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Specify Where to Display Printer Notifications (Windows NT/2000/XP)

This setting controls whether print job notification should be sent to the local computer or the computer that the user first logged on to.

This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "NetPopupToComputer" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|NetPopupToComputerREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
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|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Pr...|
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Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Providers]
Value Name: NetPopupToComputer
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = local computer, 1 = users computer)

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Last modified: March 26, 2002