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Welcome to the new PC World Forums!

Hello and welcome to the brand new PC World Forums! My name is Kellie Parker, and I\'m the Community Manager. If you have some problems regarding the forums, pls send me a PM (Private Message) by clicking the "PM" button at the bottom of my posts.These forums are wonted for you to meet...
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PC Paradise Cruise

The "PC Paradise" cruise, a mix of sun, sand, the Eastern Caribbean, and technology learning sets sail this Winter. Geek Cruises and PC World magazine are partnering on "PC Paradise" to bring PC fans and technology noteworthies together in a colloquium at sea.PC Paradise offers a...
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Best below 1000$ color laser/led printers in 2006

Hello everybody, I saw the reviews on laser color printers and the Dell 3100cn rating. On other sites, I notice very good comments for the following printers:Dell 3100cnXerox Phaser 6120n (alike to the Konica Minolta 2450)oki c5800ldn (or oki 5300n or 5500n )Canon LBP-5000HP LaserJet 2605dtnLexmark...
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Print Shop 21 CD Printing

Ok, so I bought the Epson Stylus Photo R220 printer specifically so I could print onto printable CD's. Sure it comes with it's own printing software, but I liked Print Shop most better when I was making regular labels. So I upgraded to Print Shop 21, because it said it could utilize CD...
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Which printer feature is most important to you?

Printers are increasingly becoming multi-functional. Which feature is most pivotal to you? Vote, and then tell us why it's so pivotal! 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_2685', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '2685' }, parseInt('0')...
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why my printer and pc don't work together?

I\'m using XP Pro and have a HP printer. When I send a print job to printer, I can't do anything on the PC except wait. LOcks up. i\'ve 512 ram and a good Dell computer. What\'s wrong and what can I do to resolve? thanks. 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7810', { app:...
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which color laser?

I've been searching at color lasers for a while.Some one recommended the samsung clp 510 series.Is it good for graphics and images?Thanxs 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_8614', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '8614' }, parseInt('0') ); ...
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Printer Installation Driver

Need suggest! I bought a used HP 840C deskjet printer on ebay. Upon installing, I only had the 850C driver in the Wizard, so I installed to it. It printed okay but won\'t let me enlarge fonts...it only printed in the smallest ones. I got the bright Idea that I had installed the wrong driver, so I...
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problem with installing epson stylus c42 printer drivers

i\'ve a trouble with installing epson stylus c42 printer drivers, daily i attempt installing the above printer drivers it reaches a point where it displays a dialog box requesting me to insert the CD that contains the drivers and the CD that contains the drivers it is already inside the CD-ROM. My...
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Are most / all laser toners alike?

Perhaps it is a dumb problem. i\'ve all kinds of different toner around here hrom Konica to HP. I was wondering if anybody literally knew if there was some real dissimilarity in the toners. i\'ve refilled my Hp cartridges on my own. Why couldn't I usage the Konica toner i\'ve here. it looks the same. Please...
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Canon PIXMA MP830

Does anybody know how to install the all in one printer to recieved a fax.Thanxs,Tom 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_10137', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '10137' }, parseInt('0') ); Back to top of the page up there ^ // Show...
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EPSON CX4800 PRINTER PROBLEM

SINCE RUNNING THE LAST MICROSOFT SYSTEM UPGRADE, ALMOST EVERY TIME I PRINT SOMETHING, FROM WORD OR EXCELL OR FROM THE INTERNET, I GET AN EXTRA (UNWANTED) PAGE OF STATISTICS. EPSON CLAIMS IT'S MICROSOFT'S PROBLEM AND MICROSOFT DOESN'T SEEM TO HAVE A FIX FOR THIS PROBLEM - HELP, SOMEBODY! ...
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Canon IP 5200 vs HP 8250

I\'m regarding to buy a ink jet image printer,. can somebody tell me for my home usage when printer I should buy? I\'m not sure what is the better printer, HP or Canon? 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_10153', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '10153'...
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connecting a second printer to my pc

I wish to connect a second printer (Canon Pixma 6600D) on my PC. Unfortunately I don't have the room on my desk to place a second printer. Fortunately, the Canon Pixma 6600D is bluetooth enabled, so I wish to connect it using bluetooth technology and put the second printer somewhere else close...
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NEW Community Scoop Newsletter!

Want to keep up to date on all that is occuring in the PC World community? Now you can! Community Scoop, a new weekly newsletter that begins on October 6th and is issued every Friday, will cover some of the hot posts from forums, blogs and product reviews each week.CLICK HERE to go to the...
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NEW FORUMS - General Talk & Reader Input

I've generated a new forum called General Talk, which is for all of you to get to know each other, discuss non-PCW tech news, share a cool link, and now hang out.Click Here to go to the General Talk forum.Enjoy!Kellie 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_11543', { app:...
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Printers that support envelope feeding?

Does anybody know of an inexpensive <$500 printer that supports direct printing to personal and commercial enterprise size envelopes. The envelope feeders alone for most laser printers that help this function cost $200 or more. I need some thing that can handle a reasonable stack of envelopes (20 or more)...
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Printing On Postcard Stock

I presently usage a Brother MFC4350 to print, copy and fax in a small retailer office. This unit will handle heavy postcard stock (90 to 110 lb.) which I get from my vendors with advertisements of their products on one side. On the other side, I print our Name, Address and a inform. I'm searching...
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HP PSC 1610 ink cartridge problem

Hello folks:I'm having trouble with my relatively new HP PSC 1610 all-in-one printer.. When I put in a new "95" tri-color ink cartridge, I got an bug inform that this type of cartridge is not usable in this printer... which of course is nonsense, as I merely exchange the first 95...
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NewLaptop/Old printer workaround?

i\'ve attempted to connect my Canon BJC50 portable printer to my Toshiba A105 4094 laptop which has no parallel ports. I bought a parallel to USB cable and it takes 10 minutes for a page to print.. if it ends up printing at all.In talking to Canon they said I was out of luck.. that the parallel spoke a...
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HP C4180 Photosmart Multifunction Printer??

Has anyguys attempted out the HP C4180 Photosmart Mutlifunction Printer? It is on sale at Best Buy and Circuit City for $119.99 right right now. For a printer I don't need speed, but good text printing is pivotal, and an occassional image is regarding all that I would print. i hope ink cartridges with...
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HP DECIDED TO GIVE ME A NEW ALL IN ONE PRINTER ILL EXPLAIN

I BOUGHT A OFFICEJET 7130 ABOUT 4 YEARS AGO , IT WAS WORKING GREAT UNTILL A FEW WEEKS. IN WHICH THE CASE MANAGER SAID HE WILL SEND ME A NEW OFFICEJET 7210 BRAND NEW SINCE I WAS HAVING ALOT OF PROBLEMS.DOES ANYONE KNOW THIS MODEL AND IS IT BETTER THAN MY 7130 ? 0 ipb.global.registerReputation(...
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Dell Printer 962 - Automatic Alignment Problem

i\'ve a Dell All-In-One printer 962 which was bought Dec of 2004. i\'ve have a trouble with the printing. It was not printing black, and the alignment was bad. The black cartridge is still 60% full. When I attempted to align the cartridges, it printed the test page but the bug inform came out:...
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HP B9180 photo printer

Has ayone have this printer HP claims it can print up to 900 pages of 4 x 6 on glossy paper. I ssume if you print notthing else with that set of cartridges Is this accurate? Because sometimes you usage a mixture of colors depending on the pics? Has anybody seen the text quality at size 14. The size...
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Epson Stylus Printers are pure JUNK!!!

i\'ve an Epson C86 and the heads are clogged. No amount of cleaning will resolve them. I called Epson and they primarily said "tough"! It's out of warranty and they won't do anything regarding it. It's less than 2 years old and is worthless.I need to buy another inexpensive printer as...
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PDF printing turtle slow on HP LJ 5 printer

When I've attempted to print PDF files in the past set of weeks it has been turtle slow. It took 20 minutes to print 12 pages today. i\'ve upgraded to to Adobe Acrobat 7.0 and it doesn't make a dissimilarity. Nothing has exchanged this trouble initiated regarding a month back and is very frustrating. I...
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Printing on a business card...

Does anybody know of a printer that can print info on a commercial enterprise card? Not print the card itself. I only need to print a name and a code snippet in black. Thanxs,Mike 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_15300', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '15300'...
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trying to connect my old HP 722c to my new laptop

Hello there,I bought a USB parallel printer cable to connect my laptop with Windows XP to my old printer. When I plug in the USB part to my computer, I get "USB device not recognized". But according to HP's website-site, all I should have to do is plug it in and XP will do the rest. Anyone...
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Xerox Solid Ink Problems?

Anybody had as most troubles with these solid ink Xerox troubles?I had one at our office leak ink on to the circuits and the other one got shorted out somehow. Both got covered by the warranty, admire the quality (and concept), but hate to notice so most troubles due to the downtime downtime.Does anyguys...
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HP PSC 1219 greyscale printing unavailable

Hello,I retrieved an HP PSC 1219 USB all-in-one now right now.To my consternation there is no colour/greyscale setting in the printing option panel.Is there some thing I missed or is it a new "feature" of recent HP drivers?OS is windows 2000 pro.Thanxs for the suggest. 0 ...
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