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  1. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    I can message you a copy if you like

    I can message you a copy if you like
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    OK, so how do I create a macro to make a Key...

    OK, so how do I create a macro to make a Key Press act like a drag and drop an "argument" to a batch file? Is that even possible.

    I've had a look through the AHK tutorials, and can find no mention...
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    Thanks ricardobohner...

    Thanks
    ricardobohner's post has resolved the first part of the issue, but I cannot seem to get it to run from a keypress, either by using a shortcut hotkey, or with AHK.

    I can put the batch file...
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    OK, that's it. That works Thank you very much

    OK, that's it. That works

    Thank you very much
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    This doesn't work for me 1. If I use "copy"...

    This doesn't work for me

    1. If I use "copy" instead of "move" in line 3, it copies the files not in their folders eg if I highlight three folders (Folder1, Folder2 and Folder3) that have 10 files...
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    Thank you for this reply, but it doesn't quite do...

    Thank you for this reply, but it doesn't quite do what I expected. It moves all the folders from the source folder to the target folder, but what I want to do is move only those folders I select in...
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    Batch file to move folders from one drive to another.

    What I am trying to do is make a batch file that will move folders that I have highlghted with a mouse, form the location where they are to a location specified in the batch file.

    This is what I...
  8. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    Unfortunately that is not an option for me. The...

    Unfortunately that is not an option for me. The two printers I use most have no capacity to be connected to a network. They can only be connected via USB so running them from a print server is the...
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    Yep, that was one of the things I found, but the...

    Yep, that was one of the things I found, but the command...

    Net user Guest /Active:YES

    ...doesn't work for me. IIUC that post, it will be because I haven't made the registry change to...
    ...
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    I could do that, but it seems a rather going over...

    I could do that, but it seems a rather going over old ground. Since I have been keeping a diary of these settings changes, I have never yet seen one that didn't follow a backup the night before.
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    Are Windows Updates resetting my Advanced Sharing Settings?

    For work purposes, I have the following settings in Advanced Sharing Setting

    I am having a problem with Windows continually resetting some of these settings, but there are a couple of...
  12. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    I have taken possession of the whole System32...

    I have taken possession of the whole System32 folder on all the clients. I'm also going to write a vbs script that replaces win32spl.dll and put it in the Startup folder so that it loads every time...
  13. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    I'll have to have a look. Two computers did...

    I'll have to have a look.

    Two computers did an update overnight, and after they restarted, no printing. What I found was that the v1270 of win32spl.dll that I installed to fix the problems, had...
  14. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    They've done it again... network printing is...

    They've done it again... network printing is borked on all our computers today.

    FFAS, this is getting beyond the pale. What are these idiot code monkeys at Microsoft doing?
  15. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    Not really. I have always considered a print...

    Not really.

    I have always considered a print server to be a dedicated computer whose sole task is to host printers for all or multiple workstations on the network. In the big lab I used to work...
  16. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    Correct, The HP, and the two Canons are connected...

    Correct, The HP, and the two Canons are connected directly to the network - two via Ethernet, one via Wifi.

    - - - Updated - - -


    As I understand it....

    The grey towers are workstations 1, 2...
  17. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    Yes. The two printers plugged directly into...

    Yes.

    The two printers plugged directly into the network with Ethernet cables are an HP OfficeJet Pro 7740, and a Canon Pro100S. All four workstations have drivers installed for these and can print...
  18. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    I don't know about that. We have had no end of...

    I don't know about that. We have had no end of trouble with USB printers on computers shared with Windows (KB5005565 and KB5006670), but two other printers plugged directly into the network with...
  19. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    Just confirming that the behaviour is the same...

    Just confirming that the behaviour is the same for my other two client computers

    • KB5006670 stops network printing
    • Replacing the new win32spl.dll with the previous version restores network...
  20. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    Update: Ok, so I've just tried it, and I get the...

    Update: Ok, so I've just tried it, and I get the same result on the client.*

    Client fully updated with KB5005565 and KB5006670, and with RpcAuthnLevelPrivacyEnabled set to 0

    Printing stalls...
  21. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    I did some testing yesterday. For clarity, I have...

    I did some testing yesterday. For clarity, I have four win10 64 bit desktops all on a wired network, one of which has three printers connected with USB (I will call this one the host). All have been...
  22. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    Were your printers installed on the host with...

    Were your printers installed on the host with Administrative Privileges?

    And what does that actually mean anyway? Does it simply mean you were logged on with your Administrator account when you...
  23. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    This issue only appears to happen when printing...

    This issue only appears to happen when printing to network shared printers, that is printers attached, say via USB, to a host windows computer or print server, and you are trying to print to them...
  24. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    Yeah, I saw that. However, as I already have...

    Yeah, I saw that. However, as I already have things running, I'll stick with what I have done.

    On the weekend, I might go in and do the dll thing just to see if it works.

    I'd also be interested...
  25. Thread: Possible printer issue with KB5005565 by smartcooky
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 174 Views 57,985

    The RpcAuthnLevelPrivacyEnabled setting is zero...

    The RpcAuthnLevelPrivacyEnabled setting is zero on all computers that have shared printers (that is three of the four in the lab), but I have done it to the 4th printer as well.

    The problem I had...
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