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

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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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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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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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Rewind print job under Windows Server 2008

We are in the transition from Novell NetWare to Windows server 2008. In case of the printer server we print jobs thousands of pages long. NetWare printer manager has a handy function which allows 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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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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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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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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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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How do I print, identified as an AD user, from an Ubuntu client to a Windows print server?

I know my question may be confusing, so I'll clarify. I'm an admin at a school and am setting up the labs to use Ubuntu (12.04). Users already can authenticate against Active Directory (currently ...
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Local printing from Citrix, job is paused and sends 128KB on each resume

I have a very strange issue that is affecting non-domain admin users. When a standard user within Citrix (Presentation Server 4.0) attempts to print to a local printer (attached via USB to the local ...
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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 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 ...
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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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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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Intercept and modify postscript files to change MediaPosition

I am looking for a way to intercept a Postscript file sent to a printer and run it through a script that will modify the MediaPosition commands to the ones appropriate for my printer, before sending ...
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Forms aware print spooling for Windows Server?

I’m working with a non-profit organization that needs to do fairly low volume printing to a large number (approx. 25) of different preprinted forms on one or two printers. They want the ability to ...
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Application/system hangs that cause user to have to logoff or reboot in order to continue

Windows 7 user (accounts department) doing relatively undemanding tasks such as opening/printing an rtf invoice from a network location that cause an application hang. If the user waits a number of ...
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Supress 'server properties' options in printers dialog

is there a way to supress the 'server properties' options (and the other one's) via GPO on Windows Server 2008? I don't want the user to see the print server settings etc. Niklas
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reporting services 2008 R2 shows UAC for printing ActiveX after .NET 4.0 installation

Installed the latest updates on the server. Now every time I try to print from a reporting service website the UAC opens.. I already tried to reduce security within IE9 to the minimum, but with no ...
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Macs not printing to new printer via Windows 2008 R2 Print Server

One of our departments recently acquired a new Kyocera TASKalfa 520i. Almost everyone in this particular department uses OSX. We have a Windows print server, and generally all Macs print through it ...
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Multiple entries in AD for same printer name on same server with cnames?

I have been asked to replicate a client's AD/server/printer environment. They have sent me some fairly limited information and I am unable to get any more easily. They have sent a screenshot showing ...
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How to set up email printer driver under IPP?

We're enhancing our software to be able to print to an IPP-based printer (I'm running CUPS on a RedHat-based Linux distro). The QA person is remote, though, and because of firewalls and proxy servers ...
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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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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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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 ...
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AirPrint CUPS 401 Not Authorized

I'm setting up a system with CUPS which should be able to print from multiple platforms including IOS. I am using Tea4Cups as well since the print server should run some scripts before the document is ...
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Xerox won't print from print server

I have two Xerox 3045NI printer. Both do not printing from our print server (Windows 2008R2). All going well from my Windows 7 machine (with the same driver). I tried like everything, but it won't ...
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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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LPD Printing system in SCO Openserver

When dealing with lpd in a SCO environment (SCO 5 and SCO 6), typically if I see issues with stuck print jobs or other related issues, my typical troubleshooting steps are as follows: 1: ps -ef | ...
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How to add an IPP printer remotely to a Windows 7 client machine?

I'm trying to use Print Management MMC snap-on to add internet (IPP) printers remotely on Windows 7 Pro client machines. The printer to be added is a CUPS IPP printer. My problem is that such ...
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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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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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samba not showing cups printers

I have a samba server that is configured to use CUPS printing systems. At the moment 2 printers are defined (via cups's web interface): root@srv-volta:~# lpstat -v device for Brother_MFC-9465CDN: ...
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Printing on Windows Server 2012 from OSX RDP client

Has anyone been able to print on a Windows 2012 server while connected via RDP from OSX? Printer redirection works when connected to a Windows 2008R2 server but the printer doesn't even show up when ...
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windows xp - batch remove IPP printer

How can I remove a printer using IPP (example URI: http://10.0.0.1:631/printers/r123-printer01) from windows batch? There should probably be a way using rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry, but I ...
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User cannot print to any printer from any PC, even ones he's never logged into before

A very bizarre issue that I've never seen before. We have a domain user at a remote site who is unable to print to any printer shared on their print server. He gets no error message, and I see the ...
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Spool directory getting filled with cab files

Citrix XenApp 6.0 server on Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise as a VM in ESX 4.1 environment. This one particular system, the C:\Windows\System32\Spool directory is seeing CAB files constantly being created ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Printing Over Termnial Servers

We are moving from an old Citrix system onto Windows 2008 terminal servers. The only thing we are struggling with is printing from our remote offices with slow wan links. The speed of the jobs is now ...
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HP ThinClient T5135 can not print on local printer

I have 2 HP T5135 Thin Clients connecting to a Windows 2008 R2 TerminalServer. Both Clients have a local printer Oki Microline 3390 and Canon iP 4950. I managed to connect the printers to the terminal ...
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Sharp mx2600 driver cannot see all the paper trays

I am wondering if someone might have experienced this problem and have a solution. I have just taken over a network about a month ago so it is hard to know what truly worked and didn't work. However ...
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XenApp/Terminal Server Session Printer creation is slow

We have an XenApp 6.5 Farm with Thinclients in use. Every time the user reconnects from another Thinclient, the new printer creation takes up to 5-10 Minutes until all printers are connected to the ...
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GPO (printers connection VBScript) don't apply on clients

I have a bunch of log on scripts which have to be applied at session log on. Some of them are correctly applied, but I have one for printers connection, which don't work every time. At first time ...