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vbscript to compare strings and replace if condition is met

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I'm migrating users from one print server to another. Currently their login scripts map their printers as such:
Set WshNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
WshNetwork.AddWindowsPrinterConnection "\\server01\HP_LJ_01"
WshNetwork.AddWindowsPrinterConnection "\\server01\HP_MFP002"

The printers are being migrated to server02 and all of the printers have the same names on server02. I'd like the new login script to
1. look to see if "server01" is anywhere in their default printer setting and if so,
2. change it to "server02".

I know that the default printer can be found in the registry under:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\Device

If I can find a way to read this reg value, see if "server01" exists and if so, change it to "server02" then I can map the new printers and make sure the user keeps the same default printer.

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