Printing blank pages on a Deskjet 5550 from a 2003 Terminal Server

One of my users has been having a problem with their local Deskjet 5550 whilst using terminal services on a 2003 server. They can print fine locally but when printing from the terminal server they are just getting blank pages. Here’s how I fixed it. Log off from the terminal server. Go into your printers and faxes window, and right click on the Deskjet 5550 and choose properties. Go the the advanced tab and click “new driver”. When presented with the driver selection box choose HP Deskjet 990c, and then OK through the rest of the installation. When your user logs back into terminal services they should be able to […]

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How to load drivers for CanoScan Lide scanner in Windows 7

Have you plugged in the scanner and installed it to find that it doesn’t work? You will first need to download the driver deletion tool from here.   Then you will need to download the Lide 60 drivers,  canoscan toolbox and winrar: CanoScan Toolbox Lide 60 32-bit Driver Lide 60 64-bit Driver Winrar  For 32-bit machines: – Use Winrar tool to extract lide60vst11110a_xpen.exe file. – Open the folder create names lide60vst11110a_xpen – Looking for SetupSG.exe you can find inside the folder – Extract it the same way again and you will find the driver – Right click Computer – Select Manage – Now choose Device Manager – Plug in the scanner so […]

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