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Restrict Printer Water mark change option through GP

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As per the company requirements, we need to restrict the printer Water Mark change option through group policy.  If any one have any thoughts please share to us which will really help full to implement the same.




 

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Due to variations of the way printers work, per this technet discussion, a MS moderator states that they cannot control watermarks from Windows.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverGP/thread/d7193cbb-b5d5-4386-bc78-69284fc9fa89

"I would like to explain that the mechanism used to implement so-called watermarks depends on  the particular printer -- some printers can implement watermarks  within their print configuration menus -- and on the particular  document format.  Postscript files, for instance, can have a  simple and very short Postscript file concatenated onto the front  of the actual Postscript print file -- the file to be printed --  either directly by the user or within the setup modules for a  Postscript print queue.  Other document formats may or may not  provide a mechanism for watermarks, and details are entirely  application- and print-file-specific.

So, we cannot control watermarks on Windows side. Please try to contact the printer manufacturer to get the instruction. Thank you for your understanding."

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