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A large number of JetDirect firmware updates - what issues do they address?

HP recently released a large number of firmware updates for JetDirect devices. There is no changelog provided. Curiously, many obsolete (e.g., 802.11b) devices are in the list, and the last time a ...
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Deploying printers to specific users via Group Policy

I have noticed two different ways of deploying printers to specific user with Group Policy in Windows Server 2012. The first method is by creating separate GPOs for each group, and the second method ...
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Restrict IIS internet printing to “Connect only”

I want to create a print "selfservice" for our company. I think the easiest way would be if the colleagues could just click on a link to connect the printer. What I found is the internet printing ...
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Windows Server IPP Index Page Formatting

I am trying to automatically add printers to linux clients using cups so unfortunately I cannot make use of GPO printer distribution in this case. I've enabled IPP printing on Windows Server 2012 (I ...
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Access violation at address XXXX in module 'winspool.drv'. Read of address XXXX

I am running a c# application that shells out to a PDF printer and prints documents (roughly a document every second, to different printers). I randomly get these errors being returned from the ...
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Server 2008 print server with existing printers

I recently started new job and one of my tasks is to look into all systems and ensure they are properly configured and running at optimal settings. One of the issues I run into is the print server. ...
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Various printer deployment issue with Server 2012 R2

I have just set up a new remote desktop infrastructure, with all servers being built on Server 2012 R2. I have 7 session hosts, and a central file/print server. On the print server, I have added ...
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CUPS-PDF Output Filename Fix

I'm using Virtual PDF Printer with cups-pdf package in debian 7.7 wheezy. I have some problem with output PDF filename. It's work correctly when I Print .rtf document with wordpad. But, when I Print ...
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Win 2008_R2 print spooler issues and Client freezes

Environment: Windows 2008 R2 Print Server (Virtual) 178 Printers installed. All using TCP/IP Many different printer brands Most all employees print through this print server Problems: The spooler ...
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How to remotely manage 2012 R2 print server

We have a Windows 2012 R2 server, that is running print services and hosting printers. I am using the management console snapp-in on another 2012 R2 machine to try and access the server remotely and ...
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How to crash spooler service

Does anyone know how I can crash the spooler service manually? I have a problem with some drivers crashing it randomly, and I want to do it manually so I can do some tests.
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Migrating a Microsoft Print Cluster to a single virtual machine

We have two physical servers being used as a clustered print server. The physical servers are EOL and we want to migrate the print services to a single VM. Does anyone have any suggestions on the ...
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Restricting Print clients from downloading updated driver from print server

I have the following environment : Print Server : Windows 2008 R2 Print Clients : Windows 7/ Windows 8.1 I am upgrading my print queues on the print server to a recent version of the driver and the ...
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Remove printers from directory that were on an old server

I had a standalone Windows 2012 box that was acting as the printer server in my domain. Since then I've removed it and moved printer hosting elsewhere. However, when I open up the directory (through ...
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Google Cloud Print Fails - Finding Logs?

Recently we've been seeing Google Cloud Print Service fail to print on Xerox printers. We're relatively sure it's a Drivers issue. When attempting to Print to a Xerox printer, the Cloud Print portal ...
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Finding which printer or user is crashing spooler

I have a Windows Server 2012 print server that is having the Print Spooler c:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe crash. The Application Log in Event Viewer shows me that the crashing .DLL is LMUD1PLANG.DLL ...
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Does replacing network printer with same exact model require reinstall on print server?

I have a network printer that users connect to via a Windows Server 2012 machine. The printer went bad and we are having it replaced with the exact same model. It will also be using the exact same IP ...
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is it possible to delegate file srv and print srv managing to other users in windows 2008 R2 without giving them full admin rights?

we have some field service guys that work locally for some of our customers, we want to transfer the tasks of managing file servers and print servers to them. first we Thought about giving them local ...
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Print Server Migration and Client Installs

I am migrating to a new print server running Windows 2008R2. The hardware will be new, but I will use the old print server's IP, host name, printers and settings. Will my clients using these ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Print Server. Copying printer and giving new driver

Is there a way of copying a printer on a print server (Server 2008 R2) and then giving it a new name and new print driver? In a nutshell - 1 printer but with two names. Thanks
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Print Manager Does not Show Printers

Server 2012 R2 have about 40 printers installed all TCP/IP port based printers shared out. I was able to see and manage the printers on the print server via print manager, and then all of a sudden I ...
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Server 08 Print server deploying to server 03

Server 08 R2 setup as a printer server with 300+ printers installed. I created an empty GPO and enforced it on the OU containing a few servers that are server 03 that I need the printers to be ...
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How to manage multiple printers?

I have about 15 printers in my organization. We are currently dealing with the problem that when we change or add one (or god forbid, more) printers we have to go to each client PC, remove the old ...
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CUPS Print Server; Multiple Destinations

We have about 15 printers in our office, each one a different make or model, and requiring a different driver, with differing locations as well, ranging from peoples desks to breakrooms. Due to this, ...
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W7 machine unable to connect to printers hosted by 2003 R2 Print Management Service

I'm currently testing Windows 7 x64 within our business ahead of finally moving all computers off of Windows XP. Everything seemed to go swimmingly until recently my desktop has been unable to ...
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How to better track and debug what happens with files stuck in the print spooler?

I have a print server running Windows Server 2012 which is shared in a domain and is used by terminal services clients. The domain network spans between countries using tunnels and in some ...
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Azure print server - running everything in Azure?

I might have get dragged into a Project involving moving the whole IT shop into Azure. Now that means they have on-site AD, LOB Applications, SQL, Sharepoint etc, plus of course moving to Office 365, ...
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Possibility to have two versions of same printer driver on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have print server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with cca 100 of print queues installed. For easier handling of printer driver updates, mainly universal drivers from printer vendors are being used. ...
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Know when physical printer changed

In my organization we have two guys dealing with different aspects of our printers. One is the helpdesk team leader who's responsible (among other related things) for updating the list of printers and ...
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How to get user names to show in a Kyocera TASKalfa job log

We have a Kyocera TASKalfa 4550ci, which was previously just installed on a Windows server and shared out, rather than done through Windows Print Services. I had to install a new file server since ...
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How do i enforce duplex printing on Server 2012

Is it possible to enforce duplex printing by default for every users on AD. Unless the user deliberately choose to print single sided, all print jobs should be duplex (double-sided). Is it possible ...
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Can I disable WSD (Web Services for Devices) on Server 2012/R2? How?

I am looking for a way to disable WSD on Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2. Basically, a number of our printers on a number of our print server have decided that using this bloody service is better than ...
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Get IPs of printers on Windows print server via SNMP\Script

I am setting up an icinga server for monitoring printer status via SNMP (toner levels, errors, that kind of thing). All of the printers are accessible via a shared windows print server (Printer is ...
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Copy printer defaults to other printers

I am installing a new print server using Windows Server 2012R2 in an AD env. We are currently using a 2003 server to share the printers. To get a clean installation with only new drivers, and only ...
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Managing print jobs - Output jobs from different users to different trays

Is there a way from any printer vendor, or perhaps with Windows Print Spooling to send print jobs from different users to output on a different tray? For example, slipping smaller jobs in between ...
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Does anyone know how to get cross-forest printers in the ADDS “printer directory?”

I'm in the midst of an active-directory forest migration at the moment, and in addition to that, the powers that be have decided to start on an upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 for our client PCs. ...
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Windows Server 2008 Enterprise - Print Server Role - TCP/IP Print Server Service Won't Start

I have a few Windows Server 2008 Enterprise edition Servers running Printer Server Roles. On these servers there are two system services: Print Spooler and TCP/IP Print Server (LPDSVC). The TCP/IP ...
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Issues With Printer GPO

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 print server. The client machines are Windows 7 Professional. I am having issues with user accounts not getting the printer added when they login. Things that I have ...
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Print to remote office printer without VPN/WAN link

We currently have roughly 20 remote offices who are connected to our main site using consumer grade broadband and a VPN tunnel. The majority of these offices have at least 2 printers. Remote users log ...
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Alternative to WMI for querying shared printers

I have an environment with several hundred computers. I am trying to write vBscript that runs and adds the appropriate printer. The printer names can be determined using clues about the computer ...
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I thought one had to be in the domain administrator group to create a Standard TCP/IP port when adding a printer

In setting up a print server (Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2) I found that a Domain User is able to create a standard TCP/IP port when adding a "local" printer, the local printer being on the ...
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How can I vew the drivers installed to a printer as a limited user?

...alternately, what permissions do I need to give someone so they can view (but not alter) the Additional Drivers on a network printer shared out from a Windows print Server? (Server 2008 R2, Server ...
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Removing print driver from print server

How can I remove driver from print server? Actually I remove it with print server snap-in, but I also need to clear all footprints it left (registry, folders etc.). Anyone knows?
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Printer Share Name vs. Printer Name when using Print Services

I'm setting up a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 print server. I'm able to add printers, install them on workstations, I can print, all the plumbing seems to be in place. What I don't understand is ...
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Why can't I upload drivers to my Samba print server?

I've just set up a CentOS 6.5 64-bit VM with CUPS (1.4.2) and Samba (3.6.9) and can print from my Windows 7 64-bit machine quite happily. The shared printer is a Kyocera FS-2100DN, for which I ...
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Why use a print server?

We have 3 network-printers to manage for about 50 users. Until now we have used a Windows 2003 Server Domain Controller with print service as our print server, but we are migrating many services to ...
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Can't share HP laserjet 500 on windows 2003 R2 server

I added a HP laserjet 500 M551 to a windows 2003 R2 server, acting as a print server. I can print from the printserver, but I can not share it. It tells me "sharing is not supported for this type of ...
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Permissions issue directing domain networked printer to LPT1

We have an old FoxPro 2.6 application, that cannot print to a networked printer. Knows nothing about domains, etc, and uses it's own built-in drivers instead of Windows drivers, and can only print to ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Print Server load 32 bit drivers

I am trying to load HP 32bit drivers on w2k8r2. For my other printer deployments, I have had no problems but all of the conventional workarounds (i.e. installing on a 32bit pc then pushing it to the ...
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Windows server 2012 print server Signed Driver bypass

Is there a way to bypass the requirement for signed print drivers for windows server 2012