1/ redirect lpt1 to the network printer (net use lpt1 serverprinter)
2/ map the windows printerdriver to the lpt1 port
What happens is that it is now possible to print to that printer (via lpt1) in a cmd box (echo test^L >lpt1) but still not via the Windows printer driver (test page)
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It looks like Win2000 doesn't see this redirection. Does it have anything to do with my firewall?
This happened to me once. I re-installed the printer driver, answering "yes" to the question asking if the printer driver will print DOS programs. After that, everything worked correctly!
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