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Can spooled Win2k print job be redirected to different printer

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Have a user who has submitted a print job to a network printer. The printer, however, was not working, and will be down for a few days until a new part arrives. The print job was sent from an application that will not allow us to reprint the data. I can see the job stuck in the users spool folder (\winnt\system32\spool\printers). Is it possible to take those 2 files, and .SHD and .SPL file, and print them elsewhere?
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Peter
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howdy,

if you copy those two files to a machine with a local printer, restart the machine, it should print anything in the queue.

hope that this helps
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You could get into the properties for that printer, go to the ports tab, and add a port for the IP of the printer you wish to redirect to.  I haven't actually tried this in practice, but I think it will work.  Pause the printer, change the port, and then unpause the printer.
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Just copy the files to the spool folder of a printer that works.
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