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Printing from Server applications

I have a Lexmark T642 printer. This printer is connected to a user's PC via a USB cable. I pull the printer into the server using the run cmd to get the properties and to install printer. When I first get the printer to install on hte server I can print from the application that runs on the server. About an hour after I install the printer onto the server it quits printing from the application on the server.

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That is what I ended up doing after I made the post. For the users not by this printer I can set their defaults to their own local printer.

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Posted on Oct 18, 2007

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Is this printer set up as the default?

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set as default

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