Can't map printer onto 64 bit 2003 server

Posted on 2009-04-30
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I have a windows XP pro 32-bit PC. I have a HP Laserjet 1300 directly connected to this PC via usb cable. This PC has always connected to a windows 2003 terminal server and mapped this shared printer onto the server without a problem. After upgrading to a 64 bit terminal server, I am no longer able to map printer onto server.

I tried looking on HP's website for a 64 bit driver and installing additional driver, but nothing is working. I also tried a universal print driver, but that doesn't work.

Can someone tell me exactly what drivers, etc I need to do this?
Question by:jfilmore3
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    by:Darius Ghassem
    You need to have 64-bit print driver to print from a 64-bit server.
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    Are you still using Server 2003 or it is 2008 now?

    I suggest you install the following driver using Print Server Properties > Drivers tab, on both the Server and Client.


    Author Comment

    universal won't work even on local machine
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    64 bit universal drivers will not work on your machine. You just have to install it as an additional driver using print server properties as I mentioned before. You have to do the same on the server.

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