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Printers can't print to local ports

By FixITright_theFirstTime ·
I have a mixture of Win XP Pro, NT 4.0 workstations SP6a and Win98 workstations connected to a 2003 server. Recently I changed the default login to have lpt use a network printer. This is when I noticed that printing to local LPT1 ports stopped working. I removed the change to the login script, rebooted the server, but still have the problem. How do I fix this?

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by sgt_shultz In reply to Printers can't print to l ...

you probably had persistent switch on your net use command? so now you have to net use with the delete switch to 'unuse' the lpt port? try it at a command line on one workstation for a test. at a command prompt, type net use /? to see the delete switch

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