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Problems using local printer via RDP on windows 2003 sever

The client is windows 7 machine, it have local printer attached. Necessary check-boxes are checked (at "share local resources" in remote desktop connection configuration windows), but the printer not ...
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How to use AD/GPO/Print Services to “push out” a new printer driver to replace a broken one? How did my server get a broken driver?

Context: We have an AD/GPO-managed corporate network with a little over a hundred PCs running Windows 7 x64, and a few managed printers. Our Server2008R2 primary domain controller is configured as a ...
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What print management tools are available for a large organization? [closed]

Our organization uses the Pharos print management software to allow users to manage jobs to different output devices, as well as tracking usage for the users and allowing / denying access to different ...
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Connecting to network printer(s) using net use

I was asked to add pinters to all users on a terminal server. There is a VPN connection between the terminal server and the network where the printer is installed. I do not have much experience with ...
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Sharing a printer between two vlans

I have a Netgear switch which supports VLANs. I want to separate two networks, each one having its own internet gateway and servers, but I want all users from the two VLANs to be able to access the ...
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Why does Add Network Printer in Windows only work with IP address?

I just popped a new Xerox WorkCentre 6505 out of the box, hooked it up to ethernet and turned it on. All test pages work correctly. I am able to add the printer via it's DHCP address and it prints ...
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Windows 7 Printer Installation Loop

I've installed a new printer in one my client server running Windows Server 2008 R2 configured the logon script to run at every login making it able to connect to every user whoever logs in. Recently ...
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windows server sharing printers, why does local machine need driver?

I bumped into this at work today, and I don't have a good answer. To elaborate, we have a windows print server sharing several printers. If you connect to this printer share with a windows client, it ...
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HP Color Laserjet issue

Since this site is a Q&A for system administrators and desktop support professionals I'd decided to post my question here. Not sure if this is the best stackexchange website for this. We have an ...
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Error when trying to add a 32bit driver to Server 2008 64bit

We have some network printers that Toshiba suplies generic drivers for on the CD. Now installing the 64bit edition works fine on the Server, but when I try to add a 32bit driver for those clients, the ...
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How does “net use” work in windows 7 for printer connection?

I've been using "net use" successfully to connect to shared drives on my network with Windows 7. Now, I am trying to connect a Windows 7 computer to a shared printer on a windows 7. So, on the ...
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How to access the harddisk of the networkprinter Ricoh MP4500? [closed]

How to access the harddisk of the networkprinter Ricoh MP4500? The printer is connected to the network, but how do I access the 40GB harddisk? I can't find this with Google, so please help me!
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How to show network attached printers in Windows Active Directory?

We want to add our network printers (Dell 5100cn) to Active Directory, so that it is easier for users to find them on the network, but don't see a need to place a "print server" between the clients ...
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How can I get connected to a network printer in a different subnet with Windows 7 Professional?

So we have a mixed node set on our network with Win XP Pro, Win 7 Pro, Ubuntu 11.04, Win 2k3 Server Std, etc all within in an Active Directory Environment. We also have network printers that are ...
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Why is a printer not deployed to a specific station?

I have my printers deployed through GP with success for every machine on the network. One specific machine - is the exception. It's a MAC Air with W7 installed. It's gperesult is pasted: Microsoft ...
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Can't access printer shared on a Domain Controller - Logon unsuccessful

I recently setup a Windows Server 2003 R2 machine to be a domain controller, kind of to experiment with that whole concept. Originally, it was sharing a printer attached to it to my home's workgroup, ...
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Do I need to have a deployed printer installed on the server

I have a printer deployed to my Active Directory with GPO. Do I need to keep that printer installed on the server? Is that necessary? Isn't the logon script creates the printer to everyone? Including ...
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Shared printer status “offline” but still prints

We have two Sharp MX-2310U network printers in our office building. They're both in the same subnet, and both set up in the print services console on our file & print box (Server 2008) with the ...
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renaming printers on network

I want to rename all the printers within a network but if I rename it on the server the clients don't see it, if I rename it on the client others don't see it. Is there anyway to manage this with ...
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Added new Printer, now network printers need updating

We recently added a new network printer to our print server. Now windows 7 users are being prompted to update the driver for all network printers which requires admin rights. Seems like it is a known ...
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How do you add or remove printers from the Select a Printer list?

Within a Windows domain that has a mix of Windows Server 2003 and 2008 R2 print servers, how do you add or remove printers from the list of printers that Windows 7 clients retrieve at the Select a ...
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What shows up on network printer log [closed]

I sent a document to our HP network printer at work. I just typed a doc in word, printed it, and deleted it. Can it be recreated? What shows up on the log? The actual doc or just the time, number of ...
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Deploying Printer with GPO W2K3R2 - isn't working

I am trying to deploy a network printer from my DC to my users. This is what I have done so far: Created a GPO: Named: Deploy printer login script has: pushprinterconnections.exe I have linked that ...
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Erase Sharp Printer Hard Disk?

I have a number of Sharp MX-M550 printers that are at the end of their useful life. Each device has a hard disk. Can anyone advice as to how I go about erasing the drives either whilst they're in ...
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Connect to cups printer service from windows server 2008

From windows server 2003 I can easily add a cups printer service from another host: I tried the same on a windows server 2008 machine, but I did not succeed to add this kind of http printer ...
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Network printer waking up every 15 minutes without any printing jobs

We have a new Xerox 6121MFPN laser printer in the office. We use network printing, so this printer is connected to a Linksys WAG320N router (to port 1, if it matters). When we do not print anything ...
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Adding Printer to a workgroup client

We have a color printer connected locally to a workstation that has been joined to a domain (which runs windows xp). I need to add this printer to a workstation that hasn't been joined to the domain. ...
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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 deployed printers - print management - (redirected 1) issue?

im having an issue with group policy deployed printers.. i have a/d OUs for each category of computers.. example: top OU: Computers dtsc 5 computers - deploys dtsc printers with group policy lvm ...
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Setup Printers Based Upon AD Group Membership

I am trying to create a login script for Active Directory that will be used for installing printers on client computers. I have a basic script that we are using now, listed below, that installs a ...
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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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Print Server Forgetting Printers

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server setup with the print and document services role installed. From here, this machine is domain attached to a mixed domain environment that has some Windows Server ...
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How to access a printer via VPN (site-to-site VPN with router dialling a server)

I'm trying to set up a VPN between two networks, one home and one office (A and B). Their subnets are (A) 192.168.1.0 and (B) 192.168.0.0 The two networks have identical ADSL routers. Unfortunately ...
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How do I install a network printer on all workstations for all users from Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition?

I have a handful of workstations with users that log on to any of them with their account. I need to install a printer for all the users to use on any machine. The printer is already on the network ...
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Printer Naming Conventions

I am working on building a new AD print server and have been pondering the idea of renaming the printers. Right now we have a mix of names that varies between a mashup of some that reference ...
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Printer Management in AD Domain

I normally push out all my printers via group policy preferences. However, the new copy machines I have are using some stranger drivers and I can not install x64/x86 drivers on the same machine for my ...
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Why I can't se my network printer inside an app accessed via Citrix web client?

I'm using citrix web client to access some apps and from them I can't print to my network printer. Citrix redirects my local usb atached printer just fine, but it doesn't redirect my network printer. ...
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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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Canon IR Advanced C2020 Won't Print From a Mac

I’m having an issue with a Canon IR Advanced C2020 on the Mac side. We have the printer connected to the network and printing from Windows machines using the UFRII driver but I can’t seem to get any ...
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Printer Preference Defaults - Duplex Printing

How are default printer preferences, such as the duplex printing option, determined when printing across a network? I printed a multi-page pdf to a locally installed printer from one server on the ...
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install a printer on my network that is physically located on another network

Question is the gist of it. We have a client that VPN's into our network and uses Remote Desktop to access our software. She needs to print reports to her desk. When she tries to add a printer it, ...
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Reset password on a LANIER 5618 laser printer

I need to reset/recover the administrator password on a LANIER 5618 laser printer. It was probably changed by the former sysadmin and there's no documentation left. Can anybody help me with some ...
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Server 2008 Print Server vs Network printer

I have a SBS 2008 Server/Windows 7 environment. We have approx 25 users & 6 Networked printers. What is the recommended way/what are the advantages disadvantages of having all the printers shared ...
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Run command before and after printing with CUPS?

this is a home setup. A central printer server (Linux) manages the queue, a HP 2430DTN is attached to it via 100Mbit/sec Ethernet. The printer is hooked up to a managable power source. A shell script ...
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Konica Minolta Printer MIBs?

I'm looking for a MIB for a Konica Minolta BizHub 600. The product's support page doesn't appear to have the MIBs in any section. Various combinations of search terms produce mostly marketing pages ...
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Why are simple actions that need communication with the SBS server intermittently so terribly slow?

I have set up a Microsoft Windows SBS 2008 server for a small company (8-10 users). They use it as file server, print server, mail server etc. - basically everything small companies need except a ...
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Creating a network printer via Powershell

I'm trying to create network printers using a Powershell script. The script below creates the port without any issues, but will not create the queue. Can you anyone confirm if this script works on ...
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Print to local home network based printer from cloud server? [closed]

I'd like to be able to send a print command to a local network label printer from a web application running on a cloud server. I've already asked how to do this via code on Stackoverflow here, but I ...
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HP Laserjet 2600n on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm in the process of migrating printers to a new Print Server, running Microsoft Server 2008 R2, for the most part it's been going fine. But we have a problem with a HP LaserJet 2600n. This printer ...
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Add printer as domain user in Windows 7

In Windows 7, one has to have (local) administrator privileges to install a printer driver, even when this printer is installed from one of the domain servers. The only 'solution' I've read so far is ...