Forum discussion tagged with printer.
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    Question Is there a way to access printer on a sub network?

    Hi all, so this is my network configuration. I have cable network, the modem is at for one part of the house. On the other side of the house, I use a wireless router to access the modem and provide wired/wireless connection to internet. The wireless router is at on the...
  2. noyaus

    Question HP Smart creating PDF's that are nearly A1 or A0 in size when original file is in A4

    I have a HP Officejet 2620 and it has a scanner that will scan A4 pages. I have the HP Smart App installed so I can scan from my printer to my desktop, I placed an A4 page and on the scan settings I send it through and it scans fine and I press save as PDF. When I open the saved PDF through...
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    [SOLVED] How can I print from two networks?

    So I have two routers at home. Router1 is directly from my ISP, and router2 runs off of router1. The printer is connected to router1. How should I go about getting the devices on router2 to use the printer?
  4. K

    Question Inactive TS Ports: RDP Printer Redirect

    Environment: Windows 10 Pro located in an office Environment Windows Server 2019 Server : Located in a separate office Environment Problem: This environment has been set up so Windows 10 local machine can use remote desktop to the server in order to access the backend of the database systems...
  5. kook

    [SOLVED] What are each of these sockets?

    What are the technical names of each of these 4 sockets on this old computer from like 1990? View: View: I suppose the first one is VGA for a monitor, the second is for a printer and the other two are for monitors too but what...
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    Question What kind of 800 dollar printer can print on cardboard folded into covers for a zine.

    I'm making a full color zine with the drawings I've made to sell to people. I want to put a hard cover cardboard like material on teh front. And then print on both back and frontof the pages with a low cost per page possibly for ink. I also gotta buy a really good stapler to get through that and...
  7. NoxArt

    Question Printer for graphics

    Hello, I am looking for a home printer where main focus is sharp and saturated colorful prints (may contain texts which need to be sharp too) I would like to print posters and graphics for boardgames - a board (the graphic later that would be glued into a cardboard probably), cards, tokens...
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    Question Which is best printer for office use ?

    Hello, I'm looking for best printer cum scanner for office, which one is best and how long it will be work fine and how long cartridge and ink will work ? Any suggestion and guidance really be appreciated. Thanks, nobody
  9. defaultspector

    Question how do i send error recovery command to epson receipt printer?

    I am an employee at a company in the POS department and we use Epson TM-H6000IV receipt printers on our POS machines. We frequently get slip light errors and I do not know how to fix it, we generally have the store clear out paper jams and such, but there are times that it does not work. The...
  10. BrookrA

    Question Network Printer behind 2nd router.

    Hello Network Gurus, Here is my setup and my issue. RouterA/Service Provider(Bell all-in-one router/cable modem) - MacBook connected via wireless RouterB/Connected to RouterA (vA ethernet CABLE from LAN rA to WAN rB) PC connected via LAN rB Network Printer connected via LAN rB Notes...
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    Question I need a B/W A3 format printer for MacBook M1

    Hey, the title says it all :) We design a super simple weekly black and white A3 (8 pages) format newspaper, I want to buy a new system (MacBook Air M1) and I need to print a couple of A3 pages a day in black and white. (it would be cool if it could also do the scanning, when needed, like...
  12. asiniv

    Question a high priority problem - Officejet pro 6830 - please help

    Hi, My father who's not so tech savvy owns an HP Officejet pro 6830. after PC (windows 10 32 bit) was shutdown overnight the scanner suddenly stopped working with the error: "unable to communicate with scanner" (The printer itself prints in order). He needs it for the upcoming week. So via...
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    [SOLVED] Opening .LBL on windows 10

    Would anyone be able to help me? There's a windows XP pc at my work which uses a software called Label Gallery 2.0 but isn't supported on windows 10 and I can't find a download for that software anymore for windows XP. As a company we use .LBL files for our label printers, I can't find any...
  14. Question My printer doesn't have an IP address

    I have an EPSON L365 that was working just fine a few months ago but now it won't working on Windows. I headed over to a Linux distro and it worked. On the router's webpage I saw this, it has an IPv6 address but not an IPv4
  15. [SOLVED] Printer: printing problem, random "decorations" :)

    Hello guys, I have a laser mono-color printer, Samsung. After I installed the second, compatible toner, not always, but from time to time it uses to add some "decorations" whenever I print text or something else. The "decorations" looks like on the image below, sometimes they are shorter...
  16. spidy2015

    [SOLVED] I have Kodak Esp 3250 printer. How do I install it on an chromebook?

    I have Kodak Esp 3250 printer. How do I install it on an chromebook?
  17. paijoh

    Question Is it OK if I use color printers without color cartridge?

    I inherited a color printer (with scanner) Epson Stylus TX210, with both its black and color ink empty. My question is, since I only print black and white document, will it be okay for the printer if I install only the black ink?
  18. K

    [SOLVED] L6190 Backup and Restore Presets

    I have an L6190 printer connected to my network. Multiple PC use the printer. After format I have to configure all my presets from scratch. Is any way to backup them and restore them. ? OS = Windows 10 [added by moderator]
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    Question Samsung CLP-680 software requirements?

    I have a Samsung CLP-680 color printer and when having problems, I downloaded every bit of Samsung SW I could find. I am sure much of it is redundant and I'd like to know which. CLP-680_series_WIN_PS_V2.01.09.26 CDV 1.22..... 48 Mb...
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    Question Printer Woes

    Hey, sorry this is probably the wrong section to post this but I wasn't sure where. My printer is a brother MFC 9840 CDW, with a direct USB connection. Brother has been less than helpful in helping me resolve this issue. So, my printer won't print from my PC. The scanner works into my pc...
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    Question Best All-in-one Printer under 10K (India)

    Need suggestion for printer under 10K (India) Date of purchase: within 1-2 days Purpose: -Lot of Printing (mostly B&W) -looking for speed and number of pages If the performance of only B&W printer surpasses the performance of a coloured printer by a large margin I would go for only B&W.
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    Question HP laserjet 5L not clearing paper jam

    I have an old hp laserjet 5L printer that I refuse to part ways with because it still work perfectly. recently it got a paper jam, i canceled the print job and i unplugged the printer because it still showed it had a paper jam after the print job was canceled. i tried to print a test print by...
  23. T

    [SOLVED] Creating a virtual print to file printer in a wireless network.

    Hello, I have a wireless Brother printer in a small network (PC, printer, tp-link router+access point). I can print without any problem. But I can't print to file. I have tried all combinations available ports and connections. How can I create a virtual printer capable of printing to file. I am...
  24. D

    Question Wifi printer is offline unless I reboot

    Hello, My printer (MG5250) is connected to my Wifi connection, and when I turn the printer on it stays offline in windows (Win 10). The only way to have it appear online and be able to print is to reboot the internet box, or reboot the computer (which is connected to the box through a wire). I...
  25. S

    [SOLVED] multi-functional laser printer that can print decent photographs

    Hi folks, I need to purchase a new multi-functional laser printer for my personal use and I thought I'd go the extra pixels [insert drum roll] and get something that can also print decent photographs. I don't have a particular budget but under $600 would be good, no preferred brand, don't use a...
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    [SOLVED] Printer Not Working On Windows 10 PC?

    Hi there, I have a Brother HL-3710CDW and have had it hooked up to my PC for a while now and have never had an issue. I went to print something from google chrome under an email account for my school and it wouldn't let me saying something about the file type ( I apologize for forgetting exactly...
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    [SOLVED] samsung old compact printer ml-1660: rear print disabled

    hello everyone. hope you are fine. as fore mentioned, i have that old but compact printer for my office. it works fine untill i choose duplex printing. if i check through cotrnol panel (win7 sp1) - > devices and printer -> right click on default printer -> general tab -> front-rear printing is...
  28. D

    [SOLVED] A Printer Issue

    Hello everyone, I am trying to connect a PC to a printer that is connected to another PC. Printer does not have Ethernet nor Wi-Fi support so this makes it harder. There is an office environment and people want to access to printer over that PC which is connected to printer without using remote...
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    Question Advice on a printer/printers

    Am looking for a printer that I can scan documents for later printing, printing of normal documents as well as being about to scan images for me enlarged and then printed off. I would prefer to stay away from HP printers as I would like to have individual ink cartridges. The following...
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    Question Need help identifying toner cartridges

    Hello, everyone! This is my first time posting here, so I apologize in advance if I make a mistake, etiquette-wise. I recently won five pallets (~340 units) of sealed, new black toner cartridges at a government auction in California. The only problem is, I don't know what printer they're...
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    Question Windows 10 - Windows 7 Shared Printer Access Denied.

    I have a Windows 10 Computer with two printers, after configuring and changing network sharing settings everything works fine but then when there's a new windows update or something (I'm not really sure) Like after a few days printers stop working, when you try to add them again on the Windows 7...
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    [SOLVED] Printer appears in control panel but not in settings.

    Alright, so I'm trying to connect an old printer to my Windows 10 PC. I've plugged it in via USB and it appears in the control panel (Hardware and Printers) as 'Canon InkJet'. Great right? No not really, becasue in order to print the printer has to be available in settings. But it isn't. It...
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    [SOLVED] When trying to print a doc, the printer is NOT selected as the DEFAULT printer. How can I change this?

    I had to add a new printer. In the Printer sections under the Control Panel, it is selected as the Default printer. However, when trying to print a document, the default printer is not selected as the true default. How can I change this? FYI, it will print to the right printer but it auto...
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    Question Ecotank ET-2710 Ink

    Hi, I have bought a new printer and after installing it, pages come out with a slight mark in the top right. It looks like a liquid and is grey in color. I also noticed that the color quality is quite bad but the black if fine. Is there something wrong the way I've installed it? I got quite...

    [SOLVED] How to turn a wired USB printer wireless?

    Years ago someone gave me an Epson SX200 free, I've been using it for years and it still works great, it only costs £17 for 120 ink cartridges! I would like to know how print servers work? TP link sell one (wps510u) It turns a wired printer in to a wireless printer. would this work for me? if...
  36. T

    [SOLVED] Printing screen error PLZ HELP

    Hello, I keep getting this error screen whenever I try to print by right-clicking the photo > print. The error screen: I can print normally if I load it with the windows 10 photo viewer then click print Print screen: However, if I wanted to do...
  37. yippee ki yay

    [SOLVED] Printer HP LaserJet m130a problem with sharing on network

    Hi, I have a problem with this printer in a very strange situation. The printer is connected with USB on one PC with Windows 10, two other PCs are on the same network, the same subnet, I can see other shares on that computer with printer and also a printer. When I install a driver throw...
  38. Dollas4Eva_SR

    Question Why is my laptop printing in inverted colors?

    When I printed a pdf to my printer from my laptop, the piece of paper had a black background with white letters instead of a white background with black letters. This issue only arose on my personal laptop; every other device I use prints normally to the same printer. Could someone help me with...
  39. W

    Question Printer not filling shapes/letters

    Hello, From yesterday i have a problem with my printer - it's not filling shapes/images/letters with black color (only black, other colors works well). When printing images or shapes like rectangle etc I'm getting only borders, and if shape is thin it disappears completely. When printing text I...
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    Best printer for feeding photo paper

    I have an Epson WF-8510 and it has a 20 sheet rear feeder for photo paper but its very poor even from new. can any recommend a better printer for freeding paper and why ?