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Windows® 7 Resource Kit by Tony Northrup Mitch Tulloch and Jerry Honeycutt

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Migrating Print Servers

You can use either the Printer Migration Wizard or the PrintBRM command-line tool to export print queues, printer settings, printer ports, and language monitors and then import them on another print server running Windows. This is an efficient way to consolidate multiple print servers onto a single computer or to replace an older print server with a newer system. The Printer Migration Wizard and the PrintBRM command-line tool were introduced in Windows Vista to replace the earlier Print Migrator 3.1 tool available from the Microsoft Download Center.

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The Printer Migration Wizard can also be useful for backing up print server configurations for disaster recovery purposes. For more information on this topic, see the section ...

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