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mapping lpt1 by net use command in xp

By tariq603 ·
i have windows environment.my client computers were using win2000 i have now winxp clients also .clients use
"net use lpt1: \\servername\sharename "
command for mapping lpt1 port for dos printing .clients with 2000 are successfully map the the port but xp clients are failed .xp require the administrator rights.but i do'nt want to assign administrator rights to every user.
please help me to solve the problem

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are you accessing network shares?

by netwrk_admn In reply to mapping lpt1 by net use c ...

The example you used makes me believe you are. If so, in WinXP you dont have to implicitly associate a printer on LPT1.

you can use start \\compname\sharename. It will find the drivers if you they are on a print server, not sure about individual XP machines as i have not tried.

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