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is there a script to to remove some network printers, add a new network printer and set this printer as the default when a user log in?
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What OS are the workstations running?
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xp pro
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Something like this should work.  ( compiled from http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?t=6352, and http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?t=6486)

Set WshNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
Set objShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")

WshNetwork.RemovePrinterConnection "\\PrintServer\OldPrinterName"

WshNetwork.AddWindowsPrinterConnection "\\PrintServer\NewPrinterName"

WshNetwork.SetDefaultPrinter "\\PrintServer\NewPrinterName"

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You can use RUNDLL32 to add and delete printers, as well as many other things. See:

http://www.robvanderwoude.com/2kprintcontrol.php
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sorry no appropriate time to try it out the above suggestions 1st...
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