Setting Windows 7 default printer after image.
I have devised a script that allows you to set default printers for your rooms.
Depending on your environment this can be a copy paste or a little more.
I’m happy to help people adapt the script for their own use.
The script is run as a user logon script (no extra permissions required)
Our ticket information documentation is as below:
i was talking about GPO in windows.
We have over 100 printers and FOG we felt would be fine for smaller installations.
I do not use FOG to deploy printers because I have Active Directory and it works better in a Windows environment. I think one of the shortcomings of printer management in FOG is the inability to set the default printer. If someone with .Net/C# programming abilities wants to update the client code, we can talk.
So you put all the details for the printer in the GPO under computer settings? You don’t use Deploy printer feature (under users)?
I see the default option there, but the admin of the printers seems more.
I use GPO preferences based on OU or group membership of the machine. Windows XP (with updates) and up support GPO preferences.