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How to rename printer name from command line

As part of the batch script, we would like to perform rename the printer for all the users in our network.

Please advice for the command.
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
"In our Network" Active directory network?
Local Printers? Network printers?
All printers with the same name currently?
Please be more specific
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mac_gAuthor Commented:
it is local printer -- each attached to endUser PC.
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
All having the same name currently?
 
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mac_gAuthor Commented:
I am able to do it now..

the solution is --

- download the file "prncnfg.vbs " from internet
- execute the below command

cmd> cscript prncnfg.vbs -x  -p <current Printer name> -z <New Printer Name>
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
Yes we know that/
But unless ALL your printers have the same name to start with its only half the story
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hdhondtCommented:
You can use CSCRIPT PRNCNFG.VBS to rename a printer. See:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb490971.aspx
http://ss64.com/nt/prncnfg.html
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