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Using a I added the print-management role to it.

Using that, I added a new printer

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and attached it to a currently set GPO

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Assuming I done things right, looking at the linked GPO - I see the correct values

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In the past, I used the pushprinterconnection.exe to set a printer as default.

Q: Is that STILL the way to set a deployed printer as default?

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You can't do it through Deployed Printers. If you use Group Policy Preferences then you can choose which printer is default. Give that a go instead.

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What GP preferences? – Saariko Oct 11 '12 at 7:02
Printer preferences... – MDMarra Oct 11 '12 at 10:42

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