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Re: Get Default Printer on NT4

by jryan (Vicar)
on Aug 28, 2001 at 19:00 UTC ( #108462=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Get Default Printer on NT4

Do you know if this will work with NT5 (Win 2000)? This script would be the greatest if it did! :)

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Re: Re: Get Default Printer on NT4
by mrmick (Curate) on Aug 28, 2001 at 19:28 UTC
    It probably won't on WIN2000 because the registries are different but I will take a look tomorrow to see which is correct (I will have access to a couple of these then).
    I will let you know what I come up with.

      I am simply a newbie when it comes to perl. But I am running Windows 2000 Pro. and the script worked for me. Here is my output: Here's the default printer for this user: hp deskjet 842c series,winspool,LPT1:
Re: Re: Get Default Printer on NT4
by Anonymous Monk on May 24, 2002 at 14:23 UTC
    It worked on Window 2000 SP2.

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