General Tab

Windows shared printer objects and properties are automatically kept in sync with the Windows print server, all changes must be made on the Windows print server.  Once the change is made on the Windows print server the changes will automatically be propogated to the printer objects in Printer Installer within 10-20 seconds.

The General tab of a Windows shared printer shows the following information:

  • Server Name:
    The server name specifies the Windows print server that is hosting this shared printer.
  • Printer Name:
    Specifies the printer name this object represents.  This value can only be changed on the Windows print server.
  • Model:
    Specifies the driver model name of the printer.  This value can only be changed on the Windows print server.
  • Host Address:
    Specifies the port name or address of the printer. This value can only be changed on the Windows print server.
  • Location:
    Specifies the location of the printer.  This value can only be changed on the Windows print server.
  • Comment:
    Specifies the comment of the printer. This value can only be changed on the Windows print server.
  • Install URL:
    Specifies the URL that will install the printer. This value can't be changed.