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

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Driver installation not working when deploying printers via GPP

I'm trying to deploy printers via Group Policy. Posts around the internet suggest using the Group Policy Preferences approach (User/Preferences/Control Panel Settings/Printers) is the preferred method....
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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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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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HP Print drivers detailed changelogs and history [closed]

Printing under Citrix/RDS can be a real mess. As we use Citrix Universal Print Driver, printing is done via locally installed printers and when we try to print a landscaped page with draft quality to ...
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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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List ALL Printers using Powershell

I'm having issues listing all the printers on a computer using Powershell. We have a batch script that will add/remove/list "per computer" printers using PrintUI. I can use PrintUI to list the ...
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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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Using SSH tunnel from other host

I set up ssh tunnel from one host (192.168.1.7) like this: ssh -NL 9111:192.168.0.55:9100 user@some.remote.host Now I'd like to use the same tunnel from other host (192.168.1.8) in same private ...
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Printing from SAP via the CITRIX XenApp client

Is it possible for someone with a CITRIX XenApp client to: Print to a locally attached printer using the SAP ‘LOCL’ definition Create a batch job within SAP and then have the batch job print to a ...
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Ubuntu Print Server in Windows Environment

For my project at work, I decided to create a Ubuntu Linux 16.04 print server but it's in a Windows environment. I installed CUPS via apt and Samba via apt also. The few printers I have setup work ...
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Printing to Intermec Printers via CITRIX

We are looking to print to Intermec label printers (attached locally to PC's) from an SAP system to printers within a CITRIX environment. Please can you tell me if the Citrix Universal Print Server ...
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Printer on different network(IP range), can i print to it?

Heres my situation, client PC is on the same network as the printer to start with: 192.168.1.X Thats fine and printing is fine, however our clients are required to connect to the VPN using the ...
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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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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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Printers going offline in Citrix Session Windows 2012R2 XenApp 7.6

Our company provides an in-house developed accounting package to our clients. For several of my clients, they have an onging issue with the mapped printer in their session going offline in the ...
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Deploying (gpo) local TCP/IP printers to users who are not local admin

I'm trying to deploy local TCP/IP printers to users who are not local admin using GPO. However, because they are not local admin they do not have the rights to install printers and thus the printers ...
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Users cannot see printers installed ona machine. Admins can?

We have deployed printers through a gpo to the machines. If i log in as a administrator then these are viewable but if i log in as a non admin user they disappear. Have we missed something out? ...
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Changing shared printer settings to default to greyscale

My company has about 60 employees all running Windows Vista or 7 and a gigantic Minolta printer hooked up to an EFI Fiery Image Processor. We're burning about $300 a month in printer supplies alone. I'...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 loses network shared printers

I have one Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machine on the ESXi server. It has RDS role, so multiple users can use it at the same time. Via GPO the user account receives some basic settings like ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Printing causes any application to crash

We have a problem when trying to print on a new virtual machine using windows server 2012 r2 on all (ipv4) network printers. When we try to print from Adobe Reader, SQL server management and all ...
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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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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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Server 2012 R2 - Unable to print randomly

From the time our servers were built we have had on and off printing issues with them. The current issue is affecting random users and will only prevent them from printing from within certain ...
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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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Separate color from black-and-white pages for printing

My organization has a leased color printer. We pay a per-page cost to the lessor, and the color page cost is far greater than the black-and-white page cost. Our users are pretty good about selecting ...
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Diffrent settings for diffrent file types with one printer queue. Windows server 2012

I have been tasked with doing the following: Using only one printer queue, make sure .docx gets printed with "1-sided print" while .pdf gets printed with "2-sided print". Is this possible without ...
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Printer redirection without RDS role on Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows 2012 AWS VM configured for Administrative Mode only. However, sometimes I would like to print from the server to a redirected RDS printer. But client printers never show up on the ...
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Files containing printer configurations on AIX?

I have two AIX servers, where the printer queues behave differently. According to the documentation I have been able to find, I should look at the files "/etc/qconfig" and "/etc/qconfig.bin", but are ...
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Erase Sharp Printer Hard Disk?

I have a number of Sharp MX-M550 printers that are at the end of their useful life. Each device has a hard disk. Can anyone advice as to how I go about erasing the drives either whilst they're in ...
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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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How to print from sh file

File prindi.sh contains /usr/bin/lpr –P SL-M3325ND <teade.pdf its inovoking returns error /usr/bin/lpr: Error - unable to access "–P" - No such file or directory If this command in invoked ...
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CentOS printing to remote printer succeeds only partially

I've got an odd problem that has me stumped. I have two computers: a server colocated at a local ISP and a workstation, located at my home. Both machines are running CentOS 6.7 and are up to date ...
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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. Again,...
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Windows 7 contains duplicate, identical builtin print forms (Letter, Legal) but only one of the 2 successfully prints

I have a Windows 7 64-bit machine with a Lexmark E360dn printer. Whenever the user attempts to print anything, the printer defaults to "Letter" size, as expected. When the user clicks PRINT, the ...
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Printing from a windows service in one domain to a print server in another windows domains without trust

I face the the following problem: We have one Windows domain with an application running in an user context of user of this domain (let's call this domain "A"). This Windows service has to print to an ...
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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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Applications locking up when printing to a print server

I have a few printers set up on a print server. When some of my users try to print, the first print job seems to go through fine. After that, trying to send another print job to a printer completely ...
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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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Would upgrading RAM in a HP LaserJet printer improve its performance?

Would RAM upgrade for an HP 4050N LaserJet printer matter? We have this real workhorse of a Laser Printer. It's an HP 4050N and it's been in use for many years. In the past few years, I've noticed ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 not printing from Task Scheduler

I have a script, written in Python, that generates a PDF document and prints it to network printer. When I execute that script through the cmd line or launch executable .cmd or .bat file, it works ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Not Printing From Scheduled Task

Problem Since the end of support is coming on July 14th for Windows servers 2003 we are moving all of our scheduled tasks to a Windows 2008 R2 server. We use a Microsoft(MS) Access 2003(mdb) ...
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Deploy Printers To Non-Admin User Through GPO

Trying to deploy printers to Windows 7 x64 computers for NON-ADMIN users. Server is a 2008R2 running Print Management. 3 Printers are HP LaserJets installed on the print server. I have used Print ...
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2012 R2 print server not showing file names on Event id 307

I'm having trouble logging detailed information on my print server. Operational logging is enabled and working. The event ID 307 displays information about the jobs printed, but instead of the file ...
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Group policy not updating printer defaults

I'm pulling my hair out on this and Xerox have been 0 help (admittedly it likely isn't their problem in the first place) and any assistance is appreciated. We've got a 2008 R2 print server with 4 ...
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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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PrintBrm.exe, 0x80070003

Trying to use PrintBrm.exe to export printers/ports/drivers for migrations. Source and destination are both Win 7 Pro 64 bit. The ultimate goal is mass PC refresh, so this needs to be done from the ...
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Send dummy data to printer to wake it up

I have a Dell B1260dn Mono Laser Printer connected to cups. It is used for receipts. Especially the first page in the morning takes almost a minute to print, because the printer have to warm up, it ...
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Printing issue in Server 2008 R2 Enterprise OS with RDP Thin Clients

We are facing a typical issue about Printing from RDP Thin Clients to HP Laserjet Pro MFP 126nw Printer. The Server OS is Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition. Five Thin Client PCs are connected to the ...
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How do print servers work?

This is more of a conceptual question than a question about an actual setup in practice. Let's say I have a network printer, a print server (server A) and workstations B and C that will use the print ...
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List additional CUPS printer information

How to display printer information, such as printer description or printer location using command line tools? lpstat -t lists printer names, classes and devices for printers, but it doesn't list ...