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Issue With HP 1018 Printer & Windows 7

Q: Issue With HP 1018 Printer & Windows 7

I recently completed a build using Windows 7 and everything went fine except I am having a fit with my HP 1018 laserjet printer. When I try to send something to the printer it takes at least 30 minutes before it actually prints. I have visited HP's website and downloaded the driver that is supposed to work with this printer and Windows 7 but still no luck. Any words of wisdome would be greatly appreciated.

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Preferred Solution: Issue With HP 1018 Printer & Windows 7

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


HP does not offer a Laser Jet 1018 the driver for Window 7. Does anyone know how to get a driver that will be compatible with 7?

A:Driver HP Laser Jet 1018 printer

Here is how you can install optional MS / Windows 7 drivers for your printer:

Start Menu > Devices and Printers > Add a Printer > HP > HP model
Click two times Next
Your printer shoul now be installed.


Hope it helps!

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Hi, I recently got a new computer with Windows 7 and installed the printer driver for the HP 1018 printer, and it prints from word, excel, pdf, etc., but it will not print from the internet. It just prints blank pages. Can anyone help? Thanks

A:HP 1018 printer won't print to the internet

Welcome to seven forums robyrob7: Are you using 32 or 64 bit win 7? Also is your model the 1018 or the 1018s? If it is the 1018 and your using 7 32 bit is this the driver you used?HP LaserJet Hostbased Plug and Play Basic Driver HP LaserJet 1018 Printer - HP Customer Care (United States - English) Thanks. Fabe

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Hello all,

I just picked up a used HP Laserjet 1018 from a friend. It's a nice unit, and after running the cleaning utility at home a few times on my laptop, it worked great. Having a slight issue though.

On my laptop I'm running Windows Vista SP1. When I downloaded the drivers for the printer from HP's website, it ran without a hitch. It could do double sided prints perfectly. However, now that I've brought it into work and plugged it into my eMachines desktop unit running XP SP3, it won't give me notifications for issues like out of paper, or a continue button for a manual page flip for double sided prints.

What is supposed to happen is it will print odd pages, pause, allow me to reinsert the pages, while showing a window onscreen with instructions on how to load the paper and a "continue" button once the pages are set. However, not once have I gotten that window on my XP machine. I didn't modify any of the settings, and the user manual said to make sure the "Status Messages" option is ON under the configure tab under printer properties, and it is set to ON. I tried turning it off, hitting apply, and turning it back on and hitting apply again, but no help.

Any suggestions? Here's the HP page:


A:Printer: HP Laserjet 1018 Won't Give Status Notifications

Found this while searching HP's website


NOTE: The full printing system might not work properly.
maybe that's the issue?

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Hp 1018 printer will either not print from Window 7 or the print job takes a very long time before printing begins. We have updated the driver to the Windows 7 driver and it has made no difference. Sometimes it acts like it will print and finish but nothing has printed. Very confused and frustrated.

A:HP 1018 & Windows 7 (32 bit)

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I want to change my sign-in email address to my current email address in Windows Live Messenger.

I use Version 2008 (Build 8.5.1302.1018). I do not want to create a completely new ID because I don't want to lose my contacts.

Anyone here have success with this and willing to share?

Thank you.

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It will not let me on .it says failure fixed disk 0.then it said press <F1> to resume  and I press it and it says boot I select the hard drive and it says operating system not found

A:I have a dell inspiron mini 1018 Windows 7 starter

The hard drive has failed - you'll need a new 2.5" SATA notebook drive, 9.5 mm or slimmer.

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on windows 8 client machine usb printer driver needs to install everyday after every reboot

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In device manager my printer, HP Laser Jet 1320 is "working properly" but it doesn't show in printers and faxes. Has anyone had similar issues in windows 7? Regards, Max.

A:Windows 7 printer issue

hi have a look here http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/category/w7itpro/

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on windows 8 client machine usb printer driver needs to install everyday after every reboot

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I can't seem to find anything about my specific problem. I had an HP PSC 2410 all-in-one series printer connected to a Dlink print server. The printer started making terrible noises when it started up, so I disconnected it and reconnected an old deskjet instead. I recently fixed the all-in-one (turned out i just needed to clean the scanning glass and mirrors), but the print server no longer powers up. Now here's the real issue:

I can't get the printer to install locally via USB port. I was finally able to delete the network printer (it kept coming back after reboot, offline), but I can' get Windows to auto-detect and install the drivers. I can't even download the drivers from the HP website because they aren't available (windows update only). I can't manually add the printer either, because the virtual USB port is unavailable. I'd really like to get this printer running again, especially because I brought it back from the dead and I really need to scanner. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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We have a W7 printer issue as follows: My wife and I both have W7 Home Premium, 64bit, machines networked together. She has an HP PhotoSmart 7600 printer. I can see it and print to it from my network connection. I can print plain paper or photo paper from my machine. My wife however can only print plain paper from her machine. She cannot print pictures. We went through the driver replacement/refresh recommended by HP and rebooted the machine. It immediately recognized the printer as an HP PhotoSmart 7660.

I can print fine from my machine over the network but she still cannot print pictures. Anybody have any ideas?

A:Windows 7 Printer Issue

The HP Photosmart 7600 series printer has 2 models:



You apparently have the latter model.

The "solve a problem" and "How to" sections may be helpful to you.


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Ok I have an HP deskjet 3520 that is hooked into my FreeBSD server. The FreeBSD is all good and not one problem there. Now the problem is trying to get it to use on XP sp2 boxes. I can not see it in network places and I have tried to add it via local port method that has worked before but it says my local port is access denied. How do I turn it on?

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The printer is an old HP LaserJet P2015 connected to a Windows 7 Pro (32-bit) machine.  Every morning, when the user boots the computer up and logs in, that printer will show as an unknown device under Devices and Printers.  The actual printer
icon for the P2015 will be grayed out.  If you just turn the printer off and back on the unknown device goes away, and the P2015 icon will go back to ready.  I have tried multiple USB cable and ports on the computer and a powered USB hub.  I've
tried multiple drivers, and the only one that really wants to work is the actual HP driver for the P2015 (which took a while to find).  The HP universal print drivers all have their own quirks with it.  I've adjusted power setting for maximum efficiency,
ran sfc /scannow, ran chkdsk /r, and some other things that I cannot remember.  Is there anything I can try that I didn't list?

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I had a problem with my HP printer not scanning via the wireless network even thought it did in the past. I could print wirelessly. The ADD/REMOVE program wouldn't allow me uninstall it came up with an installation error when trying to do so.I then went onto a HP forum to try and get help and was directed towards deleting the HP files and downloading the HP driver from scratch. Afetr manually deleting the HP folders/files and downloading the relevant full HP driver I now get an installation error when trying to install the printer. I am now at a point that the PC doesn't even recognise the printer on the network and I can't install the driver. Is this something to do with the ADD/REMOVE program not being able to uninstall properly?

A:Solved: Windows XP/Printer Issue

Trying to remove a program manually is always a bad idea. You can never find everything that needs to be removed, especially in the registry. The only thing it will accomplish, is prevent further installation of the software.

If the software is still showing inside "Add or Remove Programs" chances are you might be able to remove leftovers with the free Revo Uninstaller, but I wouldn't bet on it. Still worth a try though.

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I have recently upgraded my system from windows vista to windows 7. Everything seems to work fine except the printer - Dell all in one printer 922. To solve the issue, I have followed several solutions from different forums. For e.g., according to one solution (this solution seemed sensible), I have deleted the printer from my system, uninstalled all the printer driver software and have tried to use the vista 32 drivers to get my printer working. But all in vain. I have tried the process almost ten times now and I am tired. That's why I have come to this forum. Please could any one of you help me resolve this issue. Thank you in anticipation.


A:Windows 7 - Dell aio 922 Printer Issue

I had the same problem with my Dell AIO 964... Try downloading the the Patch/Upgrade .Zip file from the Dell website. When it finishes downloading open it and run the DellCleanUpUtility.exe this will delete the driver that Windows 7 automatically installed. When the Utility completes it will ask to reboot, allow it do so, then procede to install the windows vista version of your printer driver from the Dell website. Cho Yung Tea

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Hello all!

I just installed the RP and loving it. The only issue I have is that I cannot set my default printer! The option isnt even available when you right click the printer. I know from experience, if you are logged in as a temp profile, you cannot perform any actions such as this. I think I might BE logging in with a temp profile, but under users it shows my name, and administrator so Im confused. Any ideas??

A:Default printer issue with Windows 8

Where are you right clicking? You have tried Control Panel - Devices and printers?

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I have a weird one that I am hoping someone can assist with,

Background Info ? 4 PCs and 3 Printers in office all Windows 7 ? One PC acts as Print Server and shares the TWO of the Three printers using Windows Homegroup. Third Printer is direct connected via USB to Bosses PC.

Problem ? On Bosses PC only ? All Shared Printers will just go offline. It is not a network issue or homegroup issue as she (the boss) can see other homegroup resources such as shared drive and Shared folders. It appears to happen after she prints to her USB printer then tries to go to a shared printer. (This is my guess, Not tested and verified).

Other Info ? No one else in office has this issue, Boss will not give up her USB printer(it is old but reliable for her), A restart of her machine sometimes fixes the problem but not always.

I am truly at a loss any help or work around would be appreciated.

A:Strange Issue with Printer and Windows 7

In an office environment, I would do away with printer sharing and simply place all of the printers on the network. Then you don't have to deal with Windows glitches and conflicts.

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I have a 2 Zebra Label Printers (2 models) that is shared on two separate computers (both with XP) on our networked that is pushed out to all the other computers on the network via group policy on the server (Server 2003). One of these printers will push out to the Windows 7 machine but the other one will not. If you try to add it manually the printer is listed as one of the network printers however it will error, saying it cannot make a connection with an error code of 0x0000007a. Anyone have a solution on how to remedy the problem?

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Do you know if Windows 7 is compatible with Dell's 922 AIO printer? I cannot get it to fully install and print, either with the CD that came with the printer or by downloading from the Dell's web site...Please help my Mom!! Thx

A:Windows 7 compatibility printer issue

Looks like its not compatible. See here -> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/windows-7/en-us/Search.aspx?type=Hardware&s=922%20AIO

You can use the Windows 7 Compatiblility web site to verify software & hardware.

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I have just installed Windows 7 pro on my older computer (PCi slots only). I have an HP IIIp laserjet that I have used reliably for many years - love the quality of print. It has a parallel port connection to Mobo.

I have installed the updated drivers and computer recognizes it but when I direct a job to it , it just briefly turns on the receipt light then does nothing. I then have to go to the printer and cancel the print job.

Does this mean I have to abandon this jewel? (No support available form HP)

Thanks for looking at this post.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 3.06GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2030 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS , 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953869 MB, Free - 552302 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation , D865GVHZ , AAC72419-110 , FCHZ55303878
Antivirus: CenturyLinkô Online Security 9.01, Updated and Enabled

A:Windows 7 issue with old HP IIIp Printer

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Well after spending about 20 hours of my life on researching this problem online and trying all kinds of "fixes" I am turing to this board for help.

I have a Gateway FX 6802 - 64 bit computer running Windows 7. Brand new - purchased 2 months ago. I also have an Epson 1280 printer which I have had for years. When I initially set the computer up, I just plugged in the printer via USB and it found the drivers and worked. No issues. Epson doesn't have drivers for the 1280 for Windows 7 anyway...but I had 2 months of no issues.

A few days ago, I noticed when I went to print something from my Microsoft Home and Student Word 2007 program, it wouldn't print. It said my print spooler was not on. I researched and went through the steps to get it back on, and to clear out ther files in my system32/spool/printer folder and then turned it back on via services.msc. Here is the strange part.

I can print any Word docs that I created previosuly within the past 2 months, or docs I created prior to getthing this computer. No problem. I can print photos. I can print PDF files. The only time I run into an issue is when I go into Word 2007 to create a new doc. It won't print. It shuts the spooler off. I'll have the print spooler window open and I will watch it - once I hit the print button in a NEW document - it changes status from started to stopped. Then, I have to clear out the printers folder in the system32/spool/printers which will contain 2 files usually named something such as... Read more

A:Windows 7 Printer Spool Issue - PLEASE help.

Hey Robsmail,
That is a nasty problem.

If you have your Office installation disk, try repairing or reinstalling MS Word. It might have just been a bad install.


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I have a 2 Zebra Label Printers (2 models) that are shared printers on two separate computers (both with XP) on our networked that are pushed out to all the other computers on the network via group policy on/print management on the server (Server 2003). One of these printers will push out to the Windows 7 machine but the other one will not. If you try to add it manually on the Windows 7 machine the printer is listed as one of the network printers however it will error, saying it cannot make a connection with an error code of 0x0000007a. Looking in Print Management on the server the printer that does push out is on the list of printers and the that does not push out is not, even though it is listed in the list of printers under printers and faxes. This printer has added to deploy under group policy though and still does not push out to the Windows 7 machines but will to all our XP machines. Anyone have a solution on how to remedy the problem?

A:[SOLVED] Windows 7 &amp; Network Printer Issue

Are you specifically using a driver designed for Windows 7 on the Win7 machines? By default, the print server will push out the driver installed to the client when first connected, so if the driver being used is for XP or 2003, it may not work properly under Win7. That error message means "ERROR_INSUFFICIENT_BUFFER", which would indicate a driver issue indeed.

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Hi all,
Hoping someone out there may be able to help with the following.

I have a Canon MG8250 all in one printer/scanner. All was fine on Windows 8, but then upgraded to 8.1 a couple of weeks ago. Just got round to using the printer and scanner and the printer wouldn't work (scanner was fine). Uninstalled MP drivers and reinstalled from Canon site and all seemed fine with the printing. Alas the scanner now would not work. Did the same, uninstalled MP Navigator Ex and reinstalled from Canon site, but no fix this time. PC says "Cannot start MP Navigator Ex" and printer says "Set PC to start scanning".

Anybody know how to fix?


A:[SOLVED] All in One printer issue with Windows 8.1 update

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

You are using software and drivers for Windows 8.1?

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I got a new laptop loaded with seven. I have an older HP7150. New pc runs 64 bit, printer 32. When I plugged in printer, it loaded "sometype" of driver that said it would work. Well, it sorta does and don't and for the most part, it jams up, feeds through unprinted paper and etc. Upon further reading I found where 32 bit devices do not work with 64. So, I called HP and they provided a little free help and I took it, up to the point where they wanted $$ for there help. So, what I did find out that by going to command prompt and typing driverquery that I do not have any type of 7150 driver. By going to the HP does not offer a 64 bit driver for seven, only for vista. Hmm, thought I'd give the vista driver a whirl...and this PC is so smart, in will not unload the driver. It just comes up with a message and says something like..."it's been determined that the driver you are already using, is better than the one that you want to use". Hmm, so can somebody please tell me, where I can find an actual driver that will work, that I can download to say, my thumb drive, that I can actually locate and installed in the printer properties? Thank you

A:Solved: printer driver issue w/windows 7 pro

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Prior to installing W7, I checked the HP website to make sure that drivers were available fo rHP 1018 laser jet printer, it was. I install W7, go to HP to get my driver for 1018 and lo and behold, it really is not available, until middle of November. I would like to print now. Can anyone give me step by step how to download a Vista 64 bit driver for 1018, in lieu of the driver that is not now available.

I tried a download, Vista 64 bit to my W7, using normal procedure and all I get is a freeze, just before installation.

A:Laser Jet HP 1018

Hi RichC, welcome to windows 7 forum. Yep, its true! Hp won't have any drivers out til middle of November. There are several ways that you will be able to get your laserjet to work with windows 7.
The first method is to run the driver in compatability mode. If you know where you put your driver executible place your mouse pointer over it and right click on it. Now you will see a dropdown menu which at the middle point it shows you run compatable mode. You will see a couple of OS such as XP, Vista etc. Depending on what version of OS-7 you are using, X64 or X86 select the vista version in the drop down menu. Next come up and run the installation as administrator.
Try this first and tell us how it went.
If this method failed we have a couple of other work arounds to try.

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I hope HP comes out with Vista x64 drivers for this printer soon. Anyone know if there is another driver that will work?

A:HP LaserJet 1018

This Printer is 3 Years old as Vista Betas and I have to wait july 2007 to use it with my 64 vista system?

...... the worst driver developers all over the world!!!!!!!!!

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Recently got a new laptop (with windows 10) and switched to cable internet.
My printer says it is connected to wifi, my laptop is connected
I can only print if it is connected with a cord

someone said it could be a windows 10 issue??

my printer is a brother mfc-j875dw

HELP greatly appreciated!!!

A:Brother printer not printing wifi - windows 10 issue??

Hi and welcome!
I found these steps from Brother's support section of their website.

1. Turn off your Brother machine. Wait a few seconds, then turn it on again.
Wait at least three minutes for the machine to join the network.
If the issue continues, go to STEP 2.

2. Use the Network Connection Repair Tool to fix the Brother machine's network settings. It will assign the correct IP address and the Subnet Mask.
> Click here to see how to use the Network Connection Repair Tool
If the issue continues, go to STEP 3.

3. Check your machine's wireless status by printing the WLAN report.
> Click here to check the wireless status on the WLAN report.

If your WLAN report is stating "Connection OK", although you can not print, refer to "Check the wireless status on the WLAN report" and check "Connection: OK"

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During the phase of printer installation when the software asks to plug in the printer, windows popped up and asked it I wanted it to find software for the printer. I accidentally clicked the option where windows wouldn't bother with the printer (I forget how it was phrased exactly), and now the actual installation software wont detect the printer.

Anyone have any idea how I can make windows refind the printer?

I'm running Vista 64-bit. Thanks much!

A:Issue with installing printer - accidentally set windows to not detect it

Check Device Manager (Start->Run-> Devmgmt.msc) for any yellow queried devices (ie your printer specifically)
Then right click on it and select remove (it may say Delete or Uninstall)
Then restart, and try installing again

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my acer win 8.1 computer ja hp laserjet 1018 don't work together. I must change win 8.1 because skype didn't work with win 8. now i have problems with this printer! Please tell me some possitive messages

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A:win 8.1 driver for hp laserjet 1018

Pirjo, welcome to the forum. Here is the "Software & driver download page" for the printer: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=4158&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=1814094#N173 You will have to select your OS from the drop-down menu.  There is the full feature software and driver for your printer. Please click "Accept as Solution" if your problem is solved.

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hey i my dell mini 1018 jus crashed n im tryin to start in safe mode but no luck.. I NEED HELP!!!!!!!!!

A:dell mini 1018

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Solved issue about sharp AR M-236 in Windows 8. I've been trying to connect to a shared printer on an OS running on Windows XP. No drivers were given for Winows 8. The first thing to do is disabling driver signature in Windows 8 that is given as default:
Disable Driver Signature Verification

Then you have to install the driver (depending on 64-bit or 32-bit architecture):

During installation you will be asked to specify whether the printer is shared or directly connected. Choose shared and then specify the canonical windows path, for example:

where John is the computer where the copier Sharp Ar-m236 is installed and working...

Hope it helps

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Not really sure where to post this question so if there's a better forum just let me know.
We bought a new HP Color LaserJet Pro M452dn printer and I set it up today.  Installed it on my printer server and set it to deploy using group policy.  Seems to be working fine on our Windows 7 desktops but I have a Windows 8.1 workstation and
it isn't deploying.
Since it is the day after patch Tuesday I decided to run Windows Updates and interestingly enough the printer shows up as an Important Update.  Ok, so I tell it to install but it fails with an error code of 80070490.
Searched for help with that error found a few suggestions, running sfc and dism, but so far none of that has helped.  I also tried deleting the port thinking since I had used it in the past it may need to recreate it, didn't help.
So I'm stumped, I've rebooted the computer dozens of times, even turned it off for a while, no help.  I even manually installed the printer to see if having the drivers pre-loaded would help but it didn't.
Any suggestions?  Anyone run into this issue before?
Thanks in advance,

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My new windows 7 computer is a dell package from staples. It's an Inspiron 660, 3 ghz, 4 megs ram, 64 bit, intel pentium processor. It's running Windows 7 Home edition. It's on a 'workgroup' network with two xp machines, one of which shares data files that reside on the win7 machine.

My usb receipt printer is an Epson tm-u220D. This printer is not plug and play, so the driver had to be downloaded and force fed. No problem there really; after a few tries we got the printer to print a test page and the accounting software (Bottom Line Accounting) seems to recognize it fine.

This setup is used as the cash register in a retail store, and prints receipts for customers on paper rolls.

Here is the minor glitchy problem - when we print a receipt it prints fine, but then we can see the red error light on the printer start flashing, and the next receipt won't print until we switch the printer off and back on. Also we see a local downlevel document in the queue that goes away in about a half minute whether we turn the printer off or not, and it instantly disappears if we do turn it off.

It's gonna be a pain to switch the printer off and back on between every two customers.

Surely there is an easy fix for this problem - any printer experts out there? Thanks in advance!

A:Printer issue w win7 and usb receipt printer, local downlevel doc ?


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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.1.x Release Candidate 3 is now available: v.

Those who are using earlier beta or RC versions should see an update notice soon. These updates will again be staggered, but on a quicker basis than previous beta refreshes.

If you prefer, you may download the full installer directly from this link.

This version is a fairly minor refresh: the only changes were some edits to some of the strings for some of our translations.

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Win 10 64Bit cant find my printer HP 1018 And even cant load the drivers.I m fed up of this windows 10 Win 7 was better.Kindly help fix this problem Will apprecaite

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SuperAntiSpyware 4.34.1000 is now available.

Technology Changes Updated Kernel Drivers
Memory management improved resulting in slightly faster scanning
Trace engine enhancments to clean up more non-critical traces
Windows 7/Vista Limited User technology enhancements
Scanning engine enhancements to handle rogues more effeciently
64-bit Users: Native Pre-Release Available in our forums!


SuperAntiSpyware Pre-Release 4.90.1018 with Native x64 support! is available in their forums. But you must have an forum account to get it.

* Resolved up/down arrow reversal in update dates dialog
* New trace scanning system
* Native 32-bit
* Native 64-bit (scans full 64-bit and 32-bit registry and file systems)
* Resolved rare crash in 64-bit UPX libraries
* Repairs NOT included *yet*


Using the x64 Pre-Release without any foreseeable problems.

A:SuperAntiSpyware 4.34.1000/4.90.1018 Beta Released

Thanks Aaron.
IMHO an excellent programme.
Nice to note 64-bit is included - at long last!

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I volunteer to help local museums with computers and have extensive experience. However, this is new.

Laserjet 1018 belongs to museum. Out of warranty. When powered on, no lights but I hear and see the rollers turning. Then they stop. The roller thing was typical when it turned on before but now no lights - and worse, no printing!

There are signs of coffee stains on the top where there is a (ventilation?) opening. without a manual, I don't want to take it apart.

Suggestions? Ideas?

A:Laserjet 1018. No lights but when I turn on, I hear it

HP LaserJet 1018 Printer: Manuals
HP LaserJet 1018s Printer: Manuals

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Hello, The unit shows a blank or black screen after pressing the on button. The hd lights for 2 seconds then goes out. That's it!
I've connected an external monitor - blank screen.
The power supply is connected and is supplying 19vdc as indicated on the p/s transformer.
I've tried holding down the 'function' button whilst pressing the on button - no luck.
Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

A:Inspiron mini 1018 blank screen

Not much you can do with a laptop.

No video output could mean the unit is not completing POST or the video chipset is faulty. As it's a laptop, all of the hardware is part of the motherboard, so there isn't a way to further isolate the cause.

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Dear Vista Forum,

I recently got a weird issue that my PC cannot detect HDD. This happened all of sudden, and now each time I want to boot up my PC, I must wait hours and hours for the Bios to detect the HDD. I use Vista Home Premium 32 bit and in Event viewer I found the following errors:

Catalog Database (1412) Catalog Database: The database page read from the file "C:\Windows\system32\CatRoot2\{F750E6C3-38EE-11D1-85E5-00C04FC295EE}\catdb" at offset 1187840 (0x0000000000122000) (database page 289 (0x121)) for 4096 (0x00001000) bytes failed verification due to a page checksum mismatch. The expected checksum was 69681549426688 (0x00003f6000004000) and the actual checksum was 1244332967133 (0x00000121b80644dd). The read operation will fail with error -1018 (0xfffffc06). If this condition persists then please restore the database from a previous backup. This problem is likely due to faulty hardware. Please contact your hardware vendor for further assistance diagnosing the problem.

Catalog Database (1412) Catalog Database: The database page read from the file "C:\Windows\system32\CatRoot2\{F750E6C3-38EE-11D1-85E5-00C04FC295EE}\catdb" at offset 1536000 (0x0000000000177000) (database page 374 (0x176)) for 4096 (0x00001000) bytes failed verification because it contains no page data. The read operation will fail with error -1019 (0xfffffc05). If this condition persists then please restore the database from a previous backup. This problem is likely due to... Read more

A:Error 1018 & 1019 - Esent 474 & 476 cannot detect HDD

It may very well be the hard drive; back up your stuff now.
Then we can test your drive. Download crystal disc and upload a screen shot to us.
If that is negative, run a full anti virus scan, and then download and run a full scan with malwarebytes.
Report back
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Hi all,

Ok dont know if this is the correct place to post this or if anyone can help but here goes.

I have a dell mini 1018 which got dropped and now has HDD issues. This happened in july 2012. I tried recovering my files and it didn't work. SO i put it in the cupboard and was going to send it away to recover my files but since it was a hardware fault the thought of ?300 for physical recovery made me a little sick. Anyway, thought i'd give it another go and luckly i have managed to recover all my files. I dont care about my programs as it was fairly new and not much on there.

The netbook contains 1 HDD with 2 Partitions

1 c:\ (OS)
2 d:\ (recoevery) about 10gb

The netbook doesn't have a cd/dvd drive and instead uses a recovery partition. I have brought the exact same HDD and am trying to image the drive but i am getting CRC errors.

My question is if i manage to image both the partitions and the recovery partition has no CRC erros then i should be able to use the recovery to reset back to factory settings on the new HDD ?

Im using DriveImageXML to backup each partition but how would i loading them onto the new HDD, would i have to partition the drive first ? i guess it would have to match the same setup as the original.

DOes anyone have any experience in this or know where i could go to to find out ?

A:Dell inspiron mini 1018 recovery using new HDD

Just to clarify...

Computer dropped, files recovered (where are they stored now?), bought new HDD, can't clone?

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Inspiron Mini 1018 won't boot - hard drive errors. No recovery partition, no recovery media created so I called Dell to get the media.
They no longer have it. And since it's factory installed, Msft won't let me download it and tells me to get it from Dell.
The thing is only 4-5 years old and I"ve no problem replacing the hard drive as long as I can get the os reinstalled.
Any suggestions?


A:W7 Starter Recovery Media for Inspiron Mini 1018

webbrewers,You can click the link below to see if you can get the OS disk. The system released in 2010. Dell Restore Disc.

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My mom's Dell mini has stumped me. It boots directly into Windows (Win Starter 7) only after standing a long time or sometimes after a high number of re starts.
It normally boots and pauses at the DELL logo with loading bar/indicator indefinitely.
F2 and F12 doesn't work for entering boot menu or to enter setup. Pressing any other key like space bar or the down arrow key will cause the bios settings to load.
Making any changes to the Bios, saving and exiting (F10) just results in the same DELL logo screen. I have tried changing SATA settings from AHCI to ATA and back.
Here is the kicker: If you enter the BIOS settings and exits without saving, Windows boots immediately without issues.
I checked the hard drive and there are no issues.
Please help......

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So I have this Dell Mini Inspiron 1018 not in correct working condition. As stated in title:
-Powers on.
-No monitor, completely blank.
-Not hearing any kind of beeping.

Any ideas on a solution?

A:Dell Mini Inspiron 1018: Powers On - Blank Screen - No Beeps

Sounds like a display issue, such as a bad LCD or connector.
Try plugging it into a monitor to rule out the possibility of a bad video card.

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Hello i Have the above problem while I try to share a printer on a domain network.
My windows firewall (localy) is also damage, is that the problem that I have to solve first?

Windows 8  - cannot share a printer error message appears "[Window Title] Printer Properties  [Main Instruction] Printer settings could not be saved.  There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.   [OK]

A:Windows 8 - cannot share a printer error message appears "[Window Title] Printer Properties [Main Instruction] Printer settings could not be saved. There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper. [OK]

You may need to reinstall the printer. Remove the printer driver from Control Panel\Programs and Features, then add the printer from Devices and Printers.

Please note that if the printer driver is not in the list in Devices and Printers, I suspect that the printer is currently not compatible with Windows 8. In this case I suggest you contact the printer manfuacturer for more information.
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Hi all. Sorry if this is in the wrong place, but I did not see a dedicated printer sub-forum, and I didn't see a search link either. Why no search?

Anyway, I have Vista Ult 64 SP1 on one or my machines. I have an HP Photosmart printer, and it works fine. Here are two things I have Qs about:

1) I do not see the printer in the D.M. Shouldn't it be there?

2) When I boot the computer, spoolsv.exe is running (as it should be) but the mem usage is very high - almost 11,000k. If I go to services.msc, switch the service to disabled, stop the service, switch it back to auto and then start it, the spoolsv.exe mem usage is at 1,200k. When I reboot, the mem usage reverts back to 11,000k. There are no jobs in the print que (that I can see), so I am wondering why it is so high when I boot.

Thanks in advance.

A:Printer and printer service issue


I'm not sure but my service is at 16k & then drops to less than 1k.

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