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Okay, this is a VERY long shot, but it's worth a try: Is there a tool that runs as a Windows Service, regularly checks a POP3 e-Mail account and for every mail, prints out the attachments (PDF or XPS)?

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There isn't a service I'm aware of however you could so something to an email client. Here are two solutions for Outlook.

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You can write one using the samples on Code Project, and manage the printing of documents using the API according to each MIME type.

Well, that's how I'd do it.

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There's a simpler way to do it, using a system namespac in VB08. I'm a bit fuzzy now but it could be done. –  Moshe Jan 7 '10 at 7:18
    
Problem is that I'm a .net Developer, and there is no supported way to print from a .net Windows Service (neither System.Printing now System.Drawing.Printed are supported), so I would have to use P/Invoke around the native Win32 GDI API, and that's not as much fun as it may sound :( –  Michael Stum Jan 7 '10 at 10:03
    
Yup, not fun at all. Good luck with that. –  user3463 Jan 7 '10 at 13:09

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