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Cool trick! How to do nozzle checks as a scheduled task

Discussion in 'Printing Photos and Photo Software' started by crenedecotret, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. Mar 17, 2018
    palombian

    palombian Print Addict

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    In my Windows 10 Scheduler this works (triggered every 2 days with my normal user account)

    C: \AUTONOZZLE\AUTONOZZLE.BAT

    (remove the space after the C: otherwise you would have read :\)

    NET USE LPT3: \\INSPIRON\PRO9500
    COPY PRO9500.SPL LPT3
    NET USE LPT3: /DELETE

    PS: I stopped this since I can't find any advantage versus switching the printer on only when needed
     
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  2. Mar 17, 2018
    mmcmusnret

    mmcmusnret Getting Fingers Dirty

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    Sorry I didn't provide more info...I'm running Win8.1. I didn't have to fool with admin rights for the other two batch files/scheduled tasks. They run perfectly and on schedule. Can't figure out why I'm running into issues with the Pro-100. And I tend to agree with your conclusion, @palombian, with one exception...the fat black in my MP780 has been a thorn in my side for years. I used MIS Autoprint but realized after yet another clog that the limitations of that program wouldn't resolve my issue...Autoprint can't accomodate using a .txt file that would exercise the 3ebk black. I was manually printing a Word document periodically but my summers get pretty busy outdoors so I ended up with a clogged printhead again. I now have that situation under control with this batch file. I probably don't need it for the PRO-100...it has never failed me no matter how long it sits idle, sometimes for months.
     
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  3. Mar 17, 2018
    The Hat

    The Hat Printer VIP Moderator

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    @mmcmusnret, If you ever need another hobby, try getting a 3D printer, now there’s something that will keep you interested and busy...High recommended...:D
     
  4. Mar 20, 2018
    Redbrickman

    Redbrickman Printer Master

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    And if you have a partner make sure you have a pre-nuptial agreement in place before buying the 3D printer - you have been warned :lol:
    Either that or you better print some useful stuff for your partner ;)
     
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