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In Windows, you can disable the Printing Notification network dialog boxes that are sent by the spooler on a print server when a print job has been completed, there is an error, or a job has been deleted.
NOTE: This option is not available in Windows NT or Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1. Also note that this setting applies globally to all the printers on a particular print server. It is not possible to set this option on a per-printer basis.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Use the following steps to disable Printing Notification network dialog boxes:
NOTE: This procedure must be performed on the server that is sending the dialog box. The only way to disable a dialog box on a client is to disable the messenger service on the client. Disabling the dialog box from the server will affect all clients.
Windows NT 3.51
Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000
Article ID: 122160 - Last Review: February 20, 2007 - Revision: 2.3
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