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Windows 2008 R2 Print Server 64 bit

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HaroldFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft Legacy OSWindows Server 2008
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We have a W2k8 R2 server 64 bit, that we added Print Management. The initial machine name was used as the initial print server, but I want to add others. When I add another print server, they all come up with a Red Arrow(downward).
So I can't work on the added devices, adding printers, properties etc..., why?

When this is fixed can I also add, 32 and 64 bit devices to this server and it being 64 bit?

What is also the benefit to a print server vs just loading drivers and point them to the IP of a printer and print directly to the device?

Martin Anderson
System Admin

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