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share printer works by IP but not by \\Name

I have a win 2008 domain server name \ADDC I can ping, open etc. there are some printer installed on it, and I would like to deploy to some domain users. after I deploy successfully, in their ...
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1answer
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Why do I not have “Shared printer” within group policy preferences in Win 2008 R2 gpmc?

I have performed some research, and it appears that I can target both XP and 7 clients with group policy preferences to add a shared printer. This article describes the presence of a Shared Printer ...
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Way to ungroup printers when multiple printers share the same IP/port?

We have a print server that contains roughly 30-40 printers. In the past they have created a new printer name, but direct it to the same IP/port so we can have as many as 5 or 6 printer names all ...
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1answer
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Can I find a print job's spool ID to find it in the spool/Printers directory?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server we are using as a print server. We are encountering issues with some print jobs and I need to be able to look at a print job in one of printers and then go find the ...
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2answers
493 views

How can I delete LPR port from win2008 R2?

In win2003, "Printers and Faxes" - "Server Properties" - "Ports", I can delete previously added LPR port, but I can find nowhere in win2008 R2 to do it. How can I delete LPR port from win2008 R2?
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device settings (e.g. duplex) for redirected printers on ws2008 are not carried over

I've been chasing the following issue for half a year now at our company and ask for help on the matter: Users of a branch office (x86 clients) loggon to a Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 terminal server ...
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3answers
668 views

Tricerat Screwdrivers alternative [closed]

Is there another solution I could use instead of http://www.tricerat.com/products/screwdrivers I have used them but the maintenance expired and now we have to move our servers from 2003 to 2008 ...
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Generic text only printer on Windows Server 2008

How do I add Generic / Text Only printer on a Windows Server 2008? Or is there a way to create a dummy printer on a Windows Server 2008 that flushes everything sent to it to nul?
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Printing cuts off part of the page with redirected printers in terminal services

I have looked this issue up extensively and have i have came across a hot fix, KB959442. Where i am having an issue is trying to apply this hotfix. It says this is for Windows XP SP3 machines but i ...
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1answer
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Dell printer goes offline after second print job

Dell printer goes offline(server connection) after second print job. Although the printer's display says it is ready. If you turn off then on the printer you can send one job and goes back ...
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3answers
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Windows 2008 Terminal Services “Easy Print” and Matrix Printers

Server: Windows 2008 Server Standard SP2 with "Terminal Services" role Clients: Windows XP SP3 + .NET 3.5 Framework SP1 + Remote Desktop Client 7.0 We are using "Easy Print" feature which allows ...