Running ThinPrint Client Windows

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All ThinPrint Clients Windows are started automatically:

  • The RDP type is started with a respective session. Log off once from the Remote Desktop session before.
  • The ICA type is started automatically with a XenApp or XenDesktop session. Log off once from the workstation before.
  • The TCP/IP type as an application is started using an entry in the Startup folder, the other TCP/IP type as a Windows service on local print servers.

If the printer list of ThinPrint Client Service Windows is empty after starting the operating system maybe the client started faster than the Print Spooler. In this case start the TP Client Service Windows delayed in time – either using the start type Automatic (Delayed Start) or per script (start type: Manual); this could be the following:

ping 127.0.0.1 -n 30 >NUL

net start Thn32svc

Remember, several changes only take effect after restarting the ThinPrint Client Win­dows (see below).

Note! The ThinPrint Client configuration using group policies is described in ThinPrint group policies.

 

Starting ThinPrint Client Manager

ThinPrint Client Windows is configured with ThinPrint Client Manager, which can be opened in the Start menu (left arrow in Illus.) or, if running, from the task bar.

ThinPrint Client Manager in Start menu: Configuration (left arrow) or Start (right arrow)

ThinPrint Client Manager in Start menu: Configuration (left arrow) or Start (right arrow)

ThinPrint Client in the task bar

ThinPrint Client in the task bar

– The ThinPrint Client Manager will open.

Client Manager has four columns, of which the fourth (Connection Service) is only activated when required.

ThinPrint Client Manager for Windows: advanced options

ThinPrint Client Manager for Windows: advanced options

The tabs are explained below.

 

ThinPrint Client restart

ThinPrint Client must be restarted for changes in configuration to take effect.

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