How to read and write to the comments field of a printqueue

The title pretty much says it all, I'd like to know if there is a way to read and write to the comments field of a printqueue using vbscript.  I can get at the other fields, but not this one, since its not tied to a port.  OS is 2k3 server.
Thanks,
Adam
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ns_germanyCommented:
Hi Adam,

the script in the blue box on http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/vbscript/wmi_printer.htm should could be a good example for you.
Specify computer name of your print server and it should show you how to do it.

Find a complete reference on available printer properties on http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/wmisdk/wmi/win32_printer.asp.
'Comment' may be the right field for you, I assume.

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archv6625Author Commented:
The above code works great on a 2K3 print server, which is as I would expect from reading the linked documents.  I see that there is no way to read using that particular method on a 2k print server, any ideas about doing that?  
ns_germanyCommented:
Yes, above MS document tells 'Comment not available on 2k or NT'. It was implemented by an WMI class upgrade coming with XP and 2003, I'm afraid.
Sorry, I assume there is no remedy for this.
ns_germanyCommented:
Another addition:
we're mapping printers on a W2k Advanced Server onto XP machines. By doing so the local printer queue on XP inherits all comments from our central spooler printers.
Maybe you can map all central printers to an XP machine and run the script on it to see all comments?
I never tried it, just an idea...
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