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SBS 2011 Standard Migration Problem - Network Printer

  I just migrated a customer who was running a W2K3 Standard Server over to SBS 2011 Standard. Went well. They had a shared Laserjet 4250 (network printer) on their old server at 192.168.1.75 SBS 2011 came with a Laserjet 4250 driver so I installed and shared that at 192.168.1.75

   The problem I seem to be having is installing addition drivers for that printer so I can drop it on XP workstations. The choice I pick for addition drivers is X86 but everything I have downloaded generates an error about no drivers for the X86 architecture could be found. How and what drivers do I need to add to this printer so XP workstations will find it and let me drop it on them?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Shreedhar Ette

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  Tried that first. Doesn't work. Anything specfic to SBS 2011? That was 2008 and it might make a difference...
Shreedhar Ette

It should be the same.
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It isn't. Doesn't work. It went through the paces, not errors but no printer either.
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Thanks ronnypot. I deleted the driver that came with SBS and downloaded both the 32 abd 64 -bit from HP. Worked like a dream.
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No problem! Printer drivers could be really tricky certain with older type printers.
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