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How to Use Con2prt.exe to Connect to a Network Printer
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This article describes how to use the Con2prt.exe tool included with the Zero Administration Kit for Windows NT 4.0 (ZAK) to connect to a network printer. You are not required to install ZAK to use the Con2prt.exe tool.
The Con2prt.exe tool is a command-line utility for adding or removing network printers on Windows NT-based computers. You can use the Con2prt.exe tool in a Windows NT login script or in conjunction with an unattended setup of Windows NT. To install a network printer with the Con2prt.exe tool, use the appropriate method.
Run the Con2prt.exe Tool from a Login ScriptUse the Con2prt.exe tool to connect to a network printer in a Windows NT login script. To do so, follow these steps:
Run the Con2prt.exe Tool from a Batch File on the Distribution ShareUse a batch file located in the $$ folder of your Windows NT Setup distribution share to run the Con2prt.exe tool. You can automate the installation of the batch file with the tools used for an unattended installation of Windows NT. To do so, follow these steps: