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OS X GET http://www.baidu.com

by DebBergeron / December 17, 2012 1:05 AM PST

I am getting printouts daily on my Laserjet 451dn.

I have seen the older solutions for Windows OS but the Mac is different. There are no "installable options".

How do I stop these randoms pages from printing?

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I'd like to hear more.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 17, 2012 1:10 AM PST

If this printer is on a network there are reports of a spider or other pest (this is software not insects) that crawl the net for baidu.

The get you noted is pretty common and I'd like to hear more.

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What do you want to know?
by DebBergeron / December 17, 2012 3:07 AM PST
In reply to: I'd like to hear more.

The pages seem to come in overnight. Not just from baidu but others also. Today I also received one from sciencedirect.

The printer is on a network.

Is there a way to block the pings/spiders/pests from coming in?

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Sure but I know so little of your network.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 17, 2012 4:57 AM PST

It could be your printer is in the DMZ of the router but I have no details.

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