick, and ...
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Can't print from some hosts on the network

I have a HP Color LaserJet CM6040 connected on a network, and have many hosts (laptops) connected wirelessly to it, but some of the hosts can't print on this printer. I've restarted the printer and ...
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HP Wireless Printer not working

I have installed an HP DeskJet 4620 driver on a win 7 machine. All works perfectly for several days, and than printing is not longer possible. Instead I get the message: "Unable to communicate with ...
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Printer spooler spoolsv.exe crashes

We have a problem with a Windows 7 print spooler. There is a Windows 2011 Small Business Server running as print server and 2 computers in the network their print spooler keeps crashing at random. The ...
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Print server vs. printer sharing on Windows Server

On my new Windows Server 2012 I've installed a printer and shared it via the Sharing tab: I'm not in a Windows domain (just a regular work group) and printing works fine. Now there's also the ...
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Printer redirection on server 2003

On windows server 2003 when one user connects to the server via RDP the default printer of the server for her profile does not change to the redirected printer of the session. This only happens with ...
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Is there a way to have a web-based app (using Google Chrome) auto-print? [closed]

I am building a web-based application. My users will utilize Google Chrome exclusively. I want to have auto-print when certain pages are opened without the typical Google Chrome print dialogue. Is ...
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Can splitting an access database cause printer and reporting issues?

We have a setup in which our users log into an access database using MS Access 2003 over an RDP connection. The backend database (.mdb) is accessed by our users with their frontend database (.mde) ...
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Network printer not detected but still works

We just set up a Canon iR 1024 printer as a shared Network printer. (It was used before by two people and they were connected on the same switch.) Now it is in another subnet and from other subnets ...
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How to add multiple printer profiles for a network printer on Windows XP?

I have several computers connected to a single network printer. I want to add a second profile for the network printer so that I can give it different printing properties (landscape vs portrait). We ...