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As far as I know you can only do this per-user on the client, but you can try to apply the same settings on the Print Server and see if it works: Open up the Print Management console (printmanagement.msc) Navigate to Print Servers and right-click your Print Server Select Properties Under the Advanced tab, uncheck these options: "Show informational ...
All of the above are good suggestions, but If it were me, I would ask windows to create a new local port and set it to something like d:\temp\print.out and make sure there's a scheduled task to clean it out periodically. Setting a printer to print to the file port results in a dialogue box asking where the print should be saved, which doesn't happen when you ...
a printer is a "logical" construct and does not have to correspond to a real physical device. You can add, share and publish printers to the directory without having real physical printers. Select LPT1 or File as the port when creating them.
Setup printers and use the FILE port. When you print you will be prompted to save a file somewhere.
There's plenty of things that can simulate printers. You can always make a printer attached to LPT1 on a server and share it out. You could install software like Adobe Acrobat or other PDF "printer" software, assuming you can find one that allows itself to be shared.
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