Printer migration from Win Server 03 x86 To Win Server 08 x64

Posted on 2011-10-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I need to migrate all printers from a windows server 2003 to a win server 2008.
is there a solution to automate this ? my actual tries failed because of x86 to x64.
Question by:ASInfotrack
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    Hi, what you need is an old microsoft application that called printer migration tool 3.1. It isnt supported anymore but works (as long as you dont have over a few 100 printers (it stores everything as a CAB file when moving so if you have too many then the cab file grows over its maximum size and the app crashes).

    Read more here:)

    And dowload the tool here:

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    thanks Krzysztof, thats what i searched.
    i tried printmig but this doesn't work in this environment, i think because of missing drivers on the win 2k3 server
    anyway thanks for quick reply :)
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    by:Krzysztof Pytko
    You're welcome :)


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