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Issues With Printer GPO Windows Server 2008 R2

Posted on 2014-03-25
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have a Windows Server 2008 R2 print server. I am having issues with user accounts not getting the printer added when they login.

Things that I have tried:

    Installed Printer Driver In Printer Manager
    Set Printer To Be Shared
    Set the Security Of The Printer To The Correct Group
    Added The User To The Correct Group
    Created A New GPO
    Added The Printer To The GPO (See Image)
    Added The Group To The Security Filtering
    Ran GPUPDATE /Force

I have asked the question here as well. I have also created a video on you tube going over the steps. Please click here to watch the video.
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Did you run gpresult or rsop on the affected machine to see if the policy is being applied successfully?
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@TMekeel

I am doing that now.
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Here are the results
gpresult.html
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I figured it out. On the GPO under the printer. I needed to check the box "Run in logged-in user's security context"

I never would have figured it out, if it wasn't for that advice about gpresult.
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What I did fixed the issue!
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