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When trying to create an LPR printer in Windows 2000 I have no LPR print option to select as displayed in the FAQ

Symptom:

There is no local LPR port in Windows 2000

 

 

Cause:

  • There are two possible causes, either

     

    • The Unix Print Services have not been added, or,

       

    • The Unix Print Services have not been started.

       

    Solutions:

  • Using the “Add/ Remove Software” wizard, you need to “Add new Windows Component” locate and add the Unix Print Services under the “Other Network File and Print Services section”

     

  • Under “Administrative tools”, “Services”, Locate and start the “UNIX Print Service”
Last updated: Aug 23, 2017

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