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Windows 7: Notify users with messagebox before they print

30 Sep 2010   #1

Win 7 Pro
Notify users with messagebox before they print

We'd like to pop up a message that users should concern the enveironment before printing documents.

I'd like to have a popup connected to the print queues that show up when users click print. Should this be accomplished connected to the printserver or in the client connected to the print button? Is there a way to catch the print call and pop up the messagebox?

Kindest regards


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30 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)

Sort answer yes, but it requires programming a driver in-between the print drive and the OS. Not very easy. What you could do is change the printing system so that there are no printers attached to the machine, then to print anything the user would have to run a script. The script and pop-up a message and then take the print job from the application and print it. Complicated but that is a way it can be done. Maybe someone else has a better idea???
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