Forum discussion tagged with printer.
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    Question Printer issue with Windows 11

    Right then, switched over from Win10 to Win 11. Have encountered the odd growing pain, most of which I've resolved, short of this one with my printer. I have a Ricoh SP220SNW for a few year now. Been an absolute work horse. Never failed me with Win10. Win11 is another matter. I create a...
  2. PrabhakaranKaruppaih

    Question Is there a way to measure the amount of ink required to print a page?

    Is there a way to measure the amount of ink required to print a page? (Before Printing) Hi All, I and my friend are planning to partner a DTP Centre (Desktop Publishing) Printing a text page is okay but I know that some of our future customers will surely bring large pictures or logos to...
  3. R

    Question Network Printing SOS

    I have a canon MG2522 printer and it can't directly connect to the network. So I'm trying to use the PC it's connected to as a print server but I just can't figure out why in won't work. I've gone into the print properties and did the network sharing stuff but when I try to connect to it with my...
  4. M

    Question printer setup for chromebook

    i just bought a chromebook and i'm trying to set up my canon mp560 series printer but for some reason the chromebook isn't detecting it. all my other computers can print to it wirelessly but for some reason my chromebook can't detect it.
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    [SOLVED] Brother MFC-T910DW can't "Scan to a file" if using wired network ?

    For some reason, the printer can't scan over the network if it got disconnected from WIFI, even though it has a LAN connection and other PC can still print to it. Are there any special settings I need to configure so it can scan with LAN connection instead of WIFI ?
  6. thomasst

    [SOLVED] Printers not recognized by a new Win 10 PC?

    Hello, I've recently built a new PC and installed Windows 10 Home on it, updated it, got my usual apps working, so far so good. But I can't get either of my printers to work. I own an HP M15a and a Canon TR4551 printer/scanner, and the same thing happens with both: When I plug a printer via...
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    [SOLVED] Printer for heavy printing jobs ?

    Any Printer recommendation for heavy job printing, like 100 to 300 pages per day, there is no problem even if there is no Scanner, WIFI, or Bluetooth. Just priorities printing. Epson if possible. Lately, I have been using Epson L360 but it does not take 2 or 3 months before it breaks down...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] Best tank printer for student purpose? 500-600 pages a month.

    I have relocated to the UK and have been in a need of a printer for a long time, as it is really costly for me to get a print from outside shops and even from uni. My budget is around 200 GBP. Please suggest to me the best which you have used or witnessed yourself. (Looking for something with...
  9. [SOLVED] Samsung CLP-415n prints BLACK Pages and the toner waste container gets full immediately

    I have Samsung CLP-415n from 5-6 years ago the last time I used it few years ago there was some problem with the printing now I dig it again and when I print directly from the printer some Information stuff and the Demo I get Black pages, also the Toner Waste Container gets full after printing...
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    [SOLVED] Which aftermarket toner to buy for HP colour Laserjet pro m252dw?

    As I bought a second-hand printer (Hp Colour Laserjet Pro m252dw. The toners need to be replaced. It would really mean a lot if someone could let me know which aftermarket toner would be compatible with the above-mentioned printer? As the original tonner bundle is way too expensive for me being...
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    [SOLVED] HP is destroying their printers!?

    Hi everyone, this is not the first time we are dealing with HP printer problem, and up until now, I thought I was a bit stupid and I thought I destroyed about 3 printers up until now. But I think the problem is in HP. All printer problems occurred after I tried to print from mobile device...
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    [SOLVED] HP 4795 printer prints blank pages - with full ink cartridges

    I've got an HP 4795 printer connected to a Windows computer. This printer has worked fine with the computer for several years. It has fresh cartridges in it and the HP GUI says the cartridges are full, yet it is printing blank pages. I have tried running all the alignment tools in the GUI...
  13. rugupiruvu

    Question Printer recommendation ?

    Folks - I typically buy older generation devices on eBay either new or open box to save costs as long as what I'm buying is a popular model. Can somebody suggest something here. I print only few pages a week but do have increased demand once in a while. Here are my requirements. Hoping to spend...
  14. Squbany221

    Question Printer working only on usb

    Hi i have problem with printer. The printer is connected to the network and has a static address set. Printer added via IP does not work. It also cannot be accessed from the browser level. The second computer is connected to it via usb and it works there. IP scanner detects the printer, but only...
  15. appletatoes

    [SOLVED] HP Printer Printing Random Gibberish

    I have a client with an HP 577DW printer and it is constantly printing random pages with random symbols and gibberish all over it all of the time. Around 20 or so random pages a day. The printer is connected to a surge protector and is connected to the network via Wi-Fi. It also is being port...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  17. noyaus

    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. D

    [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?
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    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...
  20. 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...
  22. 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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    [SOLVED] 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
  24. defaultspector

    [SOLVED] 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...
  25. BrookrA

    [SOLVED] 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...
  27. asiniv

    [SOLVED] 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...
  29. 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
  30. [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...
  31. 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?
  32. 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?
  33. 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...
  35. M

    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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...