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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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Hi, so I have a powershell script that adds printers based on location. It has multiple lines like below to add the printers information.

Add-PrinterDriver -Name "HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603 PCL6"
Add-PrinterPort -Name "IP" -PrinterHostAddress "IP"
Add-Printer -Name "10139 Printer - Production" -DriverName "HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603 PCL6" -Shared -ShareName "ProdPrinter" -PortName "IP"

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But I am receiving this error when it is run from the Batch File, it runs fine from Powershell.


Add-PrinterDriver -Name "RICOH PCL6 UniversalDriver V4.15"
'Add-PrinterDriver' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
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A staff in school is complaining that people come and use her pc and print stuff and she want the printing stuff to stop for them.

Is there a way to set a password on the printer every time it needs to print ?
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HP M477 FNW memory low error.
I have upgraded firmware made changes to the settings and tried every fix i can find but the error remains. anyone run across a fix for this. I am have this issue with multiple printers. The only thing that seems to work is to upgrade the firmware which fixes it for a week to a month then the error returns. The error happens during scan and copy jobs that contain any number of pages.
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I have here a HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2545 and has a an image button in its panel like a "antenna" so I assume that its wireless.  In order to print I always have to move my notebook to the cables, so 2 questions for the super intelligent experts:  how can I make this printer wireless? and also, is it safe to print sensitive document without fear of viewed by prying eyes?  

Thank you

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Is it possible to print attached email and attachments inside that attach email

At the moment it prints the attached email but that the attachment inside the attached email. (This done by selecting Print Option.. and clicking "print attached files. Attachments will print to the default printer only.
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Hi there!

I'm currently working with an HP LaserJet Enterprise M506 printer with a client and we've been having repeated issues with black streaking occurring across the page each time we attempt to print out a document. I've attached a scanned PDF document of a printed page from this printer for context.

We've already attempted to replace the ink cartridge as well as the drum, however the issue is repeating past both of these changes. For the ink cartridges, the client is using a Premium Imaging Cartridge CE255X.

Does anybody happen to have any ideas as to why we're not able to get these streaks to go away? Is it just a matter of using a genuine HP ink cartridge instead or does something else need to be done here?

Thank you for your time!

Scan.pdf
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Dear Experts,

I am looking to upgrade my company to Microsoft Office 365.  I am in the process of doing my homework and I focusing on the email portion of O365.  The company has a few scan-to-email MFP printers that I want to find out if they are compatible with MS O365 with TLS enabled.  We have 3 HP LaserJet MFPs scattered throughout the facility and each of these MFPs use scan-to-email.  The LaserJet MFPs are:

1. HP LaserJet MFP M130fw
2. HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw
3. HP Color LaserJet MFP M477fdw

Can an expert please let me know if any/all of the above 3 HP LaserJet MFPs are compatible with MS O365 with TLS enabled?  -or-  do I have to upgrade my LaserJet MFPs?


Thank you,
sla0610
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Our Lenovo desktop went into the shop to move all data to a new hard drive. They used ghosting and also gave us Windows 10 at no extra charge.
Two programs were not seen on the desktop but we got one of them by looking in the program list.

Now the pc does not recognize our Epson 3170 scanner. I did some looking around and saw a message saying the driver for the scanner was not available. As far as I know I do not have the original disc. Our Office 2007 works on this system which is quite old so I'm surprised the scanner fails.
Any ideas on the scanner? Thanks.
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I've got a Dell B2375dnf Mono Multifunction Printer, that was given to me, that works fine, other than if you're trying to jam pack the automatic document feeder. I wanted to reset back to factory defaults, but doing so requires an admin name & password. After trying the defaults & finding out that no one from office has a clue what it might be, anyone have the answer in here?
Thanks-
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The user has a Brother QL-570 label printer.  It only has a USB Interface and is no longer being supported by Brother. It prints very well.
The user wanted to be able to print to it from 2 computers.  I originally set it up to be shared on the Windows 10 Pro host, but then the sharing stopped working.

I chose a fast solution:
I connected an Apple Airport Express, gave the Airport Express a static IP, and used the print sharing/print server function built into the Airport Express.  (It was a used AE that I had on hand)

Labels can be printed from both computers, and I don't have to spend the time trying to figure out why Windows 10 sharing isn't working.
The only problem is that the QL-570 cannot print multiple copies of a label.  Whatever number is entered, it only prints 1 copy.  The user can repeat the printing process as many times as they like, the labels print, but only one at a time.

I downloaded and reinstalled the Brother driver.  The latest version available was created in 2014.    I also downloaded and installed Brother's label printing software - P-Touch Editor 5.2
After installing the two downloads, the printer still only prints 1 label at a time.

The user doesn't want to buy a new label printer.

What might be preventing multiple labels from being printed?  The driver or the Apple print server.
Is there an alternative inexpensive print server that could be used?   I don't mind purchasing a previously owned print server from eBay.

Thanks
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I'm hoping someone can help with this.  I have an old HP designjet 500 plotter.  I had recently replace a print head and on the box it said I needed to upgrade the firmware.  I try to install the firmware from the application within the firmware and I get a message box that reads: in order to continue, the printer must be shared.   Now when I installed the driver, I made sure sharing was on and and the properties shows that as well.  There is no network card so it's connected to my computer via USB.  The computer is win 10 and I made sure I loaded a windows 10 x64 driver.  Is there another way to force install firmware?
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I am using AWS EC2 Windows server 2019 instance. I am assessing the instance using the Remote desktop Connection. But i am not able use my local printer in the remote device, i have allowed local resources, i have also given full access permissions to the users. I also have installed the printer driver.
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How can I change from a wireless to a wired connection to my HP Officejet Pro 8210?   I have tried uninstalling then reinstalling the printer.   I ma running Windows 7 Professional X64.   The printer works wirelessly,  but I want to use the ethernet connection.   When I try to do this, the device does not appear in the list of devices.
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Windows 7 SP1 (With all udpates) PC that after last Windows update roll-up has not been able to use all USB devices.  The only one I cannot get working is a Dymo Twin Turbo 450.  No matter what USB ports, even a USB hub where everything else works is not the answer.  The Dymo worked flawlessly until the update/restart.  I have removed and reinstalled to no avail.  This computer has been having some issues, which may be overheating or SSD problems.  The CPU is an AMD A8-7600 in a micro HP TPC-F068-DM (Elite Desk 705 G1).  Temps hit 79C.  The spec on that cpu is 71.8C max thermal.  I have cleaned out the little fan, which is spinning up to speed just fine.  The SSD is from Lite-On.  The only info that isn't perfect is CRC error count of 1.  The company has 3 identical micro Elite Desk.  The other 2 all run the same software, and show CPU temps as high as 90C.  Those are not having any issues.  Suggesting the temp is not accurate or the overheating is not the issue.  I will be moving the Dymo (Only one in the company) to another computer next time on site for testing if the printer still works.  Windows Defender is the AV on all computers.  I had limited time with the PC, so a virus scan has not been run yet using other software.
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I have a customer with an hp officejet pro 8600 that he used to be able to scan documents into his computer, but now the printer will not scan anymore. in fact, the scanner will not even show up at all in the printer properties, printer preferences or anywhere.  
He is running windows 7 home premium
the printer is wireless
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Access: printing form with subforms  -  can't get the text field to word wrap.

The sub form show the text wrapping.

I can't get the sub form to word wrap when I print the form.
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I am running Windows 10.  I recently installed a new Brother printer.  The printer works fine, but when I go to print certain items two versions of the printer are listed (one doesn't, and the "copy 1" version does).  But in my Devices and Printers the two versions don't appear (see images below).  How can I delete the version that doesn't function?

Devices and Printers
Devices and Printers
Thanks,

Phil
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I need to allow access to Devices and Printers (or only one local printer) after having locked down access to Control Panel and Settings in a Standard User profile in Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC. I used GPO to remove programs from Start, removed right clicking for context menus from Start, Taskbar and Desktop. I removed the Settings icon from the Start Menu from Standard User profile via Settings.

Part 2 - I need to deny access to Settings from the System Tray in the same OS.

This is a Kiosk type installation but not locked down to a single app (yet).

Thank You!

Michael
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Two WIN10 computers default to color printer randomly. I made sure the box next to allow Microsoft to manage printers is unchecked. Any ideas why this happens.
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I have one user that I cannot get his Dymo printer to work on his computer. Everything was working perfectly fine until we moved the user to a different building. I have tried the following, with no results.

1. Removing and Reinstalling all Dymo software and cleaning up the registry.
2. Tried different USB cables that I know to work on other Dymo printers.
3. Swapped printers with one that we use for shipping.

When I send a job to the printer, the printer will start trying to print and then stop. At this point, the printer will freeze up and will have to be power cycled in order to try it again.  Dymo's tech support was of no help.

OS/ Win 10 pro 64
Printer Dymo 4xl
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Morning,

Is there a way to automate the export printers to a file within 2012? So rather than launching Print Management, then exporting printers to a file, I want it to do it automatically and drop it into c:\printerbackup.

Cheers
Alex
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Cant print after upgrading Windows 7 to 10.  I have network printers and after upgrading two machines, neither can print.  Have uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times.  Other machines that were new installs of Windows 10 can print without issue.  So far the only thing i have been able to print is a pdf from Edge.  Test print fails although i do see the test page hit the queue momentarily before i get the failed to print message.  Please help.
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Hello fellow Experts Exchange members:

I request your assistance with yet another problem involving a software vendor!

One of our offices runs a client/server billing program.

The program works fine ... except on one computer.

The program works fine on that one computer ... except that it cannot print labels correctly.

The program is set up to print labels to a Zebra LP 2824 printer using the ZDesigner LP 2824 driver with version number 2.7.03.16.

Here is the problem:
      THE PROGRAM HAS NO WAY TO SET THE SIZE OF THE LABELS TO PRINT ON!!!

The *ONLY* option the program has is to choose which printer to print the labels on.

The program seems to determine which size to use for the labels based on the settings in the "Preferences..." dialog box in the Windows printer settings.

Originally, I used a printer shared from the server with the correct printer settings both in the "Preferences..." and "Printing Defaults" dialog boxes, and the settings worked for every other computer.

However, on this computer I could not get the correct label size to appear in the print preview page of the program no matter what.

I created a local printer and set both the defaults and preferences correctly, but the problem continues.

Now, this vendor has been very helpful in all other matters ... but they have no clue in this case.

Using either the shared printer or the local printer with either the original settings or modified settings, the program on this computer …
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All, I am looking for a white paper how how Microsoft Document XPS Writer works? To be more specific, I looking for the process it takes to save files.
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HP Printer LaserJet M1212nf MFP, cannot get the scan function to work.

Windows 10 64 bit.

Try to install the full software. Get the error message that the path cannot be found. Directly connected to PC.

Try to install just the scanner software. Get the error message that it cannot fid an HP LaserJet Professional printer.

The printing function works just fine.
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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.