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am using .net 2.0 version, window application
I want to get the printer name which is installed in system,
then if that printer is connected to system
then we have to get the printer status(like: ready,paper out, offline, low paper,paper jam,etc ).

with below code am getting the printer name

string query = string.Format("SELECT * from Win32_Printer");
            ManagementObjectSearcher searcher = new ManagementObjectSearcher(query);
            ManagementObjectCollection coll = searcher.Get();
            foreach (ManagementObject printer in coll)
            {
                MessageBox.Show(printer.ToString());
            }

but now i want to get the status,
Posted 24-Feb-12 1:13am
Edited 24-Feb-12 2:30am
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Solution 1

Did you see this?

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Aa394363[^]

I seem to recall there being problems with retrieving info on remote printers.
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