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Friday, April 10, 2009

DOS printing on xp?

Q : How to print from DOS in xp to a shared printer on a network? How to connect a printer using the command " net use " ?

Ans : To print from DOS environment in xp to a printer shared on a network, in command line

net use lpt1: \\hostname\printer share name /persistent:yes

to delete the share

net use lpt1 /delete

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