Extract Age of HP Printers

Craig Paulsen
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Hello guys, I've been tasked with extracting a list of all our HP printers from the print server, we have a 100 odd HP printers in our environment, and to include the age of the printers, is this possible?
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have never had to do that, but you might try HP Solution Center.  I believe it should be on the media provided by HP for your printer.  here s the FAQ:
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02463264?jumpid=hpr_r1002_usen_link1
Craig PaulsenSenior Systems Engineer

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Thanks for your response, however, we need to find this info for a 100+ HP printers, was hoping there is a way to centrally extract this information, your response implies to the media associated to a particular/single printer? Having to do this for a 100+ printers is too tedious,
TemodyPickalbatros, IT Manager
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You can use Belarc Advisor
this application will extract  all information about your AD network including installed printers and every thing it's also free hope it help
http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html
you will need to run this app in AD server
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Craig PaulsenSenior Systems Engineer

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thank you both for your response, I've emailed the client requesting this information that this will require abit of effort, as in it's current state we can't provide this information, possibly with the help of a 3rd party tool we could achieve this,
We have around 100+ HP printers nationally, and we have 19 international branches, and we'd need extract this information from each of the branches to ascertain what out there,
I was hoping our procurement teams who purchases these items will have kept accurate records,
but it appears not to be the case, we manage the printer queues from a Wintel perspective, not the reporting side
Software like HP Web JetAdmin and Xerox CentreWare Web can find all networked printers (i.e. those connected with their own network interface, not USB connected to a server) on your network, and generate reports with information about them. This information can include the installation date of the printer.
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thanks for all your replies,

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