Default printer dilemma

Default printer dilemma

Post by rtshac » Fri, 23 Jan 2004 06:53:16


I am running a W2K and Citrix Metaframe XP terminal services
environment and I am having a problem automatically setting the
default printer for specific groups of users through a batch file in
group policies. I have tried using "defprint" and "setdefaultprinter"
but they don't seem to work. Here is a sample of the syntax used for
the "defprint" command and I'm uncertain about the "setdefaultprinter"
syntax:

c:\defprint /d HP LaserJet 4100N

According to the readme for "defprint" I should be able to use the
printer share name or the port number (ip address). Using the port
number didn't work either.

Am I doing something wrong or is there possibly another solution out
there?

A huge advance THANKS!!!

-Bob S.
 
 
 

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