Windows 10: How to automate Printing of test page once per week

  1.    05 May 2018 #1

    How to automate Printing of test page once per week


    I am not sure this is the correct Forum to post this question:

    I am tired of inkjet print heads nozzles clogging due to infrequent use. I have switched over to monochrome laser printer for everyday printing and I am loving it .

    However I still have need of a cheap inkjet for color .

    Is there a simple way to automate printing of a color test page (that I have stored in the computer) once a week so I dont forget ?

    Thanks
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  2.    05 May 2018 #2

    Create a Scheduled Task using MSPaint /p then the location of a small gif image with four colors or more e.g. C\users\username\1.gif
    You can also use Word or any program that has a print switch for command line
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  3.    05 May 2018 #3

    Got it. I manually triggered the .bat file to test out the script . Now I need to add the task to the Scheduler

    BTW How to change printer from default to inkjet before the script mspaint /p etc Tks
    Last edited by sportflyer; 05 May 2018 at 17:14. Reason: add new question
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