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Get, Add and remove printers on network

Posted on 2003-11-19
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Hello,

I have a problem on VB. I would like to get all printers throught my network, include printers attached on network, removes and adds them and get properties.

E.g. : on one workstation (NT4), I want to get network printer, remove driver and add another drivers on remote.

Is it possible and how ?

Thanks by advance.
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by:esohier
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May be more difficult ?
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Bob Learned earned 200 total points
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There is the Window Scripting Host.  You can access it in your VB6 program, by adding a reference to wshom.ocx, which is normally in the System folder for your operating system.  Look at the WshNetwork class.  It has methods to enumerate, add, and remove printers.
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by:esohier
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Where can I found this file ?

I've already install the wmicore and scr56en.exe files, but, I don't see the class.
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by:Bob Learned
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For me, wshom.ocx is in C:\Windows\System32 (XP).
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by:esohier
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That's Ok.

Where can I found methods and properties of this object (web site ?) ?
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by:Bob Learned
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RTF Document:  Using the Windows Scripting Host Without Scripting
http://www.vbug.co.uk/magazine/2001/download/UsingWSH.doc
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Thanks.
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