remote printer install on Windows 7

hello,

We are starting to get more windows 7 machine in our network and since we have 10 locations, we need to be able to remotely install printers via windows explorer.

However, on our windows 7 machines, we keep getting the following error:

"You do not have sufficient rights to perfom this operation."

The machines are part of a domain and domain administrators are trying to do this [even the login Administrator].

What are we missing?

Thank you for any help...

Mike
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
For one remote Windows 7 machine, where someone can manage it, lower or temporarily turn off User Account Control and see if that helps you to install the printer.  Let us know and then we can go from there.
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Rory de LeurConsultant End-User ComputingCommented:
Try to rename your printerqueue to 8 characters, it worked for me
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mbarnesseoAuthor Commented:
I should of mentioned that... we have UAC bottomed out...  
We have tried the normal [what we consider normal anyway] but it no worky... it be deaded...
 
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mbarnesseoAuthor Commented:
We don't even get that far.  We click on the add printer button in windows explorer and then we get the error message...
Mike
 
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Skol2uCommented:
Are you connecting to the Win7 machines remotely or is someone sitting there going to IE and then getting the message?  If they're there - are they logged on to the machine as an admin locally OR do they have admin rights within the Domian rights to add a device to the local machine?  
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mbarnesseoAuthor Commented:
Found it we believe...  
User Account Control: Run all Administrators in Admin Approval Mode under local security policy.  It was disabled...
We are going to reimage the tablet and try again just to make sure...
Mike
 
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Please let us know. UAC casuses all kinds of little issues. ... Thinkpads_User
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mbarnesseoAuthor Commented:
yes, it was the UAC.
Sorry about the late response.
Mike
 
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The first post to your question was to suggest User Account Control, and that then was ultimately the problem.

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mbarnesseoAuthor Commented:
Thanks Thinkpads_User...

didn't see that.. will give that one the points...

again.. thanks
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mbarnesseoAuthor Commented:
Just re-read that post.  

I'm fine giving the points but that is not exactly what the issues was.  We have the UAC as low as it would go but you also had to tell it to Run all Administrators in Admin Approval Mode under local security policy.

just wanted to point that out.

Mike
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mbarnesseoAuthor Commented:
thank again
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you and is was good to work with you. .. Thinkpads_User
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