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I need to know if there is software that I can use to monitor the type for file that is printed by the printers over the network. For e.g. if this tool can be able to tell me what type by the files extension Is being printed out. The printer we us are HP
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PaperCut do a free monitoring tool that  have setup many times before. It is available here:

http://www.papercut.com/products/free_software/print_logger

It should give you most of the information you need. It's certainly the most comprehensive print monitoring tool that I have ever found that is also free!
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i have used printer squirrel (now called printtrak). its not free but is very cheap.

http://www.lygil.com/printtrak/printtrak.htm
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I'd suggest Pcounter as an option for future expansion, and good breakdown of reports. It's also very simple to setup - Under 20 minutes using a mass print migrator.

60 day free tiral  - http://www.altman.co.uk/pdfs/pcounterwin254c.zip
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I would recommend "PrintUsage Pro".

http://www.printusagepro.com/
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