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Discussion in 'DOS/Other' started by sentme_mail, Feb 19, 2003.

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  1. sentme_mail

    sentme_mail Thread Starter

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    hi,
    how do i map a printer that is connected to a windows print server with shared name \\newvision_server\2nd_floor_printer
    from DOS?
    thanks
     
  2. Rockn

    Rockn

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    NET USE LPT1 \\servername\printername
     
  3. sentme_mail

    sentme_mail Thread Starter

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    there is no problem mapping \\newvision_server\2nd_floor_printer in windows however the problem comes when i try to do it in a DOS machine
    any help?
     
  4. cybertech

    cybertech Retired Moderator

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    What kind of problem?

    NET USE LPT1: \\newvision_server\2nd_floor_printer

    Should work. If you are getting an error message post it for us to see.
     
  5. Rockn

    Rockn

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    If it's a true DOS environment and not just a DOS window in Windows you need a DOS network client installed and running. NET USE is part of Windows. Is this a DOS application or plain ole DOS.

    Just found today in another thread...

    http://www.nu2.nu/bootdisk/network/
     
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