Dos printing problems

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   My name is ian,i have installed win2000 and i am trying to print thru dos to a novell server it does not print but it does print if not in dos
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Are you getting an error message?

Did you capture the printer port? Dos can only print to ltp1 or lpt2, so you would have to capture the port.

(i.e. net use lpt1 \\server\printershare)

If you have a printer plugged into lpt1 you can use lpt2.

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