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create null printer

How can I add a printer to Win XP that does nothing
I use this for testing printing functions
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RonOsborne
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Expert4XPCommented:
Start/Control Panel/Printers and faxes

Add Printer/Local Printer attached to this computer (do not check autodetect)
For printer brand, choose Generic as the manufacturer

You can also select text only etc for other options.
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Michael PfisterCommented:
Go to your printers folder. Click File -> Server properties. Select tab "Ports". Click "Add port...". Select "Local port" and click "New port". Name it exactly like this:

NUL:

(with the colon!).

Add a new printer you like and assign it the new NUL: port.

Hope it helps,

Michael
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