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Should i render print job on client computer or not

I run server 2008 x64

I have 2 HP laserjet printers shared on this server.

In the sharing settings there is a checkbox that says 'render printjobs on client computer'

What would happen if I uncheck this box?
Would the print jobs 'simply' render on the server, or is this a bad move?

insight would be deeply appreciated.
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somewhereinafrica
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Matt VCommented:
If you have a very busy print server with lots of printers and lots of clients, this could deteriorate your performance.  With only 2 printers and even 20-30 clients, unless you are printing a ton of stuff it should not matter.

That being said, I think rendering on the client produces smaller print jobs being sent across the network.
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jbronson1Commented:
this is from the HP site
Sharing a directly connected printer
 
To share a directly connected printer using Windows Vista, select Start > Control Panel, and then click Printer under the Hardware and Sound category. The Printers window displays all currently installed local and network printers. Right-click the printer you want to share, and then select Sharing from the shortcut menu. In the Properties dialog box, on the Sharing tab, make sure the Share this printer checkbox is checked. If you don't check the Render print jobs on client computers checkbox, the computer that's connected to the printer will process jobs, rather than sending them to the printer.

here is the full link http://www.hp.com/sbso/productivity/howto/it_networkprintserver/basic.html
 
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somewhereinafricaAuthor Commented:
But what are the upsides?

Does this move the printing process to the server so that I need to worry less about drivers and screwy users?

I only have 4 printers total and maybe 100 print jobs a day (not much at all).

Are there any potential problems doing this?
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Matt VCommented:
There is no benefit to doing this in your environment.
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