Group Policies Preferences - Delete all printers connected to one printer or name

Posted on 2014-08-14
Last Modified: 2014-08-19
I am in the process of migrating printers and need to remove old mappings to my old cluster. In GPP is it possible to delete all printer connect to one server for example delete all printers connected to \\servA or delete all printers with a share name starting with \\servA\Print12*??
Question by:compdigit44
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    Expert Comment

    This is possible through GPO preferences, however it will delete all printers on that machine
    You need to add another printers if any through same GPO under GPP
    Check attached document to delete all printers on machine

    The GPO need to be applied on OU containing users

    GPP will work on Win Vista and above
    For XP, you need to install CSE for XP on XP machines
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    Author Comment

    Yes, I saw the option to delete all printer bit I was hoping to narrow this down a bit more.
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    Accepted Solution

    How many printers do you wanted to delete ?
    You can GP preferences to delete those printers one by one in same GPO
    Because wild card characters are not accepted to delete printers

    Simplest way could be add all printers to be deleted in GPP and it will delete those printers

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