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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.

hi i have a printer and the printer is shared to other pc. but one of the pc cannot connect to the printer. when i press print nothing come out. so i try to print from the pc where the printer is installed and i can print from there. since i cannot print from other pc i remove printer in other computer and the pc that install the printer. i try to reinstall my printer and problem occur that it cannot detect the usb cable. why? do i need to restart the pc?
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OK I have two pieces of hardware:-

Fusion5 10.1" 2in1 Google Certified Android Laptop Tablet PC - (Octa core Processor, Android 8.1 Oreo, 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage, Dual Cameras, HD IPS, Bluetooth Tablet PC with Docking Keyboard)

... and:-

HP OfficeJet 200 Mobile Printer

I want to run a mobile project where I print Haiku's as I create them onto A6 card. I have checked the connectivity and all is well.

So I would like to load an Android word-processing App that is quick to set up and use ideally with a template sized for A6 card and the font set up ready to roll.

The icing on the cake would be to have templates with a choice of coloured/patterned borders too to save preprinting selections to print on.

Can anyone suggest a suitable App, it doesn't necessarily have to be free?
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I have a new pc with win10. My old printer, an HP Laserjet P1606dn is connected to its network.
For a few days now, when I print a page, it prints an unlimited number of copies, so I have to stop it each time.
It even happens when I print from Notepad a file that only contains "aaa".
Very annoying Indeed.
Anybody knows how to fix that?
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I am having a ton of issues installing printers on a Fresh 2019 Server.


1. The "devices and printer" window will not refresh properly after I make a change, this can be as simple as a name change. When making a name change the old name still appears, after I make this name change sometimes the icon representing that printer no longer allows me into the property screen. Sometimes it does. The only way to get the name change to up date that I have found is to re boot the server.

2. Seems to be related to the same issue with the "devices and printer" window will not refresh properly. This also happens when I install a new printer. I can step through the entire process and print a test page which works perfectly. But the printer will not appear in the devices and printers window unless I reboot the server.

This is a windows 2019 sever, it has all the current patches and updates installed. It is setup as a terminal server.

I have two of these servers they are both acting the same way.
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I've installed and fixed the installation of a lot of printers.
Today, I ran into a strange situtation:
The printer is HP Laserjet Pro M402-M403n-dne connected via USB using USB-001 printer port.

We've tried to remove all instances of M402 drivers from the computer using the normal cleanup process and haven't had 100% luck with that.
We disconnected the computer from the network in case there were more of them network-connected.
We discconnected the USB and turned off the printer.
We were able to remove all M402 drivers except one that was grayed out.  I don't recall ever seeing a driver on the list being grayed out....

Then we reconnected the HP Laserjet Pro M402dne via USB and immediately got TWO printers named:
HP Laserjet M402-403 PCL 6
and
HP Laserjet M402-403n-dne PCL6

The HP Laserjet M402-403 PCL 6 came up after installation to print on one side.
The HP Laserjet M402-403n-dne PCL6 came up to print on 2 sides.
One of our app's selected the HP Laserjet M402-403n-dne PCL6 and was printing on 2 sides - which wasn't wanted.
So, we changed that setting and are hoping the user will get good results tomorrow.

In the meantime, it's a bit disturbing to have two installs when one is trying to get ONE install set up as needed.

Any insights?
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I have one user who is not getting the option for secure print. I can't reproduce the problem myself and other users in the office are okay as well.

Printer is a Xerox 7855 using latest drivers. Printer is hosted on a 2016 Windows Server. Normally when printing a document you go to the print options and change the print type from normal to secure, but user is not getting any other choices besides normal.

Have tried removing all printers and adding just the one they are trying to use. Problem happens straight from the printer queue as well, so issue is not application specific.

Gathering any ideas to try once I can get back to their office. Thanks!
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I have an ESXi server running a VM of Windows XP. I need to be able to print from DOS in specific from DBASE and Wordperfect. I have this running in Virtual PC (XP Mode) at the moment and it works fine. From what I remember to get this working in Virtual PC i installed the printer dirver in windows then enabled printer pooling and then just selected LPT1 as the second destination in the windows printer driver. This seems to work fine in Virtual PC but not in ESXi. It is completely possible I'm not duplicating what I did in the past but I cant seem to figure it out.

Im just trying to move this VM to a server vs having it on a workstation.

Your Help is very appreciated,
Thanks
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I would like to track printer usage and identify underutilized printers.  I collected information from the printers showing the number of B&W pages, the number of color pages and the date checked.
I would like to be able to update the page counts and then run a report showing the number of pages printed and the number of work days between the dates checked.

The goal is to identify printers that aren't being fully utilized.  I have been trying to use the DMax function to select the records with the latest date checked.  I am not sure how best to go about identifying the latest counts, vs the previous, etc..
I would like to be able to collect the usage data at regular intervals and then produce a standard report.

Any help that can be provided is appreciated.
Printer_Pagecounts.xlsx
Printers_Test.accdb
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I have 4 sites and I am trying to distribute printers via GPO.  I would like to set it up so when users to go a specifics site, they only get the printers at that specific site alone and not all the printers on the print server.  How can I accomplish that.
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I am having an issue with a user for their printing out of Microsoft Outlook. When the user opens their outlook and reviews an email (We'll call this email: A) then closes it and opens the next email (Email: B) and decides she wants to print the current email (Email: B). She then presses the Ctrl+P to bring up the print screen. However, rather showing the correct email. The print preview is displaying (Email: A). When she clicks print anyhow, it still prints (Email: A) rather the email she actually has open (Email: B)

Any thoughts why it is wanting to print the previous screen she had open rather the current screen?

I have rebooted her computer and also created a new Email Profile for her via the Mail-32 application from the Control Panel
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Dear Expert team

I have a HP MFP 880 which is showing me an error below

10.02.91 Magenta and yellow Cartridge Motor stall see the screen shot below

Dear-Expert-team.docx
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Experts,

Not sure why I am stumbling here so much but, I need to compare a DateTime field within my database to see if the dates stored in this column are between two user submitted Unix Timestamps.

Example (not working): SELECT * FROM registration WHERE checkin BETWEEN FROM_UNIXTIME('".$_POST['from']."') AND FROM_UNIXTIME('".$_POST['to']."') AND `appointment`=1 AND `deleted` IS NULL ORDER BY checkin ASC;

When attempting to validate by printing my query to the screen, I get the following which seems correct: SELECT * FROM registration WHERE checkin BETWEEN FROM_UNIXTIME('1571011200000') AND FROM_UNIXTIME('1571616000000') AND `appointment`=1 AND `deleted` IS NULL ORDER BY checkin ASC;

I'm not receiving any syntax errors but, not sure I am employing the "FROM UNIXTIME()" function properly???

Cheers!
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Auto cad Inventor 2019 not printing images

Difficulty printing *.idw files, gets error printing from workstation. Its starts to print them gets error. Called Kyocera tech support and they checked all settings and they seem right. Was able to print fine with test print and word docs and pds files. But gets error from idw file which is only 3 meg big.
Thanks Tony D
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We have an old version of barcode printing software that has a parallel port security key.  The desktop that the software is running on is dying so we were able to find (amazingly) the installation file for the same version of the software and we were able to successfully install it on a Win 10 Laptop using compatability mode.  Of course the laptop does not have a parallel port so we bought a USB > Parallel port from Amazon.  Unfortunately, the software still does not see the key when it is plugged into the USB adaptor.  We are about to give up but thought I would post this just to see if maybe there was a windows setting or something that someone could suggest that might make this work?  Crazier things have happened!!!   Thanks for any suggestions!
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I need to be able to print from quickbooks from my hotel to my office.

Can I setup remote printing on this zerox printer??
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

        I am needing to scan a certificate and save it for editing purposes.  Specifically speaking, I have a name on a certificate that has been misspelled and in need of correction.  

        With respect to tools, I have an HP ENVY Photo 6255, a laptop running Windows 10, and Adobe Acrobat XI Pro.  If more information is needed, please feel free to let me know and it will be provided upon request.

         Thank you

         George
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Hi,

One of the printers in our office network would get disconnected every now and then. It is my boss's printer, only used by him. It would be working fine and not working all of a sudden. I had to remove the printer and rejoin it into the network. I use wire connection.

Any ideas? thanks
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Dear Experts,

I have a user who has two printers added into her PC both are Canon.

I check the print server, the other printer is not shared out.

One has the Canon iR-ADV C5550/5560 UFR II on servername

The other is Canon iR-ADV C5550/5560 UFR II on servername.domain.com.sg

How do I remove the second one
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Hi,

Some of the printers I've been sharing to my users using GPO are not visible in the 'printer section' of the Control Panel. But I can see them using 'get-printer' in Powershell. And they're visible in the printer dialogue of programs like Word or Excel.

But since they're not visible in the Control Panel I had to use Powershell to make one of them the default printer.

Anyone know why this is happening?
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TOSHIBA e-STUDIO5005AC print codes.  Anyone know where to configure print codes in the web admin interface?  We like to track employee print jobs through code association.
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Experts, I have a printer mapping script that installs printers based on the user's group membership (due to the 50+ printers we have in this office, I can't use group policies).

@echo off
setlocal

setlocal enabledelayedexpansion

echo Connecting Printers...
set PriorityDefaultPrinterSet=0
for /f "tokens=1-3 delims=-." %%a in ('n:\ifmember.exe /list ^| find /i "group %UserDomain%\Prt-" ^| sort') do (
  echo Connecting %%b %%c
  rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /in /q /n\\w2k8ps01\%%b
  if not "!PriorityDefaultPrinterSet!" == "0" goto not_def
	echo ...Setting as default printer
	rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /y /n\\w2k8ps01\%%b
:not_def
  if /i "%%c"=="D" set PriorityDefaultPrinterSet=1
)

:end

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As we migrate the users from Windows 7 to Windows 10, I need to change this script to include the new print server (w2k16ps01).  I tried just changing the server name in the script but the printers aren't installing in our testing.

Can someone look at this script and verify if it will run on Windows 10 or if there is different verbiage that I need to include?

Thanks Experts.
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zebra printer print job log shows 0 byte jobs every 2 - 10 seconds. Need to identify what this is?

zebra-job-log.rtf
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Is there an issue with any of the new W10 updates causing printer issues?

A number of clients have been having issues with the print spool service not starting or printers loosing the driver and needing to be re-added
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I am trying to find a way to add sequential bates stamping on a Xerox Atalink C8045 multi function device.

I already understand how to use the bates stamp feature when copying a document and clicking on the Annotations feature and from there click on bates stamp.  

The problem with this is the numbering always starts with 1.  The requirement is for the machine to remember the last number used. The real end goal is to be able to add a unique number to every page printed at the bottom of the page.  I know the machine keeps track of how many copies are printed so this data is stored somewhere and that data would be a good option to print on every page. Either there is a way to do this already in place that I am not finding or there is a way to do this through programming.  Either option will work as long as the end result is to have a unique number printed on every page.
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I am looking to block end users ability to check the box to allow local printer redirection for RDP sessions i have configured GPO, Device and Resource Redirection found at: Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Remote Desktop Services\Remote Desktop Session Host\Device and Resource Redirection\
Do Not Set default client printer to be default printer in a session  enables
Do not allow client printer redirection Enabled

we do not see

Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Terminal Services\Terminal Server\Device and Resource Redirection

in the group policy msc

BUT client side printers are still showing up on the remote server during rdp sessions

We are in a server 2019 environment

any help would be appreciated
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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.