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Printing from DOS programs in Windows 2000

Posted on 2001-06-04
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Most DOS programs like dBase, R&R reporting etc. print to LPT1 printer port.

In Windows 2000 I was unable to capture LPT1 and direct it to a printer on onother computer.

Is there a way to print from DOS programs in Windows 2000 on a network?
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Question by:Geldman
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See Microsoft knowledgebase link at http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q154/4/98.asp for information.
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just use

net use lpt1:  \\printserver\printershare

For dos, we normally use the generic printer, then tell it to print to lpt1:
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