JSI Tip 8915. How can I make Windows prompt me for a printer instead of printing to my default printer?


To be prompted, use CTRL+P to print.

If you occasionally press the Print icon on a toolbar, the output will go to your default printer.

If you always want to be prompted:

1. Run PromptMe.bat.

2. Log off and log on, if you used a printer during the current session.

PromptMe.bat contains:

@echo off
setlocal
set PMR="%TEMP%_%RANDOM%.TMP"
(
@echo REGEDIT4
@echo.
@echo \[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\]
@echo "Device"="NONE"
@echo.
@echo.
)>%PMR%
regedit /s %PMR%
del /q %PMR%
endlocal



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