Windows 2003 Print server.

Trying to setup a WIN2K3 printer server here to share a lot of printers to WINXP PCs.  Any recommended instructions?  Do I download drivers for both WINXP and WIN2K3?

Thanks.
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rindiConnect With a Mentor Commented:
That is explained in the previous Link I posted. Under "Method 1", "Basic Search", the 3rd point.

It is automatic. when you connect to the printer, the driver gets installed automatically on the workstation.
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rindiCommented:
If you are using AD to publish the printers and drivers, you will require the XP drivers. If you don't use AD, then you don't require printer drivers for XP, but will have to install them individually on each workstation. If you aren't going to print from the server, you don't need the w2k3 drivers.
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search5354Author Commented:
Most of our current environment uses win2k server and win2k pro.  Basically, we install the win2k drivers and when the workstation logs in, the driver will be delivered from the print server to the workstations.  Do you think we can do the same?

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rindiCommented:
For that you need to apply AD (Active Directory). If that is setup, the first time a user connects to the network printer the server will deliver the driver.
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search5354Author Commented:
Would you send me any article with instructions?  I tried but have not find anything related to this yet.

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rindiCommented:
The following link's info should help:

http://www.onecomputerguy.com/w2k/w2k_printers/index.html
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search5354Author Commented:
We are doing this in WIN2K.  But how do we do this in Active Directory?
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rindiCommented:
win2k server has AD included. just set it up if it hasn't been setup yet.

http://www.petri.co.il/how_to_install_active_directory_on_w2k.htm
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search5354Author Commented:
I need a document on how to use AD to roll out printer driver, not Installing AD on a WIN2K server.

Thanks.
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