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Installing fax drivers on a server 08 box

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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hello Server Gurus,

We have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 configured as a print server.  We also have a Konica/Minolta BizHub copier/scanner/Fax.  Users want to be able to fax from their workstation through the BizHub.  Is there a way to install the fax drivers onto the print server so that workstations can automatically pull down those drivers so they can print via the BizHub or do I have to install those drivers locally on each workstation?

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As long as this print queue supports sharing you would load the client drivers just like any other printer.

Open Print Management on the server, click the drivers section and add it there.  Make sure you add the x86 and x64 drivers if you have both in your environment as well as XP and 7.

If using Win 7 clients you might have to set this GPO as well

Computer Config, Policies, Admin Templates, Printers, Point and Print Restrictions
Set to "Users can only point and print to these servers" and enter your print server name

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