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August 23, 2019, at 06:47 AM by timg - Cross link to Printing not getting tracked article
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A: It's also worth taking a look through the [[https://www.papercut.com/kb/Main/PrintingNotBeingTracked|Printing not getting tracked]] troubleshooting article, which has a number of things that you can check to see what might be going wrong!

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Q: Can I visually track what's been printed in my organization?

A: Yes.  If PaperCut's [[https://www.papercut.com/tour/print-archiving/|print archiving]] feature is enabled, it's possible to interactively view print jobs.  This works by archiving a copy of the printer spool file.  Viewing technology such as [[https://github.com/codedance/GhostTrap|Ghost Trap]] are used to convert the spool files into images and these can be viewed interactively in any web browser.

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PaperCut designed to [[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/business/|track printing]] in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  It keeps detailed activity logs of all user printing including information such as:
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PaperCut designed to [[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/print-audit-for-business/|track printing]] in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  It keeps detailed activity logs of all user printing including information such as:
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December 21, 2010, at 01:14 AM by peter - Fixed spello
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PaperCut designed to [[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/business/|track printing]] in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  It keeps detailed activity logs of all user printing activity including information such as:
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PaperCut designed to [[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/business/|track printing]] in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  It keeps detailed activity logs of all user printing including information such as:
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A: The most likely explanation is that the ''PaperCut Print Provider'' service is not running.  This Windows system service is best described as the main ''print job tracker'' or ''print job monitoring'' component and is responsible for monitoring all print activity on the server's print queues.  This service may have been accidentally stopped.  A common cause of this is that the system administrator manually stops/starts the print spooler service, and hence the services that dependend on it are not restarted.  System services can be accessed via [@Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services@].  It is important that the PaperCut Print Provider is running at all times.
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A: The most likely explanation is that the ''PaperCut Print Provider'' service is not running.  This Windows system service is best described as the main ''print job tracker'' or ''print job monitoring'' component and is responsible for monitoring all print activity on the server's print queues.  This service may have been accidentally stopped.  A common cause of this is that the system administrator manually stops/starts the print spooler service, and hence the services that depend on it are not restarted.  System services can be accessed via [@Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services@].  It is important that the PaperCut Print Provider is running at all times.
December 21, 2010, at 01:08 AM by peter - Fixed spellos and grammatical errors
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PaperCut designed to [[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/business/|track printing]] in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  The software will keep detailed activity logs of all user printing activity including information such as:
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PaperCut designed to [[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/business/|track printing]] in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  It keeps detailed activity logs of all user printing activity including information such as:
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# The time of the print event
# The number of pages
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Document attributes such as color, duplex, grayscale, paper size, document area
# Where the print job ordinated from (the workstation name or IP address)
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# The time of printing
# The number of pages printed
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Document attributes such as color, duplex, grayscale, paper size and document area
# Where the print job originated from (the workstation name or IP address)
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This information can be further analized by network administrators to determine printer load and abnormal network/printer activity.
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This information can be further analyzed by network administrators to determine printer load and abnormal network/printer activity.
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A: The most likely explanation is that the ''PaperCut Print Provider'' service is not running.  This Windows system service is best described as the main ''print job tracker'' or ''print job monitoring'' component and is responsible for monitoring all print activity on the server's print queues.  This service may have been accidentally stopped.  A common cause of this is that the system administrator manually stops/starts the print spooler service, and hence it's dependences are not restarted.  System services are access via [@Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services@].  It is important that the PaperCut Print Provider is running at all times.
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A: The most likely explanation is that the ''PaperCut Print Provider'' service is not running.  This Windows system service is best described as the main ''print job tracker'' or ''print job monitoring'' component and is responsible for monitoring all print activity on the server's print queues.  This service may have been accidentally stopped.  A common cause of this is that the system administrator manually stops/starts the print spooler service, and hence the services that dependend on it are not restarted.  System services can be accessed via [@Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services@].  It is important that the PaperCut Print Provider is running at all times.
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[[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/ | PaperCut NG]] and [[https://www.papercut.com/products/chargeback/ | PaperCut ChargeBack]] are all designed to [[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/business/|track printing]] in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  The software will keep detailed activity logs of all user printing activity including information such as:
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PaperCut designed to [[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/business/|track printing]] in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  The software will keep detailed activity logs of all user printing activity including information such as:
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# Where the print job ordinated from (the workstation name or IP address)
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For more information on PaperCut's ability to track printing or implement a [[https://www.papercut.com/ | print quota]] solution, please see the main [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/ | PaperCut NG web page]] and associated [[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/tour/ | product tour]].
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Q: PaperCut has stopped tracking printing.  What's wrong?

A: The most likely explanation is that the ''PaperCut Print Provider'' service is not running
.  This Windows system service is best described as the main ''print job tracker'' or ''print job monitoring'' component and is responsible for monitoring all print activity on the server's print queues.  This service may have been accidentally stopped.  A common cause of this is that the system administrator manually stops/starts the print spooler service, and hence it's dependences are not restarted.  System services are access via [@Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services@].  It is important that the PaperCut Print Provider is running at all times.

For more information on PaperCut's ability to track printing or implement a [[https://www.papercut.com/ | print quota]] solution, please see the main [[https://www.papercut.com/ | PaperCut web page]] and associated [[https://www.papercut.com
/tour/ | product tour]].
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[[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/ | PaperCut NG]], [[https://www.papercut.com/products/quota/ | PaperCut Quota]] and [[https://www.papercut.com/products/chargeback/ | PaperCut ChargeBack]] are all designed to track printing in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  The software will keep detailed activity logs of all user printing activity including information such as:
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[[https://www.papercut.com/products/ng/ | PaperCut NG]] and [[https://www.papercut.com/products/chargeback/ | PaperCut ChargeBack]] are all designed to [[https://www.papercut.com/solutions/business/|track printing]] in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  The software will keep detailed activity logs of all user printing activity including information such as:
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(:title Track Printing :)
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Both [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcstandard.htm |PaperCut Quota]] and [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcenterprise.htm |PaperCut ChargeBack]] are designed to track printing in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut Quota is ideal for this requirement.  The software will keep detailed activity log/logs of all user printing activity including information such as:
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[[http://papercut.biz/products/ng/ | PaperCut NG]], [[http://papercut.biz/products/quota/ | PaperCut Quota]] and [[http://papercut.biz/products/chargeback/ | PaperCut ChargeBack]] are all designed to track printing in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut NG is ideal for this requirement.  The software will keep detailed activity logs of all user printing activity including information such as:
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For more information on PaperCut's ability to track printing or implement a [[http://www.papercut.biz/ |print quota]] solution, please see the main PaperCut Quota web page and associated [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcstandard_screen.htm |product tour]].
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For more information on PaperCut's ability to track printing or implement a [[http://papercut.biz/ | print quota]] solution, please see the main [[http://papercut.biz/products/ng/ | PaperCut NG web page]] and associated [[http://papercut.biz/products/ng/tour/ | product tour]].
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For more information on PaperCut's ability to track printing or impliment a [[http://www.papercut.biz/ print quota]] solution, please see the main PaperCut Quota web page and associated [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcstandard_screen.htm product tour]].
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For more information on PaperCut's ability to track printing or implement a [[http://www.papercut.biz/ print quota]] solution, please see the main PaperCut Quota web page and associated [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcstandard_screen.htm product tour]].
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Describe TrackPrinting here.
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Both [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcstandard.htm PaperCut Quota]] and [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcenterprise.htm PaperCut ChargeBack]] are designed to track printing in a network environment.  When people refer to "tracking" they usually mean in a silent non-obtrusive way.  PaperCut Quota is ideal for this requirement.  The software will keep detailed activity log/logs of all user printing activity including information such as:

# The user who printed
# The time of the print event
# The number of pages
# Document attributes such as color, duplex, grayscale, paper size, document area
# Where the print job orinated from (the workstation name or IP address)
# The document name and type (for example a Word document's file name)
# The print job's cost if a per-page or other cost model is associated with the printer

This information can be further analized by network administrators to determine printer load and abnormal network/printer activity.

For more information on PaperCut's ability to track printing or impliment a [[http://www.papercut.biz/ print quota]] solution, please see the main PaperCut Quota web page and associated [[http://www.papercut.biz/pcstandard_screen.htm product tour]].

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