Printer driver issue


I have a Windows 2008r2 x64 server and I'm trying to create a print queue for a mahcine that's on a Windows 7 x64 and x32 software/hardware.  My question is more on how I go about adding a printer to the server so both Windows machines can connect and print.  I've attempted to add a 2008 driver and a windows 32/64 driver, but I keep having an error when attempting to connect the printer from the Windows 7 mahcine, because the error states that the proper 32/64-bit driver must be used.
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Michael HughettICT Field Systems AnalystCommented:
You have to also load the windows 2008 32bit drivers on the server as well.  go to the Printer makers website  and look for the server 32bit driver.  You will install 64bit driver first then the 32bit.

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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
As Michael stated you have to load the 32bit drivers.  What you probably did was install the Server 2008 R2 driver which is 64bit but there are no 2008 R2 32bit drivers.

What you would do instead is cheat by downloading Server 2008 32bit and 64bit drivers (not the 2008 R2).  They will work the same.  The drivers have to be identical to the operating system to which you cant have a server 2008 R2 64bit driver and a 2008 standard 32bit driver.

Just download regular Server 2008 drivers and install them.
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