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windows xp - how to add a ipp printer by batch/vbs

I need to deploy printers using IPP in the logon script (batch/vbs). I found the following script to do this: rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /if /q /b "r011-printer01 " /f ...
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windows xp - batch remove IPP printer

How can I remove a printer using IPP (example URI: http://10.0.0.1:631/printers/r123-printer01) from windows batch? There should probably be a way using rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry, but I ...
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PCL XL error Warning: IllegalMediaSource

While printing to a network shared printer, some documents printed from Windows XP machines cause an additional page to be printed with the following text PCL XL error Warning: ...
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Windows clients XP and 2000 “Log spooler information events” through GPO

I have some clients (XP and 2000) on which I would like to enable printing of documents on local printers. Therefor I need to enable "Log spooler information events" on the Advanced Tab of the Print ...
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AD - deploying printers to XP machines, pushprinterconnections.exe errror

I'm a newbie in AD domain administration. I'd like to deploy our printers to client workstations mostly running WXP. Windows Server 2012, added Print Management feature, followed a tutorial on ...
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Print Preview Blank IE8

On a Windows XP, in IE8 print preview always appears completely blank except for header information. I can open the generated temp file in firefox and print it from there. I have tried browsing ...
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How to create different printer profiles for different paper types on Windows XP?

I am often switching between different types of paper and lanscape/portrait for printing on the same computer on Windows XP. Can I create different profiles for the same printer so I can easily switch ...
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Which part of my OS is bringing up this OpenCurPrinter dialog?

One of our Enterprisey systems has a long-running batch process that sometimes get interrupted by the following popup dialog: OpenCurPrinter: printer: \\FS3\HP30351st, port: Ne00:, drive: winspool ...
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troubleshooting a printer problem

I have a large Kyocera Printer/Scanner/Copier machine in a office with three PCs (all plugged into a lan via router. The three PCs all have individual printers (inkJets) hooked directly via printer ...
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How do I find all network clients (WinXp) that have local printers connected?

I have about 300 workstations and I want to know which of those computers have local printers connected to them. Not necessary shared local printers, and get a list of the computers and possibly the ...
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Why is Windows XP freezing when printing to a HP LaserJet 4250?

I have a network of users running Windows XP. Their driver for the office LaserJet 4250 was working fine until a few days ago. The printer is accessible through the web management portal, and you ...
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GPO (printers connection VBScript) don't apply on clients

I have a bunch of log on scripts which have to be applied at session log on. Some of them are correctly applied, but I have one for printers connection, which don't work every time. At first time ...
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Server 2003 spooler woes

We had a power issue yesterday that resulted in our Windows Server 2003 file and print server crashing. Since then we have been having some weird printing issues. Although this should all be rectified ...
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Allowing XP Home Clients To Access Active Directory Printers

My school's network is based on Active Directory on Windows Server 2003 servers. Most of the computers in the school are members of the domain. However, we also acquired a passel of netbooks that ...
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Automatically setting proxy and default printer upon OpenVPN connect

How can I update WinXP clients' web proxy and default printer settings after a successful OpenVPN connect and VPN'd DHCP negotiation? (And how can I remove those settings upon VPN disconnect?) I'm ...
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Check for the presence of a printer connection (unreliable printer mappings)

I have a lab area with about 75 XP boxes in it. At logon, we map two served printers with the AddWindowsPrinterConnection method in a VBS. 5-10% of the time, the users find that the printers have ...
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“You do not have sufficient access to your computer to connect to the selected printer”

We have a lab of Windows XP based systems trying to connect to a printer on a windows 2003 system. A group of users...and it seems to be limited to this lab...are getting the error "You do not have ...
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How do you force printer drivers on a server to replace drivers on the client?

We have a Windows 2003 server acting as a print server for our Konica/Miolta 7222 Biz Hub, among others. Recently the driver was updated on the server to the incorrect version (Why Konica has a ...
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How can I convert a USB printer to LPT?

I have an Java enterprise app that only prints to LPT1. The problem is, the only printers available in my company are USB printers. The developers and support staff (InfoSys) for the app all say they ...
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What is the default sort order in the Find Printers dialog?

Within the Find Printers dialog, if a user clicks the Find Now button, all available printers on the network are shown. The printers seem to appear in a somewhat random order though where I'd expect ...