HP 8725: Unlocking shortcuts printing on a printer 8725
Why a simple single back issue is so problematic, is beyond me. Sorry for the frustration.
All my shortcuts printing are locked. I can't change anything. How to unlock them?
Thank you for using the HP Forums.
Shortcuts are permanent.
However, you can change all the settings for example, regular project photography mode and "save under" a new shortcut to print.
Hope that helps!
Tags: HP Printers
When I go into the printer shortcuts (devices and printers > click with the right button on printer > printing preferences > printing shortcuts) they are locked. There is a LOCK on each option, it is impossible to customize printing. I just bought this printer, make me the administrator. This printer uses a ridiculous amount of ink and I should be able to use shortcut printing options.
I have seen that many other people have the same problem. Why sell HP printers that cannot easily be used? It's my first HP printer, and I'm starting to regret buying this. NEVER had this problem with Canon.
Note: HP Print and Scan Doctor is no help and advice of 'cloning' do not work either (Windows has NOT created a new shortcut called 'User specified Print Settings' at the bottom of the list).
Hi, with the exception of "Factory Defaults" all locked shortcuts can be saved under a new name when you change at least one of the 5 options such as the Paper Type.
"Printer shortcuts" for this desire all-in-one show lock. What they mean and how do I get the lock?
The padlocks are predefined options.
If you change any one of the options right side, as the type of paper etc, a custom shortcut is created.
At work, we have some PDF files which the Sales Department should be not able to print. For this reason, they want to secure me PDF files so that they cannot be printed without the password. In order to be able to do this, the paid version of reader was bought to my user.
However, when I test it, I can't find anywhere to unlock the impression in the free version, which is what all the marketing department uses. Purchase licenses for the entire Department is not an option, because it would be ridiculously expensive.
Thanks for your help!
Adobe Reader cannot remove security.
I am able to create new print shortcuts in preferences, but the settings are not saving. If I watch settings which is the color then look at other one who is B & W the other settings appear in options. How can I get the shortcut settings to save correctly. I clicked on apply then OK after you have created. I have even come out right and come back and see that the shortcut has changed. Color LaserJet MFP 400 with 3 installed tray and firmware updated. Windows XP using LAN to print.
Solved with a work around.
Instead create different shortcuts printer the printer, I created a second installation of the printer, renamed it (letterhead) and now what impression the choice is made at the level of the printer not on the level of preferences. I've also renamed the instal Moose (EverydayPrinting) printer and set the prferences in that one needed. I know a little awkward, but this just HP does not take parameters. The user is satisfied with the result.
I want to change the default print shortcut. He is currently assigned to "general printing every day." I would like to change it to "Fast/Economical hologram." When I go into preferences, tab shortcuts Printing and click "Fast/economical printing" there is no option for this do the default shortcut. When I click on 'General Impression-' every day, change the features to resemble fast printing & economical, it will allow not to store the news under a new name, but not by default.
I have an all-in-one J6480Message edited by Holmanranch on 03/21/2009 10:04Message edited by Holmanranch on 03/21/2009 10:04
I encountered the same problem with my HP F4280 All in one and figured out what the problem was. I am using Windows 7 then the following steps work for this OS well its probably similar for Vista users.
Click the Pearl icon (Start), and then click devices and printers
Double-click your printer icon to open the HP Center
Under Printer Actions, click on customize it your printer link
Click the Advanced tab
Click on the button to default print (lower-left)
If you haven't already done so, create a custom shortcut in changing one of the default settings of HP and then choose Save as
Choose your shortcut in the list, and then press the button apply
Press OK and you get back to the center of HP
Close the center of HP (X in the upper right corner)
However, this is where I ran into problems... If the program you are printing from is currently open (Photoshop in my case) the default print settings will NOT change until you restart the program. Restart your program (Web browser, Photoshop, paint etc) and now your default print settings should be updated to use your custom default shortcut.
I hope this will help some of you who have had problems.
The printer is new and is connected via the USB port on the computer that is running a new copy of Windows 10 x 64 ('fees': I've upgraded to Windows 10 and reset the computer). The driver is from the OJ4630_Basicx64_198.exe file (so just basic pilot). I can scan and I can print a diagnostic page, but I can't print anything else. All shortcuts printing have symbols locked beside them (please see attachment).
Take a look at this link.
Regarding shortcuts locked, those are the shortcuts by default HP.
You to edit & save them under your own name of shortcut.
Photosmart 7510 - C311a
Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Lack: Preferably tab > shortcuts Printing
Looks like 'old school', want my shortcuts easy return
Spent an hour with technical support who could not understand me, and I couldn't understand. They suggested that 'engineers' HP had deleted the new options, including shortcuts. Makes no sense.
A default program to open this file has been correctly defined.
Download and run the file below. Let me know what you find?
I have a HP Envy 5530 all - in - one. Having followed that there a few months. I really like it, but for some reason any, when I go to print all shortcuts are locked and the only one I have to use is "User specified Print Settings". Even the general everyday printing shortcut is locked. Is this normal. Why all the others have if I can't use them. Does anyone know how to solve this problem. Oh, also when I print I have to go in the specified by the user and turn off the border thing or my impression is on the top of the page or at the top right.
Hello! Welcome to the @Pepper13 forums.
I read on how some shortcut print options are not available for you. I'm here to offer my suggestions.
First of all, please let me know if all programs do not show these options.
Make sure you use an administrator account (if you are using Windows).
Let me know the operating system you are running.
Try to uninstall the printer software and reinstall the printer.
Please let me know the results and the information above.
Since I could find no answer to jengwork (31/08/2010), I'm assuming that modify an existing shortcut print or define a new shortcut, and makes it the default value is not possible. I would like to have the default shortcut be a black and white print. Is there a way to do this?
Thanks for the post. Yes, you can do it. Please see the below to change the default settings. If you want to learn more about your product, click here.
Change the default settings for all future jobs (Windows)
To change the settings
1. click Start, point to settingsand then click Printers or Printers and faxes.
Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Printers.
2 right click on the printer icon and then click on Properties, general tab, or printing
Preferences. (Under the gaze of shortcuts to default settings)
3 change the settings you want (black ink only / levels of black and white only), click on apply and then click OK.
Change settings (Mac OS X)
To change the settings
1. on the file menu, click Page layout.
2 change the settings that you want (for example paper size) and then click OK.
3 on the file menu, click print to open the print driver.
4 change the settings you want (for example, media type), and then click OK or
I hope this helps!
HP color laserjet cp5225 prints a blank page before each print job. The printer is set to the correct paper size.
I updated the firmware of the printer and it did not fix it. Looking at the printer settings and preferences, I noticed that the Eco settings were not on. I changed print to EcoSMART settings shortcuts and he ceased to send a blank page before each print job. Properties of the printer, general, preferences, shortcuts printing, settings EcoSMART.
After reset the printer finally save it finally worked last night and now I am trying to print a document to my insurance and it keeps saying printer offline.
In my remote control panel and the list of printers, I have HP OfficeJet Pro 6830 (network) status offline
also, in printing preferences, all shortcuts printing are locked?Aprild
I'm sorry to hear that your printer displays "printer offline".
Here is a document , you can follow to solve this problem.
I hope that this solves the problem for you.
I use an HP running Windows Vista 32 bit Home Premium laptop.
I had already completely uninstalled my HP Photosmart C6280 all-in-one printer.
Today, I reinstalled it using the CD-ROM supplied with the printer.
When I went to print a MS Word document, I have not received the normal game
Print settings/options to choose.
I could not choose automatic double sided printing: it was not in the drop-down list.
When I chose to print from the file menu of Word, a print dialog box open: this is the title was the HP Photosmart series 6200 Document properties. From within this framework, I chose:
Properties > tab shortcuts printing > general impression every day.
in the lower right of this Panel, is a menu drop down titled "print on both sides.
It offers the following options to select:
Off, manual, booklet from left edge, right edge booklet.
The "Automatic" option was missing from this list: previously it was manual above.
I don't remember if the border left/right options were there before.
Directly below this menu drop down is only for the selection of Orientation: Portrait or landscape.
So now I'm unable to print 2-sided automatic.
If I click on Duplex instead of General Everyday, I have briefly see the automatic word in the menu, but is replaced by manual. In addition, for this mode Duplex, Orientation drop me u is missing/hidden. I don't know if this is supposed to be that way.
The problem: why I have more option to automatic 2-sided printing?
Addendum - I just "Device settings" under printer properties (by right-clicking on the device icon in the Panel control/devices & printers) and found the menu option drop down to 'install' double-sided printing. guess that's what you mean. Thank you!
HOWEVER, you CAN duplex from a computer hooked up wireless?
The link to the Vista/Win 7Duplex printing troubleshooting guide does not work.
I have the same problem with my C7280 and Win 7. Originally, this computer was connected wireless, who apparently does not have an automatic duplex setting. (I had to reload the driver several times with the help of HP to properly operate wireless because the HP Solution Center was not available...) Anyway, I have now linked the computer to the C7280 by wire... and duplexing "automatic" is not available. " Where can I find the option "enable double-sided printing? Or do I have to uninstall and reinstall the driver again? Thanx
The duplexer should be available if wired or wireless. The link for Vista/Win 7 Duplex Printing Troubleshooting Guide is here. Sorry for the fault of previous hits, I've also updated the previous link.
For Windows 7, click Start, devices and printers, click with the right button on the settings of device Photosmart c7200 series printer properties and the duplex unit installed, apply the value.
Just installed a 5535 DESIRE and when I try to print and go to print preferences it is a symbol of lock next to each, i.e.
boarderless photo printing, general daily, etc. How remove locks or open? I tried calling the support, but got a bad phone connection, and a person who was difficult to understand. She suggested that I call back at another time, after trying to uninstall and reinstall the software, which I did without result.
Are you talking about the following locks?
They are by default, you can simply select one of them (no need to unlock) to print. You can also create your own if you wish.
When is it a law to stop my printer Canon of priting, microsoft has you have been in my printer my computer was working fine I know April 13, 2010 my player medial he let not play if she not microsoft? can you please unlock my printer code is in the subject
Microsoft does not stop your printer to print
If the below information do not repair, contact Canon
· try to uninstall and reinstall and use the latest printer drivers VISTA for your model of the manufacturer of the printer
You can also track information to try to solve your problems of printer below
read the printer correct that information the slot microsoft, including the 'fix - it' and the information of the links to the other
Solve printer problems
and read this microsoft tutorial too
This tutorial is designed to help you identify and fix the problem printer common windows problems, including print errors, or errors, and other issues that could prevent you from printing. This tutorial does not cover printing problems related to specific programs. Printing problems can be caused by cables that are not properly connected, corrupt, drivers, incompatible drivers, the printer settings, missing updates and problems with your printer.
How to use this tutorial
For best results, complete each step before move you on to the next. Try to print after each step before moving on to the next step.
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