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

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Network Printers Offline (but not really)

I have two Ricoh printers/copiers setup for IP printing in the office. Before this week there were no problems printing to them. Now a handful of them (All running Vista, not sure if it is every Vista ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Unable to install any printer drivers

My problem is exactly this same as described here: Server 2008 R2 - Unable to install any printer drivers Options - google groups I have few Windows 2008 R2 (no SP1) servers in remote offices, ...
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HP Officejet Pro X476dw with Windows Server 2012 R2 - Manual Feed Paper Size / Type Prompt

I have activated the Print Server role on my Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard server and added a new HP Officejet Pro X476dw, deployed to the clients via Group Policy. The printer is setup with ...
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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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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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Unable to print directly from Server 2008 R2

I have searched to see if this has been asked before but it doesn't look as though it has. I have been asked to take a look at a server printing issue which to be honest is a little beyond me at the ...
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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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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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Terminal Services Printer Redirection is causing problems: is there an alternative?

I'm NOT in any way a Terminal Services expert and I need help trying to get an application program working in a multi-user and multi-printer environment. Each user has their own locally (USB) attached ...
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Allow domain users to modify local printer settings Windows 7 via Group Policy

I've been scouring the internet for days and thus far have had zero luck in finding a solution. Short Version: I need to allow users to modify their locally installed printers. Specifically, they ...
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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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Give users warning when printing wrong papersize

we are part of a multinational group of corporations, with many of them based in Europe. Because of that a lot of documents our users work with were created in European page sizes (A4, A3, etc) which ...
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Internet Explorer sometimes only prints the first page

We have a client who prints several pages from a web site. Most of the time it works fine. However, occasionally, Internet Explorer 8 only prints the first page, even when All Pages is selected. ...
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Printing HTTPS Webpages in CLI

I have a CentOS 6.6 server, and I am trying to print https://* webpages using the following commands: html2ps https://mywebsite/blah.html | lpr My printer prints out a paper for all HTTPS print ...
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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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Wireless printer will not connect to Surface Pro 3

One of the users at my company just recently switched from a desktop to a Surface Pro 3 (Windows 8.1 Pro). In his office is an HP LaserJet P1102w printer, which is having problems connecting to the ...
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Programatically Pull Account Track Data from Konica Minolta/Ricoh Copy Machines

To be safe, I checked the serverfault guidelines, and I think this question falls under management of 3rd party platforms or administration of networks. I'm sure I'm not the only sysadmin with this ...
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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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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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Can I share the scanner functionality of a multifunction printer over a network running CUPS print server?

I have a Debian box running cups on which I share out my laser printer to all the other machines in my home network. I am in the market for an upgrade to a color laser multifunction (print/scan/fax) ...
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Blank sent to default printer on RDP Win2008R2 with mapped printing

I’ve got an issue with a terminal server running Win2008R2 Enterprise SP1. My users have remote print mapping enabled (as it is imperative for their day-to-day duties). When they log in, RDP will ...
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Windows printing Port monitors provide insufficient status information

When printing to a network attached (TCP/IP) printer, the Windows port monitor close the session to the printer immediately after sending the job. It only received subsequent confirmation of printer ...
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Strategies/tools for controlling spending in printing

We run a medium sized (400 users) healthcare organization (aka hospital). We are a Windows organization; our printers can be categorized in three groups: departamental printers hosted by a server in ...
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Find out what fonts are being sent to a printer

I have an issue where two computers running XP and with identical print drivers have different behavior printing over parallel port to receipt printers. For one type of receipt, receipt printing is ...
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Not enough storage is available to process this command

I've got a number of users who are complaining that IE8 gives the error Not enough storage is available to process this command when printing very large documents (100's of pages). I found a number of ...
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Which print driver do I deploy? What is a print driver capable of?

My organization recently purchased a HP DesignJet T3500 printer with the HP Designjet PostScript/PDF Upgrade Kit. HP offers 3 specific drivers in 2 packages. Which driver do I use? When I run the Add ...
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Printer Maintenance Kits?

I've got an HP Laserjet 2430tn that supports a staff of approximately 15 people. It has over 207,000+ pages printed in its lifespan so far. It needs new rollers, as the paper jams more and more. A ...
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Why is there a 10 second delay when printing on Ubuntu Server 10.04?

I've seen tons of posts asking this and similar questions on various forums, but no one seems to be able to provide a solution. The basic problem goes like this: Printing worked fine on [Insert ...
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Two Locations VPN and Printing Sluggish

I'm going to do my best to outline our current setup and our plan and hopefully you guy can assist in the best possible setup. We have two offices (A and B). Each office has about 10-15 systems. 3 ...
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Error when trying to add a 32bit driver to Server 2008 64bit

We have some network printers that Toshiba suplies generic drivers for on the CD. Now installing the 64bit edition works fine on the Server, but when I try to add a 32bit driver for those clients, the ...
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One printer shared by samba cannot be added to Windows via GPP

I've got a Scientific Linux 6.6 print server using cups and samba. We deploy the printers via GPP to Windows 7 x64 Enterprise clients. The latest printer we've added works fine from Linux, but cannot ...
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lp printing crossdomain on local printer

How can files located on web server (.png or .pdf) be printed on local printer ? I have a DYMO LabelWriter 450 attached to a local POS sytem, running LAMP / Debian wheezy. Currently product labels ...
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Anyone recommend a program to print multiple HTML files at once for end users? [closed]

I have some clients with multiple html files in folders that are occasionally updated & printed. They would like to be able to print them all at once without having to open each one. I typically ...
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Logging and Reporting on W2k3 print server printing

Simple setup, single Windows 2003 standard server running as a printer server. Domain users have rights to print to all of the printers setup on the printer server. Question: I know the event log ...
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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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Remote Desktop Printer Redirection: Driver not found

I have a problem getting printer redirection to work over a remote desktop connection, with one specific printer only. It is an EPSON TM-U220A, a dot matrix receipt printer which is connected via ...
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Google Cloud Print Fails - Finding Logs?

Recently we've been seeing Google Cloud Print Service fail to print on Xerox printers. We're relatively sure it's a Drivers issue. When attempting to Print to a Xerox printer, the Cloud Print portal ...
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Default client printer permissions on 2003 terminal server

Is it possible to change default permissions of printers that are created on terminal server sessions by clients? We have a terminal server that is shared between our head and branch offices and ...
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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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How to delete system default printer forms?

On Windows there are system default printer forms which can't be deleted from the Print Server Properties dialog. Is there some other way they can be removed? We are never going to use page sizes like ...
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Advantages of running print services on Server 2008 R2?

Our existing print server for our 8 printers is a Win 2003 server that is slowly being decommissioned. We want to move print services off this server but we want to move them to the right place. I ...
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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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Finding which printer or user is crashing spooler

I have a Windows Server 2012 print server that is having the Print Spooler c:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe crash. The Application Log in Event Viewer shows me that the crashing .DLL is LMUD1PLANG.DLL ...
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Hold printing jobs on Windows Server until a user confirms the job

When sharing a printer using Windows 7 or Windows Server (2008+), is there any way to hold the print job until a user walks up to the print server and confirms their print job in the queue? If there ...
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printing more than one page per sheet with raw postscript/IPP/CUPS

we have a raw postscript printer (HP LJP M425dn) that CUPS (1.5.3-5+deb7u1) addresses by IPP with driver "Local Raw Printer (grayscale)". CUPS's own "print test page" produces a sheet with monospaced ...
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Update driver on deployed printer

I re-deployed a printer via group policy after updating the printer drivers on the print server. On some Windows 7 workstations the drivers could be updated on a printer by right-clicking it --> ...
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Windows Server 2008 Run Printing With Specific Printer Always As Specific User

I have the follow setup: Windows Server 2008 SBS with an active spooler. I am using this server, besides other things, as a printing server. I've shared a lot of printers and I've added a new one ...
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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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Not Letting Users Prints Certain Powerpoint Files

We have a bad problem of people forgetting/not caring enough to print handout versions of sometimes very large powerpoint presentations. Is there a way to force them to print handout versions of ...
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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 ...