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Cannot Print to Printer on LPT1 When Mapped or Captured to a Network Shared Printer
Article ID: 246971 - View products that this article applies to.
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When a network printer is mapped or captured to use LPT1, local printing may not work properly.
This behavior occurs because the local LPT1 printer port is redirected to use the network shared resource.
To resolve this issue:
If this issue occurs because of a network login script, the script must be rewritten to capture or map an alternate port.