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Win 2008 R2 and Win 7, Win XP printing share naming

We are building a new network with Win 2008 R2 servers, Win 7 and some Win XP workstations. Customer wants us to setup many print queues for printers, nowever this is a naming convention that was requested by the client is follow;Rancho - Nat'l Valves
We ususally stick to netbios naming conventions. Can we now days use caracters such as ' and -
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These are legal but personally I would avoind using the single quote or apostrophee. I tried to create a chare with "*" in and it lists:-


as the banned characters. See attached picture.
CSD-TechComputer TechnicianCommented:
Agreed. I would avoid those character in the Official naming convention, but put the customer names in the description area so it can be seen when the user selects the printer.

I would try to get the customer to change the convention to:


Or the like to save you on illegal characters.

mavrukinAuthor Commented:
thank you. I guess what I was trying to find out if ' is legal or not.
mavrukinAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for mavrukin's comment #a38819872
Assisted answer: 250 points for g4ugm's comment #a38803674
Assisted answer: 250 points for CSD-Tech's comment #a38815054

for the following reason:

not sure I got the exact answer as to those caracters being legal or not.
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