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posted on April 20th 2010, at 13:36
by lunarg
The print server properties have been misplaced a bit in Windows 7. Before, you could right-click in the window showing your printers, then choose the dialog from the menu. In Windows 7, this no longer works, as they've kicked out that particular menu entry.

But all is not lost: it still exists, but is not directly accessible anywhere. You need to use MMC, add the right snap-in, and that one provides you with full acess to the server properties.

Start mmc (start -> run, type in mmc);

From the menu, choose File, then Add/remove Snap-ins

In the available snap-ins list, scroll down until you find Print Management, click the Add > button, then click OK.

In the following window, click   ...
 
On June 7th 2011 at 17:58, Kevin wrote:
 
Actually, you can get the "print server properties" from the window showing your printers (Devices and Printers). The trick is, you have to click on one of the printers under "Printers and faxes" first i.e. highlight it and then you'll see along the top "Print server properties".
 
 
 
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