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Configuring Individual Printers to Passthrough LPR Print Jobs
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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
Beginning with Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 2, it is possible to configure LPD passthrough on a per-printer basis. Prior to service pack 2, the SimulatePassThrough registry entry affected all incoming LPR jobs to all printers on the server.
Use the following steps to implement LPD passthrough on a per-printer basis:
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/150930/EN-US/ )LPD Server Adds and Prints Control Codes
Article ID: 168457 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 2.1