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sharing a printer for all users

By Husam ·
the Printer is HP1220c connected on LPT port and shared for everyone.
Using Activ directory on win 2003 server.
The problem:
printer does not come on automatically on all users profiles. Is there any way (or a script maybe) to make this printer autmatically available for all users.
P.S I can connect manually.

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by p.j.hutchison In reply to sharing a printer for all ...

Use a VBS login script to install/connect the printer when the user logs in.

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by sgt_shultz In reply to sharing a printer for all ...

Thusly:
How to add printers with no user interaction in Windows
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/189105/en-us

also search 'group policy printer'

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by wellmax1.maxwell In reply to sharing a printer for all ...

create a script and add it to all the users start up menu for example (net use lpt1 \\printserver\1

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