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Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Setting Up Printers

Windows Server 2003 allows you to set up local printers as well as network-attached printers. Either type of printer can be shared on the network so that it is available to other computers and users. The computer sharing the printer is called a print server, regardless of whether it is actually running a server version of the Windows operating system.

As discussed previously, you can configure more than one logical print device (printer) for a physical print device. The key reason to do this is when you want to use different options, such as when you want to create a priority or scheduled print queue. If you configure multiple printers, you must use a different local name and share name each time. Other than that, you can choose ...

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