How can I monitor who is printing on a printer?

Posted on 2004-11-12
Last Modified: 2010-04-10
I am running a Windows 2000 domain, consisting of NT, 2000, and xp workstations. We have several network printers and I was wondering if there is a way to log who prints how many pages? Does Windows have some sort of log? Is there any freeware or inexpensive software that does this?
Question by:rlattin
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    Assuming you have your printers served by a print server, look in the Application log.  It records this information.
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