Re: assign lpt to network printer



Mike A
07-10-2005, 01:53 AM
Rube, this works fine if you are using an administrator account. A regular
domain user cannot redirect LPT1. I am having trouble with this right now.
A KB article describes how you can disable the hardware LPT1 port, using
devcon.exe. I've tried it, it will disable LPT1, but still will not allow
allow a domain user to redirect LPT1. Suggestions?

"Rube" wrote:

> What's wrong with net use? If its not part of a login script, you can make
> it stick with the "/persistent" switch
>
> ex:
> net use lpt1 \\server\printer /persistent:yes
>
> "CStock" <CStock@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:37D1D77D-A754-4410-A5B4-D96AB21BA80B@microsoft.com...
> > We are running an older program that requires lpt assignment for printing.
> I
> > can access the network printers but cannot assign them to a specific lpt
> > port. I have used the following process: Start, Printers, Add, Network
> > printer. It lets me add the printer but I can only address as a network
> > address. Other than using the NET USE command, is there a way to assign
> this
> > printer to LPT1, LPT2 or LPt3.
>
>
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Re: assign lpt to network printer