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JSI Tip 4008. Printer storage differences in the Registry between Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000.

Printers are located in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER Registry Hive at the same location for Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000:

The default printer is located at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\Device,
where local printers use a PrinterName,winspool,LPT1: format and network printers use a \\ServerName\PrinterShare,Description,LPTn: format.

All the users printers are located at:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Devices

The computers printers are located at:

Windows NT 4.0


Windows 2000

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Print\Providers\LanManPrintServices\Servers\<ServerName>\Printers\<PrinterName>

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