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How to add a printer to my Empower node so that I can print ? - WKB898

Article number: 898


Add a printer to the Empower node so that reports can be printed to that printer.


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  1. Add the printer in Windows through the Control Panel > Devices and Printers
  2. Make sure the printer is in the list , right click and set to default.
  3. Click on Start in Windows > All Programs > Empower folder > Click on Register Empower Node printers, choose the printer(s) from the list and click on "get printers"
  4. Test by printing a report from Empower Results 


  • If the Register Acquisition printer isn’t available in the Empower folder under 'All Programs" then go to C drive > Empower folder > Bin folder > proc srvr> double click > register node printers > make sure the printer is in the list or click on get printers > then click ok
  • If doing Run and Report then go to Run samples > Customize > Defaults > Use printer name there
  • Go to printers & devices.  Is the printer listed> Yes > Go to printer properties> Security tab > make sure SYSTEM Is listed under the Group or user names > Windows system account is used for printing

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