Forum discussion tagged with printer.
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    Question getting rid of a old printer, is there any sensitive data or stuff that has to be deleted?

    hi, I am new to this forum so sorry if this question is not valid in this section I have a old printer that I want to get rid off, but I want to know if there is any sensitive data in the printer that has to be deleted first the printer its a canon pixma mp495, I plugged it into the PC and it...
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    Question how to clean a ink jet printer

    hello I need to clean a inkjet printer ink from the inside of my printer its quite messy can anyone suggest any good ways of cleanning it up without damaging the printer or making a larger mess
  3. MRC Recycling - IT Nerd

    Question Microsoft SIM - Adding an auto print option???

    Hey everyone! I am using an automated deployment created in Windows SIM via USB's to mass install Windows 10 Pro on laptops and desktops. I would like to know if it is possible to take this a step further. When the automation is done, and the laptop is at the home screen, is it possible to have...
  4. R

    Question Please Help! Dot Matrix sharing problem

    Hi, I need help with dot matrix sharing in my office. So I have an Epson LQ-310, we use it to print invoices with 9.5 x 5.5 Inch continuous paper. The printer is connected to computer A and it works as intended in computer A. the printer is shared and connected to computer B. The problem is...
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    Question Will this Printer Work under Windows 11?

    Hi, Its this printer: Its a Printer and Scanner combined. Will both functions work in Win 11? I ask because there's no Win 11...
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    Question Driver of Thermal Printer POSPRO PTP-90

    Hi! About a Year ago I bought a POS PRO PTP-90 thermal printer for my retail businesses from the Local Market in my country. Recently I have changed my Laptop and installed my POS Software on this new Laptop. But I have lost the driver of the POS PRO PTP-90. I have searched for it on internet...
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    Question Help me choose between the Canon Pixma G2420, the HP Smart Tank 500 and the Epson Ecotank L3210 ?

    Hello, I will buy a new printer next week for home use. I mostly print documents, and sometimes photos on photo paper (up to 250gsm). I will be printing with a frequency of at least 3 pages/week up to 100 pages/week, i will also be using the scanner and the copier (that's why and i opted for a...
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    Question Work PC suddenly can't print & 0x0000011b error

    Work computer is connected to a suddenly stopped being able to print and when I tried to re-install the printer I get a 0x0000011b error. Cannot connect to printer. Steps I have tried: -HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print key, create a new DWORD-32 bit value...
  9. Premium Dorito

    Printer Streak Problems

    Printer model: HP OfficeJet Pro 8025 All-In-One Printer For some odd reason, I've had this problem with printing. After 2 years of not using this printer i've decided to use it and this problem arises. I've concluded its a hardware problem, I'm not sure exactly what part though...
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    Question does printing A5 , harm the printer?

    hi, i am printing around 30 PDF each around 250 page for my personal use.... and my printer is canon 6030. for some reason i can print some of them on A5 paper instead of A4 and save money and easy use. for some reason, A4 printing is much faster compared to A5 , so i google the reason and...
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    Question HP Printer making dark lines on pages

    My printer (HP Color LaserJet Pro M452dw) is making dark lines on the right side of any printed page. It happens with every color, so I don't think its the toners, and I've cleaned the transfer belt. I've also done the clean page diagnostic, which fixes the problem for a while, but the lines...
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    Question Epson wf-3640 error code 0x9a

    Hi everyone. I am trying to fix my wife's Epson wf-3640 printer and have hit a brick wall. At start up, it whirls a couple times, then give me error code 0x9a, and will do nothing else. Rebooting and power cycling do nothing. There are no papers or other objects obstructing operation of the...
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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...
  14. 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
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    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 ?
  18. 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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  29. 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...
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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?
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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...
  32. 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...
  34. 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
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  39. 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...