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Set a printer with a dos command

Posted on 2014-03-17
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Hello,
We have a bat file that runs on a remote computer that creates a pdf file. The problem is that the printer has to be set on a specific printer to create this pdf. When other users log into this machine the default printer gets changed and our pdf does not work the next time. Is there a way to set a printer with a dos command so we can add it to the beginning of our bat file?
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Try the following command:

Just change printer name for the actual name"

RUNDLL32 PRINTUI.DLL,PrintUIEntry /y /n "PRINTER NAME"

Wayne
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Nice and Quick!
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