Windows 7 Thread, Printing argh!!!! in Technical; Originally Posted by Stuart_C
If I could set the default printer by PC GPP would be fantastic, it's looking a ...
13th August 2012, 10:21 AM #16
You can! set the item level targeting to set the default printer by OU, then use loopback processing to apply the user settings to a computer OU.
Originally Posted by Stuart_C
It's what I do...
13th August 2012, 10:50 AM #17
There was an old trick I used in XP and in theory it should work in Windows 7.
Deploy the printer using GPO, then logon to the workstation. Set the printer as default, then navigate to:
You just need to make a note of the Device entry and its Value data, then deploy with GPP. I also find removing other 'standard' printers again using GPP can help, such as Windows's own fax and Office's printer too.
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20th August 2012, 01:58 PM #18
Originally Posted by mac_shinobi
Sure thing! I plucked out the relevant parts from our log on script and pieced it together into a self contained sample script. I hope it proves useful.
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