How to rename a Network printer on an XP client

Posted on 2013-10-30
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Last Modified: 2013-10-30
I added a network printer to a users XP client using runas using the manufacturers installer (EXE)

However I can'f find a way to rename it?  When I click rename (using the users credentials) and change it- it won't let me save it (Accesss Denied).   The default name is the make / model of the printer but I need to change it to something more meaningful.  How can I do that?  Is there a way to do that in the registry, anywhere?
Question by:snyperj
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stu29 earned 2000 total points
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in a command prompt  use "runas /user:administrator "control printers"
Enter the password
this will open the printer panel
Open your printer and rename it

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