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Remote desktop user print to another user printer

I have windows server 2003. What permissions is required, to user bob can print on printer who is attached to computer where sits alice. Of course, booth users are connected to server. At this moment ...
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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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1answer
196 views

How can I make a shared printer with separator page not access a different paper tray?

From within Windows 2003 we have deployed printers using group policy. These printers have worked for several years this way and recently in a computer lab we decided to add a separator page to flag ...
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341 views

Printer redirection on server 2003

On windows server 2003 when one user connects to the server via RDP the default printer of the server for her profile does not change to the redirected printer of the session. This only happens with ...
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1answer
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How to audit print jobs on windows server

I've set our 2003 Server to log spooler information events, which are then recorded in the system log (Event 10) in Event Viewer. This records the user who sent the print job, along with date/time, ...
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2answers
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Remote desktop to particular server tries to send print job

We have a domain network with about 30 computers and an active directory on Windows Server SBS 2003 32bit. Whenever I connect to this server from any other machine, it automatically attempts to send ...
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3answers
680 views

Why can I access only the security tab on a server's printers?

Context: Win7 64-bit client, Windows Server 2003 I log into the server using MSTSC. The server is running Windows Server 2003, 32bit. I call up the list of Printers and Faxes from the Start menu. I ...
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4answers
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Advantages of running print services on Server 2008 R2?

Our existing print server for our 8 printers is a Win 2003 server that is slowly being decommissioned. We want to move print services off this server but we want to move them to the right place. I ...
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1answer
174 views

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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1answer
272 views

Windows Terminal Services 2003 Remote Printer Printing One Blank Page

We've got a remote user on Windows XP with an HP Deskjet 6122 printer that is having some printing issues. Weird thing is that the user was able to print before but now all of a sudden cannot. There ...
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0answers
328 views

Local printing from Citrix, job is paused and sends 128KB on each resume

I have a very strange issue that is affecting non-domain admin users. When a standard user within Citrix (Presentation Server 4.0) attempts to print to a local printer (attached via USB to the local ...
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3answers
4k views

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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616 views

Win 2003 Terminal Server Keeps Crashing

Welcome to my morning emergency: System is Windows 2003 SP2, operating as a terminal server. There are several printers shared from this system, and users connecting also map their locally mapped ...
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1answer
74 views

Deploying printers in Windows Server 2003

To deploy printers in a XP/Server 2003 environment using GPO should I use: User Configuration / Policies / Windows Settings / Deployed Printers or User Configuration / Policies / Preferences / ...
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1answer
394 views

default print settings distribution

If i change the default settings of a printer on the server when do these take effect on a users computer? I've done some testing but couldn't really figure it out, sometimes it changes after logging ...
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2answers
636 views

HP CM2320 Printer crashes windows 2003 spooler in TS/Citrix

I'm having a very annoying issue with an HP printer (CM2320): all of a sudden, any user who has that printer installed locally as default printer would crash any Windows 2003 terminal services or ...
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2answers
644 views

Vanishing Printer Ports

I have a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 print server. This is serving about 15 print queues the problem is just one of these queues is randomly losing its printer ports. What do i mean by losing ...
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1answer
364 views

Access Denied when installing Server 2003 server on Windows 7

Having an issue connecting to a Server 2003 print server with Windows 7 computers. I get an "Access Denied" error when trying to connect. A Microsoft article shows the exact problem and solution by ...
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2answers
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Why is Windows XP freezing when printing to a HP LaserJet 4250?

I have a network of users running Windows XP. Their driver for the office LaserJet 4250 was working fine until a few days ago. The printer is accessible through the web management portal, and you ...
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0answers
328 views

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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2answers
975 views

windows printer spool gets stuck with file at 64kb from linux and mac

Hi I have two printers one on a file server with windows 2003, and other with windows XP. The thing is that when i try to print from my machine, my file stays in queue for ever, it says 64kb out of ...
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4answers
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Print Manager.msc missing in Windows 2003 Server R2

There is an msc that I'd really like to use: printmanager.msc. Specifically I want to be able to force certain OUs to use specific printers without having to push the entire directory. Now I've ...
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2answers
258 views

Server 2003 spooler woes

We had a power issue yesterday that resulted in our Windows Server 2003 file and print server crashing. Since then we have been having some weird printing issues. Although this should all be rectified ...
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1answer
500 views

Can Active Directory do Weird Things to Printers?

Here's kind of a parallel question to this one about my printer server saga... Is it possible that AD can be corrupted or have something odd going on that affects printer configurations on these ...
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2answers
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Enabling SNMP on Windows Server 2003 SP2 shows printer as Offline

I've tried this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946198 and no luck! Any ideas? I've been Googling for 2 hours.
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2answers
504 views

Endless printer spooling

I am connecting through remote desktop to a Windows 2003 Server. As soon as I connect I get this on my local machine: REMOTE DESKTOP REDIRECTED PRINTER DOC for the spool window of every one of my ...
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1answer
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Printer Won't Print! Long and weird saga

Okay, here's something fairly weird. I'll try to outline the story in a way that makes sense. We had an old print server (windows 2003 based). We had some issues with people not being able to add ...
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505 views

Windows server 2003 TS printer redirection

I can't seem to get my printer redirected in Terminal Service mode. 1) I've installed the driver on the Window 2003 server 2) Enabled the "Windows printer mapping" in RDP-TCP properties But still ...
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1answer
121 views

Windows Server 2003 Print the Server Configuration

Should be an easy question for you guys. In Windows Server 2008 it is possible to print or mail the whole server configuration. Is there also a function like this in Windows Server 2003?
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Allowing XP Home Clients To Access Active Directory Printers

My school's network is based on Active Directory on Windows Server 2003 servers. Most of the computers in the school are members of the domain. However, we also acquired a passel of netbooks that ...
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2answers
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Cannot print from network printer while on terminal server

I have two (local) network printers - HP PSC 750xi & Samsung ML-1710. While connected to the remote Terminal Server I am able to print on the HP. However, when I try to print on the Samsung, the ...
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2answers
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How to remove stale printers from Active Directory?

Our Windows Server 2003 print server crashed, so we set up a new one. All of the printers were configured to be listed in the directory (Active Directory). But now each printer is appearing twice, ...
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4answers
528 views

Terminal services printers/scanners?

Is there some list of printers/scanners that are known to work with Terminal Services or some way to determine automatically if the device will work from the specifications? I am needing to advise a ...
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4answers
2k views

Windows networked printers freeze on PDF

I have two HP LaserJet printers on a Windows Server 2003-based network. Both printers are managed by a print server and shared from there to multiple users in the domain, most of whom use Windows XP. ...
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1answer
369 views

Remove add printer permissions

I want to remove the permission to add/remove printers on the computers of my domain to all users (except admins). Can I do this via the domain policy? Thanks.
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1answer
379 views

Access Denied 2003 server shared printer on Vista

Here's the facts. I have a Domain Controller running Windows 2003 Server R2 (Standard edition) with up to now only XP Client in a High School environment. I have an accounting system to manage how ...
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2answers
774 views

Print spooler issue

I have two windows 2003 servers that print to the same printer (an HP Laserjet 4250). The printer is rated at 40+ pages per minute. When server 1 prints to it, it prints at the rated speed. ...
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7answers
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Problem adding Windows 7 64-bit print drivers to a 32-bit Windows 2003 print server

I have installed the final RTM version of Windows 7 Professional 64-bit on a test system before we begin the rollout in our company. I'm having problems connecting to several HP printers that we have ...
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2answers
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How do you force printer drivers on a server to replace drivers on the client?

We have a Windows 2003 server acting as a print server for our Konica/Miolta 7222 Biz Hub, among others. Recently the driver was updated on the server to the incorrect version (Why Konica has a ...
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2answers
938 views

Windows Server 2003 Terminal server Printing issues

Our Organization has a Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server which users connect to. We have a problem with a specific 3rd party printer driver(cheap host based printer). I want to disable Printer ...
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1answer
983 views

printer settings changes when RDP to the terminal server

Let me explain the problem. I have network printer mapped on the workstation. Printer on this workstation is set to print as black&white only. I RDP to the Terminal Server and printer is getting ...
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7answers
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Print spooler service does not restart

I have a windows server 2003 with a few printers, and once in a while the Print Spooler service crashes with this message in the event viewer: Faulting application spoolsv.exe, version 5.2.3790.0, ...
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2answers
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No-Good Very Bad Print Server Issues: Print Server Troubleshooting Suggestions?

We just replaced a fifty-year-old print server and are attempting to use HP Universal Print Driver (per their engineers' suggestion) for all of our printers (the PCL 5 4.7 version). We thought this ...
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4answers
2k views

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 ...
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7answers
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HP Universal Print Drivers Incredibly Slow

We recently migrated to a Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Server (SP2) as a print server. For the most part, we found that it wasn't too hard to get both a x64 and a x86 driver for the printers we ...