Exporting and Importing Printer Settings

Issue

How can I configure a printer in my WES7 device using the local IGEL Setup or IGEL Universal Management Suite?

Solution

Prerequisite:

A printer has already been installed to the system via Windows Control Panel > Devices and Printers.

Printer configuration in IGEL Setup or UMS:

  1. Go to Devices > Printer > Printer > Add
  2. Specify the exact Printer name and

Export the current printer configuration:

  1. Open a local shell (command prompt) on the device.
  2. Execute command

    rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /Ss /n "PRINTERNAME" /a "SETTINGSFILE"

Example: rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /Ss /n "hp deskjet 940c series" /a hp_settings.dat

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