[Samba] installing printer in a logon script

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at interia.pl
Fri Nov 5 19:34:36 GMT 2004

Paul Gienger wrote:

>>> You need to do this to install the server copy of the printer 
>>> driver.  When you run your rundll command with the /in flag, it looks 
>>> for the driver as it has been installed using (more or less) the 
>>> procedure above.  This is how it's done, not with what you said about 
>>> 'putting the driver in /blah/X32HP200C'.  When you do the install 
>>> command from a login script there is no 'going there and clicking 
>>> here', just a status box that disappears all by itself.
>> No, it doesn't disappear by itself, even if I'm logged into a domain.
>> I agree, if the driver was installed *before* - now Windows knows that 
>> it has it.
>> But if it's installed for the *first* time, I have this window prompt.
> It really sounds like you're not understanding what we're telling you.  
> You need to store the printer driver on the samba server so that when 
> you issue the rundll command, with the /in switch, your client knows 
> what you're talking about.  To do this, go to a windows machine that is 
> already on your network, try your personal station, seems to work well 
> for me.  Follow through the part that I sent the address to.  Really.  
> When you are done, you should be able to run (from your server)

OK, sorry for misunderstanding.
Will try that on Manday.


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