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

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Group Policy Preferences Printers Server 2008R2 Error 0x80070bc4 does not set default printer after a printer has been created

Alright after calling upon the almighty Google I have been unable to find a good solutions to this problem along with many other users. So I am turning to Server Fault for some support here. I am in ...
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Can't clear que for printer on the network

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, so forgive me if I am out of line. I'm having some printer problems with our server. When I look at the printer connected to our network, I see ...
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Upgrade to Wheezy - CUPS printing to lpd printers is 6x slower

We have Debian Squeeze 32-bit servers that print PDFs to Xerox DocuColor printers. The PDFs are processed in about six seconds. We are in the process of upgrading our servers to Wheezy 64-bit. We ...
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Connect printer to server and avoid clients to map it directly

How can I connect a printer to my server. So clients cant connect to it directly ? I tried add another etnernetcard and give it a other static ip but that just work wierd when im and my server give ...
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How do i enforce duplex printing on Server 2012

Is it possible to enforce duplex printing by default for every users on AD. Unless the user deliberately choose to print single sided, all print jobs should be duplex (double-sided). Is it possible ...
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Reverting “Do you want to find PC's, devices and content”

We are having some problems with printers automatically being added on a 2012R2 RDS host, and suspect the following dialog (where we pressed Yes) to be the issue.. How can this setting be reverted? ...
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Cups is not printing with “Filter Failed” message — how to get more info?

I have a laser printer (Samsung ML-2010) that is in good condition, it works in Windows and old linuxes, but not with my fresh installation of ArchLinux. The printer is recognised and configured, but ...
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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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Printing on Windows 8 64-Bit through Windows Server 2008 (32 Bit) RemoteApp

We have a network where our server is running on Windows Server 2008 (32 Bit) and a client computer is running on Windows 8.1 (64 bit) with a local printer attached to the client. The printer is an ...
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windows overwrites cups drivers

I'm currently trying to enforce grayscale printing at the company I work at. I have added the printer (sharp mx2600n) to the cups server using the ppd file. on the web interface i set the color mode ...
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How can i print to an alternate LPD port from Windows Server 2012?

I have a Mac setup using LPD to a remote printer/port and it works great. I'm trying to add the same printer on a Windows server and it fails. I've tried standard TCP/IP port specifying the IP as 9.3....
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Printing PDF - prints 50Mb from 1Mb PDF file ..

I have this PDF file which is just 1Mb - 30 pages . So when I send it to printer ( HP 1320 ) i see that computer sends almost 50Mb to the printer. How is that possible ? I know that PDF is ...
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Managing print jobs - Output jobs from different users to different trays

Is there a way from any printer vendor, or perhaps with Windows Print Spooling to send print jobs from different users to output on a different tray? For example, slipping smaller jobs in between ...
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Is it possible to regulate printer permissions based upon computer OU

Lets say my domain is structured as follows: For the computers: DOMAIN\North\Computers\OU1\PC1 DOMAIN\North\Computers\OU1\PC2 DOMAIN\North\Computers\OU1\PC2 . . . DOMAIN\North\Computers\OU1\PCN ...
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Printing from BYOD to internal printer

I have external contractors sitting in my office that have access to various file shares via Citrix (they are not on our internal network). These contractors require printing. Is there a way to ...
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Too Many Printer Redirection Ports on Windows 2008 R2

We have a Windows 2008 R2 server with Printer Redirection, that clients connect to via Remote Desktop/Terminal Services. When there are a lot of users logged in to the server simultaneously, many of ...
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printing from x86 terminal server to a x64 machine

I have a Windows Server 2008 x86 Application server. Upgrading is not an option at this point. I have clients connecting to the remote application and trying to print. The x86 users have no issue but ...
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Print to remote office printer without VPN/WAN link

We currently have roughly 20 remote offices who are connected to our main site using consumer grade broadband and a VPN tunnel. The majority of these offices have at least 2 printers. Remote users log ...
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Printing RAW jobs from AIX 5.3 to Windows Server 2008 R2

We're trying to move a program from a legacy Windows 2003 print server over to a Windows 2008 R2 one. The program takes output sent from an AIX server and then processes it. It gets the data by way ...
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Powershell scan for network attached printers

Currently I'm working on creating a PS script to scan a network and retrieve all of the Windows Servers, their product keys, SQL Server product keys, CPU, RAM, Network Shares and Services on all the ...
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Printer lpd daemon refuses print job if a command's new-line sent separately — bug?

I'm encountering some printer LPD daemons which work fine if the new-line is sent in the same packet as the command, but break if the new-line is sent in a separate packet. Is that a bug in these ...
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Symantec Enpoint Protection blocking mapped printer install

We're having a strange issue with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) version 12.1 on Windows 7 clients. When our users try to map a new network printer from our print server (double-click on the ...
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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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Why can't I upload drivers to my Samba print server?

I've just set up a CentOS 6.5 64-bit VM with CUPS (1.4.2) and Samba (3.6.9) and can print from my Windows 7 64-bit machine quite happily. The shared printer is a Kyocera FS-2100DN, for which I ...
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Print documents to PDF files via command line in Wine

I have a task to use Wine on Linux distributive for work with MS Office files doc[x] / xls[x] / ppt[x] and pdf via virtual printer. Output formats I need are png or jpg. This is for converter of ...
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Forced Print Server Defaults Without Restriction

Here's our scenario. Windows 2k8 print server hosting a large Ricoh multi-function color laser printer for everyone in the office to use. Printers are NOT deployed with Group Policy. Management ...
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Is there a way to find out what printers a user has mapped remotely?

Remotely as in via command line. Not sure if there's a reg key or something similar I can peek at to see if a user has the correct printers mapped.
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How to turn off notifications about toner low

Some of our users are complaining about the fact that the receive a notification (system tray icon of the print queue) about consumable being low into the printer they are printing to. Even if it ...
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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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Access Denied when using Copy to LPT port

I print some data to a connected printed via the dos COPY command. It works great when the printer is set to "spool" but when using "print directly to printer" windows returns an access denied error. ...
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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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MICR check printing through Linux (EBS)

We are currently working to get a new MICR check printer (Troy Micr - HP Laserjet 600 M601) printing correctly with Oracle EBS. Our EBS installation runs on Oracle Enterprise Linux (Redhat Based). The ...
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DOS printer text output has wrong characters on “new” computer

I'm trying to rescue an old DOS 6.2 application that originally ran on a 486 DX2 computer. I've moved the hard drive into a relatively newer Celeron 633, and everything seems to work fine except for ...
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Mystery Print Separator Page

Good morning! After a recent site upgrade to WebSphere 7.0 from 6.1 on an AIX server, our users reported a print separator page appearing on a certain type of report, and only on one printer. ...
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Print over the internet from a remote linux session locally (on a Windows 7 machine) to the shared printers?

I'm trying to use a linux virtual machine as a file server for windows clients. I have successfully implemented remote file sharing (samba+ssh) with which I am able to print locally with a little ...
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How to make cups to automatically redirect prints that have more than 10 pages to specific printer

I have 2 printers on my cups server. I want that when the print has more than 10 pages, it would be redirected to a specific printer. How can I do that?
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How do I load Windows printer drivers on a Samba 4 print server?

Premise / status: I've set up Samba 4 as an AD controller, and, according to the instructions on the howto, have established a [print$] share that should allow me to "upload printer drivers for Point'...
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windows xp - how to add a ipp printer by batch/vbs

I need to deploy printers using IPP in the logon script (batch/vbs). I found the following script to do this: rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /if /q /b "r011-printer01 " /f %windir%\inf\ntprint....
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Manage redirected print queues from RD users on Server 2008 as Administrator

How can I view the all the print queues on a 2008 server, even redirected ones created by remote desktop users? When I log into a Server 2008 Server as Administrator, and I view the Printers folder (...
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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 can'...
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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 one....
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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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Spoof IPP response in firewall?

How I do to spoof a IPP "Unauthorized" response? Have read the IPP specification documents but cannot find exactly how a IPP response should look like. Any examples? Basically, I have a IPP printer ...
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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 ...