Installing local printer on remote computer in domain windows 7, 2008 server.
Posted on 2010-11-11
I have a windows 2008 dc with a mix of windows 7 and xp computers. I did install the printers via group policy and got some error message in a program and they recommend having the printers installed as a local printer. (if there are remote printers, the program freezes on the print command. not my program). Sooo I am trying to install the printers during business hrs. while working from the dc.
I tried installing 2 ways.
1) \\unc\printers, install printer, I get you do not have sufficient rights. AND I dont get a list of printers to browse. Even though they are not shared, I usually do get them under printers on other computers.
2) I tried print management, where I dont get a list of printers either.