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Print error message when trying to print double sided output on wireless printer

Q: Print error message when trying to print double sided output on wireless printer

I have an HP C5280 printer running wirelessly via a TP Link wireless print server and D Link Di 624 wireless router. I can print successfully from either my desktop (which is connected direct to the D Link router) or either of my laptops (wireless). However, when I select the double-sided print option I get a print error message after re-inserting the odd number pages to print the other side of the paper and then click 'continue'.

Could I resolve this by connecting the printer both direct to the desktop using USB AND leaving it connected via the wireless TP Link print server? This would enable me to print double-sided from my desktop (as I did before when the printer was only connected via the USB desktop port).

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A: Print error message when trying to print double sided output on wireless printer

Could I resolve this by connecting the printer both direct to the desktop using USB AND leaving it connected via the wireless TP Link print server? Click to expand...

Probably, unless the USB connection is already used with the print server.

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Many times I save worksheet in an Excel 2003 file the double-sided settings for printing, and I usally need to set it up repeatedly.

I there a default way to set up and especially by worksheet tabs?
 

A:Excel 2003 save double sided print output

You can save printer settings for most printers. If it is a work printer you might not be able to though. Within the "Print" (CTRL-P) properties dialog box try clicking on a button called "preferences." Usually somewhere in here you can save what they call a "profile" via a button. I hate to be so vague but each printer has different preferences.
 

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Just installed Windows 10. I no longer have the option to print double sided. Have reinstalled software, no luck.

A:print double sided

@aplarue?, welcome back to the forum. Here is the latest Win 10 full featured Software and Driver for the printer.  If this is not the software that you installed, please give it a try.  I believe this should give you access to Double-sided printing. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Sorry to be so stupid,but i did a macro in excel for a workbook.the macro works but when the box comes up it says 1 for odd and 2 for even if you put 1 in just to print odd pages it only prints page one and theres 127 pages,am i missing something in my macro scipt? Or am i not puting the right numbers in the box? Confused
 

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How do I print double sided AND draft (low) quality on my HP OfficeJet Pro 6970?

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hello,

I'm running into a frustrating situation where some of my users cannot print double sided, but the issue only happens from Office 2007 Pro.

The printer is a Xerox Phaser 6300.

From one of the affected laptops, I can print PDFs double sided, but when I try to print double sided from Word 2007, it only prints single sided even though 2x sided is obviously selected. Have tried other Word documents as well. I have also tried re-installing the printer drivers.

From a Server 2008R2 workstation I can print double sided to that printer using the same version of Word.

Is there some type of feature inside word or office that I'm not aware of that's disabling this feature?

Thanks!!
Ryan

A:Can't print double sided from Office 2007, can with all other apps

In Word, when you go to Office Orb (File) and choose Print, under Settings/Print One Sided, choose the drop down menu and choose Print on Both Sides.

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my printer is unable to print double sided after the laptop auto updating to win8.1. (how can i stop the auto update?)
i feel so bad with win8 system...this was the 3rd technical issues happened while i juz bought it last yr sept....
you guys have to do sth....
thanks

A:unable to print double sided after upadting to win8.1

You may want to see if there is an Windows 8.1 version of the printer driver. If not, try loading the 8.0 one again.

You have check the properties for the printer to confirm settings?

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I have recently installed Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit and when I print anything on my Lexmark E120 laser printer and select Two-Sided printing, it prints out instructions for doing this.
As I already know how to use my printer, I would like to stop it printing out instructions and wasting paper. Does any one know how to do this?

A:How do I stop my printer printing out instructions for Two-Sided print

try resetting the printer Or Holding down the Power Button.

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Hi everyone. I'm not sure I'm posting in the correct area so please redirect me if necessary.

I have a 436 page pdf document I want to print. I have a HP DeskJet 3050 which does not have a duplex unit.

I wanted to print the document with 2 pages of the document on each side of A4 paper in booklet format. I selected Print, booklet, 2 pages per sheet and to print both sides. I was expecting a notification to turn the paper over and reload it into the printer after it had printed page 218. I was away from the printer when it reached page 218. When I returned there was no message asking me to turn over the paper.

What have I done wrong?

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Double sided printing with single sided printer?

The manual is here.
http://support.hp.com/us-en/product...r-series---J610/4066450/model/4066451/manuals

Page 14 explains how to print on 2 sides.
 

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Whenever I print to the shared printer on my Windows 7 desktop, the print job will just sit in the print queue. If I stop and then start the print spooler, the job will print. It happens from an XP laptop. Print jobs sent from the local Windows 7 computer print just fine.
How can i solve this one ? :(

This issue with some particular laptop running windows Xp and windows 7 Home

A:Whenever I print to the shared printer he print job will just sit in the print queue

So, the Windows 7 Desktop has the printer physically attached to it and it's shared?
And the XP laptop is sharing the printer through the network? If I understand you correctly?
If so, on the XP Laptop, go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and press enter. Are there any devices with yellow flags? Or Under Universal Serial Bus Controllers is there an Unknown Device? Or any listings for the printer? If so, right click it and Uninstall it. Now go to Start/Run and type appwiz.cpl and press enter. In the Add Remove Programs uninstall any drivers or software for the printer. Now,go to Printers and Faxes, and if the printer icons is there, Right click the shared printer icon and Delete it. And Restart the computer. Now when the computer comes back up, go to the printer manufacturers support/download drivers site and type in the model# for the printer and download the driver for the printer for XP and install it. Now, go to Start/Run and type the computer name of the Windows 7 machine (ex) \\ComputerName and press enter. A window should open up with the shared drives on the 7 computer, with the shared printer. Right click the shared printer and choose Connect. This will add the printer to Printers and Faxes again. Right click this printer/Properties and print a Test Page.

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Hello,

I just bought an EPSON STYLUS CX4200 all in one printer. It was really shocking to find out that this model is not able to do double-sided printing. I just wasted $95! I read a lot of information on shopping websites about different printers but I haven't read any information on any models referring to double-sided printing capability. I thought all printers can do that!

How can anyone find out if a printer can do double-sided printing without buying it?

Can anyone please recommend me a cheap inkjet printer (not all in one) which can do double-sided printing?
Thanks,

Herringtrader
 

A:How can you tell if a printer can do double-sided printing?

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Hi guys...

I have hp pcs 1310 series that has a setting that allows me to print a document on both sides. The problem is that the prompt that tells you to continue the double side printing won't load properly and the whole printing process would freeze, leaving me half-printed documents. Is there someone who could help me solve this?
 

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Hi, I just purchased an used computer with Windows 7Home Premium x64, this is an HP Slimline s5610f. The problem that I have is with a Brother HL 2040 series printer. It gave me a really hard time to install the drivers that I downloaded from the Brother website I kept getting a "0x00000057" error and "could not find suitable driver for this printer" error. Finally I decided to take the driver folders for this printer from my wife's computer and copied them to my computer and put them in the drivers repository under System32 and was able to install the printer after that with no problems.

The problem that I have right now is that the printer won't print, even though it told me that the driver installation was successful.

1-the print button is grayed out
2-If I click "printer properties" it tells me that the drivers have not been installed and asks if I want to install them.
3-If I install the drivers at this prompt it tells me that the drivers have been successfully installed.
4-Now it lets me access the printer properties but when I click "print test page" either nothing happens or it tells me that it failed to print and access is denied
5-If i close printer properties and try to access it again it tells me that the printer drivers have not been installed.

I get the same results with the printer connected locally trough USB or on another computer through the network.
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A:Printer problems print button grayed out - test print page fails

Hello and welcome Manuel. Now probably too obvious mate but is the printer showing up ticked as the default device in Printers and Devices? while 7 is up and running?.

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A client is interested in having external networking ports available for printing to internal, XP-attached shared workstation printers.

Basically, they want to print to external IP address 123.123.123.123:8765 and have IIS push that data to a shared printer at someone's workstation. Ideally we would set up six or eight of these, each with a different port on the public IP.

Any suggestions?
 

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hello dear sir
I have the problem with my printers in my office . the printers are HP laser jet 1300 and 2035.
my problems is : After I print a document , printer does not stop and printing white papers until I stop print service or power down the printer.
whenI push ctrl+p  to print ,
some files like shockwave.shd appears in this address." c:\windows\system 32\spooler\printers". and these files never vanished unless i stop the print spooler.
I know that  : The following briefly describes the purpose
of SPL, SHD, and TMP files:

SPL files are the actual spool (print job) files.

TMP files are usually associated with LPR print jobs.

SHD files provide information about which printer the print job was sent to and from
whom the print job came. An SHD file is a "shadow" file that keeps track of what logical printer a (same number) xxxxx.spl file goes to. It also contains the file's order in the queue, the user who sent the file to the printer, and other information.
These files are usually deleted unless the logical printer settings state otherwise.
but these files  never vanished and untils these file were removed manually ,
printer cant print at all.
please help me .

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 Until recently, I have always used the document feeder to print 1 to 2 sided documents.  Now I receive a notice that the wrong paper or tray is not for 2 sided copying.  Nothing has changed...it's the same tray and the same weight of paper.

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Home network 2 win98SE computers and one Win 95

HP deskjet 812C printer connected to Win 95 computer with parallel cable as local printer

printer connected to two win98SE computer over network as network printer.

Problem:

Can print to the printer from any of the computers with no problems

Can not use the two-sided (book) feature from the networked 98 computers (feature is grayed out).

Do I need to load win98 printer drivers?

Any suggestions?
 

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I'm working at an office where when you hit the Print Screen button, it causes a printout in addition to the normal copy to clipboard. I just want to copy to clipboard without wasting toner and paper. It can't be a program on the computer as it's clean with just Windows 8.1

It actually happens on all the machines (whether Windows 7, 8, or 8.1). Is it a program installed on the server? Is it a setting in Windows? How do I stop this behavior?

A:Print Screen button will print to the printer! how to stop

By definition the print screen function only sends the image to the clipboard so if the printer is also involved then something else -- some other software installed on your machine -- is the culprit here.

One way to find out what it is is by unhooking the printer and then watching the screen to see what error messages pop up when trying to use the print screen function.

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Hi there,
OK, here we go. I previously owned a Lexmark Z25 printer and up to a certain point, it was printing ok. Then it abruptly stopped printing any pages. It sounded as if it was getting the signal from the computer, but nothing would print. Rather than buy new cartridges, which would have cost more than a new printer, I bought a Dell 720. Now, the color prints fine, but I cannot get the black to print. The cartridges are just about full with only a small amount out of the black cartridge.

I read somewhere this week that it has something to do with the software. I believe there was a work-around, but for the life of me I can't remember where I saw it and I didn't bookmark the page! My other computer is WinXP, but I didn't like XP and the fact that I got hosed on the deal with only 128 RAM - never could track down the guy who sold it to me..Figures. Anyway, I now have a computer with WIN2K. I don't have the software for the Dell printer, but I downloaded the drivers from the Dell site. I do have the software for the Lexmark.

Lately, it seems I've seen Dell and Lexmark being spoken of in the same sentence - are they connected?? A LEXPPS.exe, which is Lexmark corporation, is "listening" according to my Comodo, leading me to believe that Dell and Lexmark have a lot to do with each other.

I'm sure this sounds quite like rambling on my part, but this little problem is driving me crazy right now, and while not really a newbie, I'... Read more

A:Black Ink will not print/No pages in previous printer would print

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Spooler SubSystem App has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

A:when I try to print to MDI printer I gote a message:-

Hi,

Take a look here.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810894

Thanks,

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I cannot print wireless to my HP printer from my HP laptop. My printer is connected to a desktop HP PC with a USB cable
 

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Friends, this is my first post.
My HP Photosmart 6510 B211a printer is set up correctly -- it prints a 'congratulations' sheet telling me so -- but so far I have failed to persuade it to print for me. It is wireless (no USB cable), so gets its jobs via the router (which is a British Telecom Home Hub 3, for broadband).
How do I tell Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) how to talk to it?! Does the pc need a driver -- I have no message asking me to install one? And if a driver is needed, which one?
I wish to use a software 'printer' (to wit: the admirable FinePrint or PDF Factory) which sends pages to print, informs me that that is what it has done -- but nothing actually prints. Playing around with 'defaults' has so far achieved nothing.
Ideas? Suggestions? Similar experience? I'm all eyes/ears.
Cheers
EGWG (I'm an over-80, not into any 'social networking' .... )

A:wireless HP printer won't print

You must have istalled a disk, that would contain the drivers. Your firewall is probably stopping your pc talking to the printer. I had this on a HP wireless all in one, a few years back, and i think thats down to hp not your firewall.

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When I try to print to my HP6940(?) wireless printer from my laptop I get the following message:
"The print spooler was unable to connnect to your printer. This can be caused by your printer being turned off, a cable being unplugged, or being connected to a VPN."

I recently tried TrendMicro PC Cillin. Just before the printing ceased I had a popup referencing the print spooler I think... I tried to see if I inadvertantly blocked my printer. When I open the HOSTS file in notepad from windows\system32\drivers\etc the file is completely commented out as a sample file???

How can I restore printing?

thanks
 

A:Cannot Print From Wireless Printer

First do you have any other wireless devices AND can they prin to the printer ?
What OS do you have ?
The hosts file should have every line commented out except for your loopback address of 127.0.0.1
Can you hit the internet with this notebook ?
do you have a firewall ?
youcould try recapturing the printer, by going to printers and faxes in control panel, then add a new printer.
Is the little wireless icon lit up on the printer ?
 

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Hey guys so I'm having an issue with one of my laptops not being able to print on my wireless network.

The printer in question is a CANON MX920.

We have 7 computers on the network and six of them print flawlessly.

We have varying operating systems: Windows Xp, windows 7 and Windows Vista.

Two of the laptops running windows 7 work flawlessly, one does not.

It is reading the printer on the network but when I try to print a test page or any picture/documents it goes to the queue and says "Printing" but the printer never prints anything. If it's in the queue on this laptop the other laptops don't see the item in the queue but they also cannot print anything because "Another device is using the printer" -- removing the item from the queue allows the other devices to print again.

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the printer several times, turned off all security software, and disabled all firewalls and there has been no change. I have run windows update completely. The hardware device manager indicates that the "device is working properly"

This is extremely frustrating and I cannot seem to figure it out. 6 out of 7 devices work with the printer but my main laptop does not. Help please!

A:Wireless Printer won't print.

Go to the printer and print out a config page. Take note of the wireless IP address of the printer.
Go to Start/Devices and Printers click Add Printer. Choose Network Printer. Let it scan for your printers IP address. If it can't find it, then add it via the printers IP address. If this doesn't work, then try the following.
Go to Start/Devices and Printers. If the Canon printer is there, right click and Delete it.
Go to Start/Search and type appwiz.cpl and press enter. Uninstall any Canon software. Restart the computer. When the computer comes back up, download the latest driver from Canon: http://support-sg.canon-asia.com/con...100477901.html Choose to install with USB. Setup will tell you when to plug in the USB cable, During the install, once the USB cable is plugged in, do the install again this time for Wireless. That should find the printers IP address. Once that is found, then you can remove the USB cable and try to print Wirelessly.

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Does anyone knows a good wireless duplex scanner for my Windows Vista Laptop? When I scan the document I would like the scanner scans both side of the document.
 

A:A double sided wireless scanner.

Does anyone knows one?
 

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My usb attached printer is no longer listed in control panel PM. I want to set it as default but can't. Tried several suggestions in this forum but nothing worked. Thanks.

A:Printer not on print manager list but can print to it from aps

Hello and welcome Stacey now just what have you tried?? It sounds like a driver issue to me but unless we have some definite specs on the equipment not much we can do.
See this System Info - See Your System Specs

One item in particular is what is the printer make and model.

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Have a Canon MG6120 wireless multifunction printer. I rarely print anything from my laptop, but wanted to do that today. What I get is an error message that the printer is offline -- which it isn't; it's on. I tried going thru the setup on the printer, re-entering the SSID, and it said it was connected. Still same error that it's offline.

About a month ago, I did change the name of my router, but it never cause a problem with printing from my desktop, which I can still do. It's just the laptop that gets the "offline" error.

What do I need to do to make the laptop recognize that the printer is on?
 

A:Solved: Can't print to wireless printer

Never mind. I went thru the "Easy-Setup" on the printer a second time, and it was the charm. I have no idea why it worked the 2nd time and not the first, because after the 1st time, it said "Printer connected", or words to that effect, but when I tried to print, it still said the printer was offline. Oh, the vagaries of modern technology!
 

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I am trying to get my HP Photosmart Premium Print-Scan-Copy all in one Printer C310A to print from my Compac Presario CQ57-229 WM Notebook PC.  Now, my problem was to begin with was that the regular download of a driver will not work on this combination due to the computer having the AMD Dual Core C-50 Processor without a patch which was also downloaded.  This worked fine for about 2 days but now it has stopped printing from computer.  I am running the Windows 7 64 bit system.  The printer prints just fine from a memory card or from the scanner but if I try to print from anything on the computer such as texts or pictures, it will not do anything.  It is my default printer and everything I try to print goes to the printer que but it will not print and when I check the printer in my control panel it is checked that it needs troubleshooting.  I am at the end of my knowledge and ability to correct this problem.  HELP!!











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A:Can't get my wireless printer to print from my Laptop

Turn everything offunplug the printerturn the pc onuninstall the printer (drivers)re-start the pcreinstall the drivers (printer) May sure you downloaded the right drivers FROM the HP official site.run a test. I hope it helps-- I have a driver from HP if you want to try it, leave your email

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Hey guys, been banging my head on the wall about this issue.

I recently purchased an Epson XP-205 Wi-Fi printer, and I set it up on my network and installed the drivers to my laptop, initially I could print over the network, but since a restart I can't. I have tried an uninstall and reinstall of the printer, but to no avail and if it matters, I'm running W7 64-bit.

I've ensured the printing programs are part of my firewall exclusion rules, and I can access the printers set up page via 192.168.1.3, also as expected, the printer is "pingable". On top of this my Android tablet is able to send things to the printer, so I'm sure it is an issue with my laptop.

I'm tech minded, so feel free to rabble on, I'll understand.
 

A:Laptop can't print to wireless printer

I assume that there is now a printer icon in your Notification Area showing the print queue of files you've tried to print. Examine the settings in that to make sure the printer is not in a "use offline" mode.

In Devices and Printers right click on the printer - Printer properties (that's not the Properties choice at the bottom) - General tab - Print Test Page. What happens?
 

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I have long printed from my laptop to my printer - wirelessly. Some time ago, my wireless router went down and I had to reconfigure to print via USB for awhile. Since the wireless has been back up, I can't print from my laptop. My daughter prints wirelessly from her laptop. My husband prints via USB. I've done my best to make sure my settings are right, but nothing works! One thing - when I got the new router, it couldn't handle my network name the way it had been before, so I changed it. Perhaps that messed something up - but I sure don't know how to know, nor how to fix it. Any ideas out there?!
 

A:laptop can't print to wireless printer

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I just installed a new wireless router and my printer will not print. I assume my printer cable should be routed thru the wireless router and not the modem? It was thru modem before as I had no router installed. Printer is hard wired, not wireless.
 

A:Printer won't print with new wireless router

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the X1E i ordered had one primary NVMe M.2 drive and I went and purchased another M.2 NVMe drive from another vendor upon receiving my machine and trying to install the additional drive, I discovered that the SSD would not lay flat seemingly because it's a double-sided SSD.   I have not seen anywhere that says the X1E must utillize a single-sided SSD and the user guide provides no clarification.  i have contacted lenovo via chat and also technical support via telephone and they've been of no help.   when it says M.2 form factor you would assume that any M.2 drive would work but apparently it does not.  if I have to return the drive I'll be out $60 for shipping and restocking fee.   am I missing something here?   i'd be very disappointed if I have to return the drive and get dinged $60.  If indeed it only takes single-sided drives, how would an average user/customer know that?

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Hi All

I am having problems printing from a wireless laptop.

I have a desktop PC which is connected to an HP Photosmart 1000 printer and is running Window XP SP2

My desktop has a USB Wireless dongle to enable connection to my wifes wireless laptop also running Windows XP SP2.

I have set up the file and printer sharing and can access the folders I have permitted access to.

I have enabled the printer sharing.

On the laptop I can add the printer via the network printer option and the laptop can see the desktop printer.

The only problem is when I try to print the printer fails to print anything.

I am able to print from the desktop but that is all.

Has anyone else had this problem?? or can anyone help sole this issue

Many Thanks
 

A:Wireless laptop can see network printer but cannot print

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU U4100 @ 1.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3998 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1807 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 292854 MB, Free - 205060 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Base Board Product Name
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated and Enabled

I had a new wireless DSL router installed on the network. The router recognizes both the laptop and printer and I can print documents from the laptop fine. I cannot print an accessed webpage from any browser (Firefox, Chrome or IE). Anybody have a fix?
 

A:Can’t print web pages on wireless printer.

I cannot print an accessed webpage from any browser (Firefox, Chrome or IE).Click to expand...

How about telling us why not? Because the printer is not available in each browser's list of printers? Because you get an error message? Because the job just sits in the printer queue? ...?
 

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I have a Canon Pixima MP560 that works fine on our laptop that runs Windows 7, but I cannot get the new laptop with Windows 8 to print.

When I access the Control Panel in Windows 8, it shows the printer with a green check that everything is OK, but when I tried to print, it said the printer was offline.

I went to the Canon website, and reinstalled the drivers. It looked like it was connecting, but then the error message indicated, ""printer is in an error state."

I went to the MS website, and ran their printer troubleshooter link. It said the problem was fixed. Now, the error message just says, "Printer is not responding." During this entire process, the printer is still connecting and responding just fine to another laptop that is running Windows 7.

Can you help me fix this?

Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Windows 8 won't print on wireless printer

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This is a 3-computer network using windows xp home
everything was fine until today when I wanted to print from the Toshiba laptop to the network printer, which is wireless through a router, & has been going great for a over a year. All of a sudden, today, it does not hook up to print and this error message is displayed:

Print Server
Error initializing output device

I have never seen that and have no clue what it is talking about, (thank you Bill Gates).
If you look in the printers, the correct printer says ready and there are no documents in the queue.

The printer works fine and the other computers can print to it.

Rebooting the computer and rebooting the router don't help.

Thanks a lot for any help you can offer. Estatelawyer
 

A:Help: can't print to network printer from wireless laptop

My guess would be corrupt printer driver. I would download the printer drivers, remove the printer and when you re-install it, point to the new downloaded drivers.
 

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How do I get old bespoke dos industrial control progammes currently printing to LPT parallel port on XP3 computer/printer to print to a new wireless printer.
olddos

A:How di I get DOS bespoke programmes to print to wireless printer

There are methods to create a special printer port for older dos programs.

give this a shot as it's from Microsoft on printing

How to print to a network printer from an MS-DOS-based program in Windows XP

Rich

PS: Google is your friend

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Hello Everyone!
Thank You for reading this. The problem. Unable to print aol mail on DELL v305w wireless printer laptop computer inspiron 1420, able to print from wordpad or any other application, error message line2126, script error, code0 URL: res://iefram.dll/preview.js. I have a desktop computer inspiron 530, on a home network with the above, cant print from aol mail either.
If anyone could advise me on this i would appreciate it deeply.
Thanks!
Andrew Farkas MD
 

A:Solved: Can't print aol mail on wireless printer

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Loaded the driver on wireless internet and it would work intermittently. The printer work with less problems with a PC. But now if it works with the PC it won't work with the Mac. As of now it won't work with the Mac in attempts to print or scan. It never worked with a fax line so we gave up on that.

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I want to know if the ability to print from anywhere in the world to a printer. My initial setup i was thinking of was this:

The laptop pulls up the IP address of a wireless print server which is connected to a wireless router (where it gets its internet from). The person using the wireless laptop gets the IP address of the print server, some how configures the computer to print to THAT IP address, and the paper should come out of the printer. Correct? Please correct me if I'm wrong.

P.S. it would be nice if i could be told how much this will cost.
 

A:Ability to print from a wireless laptop to a printer anywhere

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Recently got an HP Officejet Pro 8710 printer which is wireless enabled. From my ThinkPad E545, Firefox will not print to it. It appears to send the page off to the printer. The print queue appears but there are no documents. It makes no difference what I'm printing - an email, a page from a newspaper/newsclip, or a product description from a retailer. No error messages are produced. I can print just fine from other browsers - Microsoft IE or Microsoft Edge. I can print fine from locally installed apps like MS Office. Am running a Thinkpad E545 with Windows 10 installed. Windows 10 is current on all updates. I've run a full Lenovo hardware scan/diagnostic and the laptop came up clean. I've checked Lenovo support and no similar problems have been reported either by users or support team.  Have installed all HP drivers for new printer. Am running current version (49.0.2) of Firefox. I can print to the wireless printer from Firefox running on a Surface Pro with Windows 10. So, it's possible that the problem may be specific to ThinkPads.I would really appreciate some help here. Thanks.

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Can I still print to the wireless printer if I disconnect the Homegroup?

I do not wish to share files and see no point in joining a Homegroup.

Would removing the Homegroup cause internet connection problems?

Please advise. Thanks.

A:Can I Still Print to Wireless Printer if I Disconnect The Homegroup?

Sure, you could still share it.

To print to it from a computer you would simply open up the "Devices and Printers" page in explorer, click "Add a Printer" then the network/Bluetooth printer option. It may take a few seconds for your computer to discover your printer on the network but it should be there.

Alternatively, you could add the printer by clicking the "my printer isn't listed" button and entering the DNS name or IP address of the printer if it has a static IP. Or you could open up the "Network" page of explorer and install it from there. As you can see, you have options outside of Homegroup, albeit they may involve a few more steps.

Best of luck, be sure to post back your success or if you need additional help

And no, the homegroup has nothing to do with internet access

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My HP MFW printer that is connected wirelessly does not print if the windows firewall is on.

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Hi all,

Please pardon if this has already been addressed... I tried to find threads that answered my question, but was not too successful.

I am trying to set up my husband's office so his laptop can print wirelessly to his printer via a print server. Right now, each time he wants to print he attaches the printer via the usb cable. This works ok, but is kind of a pain since the cable has to run across the room. Also, each time he unplugs and plugs, his laptop reinstalls the printer giving him countless copies of the same printer in the printer folder. (Another issue I've never bothered to fix.)

So, I've got the print server (which also happens to be a router) hooked up to the printer, and the laptop (with built-in wireless) detected the router/server and connected to it like a network without any problems. I thought all I'd have to do was go to add printer, detect it through the server, and install it. But though the computer is connected (wirelessely) to the server, it doesn't see the printer.

Was I totally crazy when I thought the print server would allow printing without the printer being connected to a PC? Can you actually just plug a printer into a wireless server and then print from your computer? Or perhaps because this is also a router, it must be attached to a computer?

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated. If you can explain how to do it, I'm sure I'd be able to do it.

the laptop is a Toshiba Satellite running Win... Read more

A:help installing printer w/ wireless print server

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Hi everyone,

I'm trying to help a friend with one of those infamous printer problems. She has an HP C4385 all-in-one photosmart wireless printer and a Dell Inspiron with Win XP. Couple weeks ago she had a paper jam, removed the paper, cleared the error and since then, it won't print. It copies fine, just no printing. I have rebooted the system, deleted and added the printer and nothing happens. She doesn't have the original driver disk. Can anyone offer me any suggestions?
 

A:Solved: HP Wireless printer copies but won't print

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