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Server Printer Issues

Posted on 2012-04-02
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Windows Server 2008R2

I am not sure why but recently every time we login we need to re add the printers.

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Thanks.
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Question by:WrightNetDesigns
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by:motnahp00
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Are you implementing the Print and Document Services Role to share this printer? If so, are you deploying the printer via GPO?
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by:Raquero
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Perhaps you are installing printers per user instead of per computer?

This sequence will install a network printer and make it available to all users on a computer:

rundll32 printui.dll PrintUIEntry /ga /n"\\server\printer"
net stop "print spooler"
net start "print spooler"
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CarlosDominguez earned 500 total points
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Please take a look to the windows event log to see if there is any error or warning related to the spooler service.
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by:WrightNetDesigns
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It was the software causing issues.  Needed to make some changes in setup.
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