Reply to post: Re: I can believe it!

Are you sure your disc drive has stopped rotating, or are you just ignoring the messages?

Nick Kew Silver badge

Re: I can believe it!

Security is one possible concern. And simply discouraging printing, so people only do it when there's a real good reason.

Back in the days when printers (and 'puters) cost real money, it was also part of office management. Restrict access to trained staff. Admin/secretarial staff to pick up printouts and shove them in $user's intray.

Not entirely illogical. Open it to everyone, and someone is sure to mess it up. If not changing the toner, then trying inexpertly to clear a paper jam. Or something.

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