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troubleshooting Question

Error getting INF file using WMI commads

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Scripting LanguagesMicrosoft Development
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Hey all

I am trying to retreive the INF file for a installed printer driver

The aim is to uise it to instal clones of the same printer, however I am getting an error and i dont know why because it gives me the name of the printer

the error:
Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
string printerName, printerDriver, portName; bool sharedPrinter;
            string path="not working";
            string infname = "";
            portName = null;

            chosen = comboBox1.SelectedItem.ToString();

            ObjectQuery objectQuery = new ObjectQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_PrinterDriver WHERE NAME='"+chosen+"'");
            ManagementObjectSearcher searcher =
            new ManagementObjectSearcher(objectQuery);

            foreach (ManagementObject mo in searcher.Get())
                    infname = mo["InfName"].ToString();

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