Windows Tips

How to remove a printer via Powershell in Windows

1. Click on the Start button and type powershell. Right click on powershell and click run as administrator.

2. Type Remove-Printer -Name “PrinterName”

3. If you need to view a list of printers type Get-Printer | Format-List Name

This Powershell command is extremely helpful in situations where you can’t delete the printer via normal methods.

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