Err Msg: The Printer Name Is Invalid, it Cannot Contain "!", "\", ","

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SYMPTOMS
When you attempt to change printer properties, you may receive the following error message:
Error: The printer name is invalid, it cannot contain "!", "\", ",".
CAUSE
This behavior can occur if you upgrade from Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 and the printer name contains one of the characters in the error message. These characters cannot be used in Windows 2000.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this behavior, rename the printer without using an invalid character.
STATUS
This behavior is by design.
Properties

Article ID: 221181 - Last Review: 12/05/2015 13:13:01 - Revision: 3.2

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition

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