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how to enable Duplex Printing default for all network printers?

By samazid ·
I want to make all my network printers to be default duplex enebaled for all the users. Users who are printing more than one page, the second page has to print using duplex. Is there any way to make all the users to print default duplex enabled for them.

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Print Server?

by Kenone In reply to how to enable Duplex Prin ...

Are you using a print server? Does everyone print through it? What printers?

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Duplex Printing

by samazid In reply to Print Server?

Yes All the printers are connected to Print server which is running with win 2003 stnd edition. Please advice...

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The easy way is to.....

by ThumbsUp2 In reply to how to enable Duplex Prin ...

... issue a directive for everyone to change the default preferences for each printer at the local level.

But, without knowing specific details of your "set up", it's impossible to advise you further.

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Duplex Printing

by samazid In reply to The easy way is to.....

All the printers are mapped to a print server which is running on win 2003 stnd edition. we use all HP laser jet printers of different model with duplexer device installed in printers. please advice.

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Any Luck?

by sanju_dp In reply to how to enable Duplex Prin ...

Dear samazid,

have you got any solution?
If yes, Please share. I am in need of exactly same solution.

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have you got any solution?

by muneerrehman2000 In reply to how to enable Duplex Prin ...

have you got any solution?
If you got, Please share. I am in need of exactly same solution.

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Discovered

by Craig_B In reply to how to enable Duplex Prin ...

I discovered that HP doesn't officially support printing via a Print Server, that this is a Microsoft implementation. HP recommends printing directly to the printer. Of course the problem with that is if you have a lot of users it's a pain to configure. It may be best to change the duplex option on each printer to be the default setting. In Win XP I believe changes on the print server get pushed down to the client however in Win 7 only newly installed or updated drivers get pushed down and even then the user has to allow this. I'm looking at some other options and if I find anything, I'll post it.

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