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    Mapping a printer - UNC paths are not supported

    I have 2 computers showing the 'UNC paths are not supported' error message when trying to run a script to map local printers.

    Followed the instructions from Microsoft support Cmd.exe does not support UNC names as the current directory
    However now when I run the bat file, cmd only shows the message '1 file copied' but the printers still aren't mapped.

    Anyone have any ideas?
    Cheers.

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    Can you post what you're using currently?

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    I use the con2prt.exe and the bat file goes like this:

    IF %computername%==IT-01 GOTO IT

    :IT
    con2prt /c \\printers\IT_COLOUR
    con2prt /c \\printers\IT_BLACK
    GOTO end

    It works fine for over 300 computers, only 2 that won't map the printers

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    Do the event logs on the local machine give any clues?

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    Nope I can't see anything from the events logs relating to this issue.

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