Multiple icons for the same printer on win 8 workststions
Posted on 2014-09-26
I have a Suite of 15 win 8 workstations. The workstations were purchased in two batches about 12 months apart. They access two networked laser printers, one black and white, the other colour. The machines are up to date with ms updates. The two network printers were originally installed using a vb script which ran through the users logon batch file. I have now discovered that on the earlier PCs the printer icons are okay, one icon for each printer. But on the later PCs I have multiple icons for the colour printer, 89 of them on the machine that I last looked at. I've tried deleting these icons manually to leave just one but, when I reboot, the 88 deleted icons reappear. Has anyone got a fix for this?