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Windows XP Printers registry key missing

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I am having an issue with Windows XP and Citrix printing. I have narrowed the problem down to Citrix trying to read the key for the default printer which is hkey_current_user printers connections Although there are a number of local printers on the local machine the key is empty. There is no restore point and when I delete a printer and re-add it the key still does not get recreated. How can I get around this
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You can either set it up again (ie set another printer to be detfault and then set it back). or you could copy it off a machine that works by exporting that key and reimporting it with regedt32

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Try to create another user profile and see if that help, just to make sure that corrupted profile isn't a culprit.
Can you add printers with administrative privileges?

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ok it seems once the printers are listed in hkey current user microsoft windows nt current version windows and device that it still works. I should of explained better I was having citrix printer issues and thought the issue related to the missing keys but it did not and as it turns out a reboot of the citrix server resolved the issue

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