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copying the printer installed from one profile to another profile .

Jaber MM
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hi ,

we are trying to move user profile from windows 8.1 to windows 10 . what i need is to move the printer installed from windows 8.1 to windows 10 . where i can find the printer installed on the user profile so when copy the folder from 8.1  to windows 10 it will automatically show .

any idea ?
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Tahir QureshiSystem Analyst

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The Registry contains printer information in these locations:

these info can be achieve by hiving NTUSER.DAT file which can be found under userprofile
 (Each user has separate User key)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers

The hardware-specific information about drivers and print processors is stored under this key, where Hardware represents the subkey for a specific Windows NT platform, are
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print

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@Tahir Qureshi

thanks for reply .

so the only way is through Registry ?

no such folder under the user profile if i move it and once it is moved then printer drivers and all will be on the new profile ?
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