Odd network printing issue

Posted on 2011-05-12
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
We have a Xerox printer that is shared via a print server on windows 2003 server. We have had 4 users printing to it fine for a while now. We added a new user in the group to print. Any time we install the drivers on this new user’s machine the 4 others can no longer print. Unless we do a reinstall of the drivers on all 4 of their machines. . Once that is done however the single user can no longer print to the printer. These laptops are all windows 7 with the same drivers . I am really at a stopping point now and looking  to see if anyone else has seen this. I have looked this issue up on google they had stated to disable bidirectional printing on the print que this however did not help
Question by:Steelers4life
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    Expert Comment

    What happens if you just add the printer as a local tcp/ip port, bypassing the server?
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    Author Comment

    It will work then. However That is not a solution they want to use here.
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    Accepted Solution

    Under the driver...

    Advanced Tab; Enabled advanced printing features unticked
    Advanced Tab, Print Processor - Set to Winprint-RAW

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