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    Disable Photo Printing Wizard in winXP

    Hi all,

    Well i have been asked to find out if this can be done,

    Basically you know when you want to print a picture and the "photo printing wizard" pops up, i need to stop it from doing that.

    I have been looking around google but not had much look, wondered if anyone had any idea.

    I noticed on some forums they were asking for Reg Edits, So dont know if thats the way to go.. if so which one is it

    Thanks in advance

    Regards

    James

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    From what I understand it cannot be done. The only way I can think of doing it is setting the image file type to open in a particular program, which you define, and then print through that.

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    first google check suggests:

    To Disable: Start - Run - regsvr32 /u shimgvw.dll

    To Re-Enable: Start - Run - regsvr32 shimgvw.dll

    Not tried it myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveT View Post
    first google check suggests:

    To Disable: Start - Run - regsvr32 /u shimgvw.dll

    To Re-Enable: Start - Run - regsvr32 shimgvw.dll

    Not tried it myself.
    I posted about that but removed it because I didn't think it was suitable for what he wants.

    It worked for me on my machine and did disable it. You can't choose what happens when you click the print button though which I'm assuming is what Edu-Tech wants to do.

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    Yh thanks steve, i found that. tried it did not seem to work going to try it again at work tomorrow... but the command looks the same.

    Dont see why it dont work.. but as Edu-IT states... if it does work then the button dont work.

    I think my answer is no but we see what people say

    James

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    Hmm... this may be of some use but I have my doubts..

    It seems the "print" command is controlled by this registry key:

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\image\she ll\print\command

    with value:
    rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullsc reen %1

    Would there be a way to run a different command line to print using something completely different do you think?



    Ah.. just found this... it seems it "should" be possible

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    Thanks Contink, I will give that a try tomorrow.

    James

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    No worries...

    Also found this nugget too...
    Re: Photo Printing Wizard

    That's about as far as it seems to go... Finding anything that will accept command line instructions to print has proven rather tricky to say the least.



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