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A printer is a peripheral which makes a persistent human readable representation of graphics or text on paper or similar physical media. Traditional printers are being used more for special purposes, like printing photographs or artwork, and are no longer a must-have peripheral; 3D printing has become an area of intense interest, allowing the creation of physical objects. An image scanner is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image. Hand-held scanners, where the device is moved by hand, have evolved from text scanning "wands" to 3D scanners used for industrial design, reverse engineering, test and measurement, orthotics, gaming and other applications.

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I purchased a used DV7 to replace my battered DV7 but I can't get the printer to print.   Driver is installed and is reported to be working properly.  On my old DV7, I kept getting additional HP2300 printers to install, so I would get a copy 1, copy 2 and copy 3 printers and would have to hit and miss on which one was the proper printer to use.  I have tried removing all the drivers and even went into cmd.exe to delete any drivers (can't recall exacty what I was supposed to do), but I could not get into the authorization level needed.  Also, all my USB plug ins seem to be working properly.
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We've used Brother Control Center 4 for a long time now. All of our users have a desktop icon for it and use it for scanning. We just upgraded a few PC's and now they have the latest version of Control Center 4. It works the same as the older version except we can't create a desktop icon to launch it. (There's no shortcut to it in the Start Menu either.)

We can launch it in a couple steps via the system tray or Brother Utilities but we'd love to have the convenient one-step launch of a desktop icon.

We have several other computers here with an older version of CC4 and we've tried replicating their desktop icons (accounting for any changes in folder structure) but it doesn't work.

Can you advise us on how to create a desktop icon for it?
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Hello everyone,
This client of mine has ID card scanners which they have been using a 3rd party Citrix app to scan an upload, however now they desire to scan and then copy and paste somewhere else.  I can scan it and get it to work, but the ID appears at the top and then there is a lot of black space on the bottom.  Can someone recommend dimensions or many even a third party scanning program that has less limitation?
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I need some help when trying to print remotely from a 2012 Windows Terminal Services box, when logged the printer shows redirected but once I try to print a test page I receive a message "test page failed to print. Would you like to view the print troubleshooter for assistance?" Any ideas? I have loaded a hp universal driver on the server and still did not work. When I try to test print using the Microsoft XPS redirected driver it works fine.
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I have setup the prolific USB to Serial Comm Port (com 4) in device manager.
(I haven't set anything up in printers - should I?)
I am using this to operate a CB-910 Cash Drawer directly to the computer without a docket printer.
When connected the drawer keeps opening continually.
How do I stop it?
I am using MS Access with Visual Basic and hoping to open the drawer directly using VB code.
The code is
     DrawPrtr = "Com4"
     Open DrawPrtr For Output As #1
     Print #1, Chr$(7)       'Bell
     Close #1
I am running Wondows 10 Home, the driver is 3.8.18.0
USB \\ VID_067B & PID_2303 & Rev _0300
USB \\ VID_067 & PID_2303
I have wasted days on this getting no where. Any help would be appreciated.
Regards
Lindy
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Good Afternoon,

I was hoping someone would be able to help with a problem that I’m facing.
Just setup a new Windows 10 PC, they use RDP to connect to a Server running Server 2016 Standard and now whenever the user clicks print to the printer that has been setup locally (So re-directed on the server) it drops the RDP session immediately and after a few seconds reconnects

The printer that is locally setup is a Samsung printer which currently is using the "Remote Desktop Easy Print" driver. I’ve tried changing the driver to the actual Samsung driver and generic drivers always getting the same problem. Even tried a Hp Generic Universal PCL drive this still doesn't work.

Any thoughts?
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Hello,

I need to map 2 local printers in an RDS server. One of the printers is a network one wich has assigned a local IP. The other one is conected to a local computer.

I know the RDS client has a check box to include local printers in the RDS enviorement, but for some reason it doesn`t work.

May i enable something in the RDS server? i have a server 2016 with multipoint services enabled. The local computers are a W7 and XP pro versions

Kind regards
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How to Connect the Canon iR3300 Multifunction Copier to PC, which driver/s to use, required step by step instruction please.

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Your "How to insert printer commands into a MS Word doc to determine printer tray.  Posted on 2013-10-03" applies to HP printers using PCL5.  Is this technique applicable to other printers not using PCL?

I'm using an Oki 182 IBM compatible dot matrix with a driver emulating Epson LX Series 1 (80) and wish to inhibit the paper out alarm.  The commands for this in the Oki handbook are Esc 8 (for ASCII), 27 56 (for decimal) and 1B 38 (for Hex).   Which of these (if any) would be appropriate within a Word 2000 document?
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Computers on my work network running windows 7, 8, 10 64 bit stop printing to EPSON FX890 printers.
Conflict updates: KB Windows10: KB4048953 y KB4048954 KB Windows 8.1: KB4048958 KB Windows 7: KB2952664 y KB4048958
Solution: @echo off cls wusa /uninstall /kb:4048953 /quiet /warnrestart wusa /uninstall /kb:4048954 /quiet /warnrestart wusa /uninstall /kb:4048958 /quiet /warnrestart wusa /uninstall /kb:2952664 /quiet /warnrestart exit
You need to hide the updates after uninstall more info:
Update: some more info can be found here: https://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/98125-dot-matrix-printer-stopped-working-after-update-3.html
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It says it needs a WIA driver
Looking on Fijitsus site can not seem to find
Is there a Microsoft generic WIA driver
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HI,
When I print from Microsoft Edge, I prefer enabling Headers/footers and two-sided printing, per the below. (Apologies for the less-than-stellar screenshot, feel free to click on it for better display. :) )

 MS Edge Printer Settings - Hoping this one displays better.
Is there a way to save these preferences so I don't have to reactivate them each time?

Thanks,
Steve
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I installed the correct driver of HP printer because the user said it's not printing color. After the install it was able to print color from any apps paint brush, word pdf but not in outlook 2010 it says printer not ready. PC has 32 bit OS driver installed is 32 bit as well
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I have a Can MF5770 Printer, Scanner, Fax.  I had it working fine on a Windows 10 32 Bit PC.  I  got a 64 Bit Win 10 PC and can't get it to work.  I have downloaded and installed a driver from the Canon Website and a scanner patch for 64 bit PCs  In Settings I can see the scanner.  When I bring up the Canon scanner toolbox it says a supported scanner is not installed. In MS Word, Print - it does not show in the printer list.  Now what?
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Hi can a move the printers auto. so I can shut down the old and start up the new server?
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Good morning to whom this may concern,

We're currently in the process of upgrading our users OS from Win 7 to Win 10.
Some users have reported that when they've attempted to print images or documents from Microsoft Edge, or images from Photos on their system, the print option on their system is fine. However, when they go over to one of the network printers (Canon C5250i), nothing appears.
Other web browsers work fine (IE, Chrome, Firefox and Safari) and also users who still have Windows Photo Viewer installed on their system, are able to print from that.
I've done a test print to a local printer, from Edge and Photos, but they seem to print fine.

Has anyone else experienced this issue, and how they were able to resolve this?

Thanks for any help you can provide.
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I have been asked to recommend a printer model, to be used by some of our guys in the field. These are tradesmen, not IT people. The following are essential:

1. Battery powered.  
2. Capable of withstanding storage at high temperatures. These printers could sit in a car for weeks, without use, reaching 50+DegC each day.
3. Capable of printing on A4 paper.
4. Printed output need not be high quality, but needs to be legible, and not fade significantly over a few years.
5. Available in Australia.

The following would be nice:
1. Rugged
2. Bluetooth.
3.  Capable of working in a dusty and hot environment.
4.  Smaller the better.
5.  USB rechargeable batteries would be good.
6.  Cheaper is better, obviously. Prefer under about  $500USD.

The following are not important:
1. Colour. Not required, and just adds cost and complexity.
2. Consumable cost per print is not all that important, these devices will only be printing a handful of prints each month.
3. Speed is not very important.
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Hello - we just upgraded from Xerox 7845 machines that were using USB Card Readers for Xerox Secure Printing over to  new Xerox Altalink C8070 copiers.   I moved to the USB card readers over and set the new machines up pretty much comparing settings to the old machines as closely as I could find.  Everything seems to be working correctly except for one small item that I would love to figure out.  After sending secure print jobs and retrieveing them at the device, they can only be printed one at a time.   Typically on the 7845 devices we would click  the 'Sel All' button and then print the entire list.   This is a widely used feature by our users... so I know they will be grumbling.  As it stands now.. the Sel All button is there, but when I press it nothing happens... it does not select the list and when I select print, nothing therefore happens.  The button is there but just seems dead.   What to do, what to do....?
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Is there a way to see which tray is a page is being printed from remotely? I have an issue with a specific program printing out of the wrong tray. I am not on site and would rather not ask the end user which tray it is printing out of.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks.
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What are the steps to setup a script or GPO setting to auto install network printers on computers once they are added to the domain?
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My home Wi-Fi can't access certain websites and would forever load until it throws up an error state. When I'm connected via ethernet, it works fine, so I know the Wi-Fi has issues. I also want to add that my printer normally prints via Wi-Fi and lately it hasn't been connecting. I'm having to hardwire my printer to my Macbook.

Notes:
  • The devices I'm using are Macbook and Android phone.
  • This problem started roughly three months ago. No changes have been made to my Wi-Fi (that I know of).
  • I tried changing the DNS. It worked for a day but now the problem continues to exist.
  • I've reset the modem/router.
  • I've tried accessing aforementioned websites on different browsers. Same problem.
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I need info on the Xerox Fiery adapter. Its on a xerox workcentre 78xx series (I think)

What is the "Fiery" needed to do that a normal driver can't. I have never dealt with these before and my friend is complaining its slow and wants me to see what I can do. She says it slows down thier machine just by being there. (haven't we all heard that before)  Even they don't know what its for, it was just "part" of the machine and the vendor said it was required. I'll get with them tomorrow but I'm looking for unbiased opinion here.

They use this printer to print color bulletins, maybe 1500 at a time, not photos or fine art.
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my printer worked in ubuntu before but i am having trouble getting it back since i screwed it up by reformatting to windows 7.  it was simple to make it work in windows but i switched back to ubuntu because i know the os better.  now i can't get it to work again.  it says i don't have the cups wrapper and i really don't know what that is.
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Hi there!

We have a PC w/ W10 in a LAN network. That PC is used as a file-server for that particular office. There are two types of users. One that have total access and control of shared content. Other is someone that can access the files, but with a read-only permission.
My question is this, can I restrict print of the documents for the second group with a folder permission?

Thanks!
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Hi, I used these settings for my Sonicwall router smtp delivery but they dont work for the HP MFP

Mail Server:  outlook.office365.com
admin@domain.com\password

STARTTLS

SMTP PORT 25

AUTHENTICATION METHOD: Yes

SMTP Failure
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Printers and Scanners

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A printer is a peripheral which makes a persistent human readable representation of graphics or text on paper or similar physical media. Traditional printers are being used more for special purposes, like printing photographs or artwork, and are no longer a must-have peripheral; 3D printing has become an area of intense interest, allowing the creation of physical objects. An image scanner is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image. Hand-held scanners, where the device is moved by hand, have evolved from text scanning "wands" to 3D scanners used for industrial design, reverse engineering, test and measurement, orthotics, gaming and other applications.