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Unwanted Printers Listed in Active Directory

Hello,

I am having a problem with a few printers listing in Active Directory, that are not actually being shared.  I'm wondering if there is a way that I can manually clean-up Active Directory to remove these unwanted printers?

Thanks in advance
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IanTh,

When I follow those steps, there is no option to "Remove from Directory" like there is with the rest of my Printers.

Any other ideas?

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I have also deleted the printer, and tried recreating it on the workstation, as soon as the workstation discovers the printer, again, I have not configured any sharing etc, the printer shows up again in the directory.

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I performed another test, I removed the printer entirely from the workstation in question, waited 15 minutes for AD replication (then in fact forced replication and waited another 5) and the Printer still appeared in the list!

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check the server logs to see whet happens when the printer is found again
Removing and Readding the printer did not resolve the issue, however, renaming the printer, and then renaming it back resolved the problem
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