the print scripts in \system32\printing_admin_scripts\en_us use the WMI
interface to make the set_default_printer spooler call
cscript prnmngr.vbs -t -p "printer name"
Windows Printing Team
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"CNBarnes" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have a Vista (enterprise) machine that is joined to a domain.
> There are ~8 printers defined.
> How do I set which of these printers is the default one selected for a
> new user that logs on?
> I can do this either from the local group policy, or the registry.