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

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HP Print Administrator's Resource Kit (PARK) - Is it really useful? [on hold]

I'm in the process of establishing print queues on a Win 2012 R2 server, with a few HP printers with static IPs. I stumbled across HP's Print Administrator's Resource Kit (aka PARK). I was wondering ...
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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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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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How to get connected over IPP using SSL via AddPrinter() call?

I had three printers in my network. All of these three are using self-signed certificate. Only for one printer, I am getting error GetLastError() – 1797 – Printer Driver Unknown I had compared ...
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Is Easy Print working on my Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS server

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 server with the Remote Desktop Services role and I'm working on getting printer redirection working. My users are in remote locations from the server and I want their ...
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CUPS remote print queues

In my network, there are multiple printers over many locations, all connected to a single CUPS server via whatever protocols they require. Client machines on the network need to print to the printers ...
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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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windows 2008 R2 TS printer security - can't take owership

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with Terminal server role installed. I'm seeing a problem with an ordinary user who is member of local printer operators group on the server. If the user opens a cmd ...
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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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Shared Printers Timing out / default printer unassigned

We seem to be having a strange issue with one of our sites and the printing setup. Below is the infrastructure setup ServerA - Print server, will all printers being shared from this server, server ...
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Keep printed documents on Windows Server 2008 R2 Print Server

I've setup Windows 2008 R2 as print server. I have checked option Keep printed document option for all printers and it works fine. Users print their stuff and i can see what they are doing. Problem ...
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VBScript:Verifying if printer share exists

Is there a way to determine in VBScript, if a print share is in existence on a print server? The idea is to remove the connection to that printer in the event the share is removed from the server. A ...
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windows printer spool gets stuck with file at 64kb from linux and mac

Hi I have two printers one on a file server with windows 2003, and other with windows XP. The thing is that when i try to print from my machine, my file stays in queue for ever, it says 64kb out of ...
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Not all settings in Printing Defaults applying to clients

I have a server 2012R2 print server sharing a few printers to Windows 7 clients. One of my printers is a MFP, specifically a Konica Minolta Bizhub C280 which I need to apply some settings to. I've ...
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Configuring cups to accept multiple jobs from Mac end users

I have a CUPS server up and running with a print release station working fine. I'm not just trying to fine tune it. Right now my mac end users have their print jobs stack up in their local queue, and ...
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Printer server hostname changed - deploy printers via GPO no longer works

We use the Deploy Printers feature of local group policy in Windows 8.1, so that our users can log into any machine and printers will already be configured. This was working flawlessly for all users ...
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Scan through USB connected printer on Print Server

I have two printers, a Lexmark laser printer, and a Canon colour printer/scanner. They are both hooked up via USB to my Print Server. They are set up in Print Management and shared as \\PS1\Lexmark ...
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Problem with paper size when printing [closed]

We have a really strange problem here with the printers in our company. We have several users travelling often from Europe to the US and back. Their laptops are set up in the US. So all their ...
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Windows Server 2012 Terminal Server Print job not removed after Printing

we have Windows 2012 Terminal Server with latest Patches. Installed is a Shar MX-M314n Network Printer with latest PCL6 drivers. If I as "administrator" print a Test Page or a User (no administrator ...
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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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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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Need help with local network printing while using VPN on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop

I can print to my HP printer via the LAN when I'm not connected to the VPN. When connected to the VPN, printing fails. OpenVPN 2.1.0 x86_64-pc-linux-gnu [SSL] [LZO2] [EPOLL] [PKCS11] [MH] [PF_INET6] ...
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How can I manage remote site printers?

Please bear with me, my server and networking knowledge is not amazing. The company that I work for has a central 'Head Office'. This is where our server room is located. We have a bunch of Windows ...
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Branch office printers listed in directory

About a month ago we added a branch office site to our corporate domain via site-to-site VPN. A domain controller was set up at the remote site to manage logons and printers for about 10-12 employees. ...
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How to manage multiple printers?

I have about 15 printers in my organization. We are currently dealing with the problem that when we change or add one (or god forbid, more) printers we have to go to each client PC, remove the old ...
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CUPS Print Server; Multiple Destinations

We have about 15 printers in our office, each one a different make or model, and requiring a different driver, with differing locations as well, ranging from peoples desks to breakrooms. Due to this, ...
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Client computers (W7) asking update PDFCreator printer drivers (2008R2)

For over 18 months it has been working. Suddenly, without any updates (server is not connected to the Internet) and nothing is being pushed to it, all client computers (over 100 of them) are asking to ...
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How to automate PDF printing

I'm looking to automate the printing of PDF's from a Windows 2008 Server to an IPP Printer. Are there any options for PDF printing built directly into the OS? Does anyone have experience with good ...
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How to better track and debug what happens with files stuck in the print spooler?

I have a print server running Windows Server 2012 which is shared in a domain and is used by terminal services clients. The domain network spans between countries using tunnels and in some ...
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Linux printing from Windows stopped working after upgrade to Windows 7: “Unknown error condition in stat: Function not implemented”

my name is Justin and i am not a linux guy I do not know much about it only windows. We're a company and we're having troubles with printing and sharing from linux to Windows 7. I can connect to ...
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Can we install one printer that prints to different printers depending on which location/office an employee is in?

Hopefully, I'm describing this sufficiently, but let me know if there's any additional context I can provide. I work for a non-profit that has 13 different physical office locations. Each location has ...
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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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What printer driver should I use?

I am nstalling drivers for a printer, and I have a choice of either PCL (5 or 6), or PostScript drivers? Which one would you recommend and why? The printer is HP LaserJet 2605dn, the OS is Windows 7 ...
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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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Possibility to have two versions of same printer driver on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have print server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with cca 100 of print queues installed. For easier handling of printer driver updates, mainly universal drivers from printer vendors are being used. ...
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Workstations can't find preinstalled printer drivers on a WS2K8 Printer server

I've got XP and Win 7 workstations that I'm trying to install network printers onto via a WS2k8 print server, but when I try to do so it tells me the server does not have the correct drivers ...
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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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Printing fails after first print with Centos 6 and HP LaserJet P3015dn printer

Centos 6 recognises and configures a HP LaserJet P3015dn printer connected via USB. This machine is being configured as a small group file/print server. I can print a test page, which is ...
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Brother Printer MFC-7360N Margins off Setup on Cloud Printing

We have just installed a printer (Brother MFC-7360N) in our organization which services about 40-90 people. The printer is connected using the recommended drivers from Brother.com. It is currently ...
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Purge print driver cache on windows 7 with powershell script

[Background] We have been having trouble with our network clients suddenly being unable to print. They get an odd error with a hex code. We determined that something in the driver was messed up and ...
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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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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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Batch File Printing

I have a user that has to print out about 220 documents averaging 2-3 pages each. When printed using the standard Windows method of Select All - Right-click - Print it overwhelms either the print ...
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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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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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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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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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How to capture postscript output via TCP/IP? (for testing purposes)

We have a propriety system that talks to various printers across multiple sites via TCP/IP. The system only outputs Postscript, which obviously sends via TCP/IP. I'm really wondering is there any kind ...
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How can I cancel a print job stuck in processing?

I use a print queue to rasterize a large amount of Adobe illustrator files. This means that as some point the queue can contain thousands of jobs. In some cases the process rasterizing the PDF gets ...