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        Alex5723
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        Printer migration has been a part of the Windows operating system for a long time. Designed to back up printer drivers, ports and queues to move them to another device, printer migration is a useful feature especially in corporate environments.

        The functionality is powered by the tool PrintBrmUi.exe; up until recently, PrintBrmUi.exe has been included in all versions and editions of Microsoft’s Windows operating system. The release of Windows 10 version 2004 changed that as Microsoft removed the program from Windows 10 Home systems
        Tip: you can download the application from third-party sites such as Majorgeeks

        https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/30/how-to-back-up-printer-drivers-and-queues-on-windows/

      • #2300033 Reply
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        Can’t imagine why you’d want to use it on Windows home.
        On your server it makes sense, but the command line “printmig” is better for that job.

        cheers, Paul

      • #2300037 Reply
        Alex5723
        AskWoody Plus

        Can’t imagine why you’d want to use it on Windows home

        How many printers stopped working after an update/upgrade ?
        Having a backup with option to restore may fix such problems.

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