Click on the Start button and type powershell. Right click on powershell and click run as administrator.
To Add a printer (Local)
Type Add-Printer -Name “PrinterName” -DriverName “HP LaserJet 2300” -Port USB001
To Add a printer (Network)
Type Add-Printer -ConnectionName \\printServer\printerName
To Remove a printer
Type Remove-Printer -Name “PrinterName”
To List printers
Type Get-Printer | Format-List NameThis Powershell command is extremely helpful in situations where you can’t delete the printer via normal methods.
This is a great link to MS with the command lines/syntax.
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