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Group Policy Preferences Printers Server 2008R2 Error 0x80070bc4 does not set default printer after a printer has been created

Alright after calling upon the almighty Google I have been unable to find a good solutions to this problem along with many other users. So I am turning to Server Fault for some support here. I am in ...
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Laptop installing a printer without UAC elevation

I'm at my wits' end on this one. Scenario End-user is trying to print at home to her wireless printer, a LaserJet Pro M1217nfw. Every time she tries to connect, it asks for admin privileges to ...
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Windows clients XP and 2000 “Log spooler information events” through GPO

I have some clients (XP and 2000) on which I would like to enable printing of documents on local printers. Therefor I need to enable "Log spooler information events" on the Advanced Tab of the Print ...
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Extremely Slow Login: Group Policy Printers

I'm having a few issues with a specific GPO that's causing 5+ minute delays on logins (not just initial logins either). The server is running Windows Server 2012 I'm adding printers under ...
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AD - deploying printers to XP machines, pushprinterconnections.exe errror

I'm a newbie in AD domain administration. I'd like to deploy our printers to client workstations mostly running WXP. Windows Server 2012, added Print Management feature, followed a tutorial on ...
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Printers intermittently not being set as default

We have a lab of computers with printers being deployed to and set as default with Group Policy Preferences, but we're getting a large number of users who don't pick up the default settings. There's ...
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Allow users to remove printers via group policy

We are deploying printers via group policy using Server 2008's Print Management role. Some printers that were deployed by group policy earlier are no longer relevant, however they remain attached to ...
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Update driver on deployed printer

I re-deployed a printer via group policy after updating the printer drivers on the print server. On some Windows 7 workstations the drivers could be updated on a printer by right-clicking it --> ...
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Supress 'server properties' options in printers dialog

is there a way to supress the 'server properties' options (and the other one's) via GPO on Windows Server 2008? I don't want the user to see the print server settings etc. Niklas
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Any link between deploying printers with group policy and sharing printer setting?

Greets, Struggling a bit with deploying HP printers on a windows network using windows 2003R2 servers, Active Directory, and Windows XP Pro clients. The printers are all connected to the network ...
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can i push out print driver exe's like I would a software msi via group policy?

i just want to make sure there are no caveats with installing print drivers via group policy. also, if this is just a bad idea and a better idea exists let me know. thanks!
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Deploying Printers to Computers vs. Users via GPO

When I deploy a printer to a computer it only seems to deploy to our Windows XP machines. If I deploy to users it deploys to our Windows XP and 7 machines. When I look in the RSoP Snap-in it shows the ...
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Printers deployed using Group Policy?

I am trying to deploy three printers on our network. I have added the role of Print and Document Services to our Domain Controller and then added the printers. I have right clicked on the printers ...
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Group Policy, Printers and Additional Domain Controller

We have a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 on our network, one is the master domain controller and another is the additional domain controller. When I setup the additional domain controller (with the ...
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Printer Deployment Issue

I've got some network printers shared on a 2003 server. I set them as deployed in a GPO. All my XP machines get the printer. My windows 7 machines show success in applying the policy, but the printers ...
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Setting Default Printer via Group Policy Preferences work is XP, not in W7

I have a mixed domain of Windows 7 and Windows XP computers, and a Group Policy to set printer settings based on the Computer being a member of a Security Group. The group Policy has 2 preference ...
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Best method to add network printers using GPO

Whats the best method to add printers for users using GPO? Also is there any way to prevent thjem from adding network printers but allow them to add local printers? Server is Win 2003 RC2, clients ...
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GPO (printers connection VBScript) don't apply on clients

I have a bunch of log on scripts which have to be applied at session log on. Some of them are correctly applied, but I have one for printers connection, which don't work every time. At first time ...
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GPO not mapping printers

I'm trying to map TCP/IP printer connections to my users using GPOs. I set up the GPO to map 3 different printer connections but it only maps the Printer 1 (the one that's set up as the default ...
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Change printer to black and white with Windows group policy

I've got an interesting problem to solve with the printer on our network - we have a network of Windows 7 clients connecting to a Windows Server 2008, and we use group policy to assign our colour ...
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Windows 7 Printing to a network printer

We have a 2008 server as our print server. Clients that use windows xp with a logon script to map have no problems printing. When I test printing to a network printer on a windows 7 machine it works ...
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Printer deployment via Group Policy not working on a single system

One of my coworkers just got a new laptop running Windows 7 Pro x64. We use a GPO to deploy the printers to every system, but for some reason it is not working on this system. I have been breaking my ...
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Grant “Manage Printers” permission for all printers on XP clients via GPO?

Is it possible to grant "Manage Printers" permissions to all printer objects on client machines via group policy? By default, it looks like this permission is granted to Power Users and ...
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Set _default_ printer via group policy in 2003R2 to XP

Win 2003 R2 setup. I can push the printer via group policy, and pushprinterconnections.exe, but the printer isn't set as the default printer. Any ideas on how to set the default printer for an XP box ...