Scripts will not run in windows 10



 I created a script to remove and install a network printer. It runs on local PC but not in script. I see it places the VBS in \kbots_cache\packages\kbots folder but will not run.

We are running both windows 10 X64 & x86

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Posted by: SMal.tmcc 2 years ago
Red Belt

Network printers are a per user type of thing.  Scripts run as system by default, try running the script as current user. 

Posted by: scdavissmith 2 years ago
Yellow Belt

Hi Kdebiasse,

Here is the script that has worked for me for network printers.


rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /ga /n\\<printserver>\<printqueuename> /q

net stop spooler

net start spooler


set <printserver> to your print server name and <printqueuename> to your print queue name.

Good luck!

  • I've been using this command for over 10 years, seconded. - pfletcher 1 year ago
    • I don't have a print server. however, I am still trying to install a network printer to multiple computers via kace. how do I do it? I searched the web and mostly they are mentioned server. - jencam 1 year ago

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